Tag Archive: goblin

Winter’s Reach: Orc Barracks

“Cursing in common can be heard through the door, and shouts of pain…” Encounter Level 1 (500XP) A simple encounter to reinforce the story point that goblins and orcs are working together, and that the orcs are pushing the goblins around. Much of the danger of the encounter rests on the orcs toughness and accuracy …

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A Frosty Encounter

“Frosted spider webs span this clearing…” Encounter Level 6 (1300xp) The first combat encounter from the module I wrote for the UKDnDTweetup. The module uses a number of elements from materials publsihed by WotC, in particular the Goblins in this (and the other encounters) are motivated by their connection to the Nachtur Goblin Empire mentioned …

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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 – 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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Guard Rescue

Guard Rescue

Encounter Level  4 ( 898 xp) While in a settlement the PCs hear the sound of battle nearby; shouts in common and goblin, the clash of weapons, and sounds of magic at work. It is easy to follow the sounds to a battle between the town guard and raiding hobgoblins. As the adventurers enter the …

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At the Drunken Knight Inn

The Drunken Knight Map

Encounter Level 2 (600 xp) Text to be read or paraphrased to the players is in italics. The PCs are staying in a roadside inn (or perhaps in a settlement that comes under attack) called the Drunken Knight. The encounter can start with the PCs resting during the night or perhaps still relaxing after a …

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