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Lu n d s t r o m ,

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a n d t h e Tyranny ofDragons o n li n e a p p e n d ix to

 

p

la y

t h r o u g h

b o t h

t h is

a d v e n t u r e

a n

d

its

The

Rise of Tiamat. B o t h t h e r

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o w n lo a d e d

fo r fre e

u

le s

a

n d

t h

d

at D u n g e o n s a n

s e q u e l, d ix

e

D r a g o n

a p p e n

c a n s .c o m .

b e

W

ith la u rels

p la

c e d

w h e r e

th e y

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g

a n d

th e

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to

e n jo y th is

c a m

p a ig n

at y o u r

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g e rtip s ,

p r o c e e d .

G o o d

lu ck ,

a n d

g o o d

(d ra g o n )

h u n tin g!

M ik e

M a y

M ea rls

2 0 1 4

Playtesters: M e l i s s a

Ba s s e t t ,

A n d

r e

Be g i n

,

M i k

C a l o

w ,

M

e l a n i e

C o t e ,

M

a n o n

C r e v ie r ,

Be n

D a n

d e r s o n ,

D av e

 

Ea d i e ,

Fr a n

k

Fo u li s ,

Ro d r ig o

G o r g u l h o ,

Pe t e

 

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L

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G u l l i v e r ,

Jo

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G r i f f it h Yan

K a u f f m a n n ,

La c h a r i t e ,

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a r l o s

Ed u a r d o

La n d i m

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p e s ,

Ju l i a

Jo s e p h Ro d r ig o

L o p e

s ,

La n d i m ,

M

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Er i c

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Ler o u C l a u

x , d i o

Po z a s ,

Pa u l a

Po z

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C o u n t

Re s p o n s e ,

Sa r a

Se r

, v i n ,

Ro b in

St

a c e y ,

Ja i m

e

T h a y e r ,

K eo

 

k i

Y o u n g

Disclaimer: Thefollowing

adventure cont ains chromatic

dragons. Wizards o f the Coast

cannot be held liablef o r charact ers who are incinerated,

dissolved, frozen, poisoned, or

elect rocut ed.

O N THE COVER

In

Ra y m o G l a z h

t u r n i n g

f o r

lacia l

t h is

g n d a e l

s c e n e

Sw a n l a n d

t a k e s

ic e

it s

in t r u d e r s

d r a c o n i c

il lu s t r a t e d

w h i t e

b y d r a g o n e x t r e m e s ,

, s c u l p t u r e

in t o

lair.

g r is ly

t h e

t o

d e c o r a t i o n s

T a b l

e

o f

C o

n

t

e n

t

s

Map: The Sword Coast

4

Third Floor

57

Introduction

5

Map: Castle Naerytar Level 3

58

Background

5

Beneath the Castle

59

Overview

5

Map: Castle Naerytar Dungeon

60

Episode 1: Greenest in Flam es

6

Rewards

61

Character H ooks

6

Episode 7: Hunting L o d ge

62

The Approach

6

General Features

62

General Features

7

Castle in the Clouds

62

Wandering Encounters

7

Important Nonplayer Characters

63

Missions

8

Through the Gate

63

Map: Greenest

10

Outside the Lodge

63

Episode 2: Raiders’ Cam p

13

Lodge Ground Floor

65

Tracking the Raiders

14

Map: Hunting Lodge Ground Floor

66

The Cam p

16

Lodge Upper Floor

68

Map: Raider Camp 16

Map: Hunting Lodge Upper Floor

70

Rewards

19

Traveling to Parnast

71

Episode 3: Dragon Hatchery

20

Episode

Map:

8: Castle in the Clouds

72

Map: Dragon Hatchery

23

Parnast

73

Rewards

27

Skyreach Castle

75

Episode 4: On the R oad

28

Map: Skyreach Castle

76

Elturel

28

Concluding the Adventure

86

Baldur’s G ate

30

Appendix

A:

Backgrounds

87

Fellow Travelers

31

Appendix

B:

M onsters

88

Life on the Road

33

Appendix

C:

