Advanced Search

The Lamenting Lighthouse (Fantasy Grounds)

The Lamenting Lighthouse (Fantasy Grounds)

MOD (Virtual Tabletop)

This product is for the Fantasy Grounds virtual tabletop - click here if you prefer an old school PDF!

If you want to rock both a PDF and the FG version - check out this discounted bundle!


"This adventure is a critical hit on almost every single aspect of adventure writing." - Jason B. (Verified Purchaser)

"The Lamenting Lighthouse is nothing less than an amazing piece. With concepts and homages to The Princess Bride, H.P. Lovecraft, Stephen King, and even Pirates of the Caribbean, I absolutely love what Sven has created." - Cameron Day from Comics, Clerics, & Controllers

"Highly Recommended: The Lamenting Lighthouse rates a solid 4.5 stars and makes for a fantastic adventure for any nautical campaign or one-shot." - Anthony Joyce for TT Level Up

"The Lamenting Lighthouse is well written and in such great detail that the NPCs and villains came alive for me immediately. I highly recommend this for a one shot." - Jörg N. (Verified Purchaser)


FG 001 FG 002 FG 003

FG 004 FG 005 FG 006


Welcome to The Lamenting Lighthousea four-hour adventure for 5th-10th level characters, designed for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition!


This is an adventure with a nautical theme, heavy undead and horror elements, and mysteries to solve!


One lonely lighthouse shines the way through the rocks and shoals that deny entry to the northern Moonshae Isles. But when the party’s transport approaches, a horrific gale at their backs - no light is in sight... The party must venture ahead of their vessel in a race against the storm to the restore the beacon before their ship is lost. What has befallen the keepers, and what dark secret does the lighthouse hold? Will the heroes prevail, or will they join the lighthouse's lament?


This adventure can easily be inserted into a run-through of Ghosts of Saltmarsh. This one-shot can also serve as a nautical interlude in any on-going campaign where the characters have to take to the sea.


Included with this adventure are:

  • 6 original custom creatures, the dread wraith, the dread wight, the swarm of seagulls, the captain, the rating, and the sailor
  • 12 player hand-outs with notes that shed light on the mystery of the lamenting lighthouse, with a randomization mechanic that ensures a degree of replayability
  • 9 original fleshed out NPCs, including personality traits and roleplaying tips
  • 2 original magical artifacts
  • 7 hand-drawn maps of important locations
  • a story reward and 2 story hooks for continuing the adventure (depending on how the adventure resolves)


Content Warnings: death or dying, horror, mental illness, profanity, violence.


If you catch an error or have questions about running this adventure, feel free to contact me at! For updates on my work, follow me on Twitter @SvenWrites!


If you enjoyed this one, you might also like my other adventures!


Wolpertinger, Wererat - Well! Cover Old Olga and Young Yvonne Cover Cirrias Gambit Cover

 More from this Title's Contributors
 Customers Who Bought this Title also Purchased
Reviews (1)
Discussions (1)
Customer avatar
Chad L March 09, 2020 4:26 pm UTC
Hello, wanted to confirm that this was indeed the FG module not the pdf? Up top next to the price it lists it as a pdf.
Customer avatar
Sven T March 09, 2020 9:13 pm UTC
Yes, this is for the FG version! I'm not quite sure why it shows up as PDF and I will try to fix that as soon as possible - but what you'll get is a .mod file for FG here.
Customer avatar
Chad L March 10, 2020 1:48 am UTC
Awesome! Thank you.
Narrow Results
 Follow Your Favorites!
NotificationsSign in to get custom notifications of new products!

Product Information
Community Content
Rules Edition(s)
Original electronic
Scanned image
These products were created by scanning an original printed edition. Most older books are in scanned image format because original digital layout files never existed or were no longer available from the publisher.

For PDF download editions, each page has been run through Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software to attempt to decipher the printed text. The result of this OCR process is placed invisibly behind the picture of each scanned page, to allow for text searching. However, any text in a given book set on a graphical background or in handwritten fonts would most likely not be picked up by the OCR software, and is therefore not searchable. Also, a few larger books may be resampled to fit into the system, and may not have this searchable text background.

For printed books, we have performed high-resolution scans of an original hardcopy of the book. We essentially digitally re-master the book. Unfortunately, the resulting quality of these books is not as high. It's the problem of making a copy of a copy. The text is fine for reading, but illustration work starts to run dark, pixellating and/or losing shades of grey. Moiré patterns may develop in photos. We mark clearly which print titles come from scanned image books so that you can make an informed purchase decision about the quality of what you will receive.
Original electronic format
These ebooks were created from the original electronic layout files, and therefore are fully text searchable. Also, their file size tends to be smaller than scanned image books. Most newer books are in the original electronic format. Both download and print editions of such books should be high quality.
File Last Updated:
February 06, 2020
This title was added to our catalog on February 06, 2020.