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The Haunt of Hightower: A Ravnica One-Shot
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The Haunt of Hightower: A Ravnica One-Shot

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The Haunt of Hightower is a Ravnica one-shot intended for a party of four 6th-level characters.

A loxodon priest of the Orzhov contacts the party, asking them for help with malignant undead inhabiting the basilica of Hightower, and a night of spoooooooooky adventuring ensues, ending with a battle to the death against a bat-like vampire inhabiting Hightower's belfry!

 
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Ken C May 05, 2019 3:17 am UTC
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Looks good but a Guild related problems. You do not have the WotC/OBS Legals within the adventure. This could lead your publication to be withdrawn from sale. May pay to check your others as well. I know this is PWYW but it would look better with a map and a cover with the guild logo too (nothing flash, just practical)
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Alexander S March 29, 2019 7:56 pm UTC
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Had a great time playing this the other night. It was our first time in Ravnica and we were on a little bit of time crunch cuz we were playing with a 13 year old who had school and her Mom who works early. We also had a party of 6 so decided to keep the original balance for 4 players due to the time crunch. My only note for this is adventure is on the Haunt of Hightower. I feel like he could use some of those good ol' vampire resistances, some saving throws and skills as well (stealth for sure). The action economy was very skewed for my group especially with 6 players and no lair/legendary actions, maybe make the ringing of the bell happen on initiative 20 and everyone makes low DC con saves or suffer thunder damage, maybe get knocked prone or be stunned on a failure of 5 or more. If the Haunt is getting thrashed, throw in a gargoyle or two to back him up. Thanks again and keep up the good work!
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Jackson H April 03, 2019 1:10 pm UTC
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Thank you for your feedback! I had originally tried not include lair actions to have a vibe of the Haunt being a creature that prowls the streets, and is still new to Hightower. In addition, you could use Shadow Steakth more, especially if party members have the ability to cross rooftops, and create a circular chase scene ending at the bell. You could also up the healing from Feast on Fear. Finally, you could a Specter or Indentured Spirit as a bell-ringer, and have them use their action to stuff characters in the bell and then later ring it. Ultimately, I’m still playing with your suggestions (you could implement those too, or use some of mine as work-arounds). Your constructive criticism about scaling is very helpful.
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Fernando F December 29, 2018 6:52 am UTC
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in the level 1 with the two priests, which stats blocks do we use?
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Jackson H December 30, 2018 12:42 am UTC
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The priest statistics from the Monster Manual. Some things could be reflavored: the mace could be an Orzhov symbol mounted on a staff, for instance. You may also want to swap spells for some on the Orzhov spell list from Guildmasters’ Guide to Ravnica.
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