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Kill Bhaal Vol. 1

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Kill Bhaal Volume 1

Mystra is tired of getting murdered. Whether due to the scheming of her fellow gods or the boundless greed of mortals messing with magical forces beyond their understanding—or just Helm being an obdurate jerk—people keep killing Mystra, and she's over it. Since murder is the domain of a specific god, there's one obvious solution:

KILL

BHAAL

֍ Tackle a 4-5 session level 20 adventure!

֍ Team up with Mystra, God of Magic, to kill Beshaba, God of Misfortune!

֍ Combine mechanics from early encounters into a climactic final battle!

֍ Take the first steps toward ascending to godhood!

Kill Bhaal Volume 1

If you're familiar with the film that inspired this adventure, you'll know Bhaal doesn't figure prominently here due to the title: Volume 1. The target in this adventure is Beshaba because... well, luck plays a significant roll in this world.

This is a self-contained story with an opening that provides a way to bring level 20 characters in from another campaign and an ending that has story hooks to send characters on a new adventure if so desired.

Meet Your Heroes

Level 20 characters are powerful and adventures for them should feel special. Slaying gods, rubbing shoulders with famous characters, and making decisions that change the fate of the world are all in a day's work here. Chapter 1 is a rollercoaster through 5e's most notable locations, taking you from the Yawning Portal to Auril's frozen north to other planes like Ravnica and Theros! Plus, in keeping with the theme of luck, the encounters are randomly selected so every game of Kill Bhaal plays out differently!

Each encounter teaches the party a mechanic that plays a role in the final showdown with Beshaba, from angry dice with auras that twist luck to hallucinogenic enemies that only interact with afflicted characters. The mechanics are designed to force difficult choices and require cooperation to present new challenges for characters that are almost as powerful as gods themselves. Level 20 will never feel the same again!

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Experience the adventure in style with gorgeous custom art and layout, or save on ink with a printer-friendly black and white version with backgrounds removed. In addition to the adventure, which comes with copious DM tips on role-playing NPCs, scaling the complexity of encounters, and tracking new mechanics, you also get:

֍ 5 custom monster stat blocks

֍ 3 maps you can print or import into virtual tabletops

֍ 11 new magic items to loot from Beshaba

֍ Print-ready token sheet to track new conditions and bonuses

REVIEWS?

I assure you this adventure is quality, five stars, a masterpiece. How do I know? Because it includes me!

-Volothamp Geddarm,

Author (Self-Published)

What is this "Dungeon Guild" you speak of? It sounds like something that should be under my purview.

-Hoar, God of Revenge

Deity (Minor)

Get that quill out of my face! I have no comment!

-Mystra, God of Magic and Mysteries

Source of Spellplague (Purported)

Filled with lies and slander. Incomprehensible how it was published, unless Volo did it.

-Barguvlet, Hobgoblin Warlord of Waterdeep

Priest of Bhaal (Kills: 0)

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Roberto B October 20, 2020 10:28 am UTC
Why does this appear when I look up for adventures based on Ravnica?
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The Gallant G October 20, 2020 3:19 pm UTC
CREATOR
A section of the adventure is set in Ravnica.
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Callum R October 12, 2020 3:21 pm UTC
I'm unsure of how I feel about your portrayal of Kelemvor and I feel like the otherworldliness of the gods isn't really portrayed in this adventure, but I might end up getting it anyway because of how much I love god themed adventures. Also I just realised last night that the title and design of Mystra are plays on the movie Kill Bill
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The Gallant G October 16, 2020 10:59 pm UTC
CREATOR
That's fair. I definitely opted for making the gods more human and less otherworldly, which was partly a function of the Kill Bill influence. Any potential sequel would be broader in scope.
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Stephan M October 03, 2020 12:18 am UTC
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I've just read the preview and I'm absolutely in love with this adventure. Considering all the targets, how many volumes can we expect in the future?
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The Gallant G October 03, 2020 12:28 am UTC
CREATOR
There's a section that addresses this after the preview cuts off to avoid spoilers—the book is written to be standalone and additional volumes will depend on this doing well. However a story outline is in place to give DMs context or the ability to continue the story even if we aren't able to. ASSUMING everything goes as planned, there will be 4 additional volumes, each closer to full campaign length than this one.
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