Magic Ite m s

94

Random Road Events

33

Planned Road Events

37

Episode 5: Construction A h e a d

39

Waterdeep

39

Northbound, Again

40

Carnath Roadhouse

40

Map: Carnath Roadhouse

41

Tracking the Load

42

Grudge M atch

42

Episode 6: Castle Naerytar

43

Traveling to the Castle

43

Castle Naerytar

45

Squaring Off Against the Cult of the Dragon

48

Approaching Castle Naerytar 49

Outside Castle Naerytar Inside Castle Naerytar Ground Floor Map: Castle Naerytar Ground Floor Second F loor

Outside Castle Naerytar Inside Castle Naerytar Ground Floor Map: Castle Naerytar Ground Floor Second F loor
Outside Castle Naerytar Inside Castle Naerytar Ground Floor Map: Castle Naerytar Ground Floor Second F loor
Outside Castle Naerytar Inside Castle Naerytar Ground Floor Map: Castle Naerytar Ground Floor Second F loor
Outside Castle Naerytar Inside Castle Naerytar Ground Floor Map: Castle Naerytar Ground Floor Second F loor

49

50

50

51

54

I n

t

r

o

d u c

t

i o

n

T yranny of Dragons is

tw o

a d v en tu re

C h a r a cte rs

b e g in

at

a n

e p ic

s t o r y

p r o d u cts ,

o f w h ic h

1st lev el, a n d

t o ld

a c r o s s

th is is

th e

b y

th e first.

e n d

o f

Hoard of the Dragon Queen, t h e y s h o u ld b e 7 th o r 8 th

le

v

e l

a n d

r e a d

y

t o

c o

n t in u e

w it h

The Rise of Tiamat. T h e

id

e

a l

p a r ty

s iz

e

is

fo u r

ch a ra

cte r s .

If y o u

r

g r o u p

is la rg er

o r

s m a lle r,

y o u

c a n

a d ju s t

th e

a d v e n tu re ’s d ifficu lty b y

S e c

r

e t

s

T h e

T ia m a t

in c r e a s e d

C u lt

o f th e

in to

t h e

D r a g o n

w o r ld

h a s

t h u s

th e

a ctivity a lo n g

k ep t

s e cr e t

its

far.

M a n y

k n o w

S w o r d

C o a s t,

g o a l

to

o f t h e

b rin g

c u lt ’s

in

e s p e c ia lly

th e n o rth

,

b u t

th e

re a

s o n s

b e h in d

th e

re s u r g

e n c e

a re

u

n k n o w n .

 

re

d

u cin g

o r

in c re

a s in g

th e

n

u m

b e r

o

f

e n e m

ie s

p

re s e n t

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a g iv en

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w

 

Tyranny of Dragons is s e t in t h

e

F o r g

o t t e n

R e a lm s

o n

F

a e r u n ’s

w e s t e r n

s h o r e — t h e

S w o r d

C

o

a s t .

A

th in str i p

o f civ iliz a tio n s tre tc h e s

d o w n

th is

co a s t,

w h e r e

w id e ly

B e s id

e

ith

s m a ll

R a th

h is

s

h is

cu ltis ts ,

to

th e

S e v e r in

o f th e

h a s

fo rg e d

W iz a r d s

a n f T h ay.

o

a llia n ce

T h is

n a m e d

T a m

fro m

b e lie v e s

th a t

in

a

s p lin te r fa ctio n

a n d

s e cre tiv e

M o d a r,

p o s itio n

p lo ts

o v e r

R e d

le d

b y

a n

th e

W iz a rd s .

lich

g ro u p ,

u n s e a t

R e d

o u tca s t

S z a s s

R a th

s

p a c e d

c it ie s

a re

a rr a n g e d

lik e

b e a d

s

o n

a

c o

m ­

e

x c h a n g e

fo r

h is

h elp

in

re le a s in g

T iam a t,

s h e

w ill

gran t

b

in a tion o

f ro a d s

a n d

w a g o n

tr a ck s

lo o s e ly

s trin g . A c o n n e c t

th e

h

im

th e

p o w e r

h e

n e e d s

to

o v e r th

ro

w

S z a s s

T a m .

citie s th at s tre tch fr o m

L u s k a n

in

th e n o rth

to

C a lim p o rt

 

in th

a

ld

B

e

u r ’s

s o u th

a

G

,

te ,

p a s s in g

a n d

th ro u

r

g h

g r e a t

o t h e

N ev erw in ter, W a te rd e e p ,

p o r t s

a lo

n g

t h e

w a y.

