In a month or so I plan on running Expedition to Castle Ravenloft with my group. This being partially inspired by the vampire kick I’ve been on. Expeditio n to Castle Ravenloft cenrers around the vampire. Strahd von Zarovich. As Dungeon Master,you must play him as carefully as the playe rs run their cha. CASTLE RAVENLOFT? The Expedition to Castle Raventoft campaign adventure is designed for four 6th-level Duucaous ┬┐St [email protected] charac- ters (though.

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Saturday, 11th November, Only within the castle can he benefit from the ill luck of others. Ccastle up using Facebook. Adriehalf elven bard. The original module changed according to the Tarokka reading and PC activities.

The players will not be aware at first that we are going through this.

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This being partially inspired ravenlft the vampire kick I’ve been on, as well as wanting to see what this Strahd guy is all about when I read of him a couple years ago. As PCs, this means you’ll need 33.5 explore the countryside and sneak through Castle Ravenloft lest you face Strahd ill equipped.

To start the adventure, the PCs receive a letter, ostensibly from the burgomaster of Barovia. One of the amazing things about the original Ravenloft module is that its fans never grew tired of running or playing in it.

This returned the adventure to its roots, stripping the demiplane setting of the Ravenloft campaign.

She begs the PCs to find her husband, or at least his body. If Expedition to Castle Ravenloft takes place in the Forgotten Realms setting, consider using this hook instead of or in addition to any of the others included here. The board game is a stand alone board game based loosely on the 4.

My players weren’t really optimized bugbear paladin, drow cleric, blaster sorceror, undead hunting ranger, and a rogue:: Expedition to Castle Ravenloft”. In order to make best use of the Sunsword, however, the PCs must first destroy the Dayheart, which gives Strahd immunity to sunlight. If Expedition to Castle Ravenloft takes place in the Eberron setting, consider using this hook instead of or in addition to any of the others included here. The mists seem like a good mechanism already in place.


Combined with other rumors and information, this letter brings them to Strahd’s domain and plants the seeds of their adventure.


Ready for the final confrontation, the PCs explore the rest of the castle until they encounter Strahd again in the room foretold by the Fortunes of Ravenloft. How, then, should you deal with dead characters — and, more to the point, their players? The PCs come to Barovia at Strahd’s invitation and remain there for weeks, exploring the lands surrounding the village before attempting an assault on the castle itself. Any advice for trimming down the castle, or should I leave it as is and let the players realize that they should probably just avoid most of these things?

The PCs should have one good fight ravenkoft the streets of the village you might need to increase the numbers or strength of the opponents before entering the church to find Danovich and the blaspheme.

We got through the first section. Danovich’s library contains no mention of the Tome of Strahd.

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If it is, you need to decide what type of caster you want him to be and then either build him yourself or ask the playground to help. Strahd can spend action points just as characters can — and he does so freely, knowing that his supply will quickly be replenished.

Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. The NPCs had strong motives and personalities that were the basis of their actions. For more information about Wizards of the Coast or any of Wizards’ trademarks or other intellectual property, please visit their website at www.

With less then two months till Halloween I’m going to start and run it as a mini arc in my campaign. In that case, you can select material from this book to build one long session that comprises five or six encounters. The nonlinear nature of this adventure means its encounters are largely self-contained, a feature that encourages “plundering. Sign up or log in Sign up castpe Google. The PCs quickly meet Ismark and Ireena, and Ireena pleads with them to destroy Strahd before he can finish what he has begun and make her his vampire bride.


To make things worse, anyone infected by zombies becomes a zombie if killed or severely injured. Curse of Strahd has more in common with the original I6 Ravenloft it would seem.

An earnest young priest of Lathander contacts the PCs. The mighty weapon disappeared from knowledge centuries ago, but the PCs’ research indicates that it was last used in the remote mountain valley of Barovia.

Last edited by Boci; at Check out the Filter FAQ. The really fun part about it is that our party has leveled like crazy started at lvl6 now at 12 but we still have had casualties our monk died twice lol. If you use this model, the PCs should begin at 8th level in order to have a chance against Strahd by the climax. A constable, duty collector, or other official in one of the regions near Barovia asks the PCs to help root out a group of smugglers operating in the area.

Take a look at a few excerpts, worthy DMs, and see what horror you can bring to the table. I’m wondering myself and would like to add the 2e House of Strahd to the mix. The PCs are called on to quell the incursion, if only to ravwnloft themselves.

Do they run out of prey? Strahd, were-wolves, vistani, hags, etc.