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DnD Adv 1002 Relic Hunter Magic Saddlebags

Dungeons and Dragons – Mystara

Adventures AC 1002 – Relic Hunter – Magic Saddlebags

Magic Saddlebags

Source: The Emirates of Ylaruam (gaz2)

This adventure was originally part of the Basic Adventures section of Gazetteer 2 – The Emirates of Ylaruam which I modified and one of the changes to be investigated as part of the Wrath of the Immortals storyline.

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This features in the following sections:

  • Gazetteer – Ylaruam
  • Timeline
    • AC 1002 – Relic Hunter – Magic Saddlebags. A chance to find a magical item.

The Original Concept

Recently a poor fisherman of the Nithian coastal plain drew in a sealed lamp with his net. He opened the sealed lamp and freed a djinn, who rewarded him with these saddlebags, from which may be drawn a sumptuous feast three times daily. The quality of the food is said to have been fit for a sultan.

Staging: The PCs are hired by a noble and given a substantial sum to purchase this item from the fisherman. The PCs discover the identity and residence of the fisherman (through the Vouchery of Taxation, storytellers, local gossips), and visit him, to be told that the youngest son of the fisherman has stolen the bags and disappeared. The fisherman and his wife plead with the PCs to find their boy, to tell him to return, and all will be forgiven.

The boy, a nitwit, boasts and shows his treasure wherever he goes, thereby leaving a trail anyone could follow. A group of scruffy bandits not much smarter than gully dwarves overhear his boasts, and do manage to follow and kidnap the boy, who is now being held at the bandit’s stronghold until he can be persuaded to reveal the command words for the saddlebags.

The PCs should scourge the evil and lackwitted bandits, rescue the wayward son and saddlebags, returning them to the fisherman, purchase the saddlebags from the fisherman for a princely sum, and present the saddlebags to their employer and receive generous praise and reward.

Details

  • Adventure Level: 1-3, Basic (converts to 1 to 5)
  • Topic: Magical Treasure that is different every year.
  • Interesting Features: A treasure that helps you breathe underwater.
  • Campaign Hook: A chance to delve into the history of the hero.

Note: See Ylaruam Adventures relating to Relic Hunter details. I intend for this item to be linked to other locations and adventures at various level, so gaining the item is not the end of the storyline. The item will also have other abilities once it enters play.

The Outcome

Not run as part of the campaign.

Can be run anywhere in the first five years of the campaign from year One to Year Five, and can be adapted to run at other levels as an ongoing adventure option.

Conclusion

More to be written about the outcome.

D&D Adventures

Introduction: (13/13) – Alfheim, Atruaghin Clans, Broken Lands, Darokin, Ethengar, Five Shires, Glantri, Ierendi, Karameikos, Minrothad, Northern Reaches, Rockhome, Ylaruam

Annual: (6/11) – Atruaghin Clans Ascension, Ethengar Totems, Land of Black Sands, Mystery (of the Duke’s Road Massacres, of the Forgotten Dungeon, of the Hidden Kingdoms of Dragons)

Phase 1
(Tier 1 – Introduction 11/46)

AC 1000 (Year 1) – (2/8) – Lord of Lance Rock, Relic Hunter (Dragon Hatchery)

AC 1001 (Year 2) – (1/8) – Relic Hunter (Tomb of Moving Stones)

AC 1002 (Year 3) – (3/9) – Business (Bargewright Inn), Cult (of the Feathergale Knights), Mystery (of the Missing Delegation)

AC 1003 (Year 4) – (3/10) Cult (of the Riverguard Keep), Mystery (in Atruaghin’s Palace, of the Iceshield Orcs)

AC 1004 (Year 5) – (2/11) – Cult (of the Sacred Stone), Mystery (in the Silver Sierras), School Assignment (Lupins or Werewolves)

Phase 2
(Tier 2 – Investigation 16/50)

AC 1005 (Year 6) – (12/19) – Rheddrian’s Investigation Bureau, Cult (of the Scarlet Moon, of the Valley of Death), Mystery (in Aegos, in Sundsvall, in Thyatis City, of the Alphatian Duellers, of the Dead Elf, of the Great Gnome Caravan, of the Magic Mirror, of the Missing Pilgrims), Relic Hunter (Dinosaurs)

1006 AC (Year 7) – (6/12) – Mystery (Dinner Assassins, in Radlebb Woods, in Ringrise, in Wendar, of the Dual Memories), Time Travel Castle Amber

1007 AC (Year 8) – (5/16) – Thanatos and the Azcans, Thanatos and the Milenians, Thanatos and the Nithians, Thanatos and the Shahjapurs, The Day Magic Died

Year 9 – 6, Year 10 – 5

Phase 3 (Tier 3 – War 28), Year 11 – 10, Year 12 – 5, Year 13 – 4, Year 14 – 4, Year 15 – 4

Phase 4 (Tier 4 – Conclusion 7) Year 16 – 3, Year 17 – 2, Year 18 – 1, Year 19 – 1, Year 20

Phase 5 (Tier 5 – tba)

Phase 6 (Tier 6 – tba)

WRATH Campaign

Campaign References: Books, Base Calendar (Darokin, Ethengar, Five Shires, Glantri, Karameikos, Minrothad, Rockhome), Personalities, Transports (Airships, Ground, Ships)

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Game ManagementAnnotated Stat Block, Character Creation, Choosing a New Campaign, Gaming over Skype, GM’s Luck Roll, Tracking Experience

Class Builds – Artificer – Bombardier (Tinkerkin), Barbarian – Totem Warrior (Ethegnarian), Totem Warrior (Heldannic), Bard – College of Valour (Sunfey), Druid – Circle of Dreams (Woodfey), Circle of the Tree of Life (Seasonfey), Fighter – Battlemaster (Seashire), Eldritch Knight (Kerendan), Weapons Master (Makai), Weapons Master (Stonebound), Monk – Way of the Elements (Waterchild), Paladin – Oath of Radiance (Sunfey), Oath of Vengeance (Firechild), Sorcerer – Wild Magic (Shadowfey), Warlock – Celestial (Sunfey), Wizard – Bladesinger (Seasonfey), Dragon – White. Multiclass – Cleric/Wizard (Ethengarian), Rogue/Cleric (Atruaghin), Rogue/Sorcerer (Seashire), Wizard/Rogue (Traladaran)

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