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Shadows of the Carnival

GoblinReccomended for 3 to 6 characters, levels 4 to 7.  Designed originally for Forgotten Realms, easily adapts to any campaign world!

Welcome to "Shadows of the Carnival," a captivating Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition module that will transport you to a realm where mystery, magic, and the extraordinary collide. Step into the enchanting world of the Carnival of Lost Souls and prepare to embark on a journey like no other.

A Fantastical Twist on Traveling Carnivals

Drawing inspiration from the captivating allure of 1930s and 1940s American carnivals, this immersive module infuses the nostalgic charm of bygone eras with the rich tapestry of the D&D universe. Explore a place where the mundane and the extraordinary coexist beneath the colorful canvas of a mystical carnival.

Unravel the Sinister Secret

Beneath the whirlwind of laughter, wonder, and awe, a sinister secret lies concealed. The delicate threads that hold the world together are in danger of unraveling. As adventurers, your fate becomes intertwined with those who call the Carnival of Lost Souls their home. Can you navigate the alleys of intrigue and uncover the truth before it's too late?

Captivating Characters Await

Meet a diverse array of NPCs who will guide and challenge you along your journey. From the acrobatic Tabaxi duo, Anoush and Jasmine Threeclaws, to the enchanting fortuneteller, Svetlana of the Myst, and the charismatic ringmaster, Gahm Goldswan, you'll encounter captivating characters with their own unique stories and aspirations.

A Battle Between Light and Darkness

Prepare for heart-wrenching decisions, thrilling encounters, and the chance to determine the fate of not only the carnival but the entire realm. As you delve deeper, you'll face the machinations of demons and their deceitful servants, wielding the power to plunge the realms into darkness. Will you be the chosen few who possess the power to save the world?

An Epic Blend of Adventure and Intrigue

"Shadows of the Carnival" offers an enthralling blend of adventure, intrigue, and the fantastical. It seamlessly integrates into any D&D campaign setting, providing a thrilling experience for players and Dungeon Masters alike. Explore a realm where dreams and nightmares interlace, where the fate of the realms hangs in the balance.

Module Highlights

Over 100 pages of immersive content: Dive into a richly detailed adventure with Shadows of the Carnival. This module offers a substantial narrative experience, packed with captivating descriptions and engaging encounters that will keep players on the edge of their seats.

Detailed non-player characters: Meet a diverse cast of characters within the Carnival of Lost Souls. Each NPC comes to life with vivid descriptions, backstories, and unique personalities.

Four unique encounter areas: Explore the captivating corners of the carnival with four distinct encounter areas. Each area is meticulously crafted, providing a variety of challenges, secrets to uncover, and opportunities for roleplaying and combat.

Six full-color maps: Navigate the sprawling carnival grounds with ease using six beautifully designed, full-color maps.

Carnival Map

Three different "dungeons": Venture into the depths of three intriguing dungeons, each offering its own set of dangers, puzzles, and treasures. 

Introducing new monsters: Encounter three new, unique monsters that have been carefully crafted to fit seamlessly into the world of Shadows of the Carnival. Face off against these creatures in thrilling combat encounters, each with their own distinct abilities and challenges.

Comprehensive statblocks: No need to worry about flipping through rulebooks. Shadows of the Carnival provides detailed statblocks for all the monsters featured in the module. The information you need to run each encounter smoothly is right at your fingertips.

Bugbear Commander Skeleton Statblock Black Scale Demon Statblock

Detailed notes and descriptions for Dungeon Masters: Running an immersive adventure is made easier with the module's comprehensive notes and descriptions. From atmospheric details to NPC motivations and secrets, the module provides the DM with everything they need to bring the world of Shadows of the Carnival to life.

A balance of mystery, puzzle-solving, and combat: Shadows of the Carnival offers a perfect blend of mystery, puzzle-solving, and combat encounters. Engage your players' minds with thought-provoking puzzles, keep their adrenaline pumping with thrilling combat encounters, and immerse them in a world filled with intrigue and secrets waiting to be uncovered.

Shadows of the Carnival is a module that will captivate your players and challenge your skills as a Dungeon Master. Are you ready to dive into this immersive adventure where shadows and secrets intertwine?

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