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| title    = ''Occult Mysteries''
| pubcode = PZO9269
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| author   = [[Jason Bulmahn]] ''et al.''
| author = [[Jason Bulmahn]], [[Crystal Frasier]], [[Jim Groves]] et al.
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| author1   = Jason Bulmahn
| author1 = Jason Bulmahn
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| author2   = Crystal Frasier
| author2 = Crystal Frasier
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| author3   = Jim Groves
| author3 = Jim Groves
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| author4  = Brandon Hodge
| publisher = [[Paizo Publishing]]
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| author5  = James Jacobs
| expected = May 2014
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| author6  = Erik Mona
| series = [[Pathfinder Campaign Setting]]
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| author7  = F. Wesley Schneider
| isbn = 978-1-60125-649-2
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| author8  = Jerome Virnich
| price = Print: $19.99<br />PDF: $16.99
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| publisher = [[Paizo Inc.]]
|type      = Accessory
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| pubcode  = PZO9269
|binding  = Paperback
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| price     = Print: $19.99<br>PDF: $13.99
|pages    = 64 pages
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| released  = May 2014
|rules    = [[Pathfinder RPG]]
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| type      = Sourcebook
|series    = [[Pathfinder Campaign Setting]]
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| binding  = Paperback
|follows  = ''[[Inner Sea Combat]]''
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| pages    = 64 pages
|precedes  = ''[[Numeria, Land of Fallen Stars]]''
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| isbn      = 978-1-60125-649-2
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| rules    = PFRPG
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| series    = [[Pathfinder Campaign Setting]]
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| follows  = ''[[Inner Sea Combat]]''
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| precedes  = ''[[Numeria, Land of Fallen Stars]]''
 
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'''''Occult Mysteries''''', a [[Pathfinder Campaign Setting]] accessory, is expected to be released in May 2014.
 
  
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'''''Occult Mysteries''''', a [[Pathfinder Campaign Setting]] sourcebook by [[Jason Bulmahn]], [[Crystal Frasier]], [[Jim Groves]], [[Brandon Hodge]], [[James Jacobs]], [[Erik Mona]], [[F. Wesley Schneider]], and [[Jerome Virnich]], was released in May 2014.
  
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| quote = Every civilization has its big questions, those mysteries that have plagued generations of scholars. How did [[human]]ity rise from barbarism? Why did the [[gnome]]s leave the [[First World]]? Who are the string-pulling [[veiled master]]s? What is the [[Aucturn Enigma]], and what strange powers did it grant the rulers of [[Osirion]]? What secret could be so great that it led to the suppression of volume five of the ''[[Pathfinder Chronicles]]''? Within these covers, all these questions&mdash;and far more dangerous secrets&mdash;are explored at last.
  
