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Ultimate Equipment

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Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Ultimate Equipment
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Book - Core
Rule set
August 2012
August 2012
Pocket Edition Softcover
October 2017

Ultimate Equipment, a Pathfinder Roleplaying Game sourcebook featuring content by Dennis Baker, Jesse Benner, Benjamin Bruck, Ross Byers, Brian Cortijo, Ryan Costello, Mike Ferguson, Matt Goetz, Jim Groves, Tracy Hurley, Matt James, Jonathan H. Keith, Michael Kenway, Hal Maclean, Jason Nelson, Tork Shaw, Owen K.C. Stephens, Russ Taylor, and 29 RPG Superstar contestants, was released in August 2012. At 44 individual authors, Ultimate Equipment has the highest author count of any Paizo Inc. sourcebook.

A smaller, softcover Pocket Edition of Ultimate Equipment was released in October 2017, containing all of the original content of the hardcover format, but in a smaller, 8.4" x 6.5" softcover format.

Choose your weapon and stride boldly into battle with Pathfinder RPG Ultimate Equipment! Within this handy, all-in-one reference, you'll find 400 jam-packed pages of magic items and adventuring gear, from simple camping equipment and weapons up to the most earth-shaking artifacts. Included as well are handy rules references, convenient price lists, and extensive random treasure generation tables, all organized to help you find what you need, when you need it. With this vast catalog of tools and treasures, the days of boring dragon hoards are over, and your hero will never be caught unprepared again.

Pathfinder RPG Ultimate Equipment is a must-have companion volume to the Pathfinder RPG Core Rulebook. This imaginative tabletop game builds on more than 10 years of system development and open playtests featuring more than 50,000 gamers to create a cutting-edge RPG experience that brings the all-time best-selling set of fantasy rules into the new millennium.

Pathfinder RPG Ultimate Equipment includes:

  • Thousands of items both magical and mundane, including the best weapons, armors, magic items, and gear from the Pathfinder RPG hardcover line and select other Pathfinder sources, as well as hundreds of never-before-seen items.
  • Tons of special materials and magical abilities to help you create exactly the magic item you've been looking for.
  • A wealth of specific magic items, organized by type to ensure your character is always wearing as much magic as possible.
  • An innovative new treasure generation system, designed to help GMs roll up exactly what they need, every time.
  • New alchemical weapons, tools, and poisons.
  • Kits to help your character get the most out of her skills or profession, plus new mounts, animal companions, and retainers.
  • Descriptions of every item, plus hundreds of full-color illustrations to aid in window-shopping.
p. 4
Chapter 1: Arms and Armor
p. 6
  • Armor
  • Weapons
  • Special Materials
    • Primitive Weapons
Chapter 2: Gear
p. 54
  • Adventuring Gear
  • Tools and Skill Kits
  • Animals, Mounts, and Related Gear
  • Clothing
  • Entertainment and Trade Goods
  • Food and Drink
  • Lodging and Services
  • Alchemical Remedies
  • Alchemical Tools
  • Alchemical Weapons
  • Poisons
Chapter 3: Magic Arms and Armor
p. 112
  • Armor Special Abilities
  • Specific Magic Armor & Shields
  • Weapon Special Abilities
  • Specific Magic Weapons
Chapter 4: Rings, Rods, and Staves
p. 164
  • Rings
  • Rods
  • Staves
Chapter 5: Wondrous Items
p. 204
  • Introduction
  • Belts Slot Wonderous Items
  • Body Slot Wonderous Items
  • Chest Slot Wonderous Items
  • Eyes Slot Wonderous Items
  • Feet Slot Wonderous Items
  • Hands Slot Wonderous Items
  • Head Slot Wonderous Items
  • Headband Slot Wonderous Items
  • Neck Slot Wonderous Items
  • Shoulders Slot Wonderous Items
  • Wrists Slot Wonderous Items
  • Slotless Wondrous Items
Chapter 6: Artifacts and Other Items
p. 326
  • Artifacts
  • Cursed Items
  • Intelligent Items
p. 360
  • Appendix 1: Treasure Generator
  • Appendix 2: Gems and Jewelry
  • Appendix 3: Art Objects
p. 392
Open Game License
p. 398

RPG Superstar items

Ultimate Equipment includes items by the following contestants of Paizo's annual RPG Superstar contest: Matt Banach, Chad Bartlett, Jesse Benner, Alexander Bennett, Benjamin Bruck, Will Cooper, Ethan Day-Jones, Scott Fernandez, Jim Groves, R. C. Higgins, Eric Hindley, Brian Hoffman, Sean Huguenard, Jerry Keyes, Samuel Kisko, Carl Klutzke, Joseph LaMothe, Elizabeth Leib, Jacob Manley, Jonathan McAnulty, Matthew McGee, Tom Phillips, Nicolas Quimby, Erik Randall, David Ross, Marie Small, Neil Spicer, Matthew Stinson, and Paul Worthen.