Temple of Elemental Evil: Adventure 7 Siege of Red Larch (9.22.2019)

Siege of Red Larch,
is an adventure from Dungeons and Dragons: Temple of Elemental Evil board game and part of the series that started in May 2016.  This 5-adventure story moves into the city of Red Larch where a battle of monsters ensues.

There is no time to relax after returning to Red Larch.  After dealing with the Cult of the Eternal Flame, their monstrous allies converge on the city to retaliate.

Mistakes and omissions may happen.

Alaeros, 1st level Human Fighter (17 ac, 10 hp)
With monsters ahead, the team waits no time to put Alaeros to work.
800 gp

(2) At-will: Battle Axe, Dagger
(2) Utility: Protector, Action Surge
(1) Daily: Sweeping Attack

Talon, 2nd level Human Ranger (16 ac, 10 hp)
With her higher armor class and health, Talon takes the second position.
400 gp

(2) At-will: Long Bow, Scimitars
(2) Utility: Danger Sense, Goodberry
(2) Daily: Colossus Slayer, Volley

Barrowin, 1st level Gold Dwarf Cleric (16 ac, 8 hp)
Her role is blessing the party with the advantage.
500 gp

(2) At-will: Warhammer, Blessed Mace
(2) Utility: Light, Warding Flare
(1) Daily: Corona of Light

Nymmestra, 2nd level Sun Elf Wizard (15 ac, 8 hp)
The wizard waits for the battle to play out before its her time to strike.
200 gp

(2) At-will: Shocking Grasp, Poison Spray
(2) Utility: True Strike, Dimension Door
(1) Daily: Disintegrate
(1) Treasure: Ring of the Ram

Ratshadow, 2nd level Lightfoot Halfling Rogue (15 ac, 10 hp)
The rogue goes last, relying on his special skills just in case.
400 gp

(2) At-will: Short Sword, Short Bow
(2) Utility: Reliable Talent, Sneaky
(2) Daily: Killing Strike, Deadly Assault

(2) Healing surges on the table.
No hero brings gold into the adventure.

Our heroes start on the Start Tile.

Each hero places a monster on a tile with a villager.

Alaeros: Hobgoblin Fighter.
Talon: Earth Cultist.
Barrowin: Doppleganger.  The two figures trade places.
Nymmestra: Water Cultist.
Ratshadow: Empowered Air Cultist

— 1 —

Alaeros, 10 hp,
Adjacent to Hobgoblin Fighter, he attacks with Dagger. Rolls (16)+10 and defeats it.
+2 XP (2 total)
Treasure fortune: Pouch of Copper.
Moves adjacent to a villager.
Utility Power: Action Surge.
Rescues a villager.
Encounter event: Weight of Greed.  Each Hero with 300 gp or more takes 2 damage.
Alaeros to 8 hp. Talon to 6 hp. Barrowin to 6 hp. Ratshadow to 8 hp.
Monster draw: Doppleganger (the two figure switch places)

Talon, 6 hp,
Moves to be adjacent to two Dopplegangers.
With Scimitars attacks both.
Rolls (11)+6 and defeats the first Doppleganger.
+1 XP (3 total)
Treasure item: Potion of Haste.
Rolls (7)+6 and defeats the second Doppleganger.
+1 XP (4 total)
Encounter event: Cultist Gathering.  Water Cultist is placed.
Earth Cultist moves adjacent to Barrowin and a villager and attacks.
Earth Cultist rolls (2)+9 and misses.
First of two Water Cultist attacks a villager. Rolls (4)+6 and misses.
Second of two Water Cultist attacks a villager. Rolls (6)+6 and inflicts 1 damage.
Monster draw: Empowered Fire Cultist.

Barrowin, 6 hp,
Adjacent to Earth Cultist.  She attacks with Warhammer. Rolls (19)+6 and inflicts 1 damage. The Earth Cultist moves one tile adjacent to Alaros.
Rescues a villager.
Encounter event: Grasping Tides.  Barrowin to 4 hp.
Monster draw: Troglodyte.

