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Citizens of Saltmarsh


Explore Saltmarsh like it's 1981 all over again!

The original U series of adventures were legendary, so much so that Wizards of the Coast has brought it back with the new Ghosts of Saltmarsh hardcover. Return to where it all began with these 20 pregenerated characters straight out of the original module!

Each one has been carefully updated for 5th edition as a playable character using the same rules as the Adventurer's League. These characters are on form fillable character sheets provided by Emmet Byrne!

Don't care for pregenerated characters? That's ok too! All the characters are presented for DMs to use as NPCs in the Ghosts of Saltmarsh campaign. Each character comes with a stat block, and all the narrative information a DM could need to add these colorful NPCs into their campaign. Use them as sidekicks with the rules from the D&D Essentials boxed set or Tasha's Cauldron of Everything (also available on D&D Beyond)

For both players and DMs, you'll find a randomized table of Saltmarsh trinkets, two new backgrounds (the Dock Worker and Saltmarsh Artisan), and tables for the randomized magic items found in the original U1-U2-U3 modules.

At the end of the book you'll find information on how to update these characters to use their original stats instead of the standard array and on how to bring these characters into your local Adventurer's League (adapting Grayhawk deities to Forgotten Realms ones for certain characters, as an example).

Thank you once again to Emmet Byrne, for providing the form fillable character sheets. This product would not be the same if it weren't for those sheets!

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June 18th, 2019
Exactly what I was looking for! I'm running Ghosts of Saltmarsh for a group of new players, and was looking for thematically appropriate pregenerated characters so that we can get right into the story. I especially like that each character has a char [...]
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