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Monsters' Guide to Combat Encounters for Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage. Level 3.
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Monsters' Guide to Combat Encounters for Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage. Level 3.

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Combat is one of three main pillars of the game, apart from exploration and interaction. And it takes a lot of time to prepare and run good combat encounter. The goal of this guide is to help DMs who are running Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage adventure to get better understanding how to run combat encounters, how to make them coherent, memorable and fun! 

This document contains description for 51 combat encounters that might occur when your party explore third level of Undermountain. You will find useful advices on how to use creatures in combat. Where should they stand? What course of action will be most efficient and logical depending on the lore? Who do they need to attack? Will they fight to the death? Will they flee or surrender? I also put more detailed explanation on how some creature’s abilities and traits work.

Tactics for 37 creatures described depending on surroundings, allies and lore:

Barlgura

Beholder Zombie

Bugbear

Chimera

Drider

Drow

Drow Elite Warrior

Drow Mage

Drow Priestess of Lolth

Gas Spore

Ghost

Giant Crab

Giant Spider

Goblin

Goblin Boss

Grick

Grimlock

Hobgoblin

Hobgoblin Captain

Hobgoblin Warlord

Intellect Devourer

Mage

Mind Flayer

Minotaur Skeleton

Oni

Otyugh

Phase Spider

Quaggoth

Quaggoth Thonot

Sea Hag

Shadow

Troglodyte

Will-o-Wisp

Worg

Xorn

Yochlol

Zombie

Hope this guide will be helpful for your games!

 
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March 11th, 2020
Just wanted to say... Damn I love this guide. Will get the other levels as my game progresses. I'm so busy fleshing out each level that not having to go into deep dives on combat synergy makes my life so much easier. [...]
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