 

C u

l

t

O

r

g

a

n

i z a

t

i o

n

T

h e

C u lt

o f th e

D r a g o n

is

o rg a n iz e d

in

w h ic h

T

b

h

e tw e e n

b u lk

e

B

o

th is a d v en tu re

f

a ld u r’s

G a te

a n d

ta k es p la ce

o n th e s tretch

N e ve rw in te r.

s iz e

in

e

rs in

fr o m

ju s t

a

th e

cu lt a re

h a n d fu l

k n

o w n

c e lls , to

v a ry L e a d ­ a n d

o f m e m b e r s

W e a r e r s

s c o r e s .

o f P u r p

le ,

Adventure Supplements. Y o u c a n p la y t h is a d v e n tu r e

th e y

o u tra n k

n o rm a l

cu

a s ltists , b u t

n o

fo rm a l

g ra d e s

e x is t

w ith ju s t th e D u n g e o n

s

&

D

r a g

o n

s

b a s ic

ru

le s

a n d

th e

w ith in

th e

ra n k s

o f

th e

W e a r e r s

o f

P u rp le .

Tyranny of Dragons a p p e n d ix

o n lin

e ,

w h

d e s c r ib e d

ic h

c o

n t a in s

 

A

lth o u g h

th e

cu lt

u s e s

re g a lia in

its

ritu a ls a n d

its

a

ll th e

m o n s te rs

a n d

m a g ic

ite m s

n ot

in th is

d

ista n t c a

m

p s ,

m e m b

e r s

w h

o

o p e ra te

in

p u b lic

p la c e s

b

o o k .

B o th

o f th

e s e

s u

p p

le m e n ts

a re

a v a ila b le

a s

fre e

d

r e s s

a n d

a ct

n

o d iffe ren

tly fro m

a n y o n e

e lse .

 

d

o w n lo a d s

o n

D

u n g e o n s a n d D r a g o n s .c o m .

 

T

h e

cu lt

is

n o t

a b o v e

h

ir in

g

m e r c e n a r ie s

w h e n

it

h a s

Character Advancement. A t y o u r o p t io n , y o u c a n u s e

s

s

to

fu lfill.

In d e e d ,

m a n y

o f

th e

“cu ltis ts ” that

th

e

m ile s to n

e

e x p e r ie n c e

ru le. U

n d

e r

th is

ru le, y o u

p ick

p e c ia l jo b ch a ra cte rs

e n co u n te r

in

th e first th re e

e p is o d e s

o f th is

ce

r

ta in

e v en ts

in th e

c a m p a ig n

th at

ca u s e

th e ch a ra cte rs

a

d v en tu re

a re

w o r k in g

fo r

pay.

 

t

o le v e l u p . In Hoard of the Dragon Queen, th e c h a r a c ­

 

ters g a in

a

lev e l a fter

co m p le tin g

e a ch

e p is o d e

e x ce p t

O v e r

v i e w

 

e

p is o d e

5.

 

D

u rin g

th e tim e

co v e r e d

b y

th e

first h a lf o f th is

a d v en ­

B a c k g r

 

d

 

tu re, th e

cu lt

a lre a d y

h a s

s e v e ra l

o f th e

five d ra g o n

 

o

u

n

m a s k

s . W h ile

th e

cu lt w

o r k

s

to

g a in

m o r e ,

S e v e r in

T h e

ce n tu rie s .

C u lt

o f th It h

D r a g o n

e

a s

fo c u s e d

h a s o n

b e e n

a ctive in

u n d e a d

F a e ru n

fo r

d ra g o n s

m

a k in g

to

itia tes

re c ru itin g

in

th e

s e c o n d

d ra g o n s

p a rt a n d

o

f h is

p la n

g

a s s e m b lin

to

a

r e le a s e tr e a s u re

T ia m a t:

h o a rd

fu

lfill

a

p r o p h e c y

m

o s t

o

f th a t t im e ,

b u t

t h

a t’s

c h a n g in g .

D r

a

g

o

n

M

a s k

s

T

h e

n e w

le a d e r

o f th e

cu lt is

a C a lish ite

n

a m e d

S e v e r in

S ilra jin , w h o

b e lie v e s

th at re a l

d r a c o n ic

k n o w

le d g e

a n d

p o w e r

b e lo n g s

to

liv in g

d r a g o n s ,

n ot

u n d e a d

o n e s .

