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Magic Item Monday (Duty in Drak’kal): Skurgbomb

skurgbomb - Celurian-Bottle of Linium

Skurgbomb Aura faint conjuration; CL 3rd Slot none; Price 420 gp; Weight — DESCRIPTION A bronze holder encases this gold-stoppered bottle, its contents obscured by smoked glass. A skurgbomb is filled with the ethereal digestive juices of a skurgxon and anathema to all creatures (living, dead, or otherwise). Skurgbombs are splash weapons that deal 1d8+2 […]

Statblock Sunday (Duty in Drak’kal): Malfunctioning Skurgxon

malfunctioning skurgxon by Sara Shijo

When this creature scuttles an unlikely rustling whistle hums through the air, the wind blowing back the lank, off-yellow skin hanging from its mutated bones and twisting muscles as it moves toward you with alarming speed! MALFUNCTIONING SKURGXON     CR 5 XP 1,600 CE Medium outsider (native, extraplanar) Init -1; Senses darkvision 60 ft., lifesense, low-light vision; […]

Sidequest Saturday (Duty in Drak’kal): Issa’s Belongings

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After the party assists Stokva, when they inquire about Issa’s dream she’s reluctant to relate the horrifying story of Ullast’s disappearance and her struggle to get away from the creature that was after her, only revealing what she knows after the PCs successfully console her (a DC 12 Diplomacy check). “When I crested the hill outside […]

Story Locale (Duty in Drak’kal): Collapsing Slaughterhouse

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When the massive alligator made its escape from the Broztavya Circus’ animal tents in Disaster in Drak’kal, it tore through many buildings but none suffered more than Rizarkan Butchery. Their warehouse—filled with the carcasses of animals ripe for hunting in the spring—was ransacked by the reptile, so heavily damaged that its owners have completely abandoned […]

Trap Tuesday (Duty in Drak’kal): Reflection Pool Trap

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Reflection Pool Trap     CR 4 Type magical; Perception DC 22; Disable Device DC 21 Trigger proximity; Reset none Effect target becomes fascinated with his own reflection (target spends 5 hours working to maximize their own personal appearance and grooming; DC 14 Will save negates); confused condition (1d4 rounds; only occurs when the reflection pool […]

Magic Item Monday (Duty in Drak’kal): Peacock Helm

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Peacock Helm Aura faint enchantment; CL 5th Slot head; Price 17,000 gp; Weight 3 lbs. DESCRIPTION This bronze helm seems extraordinarily ordinary, albeit masterfully crafted. A peacock helm appears to be an ordinary bronze helmet until it is activated (a standard action), at which point a plume of magnificently colored peacock feathers extend and fan […]

Magic Item Monday (Duty in Drak’kal): Temper Rod

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Temper Rod Aura faint evocation, CL 2nd Slot none; Price 4,000 gp, Weight 1 lb. DESCRIPTION As the city guards unsheathe their temper rods, a dazzling display of dancing blue light erupts before their silhouettes, accompanied by the sizzle-like sound and baritone hum of an active electrical current. A temper rod is a short, thick […]

Sidequest Saturday (Duty in Drak’kal): Lair of the Bard Monkey

lair of the bard monkey map

Drak’kal’s newly minted tax collectors are called into Antonio Casta’s office with an urgent request (after dealing with Rabblerouser and the Klavekian Mob outside, of course, though some parties may do so reluctantly). Dispensing with the usual niceties, the Dockmaster gets straight to the point. Friends, a golden opportunity has arisen with the two skinflints, […]

ADVENTURER’S WEEKLY #5: Rocky Arrival

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We are posting early because the Into the Wintery Gale Kickstarter ENDS TODAY! Pledge now before this project’s funding period ends! For $15 you get a digital PDF of the epic viking adventure (with optional sidequests, taking PCs from levels 8 though 13!), the bestiary, the magic item compendium, 5 mini-dungeons, the encounter deck, the player’s guide, […]