Nymmestra, 8 hp,
Utility Power: Dimension Door.  Moves to tile with Water Cultist.
Rescues a villager.
Attacks Water Cultist with Ring of the Ram. Rolls (15)+5 and defeats it.
+2 XP (6 total)
Treasure item: Instrument of the Bards.
Encounter event: Rage of Imex. Nymmestra to 6 hp.
Monster draw: Empowered Fire Cultist.  (Now there is two)

Ratshadow, 7 hp,
Utility Power: Reliable Talent.  He gains an Advantage.
Races to be adjacent to an Empowered Fire Cultist and a villager.
Daily Power: Killing Strike.  With no other monsters on the tile, there is no roll.
Empowered Fire Cultist is defeated. +3 XP (9 total)
Treasure fortune: Blessing of Mask, +100 gp.
Using Cunning Action, rescues the villager.
Encounter event: Exposed to the Elements. Each hero takes 1 damage.
Alaeros to 7 hp. Talon to 5 hp. Barrowin to 3 hp. Nymmestra to 5 hp. Ratshadow to 6 hp.
Empowered Air Cultist attacks a villager. Rolls (20)+5 and defeats the villager.
No monster draw.

— 2 —

Alaeros, 7 hp,
Adjacent to a villager, he rescues the fifth.
He attacks the injured Earth Cultist. Rolls (17)+10 and defeats it.
+3 XP (12 total)
Treasure item: Healing Ember.
Utility Power: Action Surge.
Encounter event-attack: Magnetic Rocks.  It is cancelled.  -5 XP (7 total)
No monster draw.

Talon, 5 hp,
Moves into the tile with Empowered Air Cultist.
Daily Power: Volley.  Attacks Empowered Fire Cultist.  Rolls (15)+6 and defeats it.
+3 XP (10 total)
Treasure fortune: Pouch of Copper, +100 gp.
Uses Potion of Haste.
Moves adjacent to, and rescues, a villager.
Utility Power: Danger Sense.  No encounter card drawn.
Water Cultist attacks a villager. Rolls (14)+6 and defeats the villager.
No monster draw.

Barrowin, 3hp,
Utility Power: Cure Wounds.  With Healer, Barrowin to 7 hp.
Moves adjacent to the Water Cultist.
Daily Power: Corona of Light.  With Healer, Nymmestra to 6 hp.
Attacks Water Cultist, rolls (17)+6 and defeats it.
+2 XP (12 total)
Treasure item: Javelin of Lighting.
Barrowin and Nymmestra gain Advantage.
Encounter event: Drk Gift.  Barrowin to 6 hp.
Troglodyte attacks a villager.  Rolls (12)+5 and hits.  Villager to 1 hp.

Nymmestra, 6hp, Advantage
Moves adjacent to, and rescues, a villager.
Encounter event-attack: Avalanche.
It is cancelled. -5 XP (7 total)
No monster draw.

Ratshadow, 6 hp,
With Cunning Action, moves twice to be adjacent to the Empowered Air Cultist.
Daily Power: Killing Strike. With no other monsters, no roll is made.
Empowered Air Cultist is defeated.
+3 XP (10 total)
Treasure fortune: Clarity.  Talon to 6 hp.
Encounter event: Attack from Shadows.  It is cancelled. -5 XP (5 total).

— 3 —

Alaeros, 7 hp,
Moves adjacent to Troglodyte.
Attacks with a Dagger, rolls (6)+10 and defeats it.
+1 XP (6 total)
Treasure item: Robe of Eyes.
With the last monster defeated, the heroes win!

Aftermath:
Barrowin is given a treasure item: Claws of the Umber Hulk.
Add Deveastation Orb Attack Encounter Card.
Add Cloak of Protection to the treasure deck.
Alaeros trades his Flame Tongue to Ratshadow for 100 gp.
Alaeros pays 1000 gp to level up!

Alaeros stats
Level: 2
Gold: 0
Treasure items: Robe of Eyes, Healing Ember

Talon stats
Level: 2
Gold: 500
Treasure items: None

Barrowin stats
Level: 1
Gold: 500
Treasure items: Javelin of Lightning, Claws of the Umber Hulk

Nymmestra stats
Level: 2
Gold: 200
Treasure items: Instrument of the Bards, Ring of the Ram.

Ratshadow stats
Level: 2
Gold: 400
Treasure items: Flame Tongue

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