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


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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 the following resources for Bitter Rivals:

  • 3 Full-color, VTT-ready Encounter Maps. Three full-scale digital battlemaps in both DM's and player versions primed for virtual tabletops.

  • Full Adventure. Meet Smiler the Defiler, ambush a war machine patrol, assault the war camp and make a daring escape! The full adventure PDF is 21 pages of full-color, action-packed fun.

  • DM's Notes. The entire adventure is condensed into two handy pages – running an adventure has never been easier!

  • 4 New Magic Items. Outfit your monsters and characters with the Booming Longsword, Hellish Pitchfork, Infernal Spyglass, and the Shocking Javelin.

  • Infernal War Machine Cheatsheet. Rules for running infernal war machine combat, including chase complications, mishaps, and exhaustion, all on a single page.

  • Hobgoblin Variants. Challenge your players with Infernal Hobgoblins – regular, captain and devastator.

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