Player's Handbook 2

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Player's Handbook 2
Player's Handbook 2 (D&D manual).jpg
Author Rob Heinsoo, Mike Mearls, Robert J. Schwalb
Genre Role-playing game
Publisher Wizards of the Coast
Publication date
March 2009
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 224
ISBN 0-7869-5016-1

Player's Handbook 2 is a supplement to the 4th edition of the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game.

Contents[edit]

The Player's Handbook 2 includes eight classes: the avenger, barbarian, bard, druid, invoker, shaman, sorcerer, and warden, and five races: the deva, gnome, goliath, half-orc, and shifter.[1]

Publication history[edit]

The 4th edition Player's Handbook 2, subtitled Arcane, Divine and Primal Heroes,[2] was released on March 17, 2009.[2] The book was designed by Jeremy Crawford, Mike Mearls, and James Wyatt, and featured cover art by Daniel Scott and interior art by Steve Argyle, Eric Belisle, Michael Bierek, Devon Caddy-Lee, Mitch Cotie, Thomas Denmark, Eric Deschamps, Brian Despain, Vincent Dutrait, Steve Ellis, Wayne England, Howard Lyon, Mike May, Raven Mimura, William O'Connor, Hector Ortiz, Wayne Reynolds, Chris Seaman, John Stanko, Matias Tapia, Franz Vohwinkel, Eva Widermann, and James Zhang.

Reception[edit]

The book reached No. 28 on USA Today‍ '​s bestseller list the week of March 26, 2009 and No. 14 on the Wall Street Journal‍ '​s non-fiction bestseller list a week later.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Crawford, Jeremy; Mearls, Mike; Wyatt, James. "Contents" (PDF). Player's Handbook 2 excerpts. Wizards of the Coast. Retrieved 2009-03-06. 
  2. ^ a b Crawford, Jeremy; Mearls, Mike; Wyatt, James. "Contents". Player's Handbook 2. Wizards of the Coast. Retrieved 2011-10-05. 
  3. ^ "BC-Best-sellers-Books-USA Today". USA Today (The Associated Press). March 26, 2009. Retrieved May 29, 2013.  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required)
  4. ^ "BC-Best-sellers-Books-WSJ". Wall Street Journal (The Associated Press). April 2, 2009. Retrieved May 29, 2013.  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required)