Dungeons & Dragons Online: Masterminds of Sharn Pre-orders Open

Masterminds of Sharn, the next expansion for Standing Stone Games' long-running MMO Dungeons & Dragons Online is now open for pre-orders. Going live in September, the expansion will let you explore Sharn, an iconic Eberron city, and navigate its power struggles while searching for a stolen artifact. In more practical terms this will mean 16 new dungeons, a new wilderness area and a raid. You will also be able to play as a Tiefling, fight new monsters, and collect new artifact items. Pre-oredering the Standard Edition will set you back $39.99, and it only goes up from there.

This Masterminds of Sharn FAQ can answer a lot of your Sharn-related questions, and here's a quick overview of the expansion:

Discover the Mysteries of Sharn

Explore one of the most iconic locations in the D&D Eberron campaign setting in Dungeons & Dragons Online: Masterminds of Sharn. Navigate the power struggles between the rich and powerful as you hunt from the highest towers of the city to the deepest depths of the cogs. The artifact that protected the City of Stormreach has been stolen. You've followed the trail of the culprit across the sea to the vast metropolis of Sharn. Can you recover the Stormreach Beacon without becoming a casualty of the conflicts between the aurum, the city council, and the boromar clan?

The City of Sharn

Adventure in the vast city of soaring towers and flying skycoaches. Includes nine of DDO's hand-crafted dungeons, and a new public area!

The Cogs

A wilderness area deep beneath the bustling city filled with the undercity's monstrous inhabitants, and more. Uncover seven explorer dungeons among the cogs!

New Monsters

Fight brand new creatures, such as goblins, otyughs, shield guardians, fire beetles, and more!

Play a New Race

Add the Tiefling to your list of playable races in DDO! Though some fear and distrust tieflings, their innate charisma make them excellent sorcerers, bards, and warlocks.

New Treasure Type: Artifacts

Compliment your sentient weapon with new minor artifacts, powerful treasure items that can also hold filigree!

Guest Dungeon Masters

Celebrate all things Eberron with guest dungeon masters such as: campaign creator Keith Baker; Maze Arcana's Ruty Rutenberg & Kyle Vogt. Maze Arcana brings you Inkwell Society, D&D's official Eberron livestream Wednesdays on twitch.tv/dnd!