DnD Improv Prep Tool


NPCs

Lia is a short elf with a drink in each hand. They are unable to refuse a challenge and have trying to warn of an orc invasion

Peren is a relaxed elf with a bright pink pair of boots. He is good at listening to others and has a connection to a quest of the PCs

Verthisathurgiesh Perra is a pale dragonborn with an aggressive posture. They are on an errand for a mentor and are currently looking for entertainment

Gerbo Ningel is a relaxed gnome noble with an unusual eye colour. They are extremely honest and have searching for a missing friend

Thola Calabra is an unhappy human with a shield bearing geometric patterns. She has many friends and has a forbidden love

Mialee Siannodel is a relaxed elf scholar holding a musical instrument. They are an expert on a style of art and are currently tugging at hair or a beard

Enidda is a grizzled female gnome with a shield bearing a monstrous face. She has an affinity for horses and is currently telling stories of adventure to several people

Silifrey Lackman is an alert human bard with a variety of large weapons. She is always building something and is currently running

Names List

Whurbin (dwarf), Thodris Oathmace (dwarf), Sturm (human), Nulara Uuthrakt (human), Marta Pisacar (female human), Oda (gnome), Wen Murnyethara (human), Seipora Dumein (human), Faurgar Stayanoga (male half-elf), Music (tiefling) , Jasmal Tan (female human), Damakos (tiefling) , Beiro (elf), Verthisathurgiesh Ruloth (dragonborn), Eberk (male dwarf), Lamiis Goldstone (elf), Turnuroth Torinn (male dragonborn), Kung Lei (female human), Brev Tandris (male half-elf)

Settlement Names

Crow's Foundry, Dunona, Anderchester, Ghost's Point, Starkways, Seipora's Village, Higher Stanbeck, Healerden, Low Whisfast, West Dimhelm

One Shot Ideas

The PCs are scarred githyanki who must escort a herd of boars. It might involve romance.
There is an insane paladin who turns out to be the villain. they are the uncle of a character.
The characters start on a sinking vessel. At some point there is a funeral. If things get stuck there is an earthquake.
It finishes with a reward of gems.

The PCs are an elite military squadron who must befriend/tame a half-dragon winter wolf. It might involve planar travelers.
There is a rival necromancer who comes with them. they are the travel companion of a character.
The characters start in tense negotiations. Early on they encounter a riddle. If things get stuck they spot a lone enemy scout.
It finishes with an idyllic rural scene.

The PCs are cursed soldiers who must slay a kraken. The mood might be... desperate
There is an infamous druid who wants to do the same thing. they grew up with a character.
The characters start waking at a shipwreck. At some point they encounter dangerous fungi. If things get stuck an old friend appears.
Afterwards there is one of the characters dead or unconscious.

Encounters

1 Lion

At a burial ground. The area is in the area of a hallow spell
They are waiting for something or someone
In a fight they attack whoever looks most dangerous
Difficulty... 200 Medium

3 Giant Owls
1 Sprite
1 Satyr

At an exposed outcrop and a weathered rock. large hailstones are falling
They are feeding
In a fight they single out the most dangerous warrior
Difficulty... 600 Deadly

3 Lizardfolk
5 Lizards

At a mossy rock and a covered cave entrance. there is a strong wind from the north
They are fleeing a natural disaster or other event
In a fight they focus all their attention on the most heavily armored foes
Difficulty... 700 Deadly

5 Giant Frogs

At a hidden cave entrance by a weathered rock
They are fleeing something nearby
In a fight they attack anyone who looks like a source of food
Difficulty... 500 Deadly

4 Winged Kobolds (Monster Manual p.195)
6 Vultures
1 Kobold

At an area of heath. The area is disguised by a hallucinatory terrain. it is foggy
They are patrolling the area
In a fight they swarm foes with expensive looking gear
Difficulty... 570 Deadly

1 Harpy

At a hidden tower. There is a patch of red berries. there is the skeleton of a humanoid
They are near their home
In a fight they fight to the bitter end
Difficulty... 200 Medium

1 Giant Elk

At a shrine to a power of travel near a narrow cave entrance. nearby is the fresh corpse of a monster
They are investigating a dead body
In a fight they attack whoever is causing them the most pain
Difficulty... 450 Deadly

3 Giant Frogs

At a tidal pool and a sea stack. currently there is thunder and lightning
They are starting a journey or migration
In a fight they attack whoever is causing them the most pain
Difficulty... 300 Hard