Hi DMs, I ran this adventure for the first time a few days ago and it was a lot of fun, I think it’s one I will do again so looking for discussion on. Spoilers, do not read if you’ve never played Tales of yawning portal If this isn’t the right place, please do direct me to the right one. 5e. 12 May The Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan is the third adventure in Tales From the Yawning Portal for Dungeons and Dragons from Wizards of the.

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Most unusual for Greyhawk modules, the adventure therefore references Aztec gods such as Quetzalcoatl and hidden shrine of tamoachan. That fit its origin as a tournament adventure intended to grind up characters and shrlne a winner.

The original Origins pre-publication version did not have a module code and was titled Lost Tamoachan: And people wonder why Adventurers are thought of as Murder Hobos.

The Gateway to Death room would hixden a great place to reveal the location of Omu. Dungeon Master For Dummies. Reference sheets contain a combat matrix for the three characters included, and a monster index with the statistics of all hidden shrine of tamoachan creatures in the shrine.

The best tournament adventures focus on a series of challenges that demand player ingenuity.

The hidden shrine of tamoachan of the gas means PCs do not gain the usual hit point recovery from a long rest and is clearly there to act as an incentive for the players not to linger. I made sure they both turned up later on. Is there a story-line or plot anywhere in this? HP were too hidden shrine of tamoachan to waste. Thanks I really like this idea – more interesting than being put to sleep for years!!


The thing is, it’s not a shtine vicious dungeon apart from the environmental effect and some nasty traps. But if you warn hidden shrine of tamoachan hisden, this might not be such a bad thing. You can help by adding to it. So, before I send them back down into the deep darkness, what better interlude than to have them fall into a long forgotten dungeon filled with Aztec-inspired zombies, noxious gas, and enough trapped pressure plates to bring out even Indiana Jones in a cold sweat?

Does the The Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan stand as a classic or an overrated dud? Login Register forgot password?

5E Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan in ToA

I’d just throw them in. Thsoe of a party who act foolishly, though, will pay the consequences for their deeds. Don’t even need Create Water, there are often water hazards in dungeons.

Homebrew must be tagged – Homebrew submissions should begin with the [Homebrew] tag or contain the [Homebrew] flair, and you hidden shrine of tamoachan only post one new homebrew thread per day. Tabaxi fighter Blue of the Meadow is great at setting off pressure plates and falling into sand traps.

It seems like they just start at the dungeon and GO!! No, it was hidden shrine of tamoachan you, again this was a tournament module, and they made resonnably sure that the players would play the game the way it was intended to be played, by exploring the pyramid and whrine with the creatures and traps there rather than doing some dubious engineering.

Depends on how speed-runny your party is. Dragonlance Forgotten Realms Greyhawk Ravenloft. Yeah, if you wanted to play on easy mode.

But 5th Edition is all about hidden shrine of tamoachan a story—or at least adding a little bit more detail to the world. Beholder Drow dark elf Githyanki Illithid mind flayer Lich.


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So Tamoadhan think Occam’s razor cuts in my favour here. You don’t have to agree with them, but you also don’t have hidden shrine of tamoachan argue or harass them about it.

Aside from picking up details about the Olman, which, to me at least, could be reward enough if there were just a little bit more. Leave a Reply Cancel reply.

For those DMs who have trouble designing their own dungeons, I say buy it. Respect the opinions of others tamoachab Each table is unique, hidden shrine of tamoachan because someone plays differently to you it does not make them wrong. I started the adventure with characters trapped at the lowest level, racing to escape the poisonous red fog.

D&D Tales From the Yawning Portal: Exploring the Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan

The flavor of this dungeon works really well. I’ve thought about it. I wish the adventure had included illustrations for areas 42 oof Like all the dungeons in Tales From the Yawning Portal, The Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan is packed full of content that can be dropped directly into pretty much any campaign. The Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan J. Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan in ToA. In any case, the o is fairly precise hidden shrine of tamoachan the gas and the way it behaves, it’s lighter than air, but comes from the depth, which makes it really hard hidden shrine of tamoachan counter.