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In the Dead of Night

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Ah, the autumn has finally arrived. The cosy time of falling leaves, sparkling campfires and the dead rising from their graves... wait... what?

In the Dead of Night, your adventurers are given one simple mission – guard the graveyard during the most dangerous night of the year. As the mystical energies of this hallowed eve converge, all things dread and undead become increasingly active. It is on this night that ancient liches seek their misplaced phylacteries, ghostly orphans hope to find their long-lost toys, and a melancholic vampire contemplates the romance of going out with the sunrise. For adventurers in need of gold and glory, it is the busiest night of the year.

This is a self-sufficient quest, designed for one spooky evening of play, perfect for low-level characters, newcomers to the hobby and higher level solo play. It features a list of events, which culminate in a boss-fight where you have to protect the one good necromancer hoping to set things right. You can play it as a one-shot, or easily include it in any campaign.

In the Dead of Night includes the following features:

  • All you need to run a special Halloween game, or a spooky session on any other evening.
  • A list of 20 random encounters for a chilling graveyard shift. Some events are dangerous, some humorous, all atmospheric.
  • Instructions for a final encounter – protect Disibid the White Necromancer as she finishes her ritual and calms the graveyard spirits.
  • Special, hand-drawn Halloween design!
  • The tentative approval of Derick Shadowbanekiller, the famed halfing vampire-hunter, the grimmest of grimdark heroes.

Interested in graveyards, undead and forbidden rituals? So are we, and we’ve got you covered:

The Feywild Exorcism is a similar, fey-themed encounter, with another familiar horror staple - https://www.dmsguild.com/product/257471/The-Feywild-Exorcism

The Ancient Cemetery has all you need to run hours of graveyard-themed adventuring - https://www.dmsguild.com/product/254372/The-Ancient-Cemetery

Warlock’s Wicked Weapons will allow you to equip your players and cultists for brooding, otherworldly adventures - https://www.dmsguild.com/product/261779/Warlocks-Wicked-Weapons-and-other-magical-items

 
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