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Haggofik the dwarven prospector has a nose for ore. And he believes he's found a vein of rare metal up in the mountains. The only problem is that this territory is claimed by a tribe of birdmen.

A two-hour adventure for 3rd level characters,.

For 5th edition Dungeons and Dragons.

Includes the 5th edition writeup of the thoqqua.

 
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Devin C May 29, 2016 8:13 am UTC
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Taylor K., thank you for your review of the scenario. With regard to the phase spider encounter being too easy, you may be right. I factored in the NPCs' CR value when I probably should have counted their HD.

From a purely mechanical CR point of view, that encounter is two CR 3 creatures for 1,400 XP and with an adjusted XP value (for multiple creatures) of 2,100 XP. A deadly encounter for a party of four 3rd level PCs and three 2nd level guards and a 3 HD aarakocra would be 2,600 XP. However, with 6+ PCs you lower the multiple creature adjustment by one row, so you have effectively a 1,400 XP encounter which would be only a medium encounter. I intended this fight to be at the lower end of deadly, since it is the only encounter that day.

So I will change it by adding a third phase spider. That would bring the encounter to the following calculation:

three phase spiders = 2,100 XP. Adjusted for three creatures (x2) = 4,200 XP. Lowered by one row for 6+ PCs means 3,150 XP which...See more
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This title was added to our catalog on March 11, 2016.