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Tomb of Annihilation: Beginnings...

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“Where the tenth is suckled, the nine rest. Seek the Soulmonger.

In the absence of the Spearbearer, an exile seeks to wake the nightmare snake.

The fool ignores the greater threat below. The living will reign no longer.”

 -- Kar'Chay the Bleak

Tomb of Annihilation: Beginnings...  provides an alternate beginning to the Tomb of Annihilation adventure.  First level characters have been hired to find Ian Swiftfoot, a Harper who is overdue for his meeting with Salyndra Silvane.  After the characters have retrieved Swiftfoot's letter, they are sent by Salyndra to Chult...and begin the Tomb of Annihilation.

Besides the introductory adventure, Beginnings... includes:

  • A player handout with the information from the lich that is hinted at in the set-up for Tomb of Annihilation.
  • A suggested start to explorations in Port Nyanzaru.
  • A player handout with exceprts from On the Arcane Archeology of Chult, the waterlogged travel journal that is described in Tomb of Annihilation as a gift from Wakanga O'Tamu, one of the merchant princes. The 12 excerpts hint at the dangers and wonders described in Chapter 2 of Tomb of Annihilation.
  • Four additional encounters inspired by African folklore and locations.
    • The Adze, a vampiric being that can possess humans.
    • A mineral rich lake with magical properties.
    • The Biloko, malevolant ancestor spirits that can lure the unwary to a gruesome death.
    • A field of standing stones hiding a magic mask that vomits swarms of insects.
  • The Maenad, a new playable race.

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Newton P October 22, 2017 7:42 pm UTC
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I believe there is an error in the Player Handout - Death Curse Letter (appendix II): it is addressed to Salyndra (instead of Syndra).
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Eric B November 05, 2017 9:36 pm UTC
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I fixed this mistake -- thanks!
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