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A Motley Crew: The Velkynvelve Prisoners as PCs for Out of the Abyss


A 117-page campaign aid featuring the prisoners of Velkynvelve—Buppido, Derendil, Eldeth, Jimjar, Ront, Sarith, Shuushar, Topsy, and Turvy—reimagined as player characters. Each one is presented at each level, 1st to 7th. That’s 63 stat blocks total!

You will also find three new playable Underdark races (derro, kuo-toa, quaggoth) as well as guidelines for playing and leveling up Stool, the strange myconid creature.

Use this collection as

  • pregenerated characters to start Out of the Abyss,
  • backup characters to plug and play in case of character death, 
  • an aid for DMs who want to level up Out of the Abyss NPCs, or
  • character concepts to play in any Underdark campaign!
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Fellowshiip of Phandalin
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Paul L May 03, 2020 11:57 am UTC
Having run this in my campaign, the one thing I wish I had done differently is I should have run Shuushar as a monk of mercy, rather than a defensive fighter. The book refers to him as a monk, and he didn't last long trying to be defensive on the frontline in my campaign.
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Cody K July 31, 2019 7:43 am UTC
I can see there's a tonne of work put into this. I'd like an alternate version that can be given to players so they can control the NPC in battle, which doesn't the spoilers. e.g. the first paragraph of each character with secrets (Buppido, Derendil).
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Ben M April 07, 2018 1:35 pm UTC
I believe you created this product with The Homebrewery. To make a printer-friendly version, you could add this code at the top of the editor and save the document with an alternate name. Although it appears the same on the screen, it will print with a white background.

<style> @media print { .phb{ background: #FFF; } } </style>

(And then upload this document for us to use :) )

Great work!

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Adam H April 09, 2018 4:38 pm UTC
Great tip! And thanks for the feedback.

The printer-friendly version is now available.
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Ben M April 13, 2018 7:11 pm UTC
Great! Thanks!
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