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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An old statue that can cause a curse
At a freshly-dug hole. there are a few mushrooms

They have a rider who is unconscious
At a column of thick ice near a frigid stream fed by a spring. there are a few cup fungi
They are waiting in ambush or hiding


there is a tar pit (similar to quicksand but flammable)
At a snow-filled tunnel entrance and a hidden tunnel entrance

They are pulling a cart or other vehicle but there is no driver
At a plateau of sludgy snow. the sun is shining
They are stalking or being stalked by something

They attempt to follow you at a distance
At a watchtower. The area is protected by a flying sword. there are howling winds
They are lost in the area