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The Dungeon of the Decanter (5e) (SoEW 1)


A Featured Product in August 2018's Dungeon Masters Guild Newsletter, The Dungeon of the Decanter is the first adventure in the Sands of Empty Wishes adventure path. This adventure for first and/or second level characters begins in the city of Almraiven, moves through the wilderness, and finishes in a dungeon crawl. While the Sands of Empty Wishes is set in Calimshan in the Forgotten Realms, it is designed to fit without major adjustments into any campaign setting that features playful magic and genasi.

The city of Almraiven is running out of water. A noble who doesn't want the city to wither of thirst hires adventurers to investigate a possible new source of water near the city. Will the adventurers find what they seek? What dangers could lurk in this hidden oasis?

In this adventure module, you'll find:

  • 19 pages of professionally formatted, illustrated, color content
  • Between two and five hours of gameplay with a minimal amount of preparation (playtest groups enjoyed one-or-two full sessions depending on how much time was spent creating characters)
  • Read-aloud text that can be used, adapted, or ignored for each and every encounter area--including "non-combat" encounters
  • Information about the adventure's important NPCs and two flavorful twists on conventional monsters that don't require any work to implement
  • Two appendices which contain new backgrounds, bonds, and features for characters in a Sands of Empty Wishes campaign. (This includes all of the content from the "3 Calimshan Backgrounds" product as well as additional content!)
  • Multiple formats for the adventure module itself (gorgeous full-color, hyperlinked PDF and printer-friendly text-only version)
  • GM, VTT, and player map versions of the adventure's encounter areas

If you enjoy this product, you should also check out The Vault of Eternity (9th-10th level adventure) and The Artificer Class!

The second in this series, titled Mysteries and Aqueducts, as well as the third, And Then The Ground Shook, and the fourth, The Lady Dark, are also available now!

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July 28th, 2018
The Good The flavour is spot on - there are fewer desert adventures out there than I would like, and the writer does a good job of getting across the right atmosphere. There's a few clever setpieces, which are interesting without bein [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on July 19, 2018.