S

e v e r in ’s

a m b it io n

a m u s e d

T ia m a t,

s o

s h e

r e v e a le d

t h e

e

x is te n ce

o f five

d ra g o n

m a s k s

to

h im — o n e

fo r

e a ch

ch

r o m a tic

d ra g o n

co lo r.

In d ivid u ally, th e s e a n cien t

m

a

s k s

a

llo w w

e a r e r s

to

c o m m u n ic a

te w ith

d ra g o n s .

M

o

r e

im

p o rta n tly ,

a

p e r s o n

w h o

is e ru d ite

in

d r a c o n ic

lo

re

b

e c o m e s

a

w

y r m s p e a k e r

w

h ile

w e a rin g

th e

m a sk ,

w

o r th y

o

f th e

q u e e n

o f ev il

d ra g o n

s .

T

h

e s e

e ffo r ts

d ra w

th e

c h

a

ra ct e r s ’ a tten tion

to

th e cu lt.

 
 

T

h

e

a ctio n

b e g in s

w h e n

a

to w n

c o m

e

s

u n d e r

a tta ck

b

y

a

d ra

g o n

a n d

its

a llie s .

C

h

a ra c te r s

ca n

in te rv e n e

to

s

a v e

to w n s fo lk ,

but

n ot

b e fo r e

a tta ck ers c a r r y

a w

a y

a n

im p o rta n t

s ch o la r.

W h ile

r e s c u in g

th at ca p tiv e

fro m

th e

ra id e r s ’

ca m p ,

ch a r a c te r s

le a rn

th ey

a re

u p

a g a in st

th e

C

u lt

o f th e

D

ra g o n

,

a n d

th e y

h a v e

th e

ch

a n c e

to

d e s tro y

a

s u b te rra n e a n

d ra g o n

h a tch e ry that th e cu lt

g u a rd s .

T

h e

h

a tch e ry p

ro v id e s

c lu e s

to

th e

cu

lt’s o p e ra tio n

 

a

n d

s e n

d

s

th e

ch a ra

cte rs

o n

a

lo n g jo u r n e y

n o rth w a rd .

D

u rin g

th at trip, th e y

fa c e

th re a ts fro m

th e

cu lt

a n d

g a in

w

h

ic h

a llo w s

th e

w e a r e r

to

th in k lik e

a

d ra g o n

, gain

 

s

fa

v

or

a m o n g

d ra g o n

s ,

a n d

s u b tly

in flu e n ce

th

e ir

b e h

a v ­

o

o m e

u n e x p

e c te d

a llie s

w

ith in

th e Z h e n ta rim

,

a

w y

o rg a n iz a tio n

w

ith

a n

u n s a v o ry

h isto ry . N

s h a d ­ o f

o rth

ior. W h e n

m

a

p

a ll five

a re

b ro u g h

t tog eth e r, th e y m a g ica lly

e r g e in t o a s in g le Mask of the Dragon Queen. W it h th e

s s e m b le d

r is o n

m a s k ,

th e

N in e

in

th e

cu lt

H e lls.

c a n

r e le a s e

T ia m

a t

fr o m

h er

A fte r

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(su b tly g u id e d

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re e n e s t.

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m o r e

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r e e n f ie l d s .

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s

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see

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b e r t

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in

ch

a r g e

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d e fe n s e

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in st ead

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p

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b

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th e

tu n n e l

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yo u

see

co lu m n s

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b lack

sm o k e

r isi n g

f r o m

s a lly

p o r t

(s e e

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O ld

T u n n e l”

a n d

“ T h e

S a lly

th e P o r t”

b

u r n in

g

b u ild i n g

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n in

g

f ig u r es

t h at

ar e

lit t le

m

o r e

t h an

d

o t s

at

t h is

d ist a n ce,

an d

a

d ar k ,

w in g ed

sh ap e

w h e e li n

g

lo

w

o ve r

t

h e

k eep

t h a t

rises ab o

ve

t h e

ce n t e r

o

f t h e

t o w

n .

G

r e e n e s t

is

b ein g

at t ack ed

by

a

d r ag o n !

 

T

h e

s e q u

e n c e

o f

e v e n ts

that fo llo w

is

u p

to

y o u

a n d

th

e