Is Dungeons & Dragons Teasing a New Eberron Book?

A curious choice by Dungeons & Dragons' social media has some fans wondering if next week's announcement is set in the world of Eberron. Yesterday evening, Dungeons & Dragons changed their Facebook and Twitter profile photos to a new stylized ampersand featuring a clockwork gear. The clockwork gear is a symbol for Eberron, one of the game's newer campaign settings, and some believe the logo to be a tease of next week's new book announcement. Another clue comes from the red background of the logo, which matches the red skies used in the alternate cover for Eberron: Rising of the Last War, an Eberron sourcebook released last November. You can check out the logo below:

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(Photo: Wizards of the Coast)

Dungeons & Dragons has a tendency of changing its logos on social media to support new products - its previous logo was made to support last fall's Baldur's Gate: Descent Into Avernus book.

With the exception of the Curse of Strahd adventure, Dungeons & Dragons has stuck to its tried and true Forgotten Realms campaign setting, which uses many popular fantasy tropes, or with "setting-agnostic" books that can be used in any setting. However, the release of sourcebooks for Eberron (a steampunk/noir world that breaks many standard fantasy stereotypes) and the Magic: The Gathering world of Ravnica seems to indicate that Dungeons & Dragons is willing to provide material for other worlds. And since Eberron: Rising of the Last War did come out last November, it would make sense to pair a campaign setting book with an adventure (or more likely, an anthology of adventures similar to last year's Ghosts of Saltmarsh) to better support that world.

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Of course, changing some logos on social media isn't a guarantee of what's to come. Dungeons & Dragons changed its header photo to an animated picture from Eberron: Rising From the Last War, and is also rolling out some new Adventurer's League content set in Eberron. The logo change could just be a late promotion of its Eberron book, but the timing does seem to be a little suspect, as their marketing folks have to know that excitement is high about the next book.

We'll find out for certain what's next for Dungeons & Dragons on Monday, January 13th. Stay tuned to ComicBook.com for full D&D coverage!