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Gracklstugh Revised - Turmoil in the City of Blades


This 37-page supplement to the Out of the Abyss adventure restructures Chapter 4: Gracklstugh to streamline, simplify, and expand upon the elements within the adventure as originally written.

Changes to existing content:

  • Enhances the role of the Deepking of Gracklstugh.
  • Enhances the role of the derro Council of Savants and the Cult of Demogorgon.
  • Revises and clarifies the roles of the Gray Ghosts, Council of Savants, Empty-Scabbard Killers, and various duergar military factions.
  • Fleshes out the nineteen duergar clans of Gracklstugh, including a map of Gracklstugh that divides territory by clan.
  • Heightens the tension in Gracklstugh, building toward a climactic conclusion.
  • Revises and enhances the Whorlstone Tunnels for a party of level 5-6, incorporating a fledgling Mind Flayer colony among other, smaller changes. Includes a re-labeled map of the dungeon, 80% new encounters, and new random encounters.

New content:

  • Provides outlines, cast of characters, and dungeon roster for easy use of the original chapter and the supplement.
  • New storyline pitting the Deepking, the Council of Savants, Themberchaud, and a new Mind Flayer against each other.
  • New CR 16 stat block for the Deepking as a warlock of Asmodeus, including a sentient, lawful evil warhammer.
  • Several treasure hoards for the Deepking, the Council of Savants, the duergar clans, and the Cairngorm Clan.
  • Appendix of developments beyond the chapter
  • Appdenix of duergar clans and military information
  • Appendix of a trade mission from Blingdenstone to throw the players deep into the heart of the events in Gracklstugh
  • Appendix of a new race option: Demogorgonic Abomination
  • Appendix of a set of simplified Mass Combat rules. 
I'm happy to answer any questions you have about the supplement, and to provide any information on my own playtesting.
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Thorsteinn J March 27, 2018 9:28 am UTC
Would it be possible to get a printer friendly version of this?
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Daniel H June 26, 2018 7:32 pm UTC
I came here looking for one as well. I love this resource but I can tell I’ll want it printed out at the table.
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