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''Occult Mysteries'' shines a light on the darkest mysteries of the [[Pathfinder campaign setting]]. Within this book, you'll find:
| Unravel the secrets of the Pathfinder world with Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Occult Mysteries. Inside you’ll find an exploration of some of the [[Pathfinder campaign setting]]’s greatest mysteries, from the creation myths of various cultures to theories on the identities and ultimate goals of its veiled masters. Look behind the scenes of some of [[Golarion]]’s most notorious secret societies, including the [[Anaphexia]], the [[Harbingers of Fate]], and the [[Night Heralds]]. Adopt new options to incorporate [[astrology]], [[harrow]]ing, [[numerology]], [[scarification]], and [[spiritualism]] into your campaigns, and explore the contents of a half-dozen occult tomes—including [[Osirion]]'s [[Aleh Almaktoum|book of the dead]], the mysteriously missing [[Pathfinder Chronicles#Volume 5|Volume 5]] of the [[Pathfinder Chronicles]], and more!
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* In-depth explorations of five of the most debated questions of the Pathfinder campaign setting, including the origins of life, the exodus of the gnomes, and the designs of the veiled masters.
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* Insights into the workings and agendas of eight secret societies like the [[Anaphexia]], the [[Esoteric Order of the Palatine Eye]], and the [[Knights of the Ioun Star]], as well as rules for joining their hidden ranks.
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* Revelations on esoteric traditions such as [[astrology]], [[numerology]], [[spiritualism]], and more, along with a host of new rules and character options to help integrate them into your game.
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* Entirely new ways to divine and influence characters' futures with [[Golarion]]'s zodiac, the [[Cosmic Caravan]], as well as a system for using the [[harrow deck]] to inspire game-changing plot twists.
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* Details on six of the most infamous texts in Golarion, along with the hidden powers that make them so dangerous.
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* Numerous options for players, including new feats and [[spell]]s, [[ritual]] [[magic item]]s, the [[pain taster]] prestige class, the occult [[oracle]] mystery, and more.
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With Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Occult Mysteries, Game Masters and players alike will find the tools to tap into the power of the stars’ alignments, contact the spirits of the dead, and read the enigmatic Harrow deck, all to better understand the past, manipulate the present, and predict the future.}}
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== Contents ==
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* Collection Memorandum (2)
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* Mysteries of Golarion (4)
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:* The [[Aucturn Enigma]]
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:* Creation Myths and Origin Stories
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:* Exodus of the [[Gnome]]s
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:* The [[veiled master|Veiled Master]]s
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:* Volume 5 of the ''[[Pathfinder Chronicles]]''
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* Secret Societies (16)
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:* [[Anaphexia]]
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:* [[Conference Z]]
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:* Church of [[Razmir]]
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:* [[Esoteric Order of the Palatine Eye]]
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:* [[Harbingers of Fate]]
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:* [[Knights of the Ioun Star]]
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:* [[Night Heralds]]
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:* [[Way of the Kirin]]
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* Esoteric Traditions (34)
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:* [[Astrology]]
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:* The [[Harrow]]
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:* [[Mortification]]
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:* [[Numerology]]
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:* [[Spiritualism]]
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* Occult Writings (56)
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:* ''[[Aleh Almaktoum]]''
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:* ''[[Book of 1,000 Whispers]]''
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:* ''[[The Inward-Facing Circle]]''
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:* ''[[Lost Gospels of Tabris]]''
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:* ''[[Secrets of the Dreaming Dark]]''
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:* ''[[Uniting the Flesh]]''
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* The [[Cosmic Caravan]] (inside front cover)
  
 
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Occult Mysteries
Occult Mysteries
PZO9269
(Book)
Author(s) Jason Bulmahn et al.
Publisher Paizo Inc.
Price Print: $19.99
PDF: $13.99
Released May 2014
Type Sourcebook
Binding Paperback
Pages 64 pages
isbn ISBN 978-1-60125-649-2
Rules set PFRPG
Series Pathfinder Campaign Setting
Follows Inner Sea Combat
Precedes Numeria, Land of Fallen Stars
Artwork from Occult Mysteries

Occult Mysteries, a Pathfinder Campaign Setting sourcebook by Jason Bulmahn, Crystal Frasier, Jim Groves, Brandon Hodge, James Jacobs, Erik Mona, F. Wesley Schneider, and Jerome Virnich, was released in May 2014.

The Terrible Truth!Every civilization has its big questions, those mysteries that have plagued generations of scholars. How did humanity rise from barbarism? Why did the gnomes leave the First World? Who are the string-pulling veiled masters? What is the Aucturn Enigma, and what strange powers did it grant the rulers of Osirion? What secret could be so great that it led to the suppression of volume five of the Pathfinder Chronicles? Within these covers, all these questions—and far more dangerous secrets—are explored at last.

Occult Mysteries shines a light on the darkest mysteries of the Pathfinder campaign setting. Within this book, you'll find:

  • In-depth explorations of five of the most debated questions of the Pathfinder campaign setting, including the origins of life, the exodus of the gnomes, and the designs of the veiled masters.
  • Insights into the workings and agendas of eight secret societies like the Anaphexia, the Esoteric Order of the Palatine Eye, and the Knights of the Ioun Star, as well as rules for joining their hidden ranks.
  • Revelations on esoteric traditions such as astrology, numerology, spiritualism, and more, along with a host of new rules and character options to help integrate them into your game.
  • Entirely new ways to divine and influence characters' futures with Golarion's zodiac, the Cosmic Caravan, as well as a system for using the harrow deck to inspire game-changing plot twists.
  • Details on six of the most infamous texts in Golarion, along with the hidden powers that make them so dangerous.
  • Numerous options for players, including new feats and spells, ritual magic items, the pain taster prestige class, the occult oracle mystery, and more.

Contents

  • Collection Memorandum (2)
  • Mysteries of Golarion (4)
  • Secret Societies (16)
  • Esoteric Traditions (34)
  • Occult Writings (56)