What is the Explorer's Guide To Wildemount? Matt Mercer introduces a new D&D setting

  • Published: 13 January 2020
  • Matt Mercer reveals what you will find in the Explorer’s Guide to Wildemount, the latest official Dungeons and Dragons campaign setting and the location for campaign 2 of Critical Role.

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Comments • 815

  • D&D Beyond
    D&D Beyond   7 days back

    What features of the Explorer's Guide to Wildemount are you most excited to check out? Will you be playing a campaign in this new setting?

    Pre-order today from D&D Beyond to receive exclusive bonus content! https://dndbeyond.link/wildemount

    • David Gartland
      David Gartland  4 days back

      Will D&D Beyond be adding the Tal'dorei Campaign Guide too? Love the "Runechild" as a Sorcerous Origin!

    • AlrikEricson
      AlrikEricson  4 days back

      The world. I'm so excited to play in this world

    • tyler armstrong
      tyler armstrong  5 days back

      I really hope he outlines the Halls of Halas i would LOVE to run a group through it!

    • BigJack
      BigJack  5 days back

      Soooo, you guys never gonna give a better solution to the needing to buy all the manuals and books AGAIN if you have the physical copys?

    • Catherine Holt
      Catherine Holt  5 days back

      @sebastianwillows why sub class a class with subclasses. I'm currently an oder of the lycan blood hunter fir example l. Its more likely to be a class specific to Exandria and not a phb class other wise its offical

  • justin walberg
    justin walberg  19 hours back

    I hope we get stats for the Gloomstalkers. Dope aesthetic, no stats. I assume it's a modified wyvern but I've wanted to use them for a while.

    • Jonatan S
      Jonatan S  1 days back

      Didn't Magic The Gathering Join DnD A few years ago?

      • Wolfham
        Wolfham  2 days back

        I am really excited for this. Just sorting my first D&D campaign to DM (inspired to do so by CR) and I can't wait to implement some of Mercers creations. Great job guys!

        • Patrick Kelley
          Patrick Kelley  2 days back

          "There's a little something for everyone, 9/10." ~ IGN

          • Russ
            Russ  2 days back

            so excited to buy this book.!

            • Jason Firewalker
              Jason Firewalker  2 days back

              The Ghost of Gygax casts bless upon you.

              • Captain kiwi
                Captain kiwi  3 days back

                That little “oh no” just smothers me in his absolute adorable ness

                • Keith Brooks
                  Keith Brooks  3 days back

                  Does Ravnica not count as a world they brought in?

                  • diggerthecornflake
                    diggerthecornflake  3 days back

                    I wonder if Matt would ever write a novel in his world? Might not be his “type” of writing but he has written a world that has a lot of lore, maps and art. There are comics and now a TV show in the works. I just think that’d be super cool for him to do a novel as well! I know novels take a long time and he has so much on his plate already. It could even be a bunch of short stories that he puts together, I don’t know. I’d buy it :D

                    • babbylonmon
                      babbylonmon  3 days back

                      What we want; what we've always wanted, DARK SUN!!!!!!!!!!

                      • Makak the Nerd Monkey
                        Makak the Nerd Monkey  3 days back

                        I don´t follow CR (I do follow Matts other DnD interests), yet I am so pumped for this book !!
                        I am so happy for Matt ! Same with Joe, it feels like their dreams coming true.

                        • Joaquin Llamazares
                          Joaquin Llamazares  3 days back

                          Leave a like as your worship for our Lord and saviour Matt Mercer

                          • Ry-Ry
                            Ry-Ry  3 days back

                            Honestly Matt is just a creative and precious treasure and must be protected at all costs, im so thrilled for him to have a dream come true after the wonderful gifts hes given us fans and the endless love, encouragement and positivity he has poured into the community. Of course the cast and crew deserve so much love as well but Matt is the priceless gem at the centre. <3

                            • Heavily Armed Clown
                              Heavily Armed Clown  3 days back

                              So cool. Matt deserves this.

                              • Pokemaster102
                                Pokemaster102  4 days back

                                Yorokobe player

                                • Daniel De Vall
                                  Daniel De Vall  4 days back

                                  I have just started getting into DnD, though I have been a fan of R A Salvatore for years.

                                  So...ummm...what exactly is Wildemount?

                                  • FalconPunch827
                                    FalconPunch827  4 days back

                                    Mercer has grown too powerful.

                                    • bri2uty
                                      bri2uty  4 days back

                                      Matt is such a brilliant person. I’m so happy gaming has gotten to this point and he has an opportunity to share.

                                      • Eric Bushhousen
                                        Eric Bushhousen  4 days back

                                        Did they both forget Ravnica?

                                        • David Hodgson
                                          David Hodgson  4 days back

                                          I'm most looking forward to more info on The Cult of The Traveler

                                          • Pakinamac
                                            Pakinamac  4 days back

                                            Legendary MM

                                            • Jamestus123
                                              Jamestus123  4 days back

                                              Will the blood hunter be in the book?

                                              • feylights
                                                feylights  4 days back

                                                I'll admit I haven't watched CR (though I know several people who do), but this might get me into it. I'm glad it has a pantheon! And elves, of course. Looks like there are some novels, too!

