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One Shot: Autumn Blues - Waterdeep's Shadow Heist No. 3


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"You are a true beauty. A pity, really." - Autumn

Good morning, Agents! Today, we have a very delicate matter on our hands. A noblewoman lost an heirloom in a struggling artist’s home, and she came to us for help. In exchange for a sizable sum, she acquired our discretion and pledge to retrieve the bauble. Search Autumn’s atelier, pouch the necklace, and keep whatever else you might find!


Autumn Blues is set in Waterdeep’s Trades Ward, specifically in Autumn’s Atelier on Irimar’s Walk. You may play the heist as a one-shot or incorporate it into an ongoing Dragon Heist campaign. There is no recommendation for a specific party level since much depends on the player’s ingenuity and ability to improvise. In fact, I recommend playing this mission with parties of diifferent levels to witness how the arrogance of higher level parties may be their downfall where novices succeed due to their cautiousness.


Content Warning!

This mission explores slavery, abduction, drug trade, and worse on your discretion. The abduction and enslavement of several Waterdhavian citizens is core to this mission and cannot be excluded without completely altering the story. If you want to run this mission for your players, make sure that they are comfortable engaging with these topics.


The adventure is presented to you by author Christian Eichhorn and editor R P Davis. You can contact me via mail ( or via Twitter (@squirrelgolem).


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June 4th, 2019
Pros: Enjoyable dime novel design featuring weathered pages and painted character portraits. Timeline of events. Surprise dungeon, with a fun layout and a decent map. Cons: [...]
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