Today we are taking a glance at “Phandelver and Below: The Shattered Obelisk“, an upcoming addition to the Dungeons and Dragons universe that will take adventurers on a new journey from level 1 to 12. This expansion promises a gripping foray into the world of dark cults and inscrutable mysteries and should not be overlooked by those who have a fondness for a well-structured D&D dungeon crawl, infused with a contemporary element of horror.
Setting the Scene
This adventure sets sail in the well-recognized locale of Phandalin, a favorite from the classic Lost Mine of Phandelver. But tranquility is short-lived as a malevolent cult shadows over this peaceful town. Players will find themselves delving into the depth of the narrative and into the ominous, perilous Underdark.
A Journey Into the Unknown
The Shattered Obelisk beckons you into the intricate maze of the Underdark, amplifying the stakes for veterans of the Lost Mine of Phandelver. Expect escalated challenges that will test your party’s fortitude and strategic competence to its limits.
This expansion brings with it a trove of new additions. Close to two dozen fresh creatures, bearing psionic magic and mutations, enrich the bestiary, providing a host of new obstacles for your party. The expansion also offers a magic appendix with innovative consumable metamagic items and duergar magic, ensuring a wide array of valuable tools to aid your journey in this ominous and demanding environment.
The much-awaited “Phandelver and Below: The Shattered Obelisk” is scheduled for release on September 19 and will be available on DnDBeyond in two formats – Digital only and a Digital + Physical Bundle. We also urge you to visit your Local Friendly Game Store (LFGS) to snag the collector’s edition cover.
This meticulously crafted expansion offers a novel blend of high fantasy and traditional D&D, making it an essential addition to every role-player’s collection. Have fun, roll some dice!
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