VAMPIRE ILLITHID​

My PCs have conquered the bad guys in “A Darkness Gathering” and now head off to the North in “Masters of Eternal Night“. They are excavating a crater and revealing the wreckage of a crashed mind flayer planetismal craft dating back to the days of the illthid empire. One of the rooms contains the planetismals […]

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SEMPITERNAL, THE ELDEST BRAIN

My PCs have conquered the bad guys in “A Darkness Gathering” and now head off to the North in “Masters of Eternal Night“.   There is a very cool encounter with an undead elder brain that, is literally, the eldest brain, because it was around during the time of the illithid empire.  The players can […]

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OCULUS, CRGENT’S BODYGUARD

My PCs have conquered the bad guys in “A Darkness Gathering” and now head off to the North in “Masters of Eternal Night“.  As the PCs open the fleshy sphincter to Crgent’s room he mind blasts them. The monk charges in and the oculus drops from the roof engulfing him. The original bodyguard was a […]

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CRGENT, NEGLIGENT CARETAKER

My PCs have conquered the bad guys in “A Darkness Gathering” and now head off to the North in “Masters of Eternal Night“.  This adventure has a lot of mind flayers so I created slightly different versions to make any battles a bit more interesting. Crgent is found in area 25 along with his oculus bodyguard […]

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Great Ice Crab

My PCs have conquered the bad guys in “A Darkness Gathering” and now head off to the North in “Masters of Eternal Night“.  This is one of the possible encounters the PCs may stumble upon as part of the skill challenge. Inspiration: Dark Souls great crab. GREAT ICE CRAB Medium monstrosity, unaligned Armor class 17 (natural armor) […]

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Boss Fight: Shuluth the Ultitharid

The fourth and final boss of a darkness gathering adventure the mind flayer mastermind, Shuluth.  This was an interesting encounter.  Originally designed for 8 PCs only 4 turned up on the day.  The party also fought through the neo-otuygh random encounter, 2 urophions (solo) and then 1 urophion supported by mind flayer psychic warriors (nicknamed “Cid” and “Demon” […]

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Starry Golem

A supporting “mook” for a boss fight for my converted darkness gathering adventure (this is a mook because it’s not really a challenge for 8 x level 16 PCs, just a roadblock). This golem was in the original.  Though it was a standard golem in the adventure its description was quite original and inspired this modified […]

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Celestial Children

A supporting “mook” for a boss fight for my converted darkness gathering adventure. Inspired by the original Bloodborne “kin” monster. CELESTIAL CHILDREN STAR SPAWN GRUE Huge Swarm of Small aberrations, neutral evil Armour Class 11 Hit Points 175 (50d6) Speed 30 ft. STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA 6 (-2) 13 (+1) 10 (+0) 9 (-1) 11 […]

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