Tag: Heart of the Iron God

‘Heart of the Iron God’ New Magic Items (Spoilers)

The following two items are new magic items for characters to discover in the adventure ‘Heart of the Iron God.’ Boccob’s Blessed Book Wondrous item, rare This well-made tome is always of small size, typically no more than 12 inches tall, 8 inches wide, and 1 inch thick. All such books are durable, waterproof, bound […]

Will-o’-Wisp, Advanced | New Monster for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Will-o’-wisps are malevolent, wispy balls of light that haunt lonely places and battlefields, bound by dark fate or dark magic, to feed on fear and despair. Will-o’-Wisp, Advanced Tiny undead, chaotic evil Armor Class 19 Hit Points 63 (14d4 + 28) Speed 0 ft., fly 50 ft. (hover) Abilities Str 1 (-5), Dex 28 (+9), Con […]

Xentarich, Human Archmage | NPC for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition (Spoilers)

Warning: if you are in my Saturday group (especially if your name is Jordan) do not read this as it contains spoilers. Xentarich is a man who craves absolute power and wealth, yet has no qualms about the methods he employs to get them. Xentarich is bald and well-tanned, and some of his features appear […]

Khrull, Half-Orc Death Cleric | NPC for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition (Spoilers)

Khrull is an agent sent by the church of Erythnul to ensure that Xentarich does not stray from his mission of destruction. This is a source of conflict between the two, in that Xentarich prefers destruction only where it is profitable. Khrull does not get on well with the crew except for the Storm Hammers, […]

Glymm, Gnome Illusionist | NPC for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition (Spoilers)

Glymm is the leader of the gnome technicians and the chief pilot of the Colossus. He has Xentarich’s respect for his technical prowess. Glymm often plays practical jokes on the bugbears (particularly with his bag of tricks) so they hate the small illusionist (and might even attempt to slay him in a particularly chaotic battle). […]

‘Heart of the Iron God’ Part 4 – Adventure for 13th-Level Characters

This is the fourth part to my 5th edition conversion of the 3rd edition adventure, ‘Heart of the Iron God.’ It covers the final chambers of the Colossus, 25 – 27, the adventure conclusion, and the appendix. If you haven’t already viewed the first part already, be sure to start there. ‘Heart of the Iron God’ […]

Torax, Minotaur Barbarian | NPC for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Torax, a minotaur barbarian, is fiercely loyal to Xentarich and maintains order among the troops. The crew, except Xentarich, view him with great fear and always treat him with respect. Torax usually watches over the gnomes in area 14. Torax Large monstrosity, lawful evil Armor Class 21 (+2 plate, ring of protection) Hit Points 230 […]

Chaos Beast | New Monster for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

These horrific creatures have mutable, ever-changing forms. Their deadly touch can make opponents melt into formless goo. There’s no telling what a chaos beast will look like. One moment, it might be a towering horror of hooks and fangs, all pulpy flesh and exposed veins, and the next, a slithering mass of ropy, vermillion-tipped tentacles. […]

‘Heart of the Iron God’ Storm Hammers | New NPC for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Turik, Poolish, Qar, and Vermikai form the Storm Hammers, a group of elite bugbear shock troopers employed by Xentarich. They are fiercely loyal to the wizard and fight to the death to defend him from harm. The characters might encounter the Storm Hammers on the ground. If they make it inside the Colossus without facing […]

‘Heart of the Iron God’ Nighthawks | New NPCs for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

The Nighthawks are a band of famous thieves. Their members include five men, Riskat, Loomis, Welsfin, Boris, and Evert, and one woman, Portitia. Presently, two Nighthawks are stationed in area 4; they rain arrows down on the villages the Colossus attacks. The remaining four spend most of their time in area 13 preparing to strap […]

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