Tag Archive: Encounter

The Awakening

View more art by Symatt here   Background Caraluk, Strider of the Planes was a powerful Primordial before the Dawn War, so powerful was she, that the Gods were unable to kill her outright. Instead they used a ritual to split the source of her power into three segments. The Gods tied each segment to …

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Winter’s Reach: Silverfang’s Lair

The air is chill, and natural light shines out of the cave… Encounter Level 3 (750 xp) At A Glance This room gleams with light reflected from ice and snow. The cavern is split nearly in half by an ice slicked ledge of at least 5ft. Slick ice is visible around the room.. Ice covered …

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Winter’s Reach: Goblin Throne

“A goblin lounges on a chair, and his guards ready weapons…” Encounter Level 2 (650xp) Another encounter from my home campaign, originally ran with the Goblin Hexer, but now using hte updated version the Goblin Hex Hurler mostly because the Hex Hurler’s Vexing Cloud is noticeably less vexing. Setting and Tone The high priest’s audience …

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A Walk Through the Spiderwoods.

A Walk Through the Spiderwoods No Tokens

Encounter Level 4 (880xp without Deathjump Spider) As you enter this part of the woods the canopy above thickens and the area darkens.  Looking up you can make out the outlines of spiders scurrying about, attending to their business.  It might be prudent to pass through this area quickly, but quietly. This encounter is the …

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Eyes of Flame and Death

Beholder Eye of Flame

Encounter Level 13 (4400xp) This encounter is really suitable for level 10 or 11 characters, maybe level 12, if you are hoping it will provide a challenge. When I ran it (slightly different) the party went nova on the Beholder killing it in the first round. They did use a lot of their resources doing …

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On the Edge of the Shadowfell – Part 3

Kazatels Throne with Tokens Revised

Encounter Level 12 (3500xp) Rather than repeat all of the relevant information you can read the plot outline for this delve here: On the Edge of the Shadowfell – Part 1, and you can find the second part here. After I went all sissy DM on them last session, and they escaped with the corpse …

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On the Edge of the Shadowfell – Part 1

The Great Hall With Tokens

Encounter Level 11 (2350xp) In the Fire & Ice encounter there was a small set of stairs leading down into darkness. In my campaign those stairs lead into the ruins of a dwarven town sacked hundreds of years ago by a force commanded by giants. Since then the complex has been considered haunted and is …

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Winter’s Reach – Outside the Lair

Outside Taslatia Temple no Tokens

Encounter Level 2 (550xp) After the Attack on Tralvaile the PCs should have been attacked on The Road to Taslatia until at last they reach the entry to the goblin’s lair where they expect to find the kidnapped girl. Unfortunately due to the actions of Baldwin and Faustine, and the goblin’s own participation in the …

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Winter’s Reach – The Road to Taslatia

On the Way to Taslaita with Tokens

Encounter Level 2 (550xp) Once the PCs and the villagers had driven off the orcs in Winter’s Reach – Attack on Tralvaile they learn that the daughter of the village’s leader (Chief Caladar Man’Morth in my game) has been captured by the invaders and taken away. Baldwin and Faustine both express concern over this, it …

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Winter’s Reach – Attack on Tralvaile

Outside the Drunken Duck with Tokens

Encounter Level 3 (600xp) This is the first encounter of my current home DnD game. The campaign assumes that the PCs have lived in the same small frontier village (Tralvaile) for at least a couple of years and thus have come to know each other. Their abilities make the valued members of the community, be …

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