D&D Random Encounters for 5E

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.

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1 Sahuagin named Tallvision

At a ruined bridge over a river (it is associated with manticores)
They are a shapechanger
In a fight they avoid the foes with least armor
Possibly... they have a Wind Fan
Difficulty... 100 Easy

At a dried-up brook fed by a spring (nearby is a fish-filled stream)
They are washing themselves
In a fight they attack whoever looks most dangerous
Possibly... they have a Gem of Brightness
Difficulty... 300 Hard

At a beach of grassy dunes (there are several puddles)
They are serving a local monster
In a fight they attack whoever is nearest
Possibly... they have Pearl of Power
Difficulty... 300.0 Hard

At an overgrown path (there is the remains of a beast)
They are finishing a journey
In a fight they use ranged attacks and try to keep in cover
Possibly... they have a cursed Sword of Vengeance
Difficulty... 300.0 Hard


1 Priest named Claira Hanali( elf)

At a shrine to a power of community (a few bushes are scattered around)
They are talking with a pet dog
In a fight they coordinate attacks on the foe that stands out most
Possibly... they have a Trident of Fish Command
Difficulty... 450 Deadly