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.

level: terrain: sources: type:

5 Guards led by one named Xephyrbahnor Mehen (male dragonborn)

They are local and invite you for a meal
At: An abandoned campsite (currently it is windy)
They are looking for a new home or lair
In a fight they make use of a potion of hill giant strength

6 Camels

At: An ancient snake-race-made shrine to a power of honour (currently it is very hot)
They are looking for a new home or lair

2 Lions

One is carrying something valuable
At: An abandoned campsite (currently there is a haze of dust or sand)
They are fleeing a nearby danger, disaster or other threat
In a fight they retreat when half their number have fallen

2 Sahuagin Priestesses (Monster Manual p.264)

At: An overgrown hamlet (there are fresh tracks of more creature(s) nearby)
They are starting or ending a journey or migration
In a fight they focus on the foes with least armor

1 Revenant named Ureg (Monster Manual p.259)

At: An old trail (near to an ancient giant-made hut)
They are lost in the area
In a fight they focus on the largest foe