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Bitter Rivals – an Eventyr Games adventure for Baldur's Gate: Descent into Avernus
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Bitter Rivals – an Eventyr Games adventure for Baldur's Gate: Descent into Avernus


Bitter Rivals

An Eventyr Games adventure for Baldur's Gate: Descent into Avernus

Ousted by his war band and replaced by the scornful horned devil Bitter Breath, the maniacal eladrin Smiler the Defiler is looking to exact revenge on his old compatriots. When he runs into a group of intrepid adventurers on the plains of Avernus, Smiler seems to have finally found a way to get even with his most bitter rival, although not in the way the players might expect...

Bitter Rivals is an adventure designed for use with Baldur’s Gate: Descent into Avernus, featuring a bitter rivalry between the avernian warlords Smiler the Defiler and Bitter Breath. It's a story of lies, betrayal and deceit, which will have the adventurers ambushing a war machine patrol, staging a heist on Bitter Breath's war camp, and embarking on a desperate infernal war machine chase to escape with their lives – culminating with an epic showdown between Avernus' most bitter rivals

This adventure is designed for a party of 8th-level adventurers, but with advice on how to balance difficulty. It features a full day of adventuring, spanning 1-3 sessions of play, depending on your group's pace.

This download contains:

  • Full Adventure – Meet Smiler the Defiler, ambush a war machine patrol, assault the warcamp and make a daring escape!
  • 3 Avernus battlemaps – 150 PPI maps in both DM's and player versions, tailored for use on virtual tabletops (see previews below).
  • DM's Notes – the entire adventure condensed into two handy pages – running an adventure has never been easier!
  • Infernal War Machine Cheat Sheet – Rules for running infernal war machine combat, including chase complications, mishaps and exhaustion, all on a single page.
  • 4 New Magic Items – Outfit your monsters and characters with the Booming LongswordHellish Pitchfork, Infernal Spyglass and Shocking Javelin.
  • Hobgoblin Variants – Challenge your players with Infernal Hobgoblins – regular, captain and devastator.

Map Previews:




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This title was added to our catalog on February 17, 2020.