Want to delve a little deeper into the lore behind some of D&Ds classic fantasy races? Want more monsters to choose from when building encounters? If yes, then Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes will give you this.
In this 256-page tome you will find some excellent content to help flesh out your campaigns, build encounters and add depth to your narrative, so this legacy content is very much worth acquiring as a resource both for DMs and players alike.
This is a great example of how resource books can be done right. The content contained is more than a summary and series of stat blocks, it is invaluable as a source of lore.
So, what do you get?
Well, the opening chapters in Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes focus on several cultures, starting with The Blood War, detailing lore about demons and devils, the hierarchy, tiefling subraces and various other aspects about life on the dark side.
For the darker campaigns or just to flesh out detail for your stories, this gives plenty of detail to use to add or simply to promote inspiration.