                                                • EdZzer
                                                  EdZzer  4 days back

                                                  What about... The Chair 😳

                                                  • Justin Brandt
                                                    Justin Brandt  4 days back

                                                    Will there be regular gnolls?

                                                    • Robert Coleman
                                                      Robert Coleman  4 days back

                                                      Second edition of the Tal Dorei setting, official this time?

                                                      • Ms_Therese
                                                        Ms_Therese  4 days back

                                                        Congratulations, Matt! I look forward to adventuring in the world of Wildemount

                                                        • XOXheartAmy
                                                          XOXheartAmy  4 days back

                                                          I'm so proud of him <3

                                                          • XOXheartAmy
                                                            XOXheartAmy  4 days back

                                                            @soinhu foitu if you mean an adventure module like Storm King's Thunder or Tyranny of Dragons by "playable book", then no. It's a setting guide with information to build your own adventures around

                                                          • soinhu foitu
                                                            soinhu foitu  4 days back

                                                            So is it a playable book, or is it a guidebook?

                                                        • CubeFrog
                                                          CubeFrog  4 days back

                                                          Is the Blood Hunter class getting published in here?

                                                          • Zea M-H
                                                            Zea M-H  4 days back

                                                            THIS IS SO AWESOME

                                                            • RencArt by Rachel Camacho

                                                              HYPED TO THE EXTREEEEEEME

                                                              • Ptao Tom
                                                                Ptao Tom  4 days back

                                                                Can I get a chapter about the Cobalt Soul? I don’t play monks, but I would happily play a Cobalt Soul monk.

                                                                • Kim Tollefsen
                                                                  Kim Tollefsen  4 days back

                                                                  As long as its not based too much of the Characters in CR, im sick and tired of DnD players just copying the CR cast when they play

                                                                  • jean-marc chalard
                                                                    jean-marc chalard  4 days back

                                                                    Please WOTC have this book translated into foreign languages. French in my case but let GF9 go full translation on this jewel !

                                                                    • Michael Bruce
                                                                      Michael Bruce  4 days back

                                                                      Building backstory through rolling... you have my attention. Some of the best character building experiences I've had are through the traveller rpg and the cyberpunk system. Very interested in this book

                                                                      • Bayley Farrell
                                                                        Bayley Farrell  5 days back

                                                                        I mean, strictly speaking, they kinda pulled the MtG multiverse in very recently, but I don't know if the Guildmaster's Guide was meant to cement it as a part of the D&D official multiverse.
                                                                        In any case, I'm glad to see Matt being given such an awesome opportunity, and it's amazing of him to include the fan artists in the project like that. I'm not a very big fan of the show (it's fine, I just don't love it) and am not terribly excited for the book. I'll probably allow any player that asks me (the DM) to use the new content, but I'm not gonna get the book. Would have probably been more interested if I'd been told that the Blood Hunter and Matt's other previous homebrew were going to be pulled in to become official stuff. Oh well.

                                                                        • Royce Simonton
                                                                          Royce Simonton  5 days back

                                                                          6:40 *Oh no*

                                                                          • SHANE 907 lol
                                                                            SHANE 907 lol  5 days back

                                                                            Is there gonna be a physical copy and will people miss out on the bonus content if they get that?

                                                                            • Joshua Key
                                                                              Joshua Key  4 days back

                                                                              bonus content is just frames on dndbeyond. Same as they always offer. Backgrounds too. You will only get it with the digital version. There WILL be a physical version though.

                                                                          • david willson
                                                                            david willson  5 days back

                                                                            congrats matt for a major milestone. gonna blow peoples mind how intericate his brain is

                                                                            • Stephanie Moreira
                                                                              Stephanie Moreira  5 days back

                                                                              Matt is so humble. He's has brought so much imagination to story telling that I don't think he's really aware of it's effects. I hope he's happy and healthy and keeps giving us that sweet imagination juice.

                                                                              • JoBirdie
                                                                                JoBirdie  5 days back

                                                                                SLOWLY matt and his screen will merge and become a whole entity.. soon tm

                                                                                • Keyshell
                                                                                  Keyshell  5 days back

                                                                                  Here's the real question; is the cast allowed to read it or are there spoilers?

                                                                                  • Chris Eccles
                                                                                    Chris Eccles  5 days back

                                                                                    Bats liking bread is now D&D canon 😂

                                                                                    • Zombeastsqurl
                                                                                      Zombeastsqurl  5 days back

                                                                                      So is it a playable book, or is it a guidebook?

                                                                                      • Daniel Goldberg
                                                                                        Daniel Goldberg  5 days back

                                                                                        No gunslingers? Or is that just tal'dorei?

                                                                                      • Wolfbourne The First
                                                                                        Wolfbourne The First  5 days back

                                                                                        I’m about to start a campaign using the Tal’Dorei guide and if I can have this too it will be so useful especially since one of my players is going to be from Wildemount.

                                                                                        • hen ko
                                                                                          hen ko  5 days back

                                                                                          Now i imagine mercer voice acting while the screen is in front of him.