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The Sorcerer's Workshop: Secrets of the Hidden Defilers

A new series of articles featuring eldritch creations from various arcane organizations across Athas.

Secrets of the Hidden Defilers: Arcane magic on Athas is reviled and despised, rightfully blamed for the current state of the dying world. In the cities, almost all users of arcane magic must remain hidden or feel the weight of the entire city upon them.Enterprising and canny defilers have found methods that allow them to remain in urban areas mostly undetected and, more importantly, without drawing the ire of citizens or templars.