5e DnD Urban Encounter

Encounters in an urban environment conjure scenes of derelict buildings, grand temples and overflowing sewers. They could occur in a narrow cobbled street, gloomy graveyard or a busy public park. [dnd5e] [encounters] [Urban]

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At a pile of stones by a fenced statue
They are investigating ruins
In a fight they retreat when half their number have fallen
Possibly... during the fight someone drops their weapon
Difficulty... 200 Medium


1 Bullywug (Monster Manual p.35)

Lafi is a skilful bullywug with very long hair. He is fluent in a dead language and has a hidden affiliation with an group faction
At a discoloured olive tree by a fish-filled pond with many insects. there are a few rocks
They are waiting for someone


1 Spy

At a ferry over a sluggish river. The area is associated with oxs. several flowers are scattered around
They are part of a local group
In a fight they focus on the foes with least armor
Possibly... during the fight the next suitable spell works but has an unusual side effect
Difficulty... 200 Medium


5 Mastiffs which are domesticated

At a cabin and a dirty small beast pen. there is writing here in Draconic
They are infected with a disease
In a fight they attack whoever is largest
Possibly... during the fight someone's weapon gets stuck in armour or body or a corpse
Difficulty... 250 Medium

They have a rider who is unconscious
At a stream meeting a muddy river. someone has left a long stick
They are close to death