D&D 5E Encounter

Encounters might be a meeting with a patrol of guards at an old shrine or a familiar looking for aid. It might be an ambush in the wilderness, a stand-off in the city or a monster in the Underdark.

level: terrain: sources: type:

5 Pteranodons

At: A gloomy monument (near to a sacred temple to a power of the stars)
They are searching for a place or person
In a fight they quickly retreat and try attacking again from ambush

9 Eagles

One is smaller
At: a cave entrance. hail is falling
They are fleeing a natural disaster or other event
In a fight they run away as fast as they can if things go badly

11 Merfolk

At: A wet shrine to a power of travel (currently there is bright sunshine)
They are guarding a location
In a fight they run away if things start going badly

3 Giant Toads

One is covered tattoos or markings
At: a tended garden. nearby is the fresh corpse of a spider
They are making a lot of noise or on patrol
In a fight they fight to the bitter end

6 Giant Owls

At: A gloomy dwarven water mill (in the area of a hallow spell)
They are making a lot of noise or on patrol
In a fight they single out the most dangerous warrior