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Heist on Cassalanter Villa

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In light of current events, I have decided to offer this adventure for free. It's a small gesture but I hope it can help a little bit.


Heist on Cassalanter Villa

A one-shot conversion for Waterdeep: Dragon Heist

The Black Viper is recruiting a team of thieves for her greatest heist yet: emptying the Cassalanter vault right under its owners' noses, during their yearly Founders' Day feast. Three separate keys and a secret codeword are required to open the vault, but she has a team of elite operatives and an arsenal of magical gadgets on her side. This is your mission, should you choose to accept it...

The Black Viper

This module provides you with all the tools required to run a single session mission using the Cassalanter Villa location provided in Waterdeep: Dragon Heist. The players take the roles of a band of thieves who attempt to steal the Cassalanter fortune from their subterranean vault.

Included are:

  • Seven premade level 5 characters, including conversions for Waterdeep: Dragon Heist NPCs such as the Black Viper and Renaer Neverember and some new faces like the kenku specialist Rolling Bones or the half-orc hired muscle Runagar. Each comes with a stat block and full list of spells, as well as a unique secret to add an interesting twist to the mission.
  • A list of magic items the party can purchase to aid in their mission, from gloves of thievery to a forged lord's ensemble.
  • Blueprints of the villa to use as a player handout.
  • Special rules for running the heist (gather the crew, buy items, plan the heist, face off against the Cassalanters).
  • Tips and tricks in an "advice to the GM" section.
Requires the Waterdeep: Dragon Heist adventure.
 
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Jesse R July 21, 2019 9:00 pm UTC
This sounds fantastic, and fits into the background of one of my players. One question: How tough would it be to work in the players using their characters? Or is the idea that the players run the NPCs through the adventure?
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Harald M July 21, 2019 11:39 pm UTC
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Hi Jesse,

I didn't change or add anything to the Cassalanter villa from Dragon Heist in this module. What this expansion offers is:

- premade characters
- a magic item shopping list
- handouts (primarily a player-version of the map)
- DM advice on how to run the villa heist

You can totally use your own characters, and still get some value out of the magic items, map, and advice. It's up to you whether you think it's worth the price :-)

This adventure does assume that the Cassalanter family is going ahead with the ritual - I don't know how your campaign is playing out but without that you'd have to do some work to make it all fit.
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