Heroes of Horror provides everything players and Dungeon Masters need to play and run a horror-oriented campaign or integrate elements of creepiness & tension into their existing campaigns. Players can develop heroes or anti-heroes using new feats, new spells, new base classes and prestige classes, and new magic items. The book presents new mechanics for different types of horror, including rules for dread and tainted characters, as well as plenty of new horrific monsters and adventure seeds. Different types and genres of horror are discussed in detail.
This supplement focuses on running a horror themed D&D campaign.
It includes two new base classes, including the popular Dread Necromancer, several prestige classes, feats, spells, and magic items. Includes rules for Taint, Horror checks, and rules for making villains.