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Bring your Hell to life with this companion supplement for Baldur's Gate: Descent into Avernus!

Encounters in Avernus presents more than 60 short encounters for the wasteland of Avernus, the River Styx, and the city of Elturel. Keep characters busy with these story-rich encounters that help flesh out the first layer of Hell. The supplement is great for Baldur's Gate: Descent into Avernus or any infernal adventure!

Two longer encounter chains are included to help you craft an amazing story with Tiamat or Zariel!

This is a DMs Guild Adepts product. The DMs Guild Adept Program was started and is managed by Wizards of the Coast. It brings together talented creators to produce quality content for the DMs Guild. DMs Guild Adepts products are identified by the gold ampersand logo.

 
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Mark M May 15, 2020 4:53 pm UTC
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On page 8, you have "soul canon." I think you meant "cannon."
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Michael R May 11, 2020 7:57 pm UTC
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Two questions for AL. First there are a few side adventure that says dms can choose the items to reward as long as it is uncommon or similar criteria. Just want to make sure that I do get to pick or if I have to roll on a table or if there is some kind of AL rule that tells me I have to do a specific thing.

The big thing I was hoping for clarification on is how to deal with the red wizard by the river Styx. He sells potions from a bag of holding and if attacked he teleports away. Love the encounter but a party members whole family was killed by red wizards so it's likely to go south right away. If so it's fine, he teleports away or gets counterspelled and the party gets an empty bag of holding. But if trade starts and things end up going south, how should I deal with the potions? They payed but he didn't get away with their money. Or someone persuades him to prove he has the potions but then he gets attacked. I'm just trying to cover my bases because I hope this will be a good character moment. But...See more
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Christopher F April 21, 2020 6:05 am UTC
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I have converted this into a Fantasy Grounds Module and would like to give it back so anyone with Fantasy Grounds can import it. Who can I send it to to get it added?
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Chad D May 04, 2020 8:13 pm UTC
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Just picked this up and would love to get the the Fantasy Grounds conversion.
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Brian B May 11, 2020 1:30 pm UTC
Would be awesome to get an update on this :D
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Justin D May 24, 2020 7:25 pm UTC
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Would really love the FG conversion as well.
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Russell B July 15, 2020 10:49 pm UTC
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Is there still access to the Fantasy Ground Module?
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Dustin F July 20, 2020 8:38 am UTC
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Same here
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Kenneth M April 18, 2020 11:32 pm UTC
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Is it still free?
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Will R April 10, 2020 6:26 pm UTC
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Just downloaded it - thanks for offering it free during the pandemic!

https://lifehacker.com/get-these-free-official-dungeons-dragons-adventures-b-1842749077
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Shawn S April 10, 2020 12:54 pm UTC
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Trying to download the file, it keeps saying an error in certificate and a failed download.
Anyone else having this issue?
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Vilhelm H April 10, 2020 2:27 pm UTC
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I'm also having trouble downloading...
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Melvin L R April 10, 2020 6:19 pm UTC
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Earlier today I saw a notification that DM's Guild download servers where experiencing issues. If you sign into DriveThruRPG, you might be able to download it from there. Not sure; just sharing what I saw today.
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Vis S April 13, 2020 2:00 am UTC
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DriveThruRPG uses the same servers. I was having the same issues when I "bought" these free products last week, but it was fixed when I tried again a day or two ago.
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Jacob D April 09, 2020 6:32 pm UTC
Is there a Fantasy Grounds module for this?
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Thomas M February 02, 2020 10:05 am UTC
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What’s the chance of this becoming AL-legal?
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Clinton H December 14, 2019 9:10 pm UTC
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Hey I noticed the Dragon Queen Encounter chain is different now. Why is that?
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Bradley H November 17, 2019 7:16 pm UTC
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Awesome supplement. The kind of creative encounters that are fun to READ, never mind play. Worth the money- WOTC should contact this guy ASAP..
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Stephen R October 11, 2019 2:55 pm UTC
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One problem I have with the Encounters is it seems to assume the Players are on foot, but the game practically expects them to have a War Machine to get around. So what good is an old man standing in the wastelands, when your PCs are going to blow past them super fast. Same with a lot of the devil/demon combat, it says they will be attacked/hunted/tracked etc, but with 3x the movement speed of the creatures you're just going to leave them in the dust anyway.
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M.T. B October 14, 2019 5:27 am UTC
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That's a good question, Stephen. If your players are just burning across Avernus and avoiding distractions, I'd recommend the following:

1. Focus on encounters that might attract them (such as the broken-down war machine)
2. Use terrain to slow them down (for example, they have to go through a narrow, windy canyon)
3. Hit them with random encounters when they stop to rest (I would not permit them to rest while the war machine is running)
4. Hit them with random encounters when they are arriving or leaving keyed locations
5. Some encounters can be modded on the fly for a fast party. E.g. the orthon could fire a tracking bolt into a party member as they speed past

Have fun!
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Alexander W September 30, 2019 10:40 pm UTC
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Devil Names
d20 First Part Second Part
are missing slot 17
if it is a space thing you could change it to 1d8+1d12
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M.T. B October 01, 2019 1:29 am UTC
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lol - some imps must have sabotaged the draft! We'll have a look
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SP S September 28, 2019 12:39 am UTC
would be nice to be able to get this in a print format.
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Skyler T September 25, 2019 9:08 am UTC
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Is the guide missing the abishai statblocks for the tiamat encounter chain?
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James I September 27, 2019 1:22 pm UTC
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Good catch. We are fixing that ASAP.
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Skyler T September 28, 2019 5:28 am UTC
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Happy to help
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Bruno C November 28, 2019 1:01 pm UTC
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How can I talk to you in private?
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Christopher F June 20, 2020 4:37 pm UTC
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I have converted this to a Fantasy Grounds Module, I'd love to send it to you so you can add it to the download for Fantasy Grounds users. Where is the best place to send it?
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Tim K September 18, 2019 10:23 pm UTC
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Lets hope the too busy AL team is finding some time to review and make AL legal in the next content catalog update
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