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. [dnd5e] [encounters]

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Pel Vay is a charismatic female human noble with a shaved head. She is a skilled cook and seeks help in investigating a mystery involving a curse
At a covered tunnel entrance. a mist covers the area
They are cleaning themselves

At a sheer cliff of jagged ice. a blanket of snow covers the area. There are fresh tracks through it
They are are hunting something
In a fight they run and hide if things go badly
Difficulty... 100 Easy

hazard

Area of Slippery Ice (DMG pg 110)
At a few concealed cave entrances and a pool of slippery ice

At a wide waterfall in front of a cave-mouth. the sun is shining
They are on high alert
In a fight they focus on the most heavily armored foes
Difficulty... 700 Deadly

At a pond of slippery ice surrounded by glowing ice
They are telepathic
In a fight they retreat carefully if it goes badly
Difficulty... 200 Medium