Dungeon Issue #170
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By David Noonan
The Scales of War Adventure Path continues into the epic tier when the characters are visited by an enigmatic new ally who sends them on a quest to the Shadowfell to hunt down a lich working for Tiamat. But their journey first takes them to Monadhan, a Domain of Dread ruled by a powerful undead dragon dark lord. The characters must locate the entrance to the lich's lair and defeat the dark lord while dealing with a figure straight from the pages of legend who is both ally and enemy. A Scales of War adventure for 21st-level PCs.
By Brian R. James and Matt James
Barbarian attacks in the Moonsea North send panicked refugees pouring into the port city of Phlan. Something ominous and ancient drives the horse nomads to attack their neighbors. Poised to shatter the ancient monument keeping him from Faerûn, a "lost god" from Toril's past sends an agent from the Elemental Chaos to herald his long prophesized return. An adventure for 13th-level PCs.
By Bruce R. Cordell
Aboleths are among the most terrifying and alien threats in existence. Learn about one of their strongholds, complete with sample encounters and several new aboleth varieties, and prepare to turn your adventurers into thralls devoted to their new aboleth masters.
By Chris Sims
The capital of Aundair in Eberron is explored in detail in this first in a three-part series on Fairhaven. In this article, learn more about the most prominent and important locations in the city.
By Chris Youngs
Chris discusses short adventures, more adventures, and heroic tier adventures.
By James Wyatt
James discusses the latest changes to his fledgling campaign.
By Mike Mearls
Mike continues to educate on the nature of skill challenges, with unique applications and examples.
By Stephen Radney-MacFarland
A DM's best friend? Stephen Radney-MacFarland, back with advice about getting the most from gaming conventions.
The month, let the real world—past or present—inspire your next adventure.
The Halloween season is here, and we have lots of scary stuff this month to celebrate!
This month, evil forces have conquered the fortress of Ghere Thau. A terrible curse has befallen the villagers of Arnesbloom. And Lolth conspires to take Mystra’s place as the god of magic.