Adventure one-shot ideas for horror or Halloween. Assumed to take course over the an evening or night. Probably with a full moon.
[dnd5e] [dmtool] [spooky] [oneshot]
The characters are friends and family witnessing a wedding. Two of the characters are friendly rivals.It is at sea caves which borders on the Shadowfell. There are a pack of welcoming ghouls preparing for a feast. And a creature here is possessed by a sentient berserker axe.At some point someone finds a clue.As the adventure progresses people start dying in different ways
The characters are old friends meeting up for a reunion. A character thinks there is a big conspiracy.It is at a cave complex which gives nightmares to any who try to sleep there. There are plant creatures creating a strange garden. And a creature here is possessed by a sentient berserker axe.At some point someone finds a mysterious note.As the adventure progresses there is a series of murders
The characters are a group of caravan guards protecting a single merchant, stopping here for the night. One or more characters has an inquisitive pet.It is at an asylum for the insane which has a sinister pentagram that only appears on this night each year. There are a mismatched group of awakened animals choosing a leader. And a mind flayer is seeking help to summon creatures from the Far Realm.At some point there are muffled screams.As the adventure progresses a thunder storm grows in intensity
The characters are members of a secret society gathering for an initiation. A character has made an enemy of a local spellcaster.It is at a cave complex which is the prison for a fiend. There are a gang of pirates looking for buried treasure. And a creature here is possessed by a sentient berserker axe.At some point A revenant arrives seeking revenge.As the adventure progresses a series of hidden tunnels are discovered
The characters are a group of recently met adventurers sent to meet "someone". One or more characters is currently is carrying a disease.It is at an asylum for the insane which has a large network of passages underneath. There are kuo-toa worshipping many-eyed creatures. And a vengeful warlock seeks to burn everything to the ground.At some point something something escapes.As the adventure progresses the time of a bloody ritual approaches
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