Wizards of the Coast

2024 Player's Handbook (Alternate Cover) Pre-Order


Local Game Store Early Access (U.S. and Canada only): September 3, 2024 [In store only]

Includes an exclusive D20 with the Dungeons & Dragons logo from Wizards of the Coast, plus a free miniature from We Geek Together.

This revised and expanded Player’s Handbook® contains rules for character creation and advancement, exploration, combat, equipment, spells, and much more. Create fantastic D&D® heroes from the wide selection of character origins, classes, and subclasses provided. Explore ancient ruins and deadly dungeons. Battle monsters while searching for legendary treasures. Gain experience and power as you trek across uncharted lands with your companions.

  • The biggest Player’s Handbook in Dungeons & Dragons history, revised and expanded to reflect ten years of feedback from the D&D community.
  • The perfect start to your D&D adventures, with updated learn to play and character creation sections.
  • Expanded ways to create any character with twelve classes, 48 subclasses, and 10 species.
  • Contains twelve class and 48 subclasses, revised and balanced to bring fun for every type of player.
  • Customize your character’s origins with 10 species, 16 backgrounds, and 75 feats.
  • Cover-to-cover brand new art and a refreshed look and feel make every page a joy to experience.
  • An alphabetized Rules Glossary makes finding rules information a snap.
  • Nearly 400 spells, including all-new additions to your arsenal.
  • New Weapon Masteries that give players greater versatility in combat.
  • New Tools & Crafting System that gives you new ways to utilize your tools and craft new items while adventuring.

This special edition of the 2024 Dungeons & Dragons Player's Handbook features a special alternate art cover by Wylie Beckert, renowned for her work on Magic: The Gathering. This exclusive hobby store edition showcases a classic D&D adventuring party sharing tea with a gold dragon, emphasizing a blend of whimsical and traditional fantasy elements. The cover also includes an ornate gold filigree border designed by Simen Meyer, adding a touch of elegance and making it a standout piece for collectors​.