The Complete Fighter's Handbook

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The Complete Fighter's Handbook
PHBR1 TSR2110 The Complete Fighter's Handbook.jpg
Author Aaron Allston
Genre Role-playing game
Publisher TSR
Publication date
Pages 128

The Complete Fighter's Handbook is a supplemental rulebook published in 1989 for the 2nd edition of the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game.


The Complete Fighter's Handbook is a rules supplement for the 2nd edition Player's Handbook. The book examines the fighter class in detail, and subclasses such as the amazon, the barbarian, the berserker, the cavalier, and the samurai.[1] The book also details new optional rules for combat such as parrying, called shots, and various fighting styles, and also lists new equipment and gives advice and guidelines on playing fighter characters.[1] The book introduced the concept of character "kits," or thematic templates, to the game.[citation needed]

Publication history[edit]

PHBR1 The Complete Fighter's Handbook was written by Aaron Allston and published by TSR in 1989 as a 128-page book.[1]



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  1. ^ a b c Schick, Lawrence (1991). Heroic Worlds: A History and Guide to Role-Playing Games. Prometheus Books. p. 109. ISBN 0-87975-653-5.