D&D 5E Encounter - Coastal

Coastal encounters bring visions of sandy dunes, steep cliffs, pebble beaches and tidal caves. Maybe encounters take place in a ruined lighthouse, haunted shipwreck or abandoned nest.
Coastal encounters bring visions of sandy dunes, steep cliffs, pebble beaches and tidal caves. Maybe encounters take place in a ruined lighthouse, haunted shipwreck or abandoned nest.

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At a dried-up stream near a shrine to a power of nature (rain is falling)
They are are searching for wealth
In a fight they combine ranged attacks at the foes with least armor
Possibly... during the fight someone sees an omen or portent
Difficulty... 437.5 Deadly

At a ford over a muddy river (nearby is the fresh corpse of a gull)
They are are scouting the area
In a fight they use ranged attacks and try to keep in cover
Possibly... during the fight a non-combatant stumbles into the area
Difficulty... 200 Medium

At an area of thorny sedge and a crumbling statue (there is a strong wind from the south-east)
They are investigating a rockfall
In a fight they attack whoever is nearest
Possibly... they have a Daern's Instant Fortress
Difficulty... 300 Hard

At a smooth rock surrounded by bare rock (close by is collapsed small monument)
They are preparing to swim in the water
In a fight they attack whoever is nearest
Possibly... they have a Headband of Intellect
Difficulty... 600 Deadly

At an ancient shack by a deep pond (there is the remains of a lizard)
They are playing with shells
In a fight they swarm the foe that stands out most
Possibly... during the fight friendly reinforcements arrive
Difficulty... 250 Medium