D&D 5E Encounter

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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Tessele Buckman is a relaxed human tribal warrior with a scarred hare companion. They are skilled with a musical instrument and have has good news for one of the PCs
At a cairn and a hidden cave entrance
They are searching the area for food or sustenance

At a frozen hut. large snowflakes are falling
They are guarding a location
In a fight they attack whoever is causing them the most pain
Possibly... during the fight someone spots a dangerous flying creature. It will circle once then fly on
Difficulty... 200 Medium

combatfungi

2 Violet Fungi
2 Shriekers
3 Myconid Sprouts (Monster Manual p.230)
1 Giant Wasp

At a waterfall into a sparkling lake with a mound of untouched snow. purple flowers are dotted about
They are scouting the area
In a fight they retreat when half their number have fallen
Possibly... during the fight a deity or powerful spirit takes an interest in the fight
Difficulty... 500 Deadly

At a pile of ivory by a singing fire and a pond of glowing ice. someone has left a set of cold weather clothing
They are burying something or digging something up
In a fight they run away as fast as they can if things go badly
Difficulty... 450 Deadly

Koja is an animated half-elf bandit with a huge nose. They dislike relying on others and have gossip about an elven scout
At a field of permafrost with a few spruce trees. there are frost giant tracks that look fresh
They are waiting in ambush or hiding from something