5e DnD Arctic Encounter

Encounters in the Arctic occur in icy tundra, tall glaciers and snowy peaks. They might occur outside an igloo, on an iced over lake or in a winter blizzard.

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Dariff Coinshield is a vulgar male dragonborn gladiator with a magical walking stick. He believes in not backing down from a challenge and is currently exercising
At a field of cotton grass which is sacred to a power of healing. a blanket of fresh snow covers the area. There are fresh tracks through it
They are climbing


there is a stampede of herd beasts
At a sheltered cairn surrounded by exposed rock


A group of gnolls

1 Gnoll
1 Giant Hyena

At a ferry over a river with an ice arch with icicles hanging from it. cotton grass is scattered around
They are making music
In a fight they retreat when half their number have fallen
Difficulty... 450.0 Deadly


Snow (heavy precipitation, DMG pg 110)
At an overgrown ditch surrounded by cotton grass. a blanket of blood-stained snow covers the area

Vonda Tallstag is a wounded human thug with faded tattoos on their face. He is a renowned actor and seeks a way to return home after being banished
At a luminous rock. a freezing mist is forming
They are cursed
Possibly... they have a Wind Fan