Dark Sun is an original Dungeons & Dragons campaign setting set in the fictional , The Dark Sun adventure entitled Bloodsand Arena was held on June 19 for Free RPG Day. The second season of D&D Encounters (featuring weekly. This Dungeons & Dragons adventure folio, created for Free RPG Day , previews the Dark Sun setting, available in August Bloodsand Arena is. I hope, I didn’t miss a thread for this topic (no community supporter, no search). I finally got my copy of bloodsand arena and I am really looking.

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Created by the sorcerer-king Dregoth in the city-state Giustinal, most were destroyed along with their city-state.

Clerics technically still used divine magic mechanics but under the same limited auspices that marked the previous editions of the setting. Slaves come from drk fore and rear positioning to strike and attack Kitano.

The mob is likely to kill any spellcaster once they have formed and are marching with forks and torches do they use torches in Dark Sun with almost no trees available?

The 4th edition setting places Athas clearly within the World Axis cosmology, [17] but retains its traditional cosmological isolation. The culmination of the tangled metaplot was summarized in Beyond The Prism Pentad in preparation for the release of the revised and expanded boxed setreleased a few months later, which presented the setting after bloldsand events of the modules and novels. Good usage of action points and some teamwork carried the day for the party, and as a reward they blopdsand granted the caravan blokdsand the old elf peddler as fair loot by the town guard Tellemon.

Chris Wilson writing for Time describes the world as “the long-suffering desert planet of Dakr, a richly imagined world” with “traces of Dune mixed with Jedi-like powers and a healthy side of murderous human-sized praying mantises”. I decided to just play this battle out to its bitte end, rather than to mess with opening up that gorgeous arena map for the arena games.


The unbridled use of defiling magic unleashed by Rajaat and his Dak during the wars desolated the land, turning much of it into a savage, desert wasteland under a burning crimson sun. But the damage type may be a unique property, by that non-spellcasting bystanders like spectators in the arena can identify the power source.

Also there was no map and I should have made the area for the fight bigger. So I didn’t see that in the text, dammit. He strikes back and the slave falls. These planes are accessible from the World and vice versa.

If anyone else can comment on that, I’ll be happy. Available classes are not defined in the 4th edition campaign setting.

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Share Print Email Google. The original Bloidsand Sun Boxed Set released in presented the base setting details wherein the Tyr Region is on the verge of revolution against the sorcerer-kings.

Rajaat is ultimately vanquished by Sadira using the Dark Lens as a focus for a spell that burns away Rajaat’s shadow, the source of his tremendous power. Dark Sun’s extensive metaplot spans several fictional ages into its past and is described by a fictional narrator called the Wanderer who presents an in-game account of Athas’s bkoodsand in their Wanderer’s Journal.

Drop coin Repeat as much as possible It’s a great tactic, since only coins actually in the chest count. One of their number, Rajaatwould bring about sweeping changes to Athas. The Revised and Expanded boxed set released in begins at this point with the destabilization of the Tyr Region’s political power structure. During this era TSR began to expand metaplots in other settings, such as Forgotten Realmsbut Dark Sun pioneered the matching of fiction and adventure modules to engender and advance metaplots.

Bloodsand Arena/Dark Sun questions

Lots of fighting took place around that ssun, and again the fighter was reduced to afena, to be raised by the shaman. Archived from the original on October 4, If you have any questions, please ask prior to making your purchase. The struggles would have continued to completion had the Champions not discovered that Rajaat’s true plans did not include their survival.


Weirdly, the adventure didnt contain a map for this introductory encounter, but I happened to have a new set of Deserts of Athas dungeon tiles imagine that, product tie-in so we were good to go cuz it gave me a chance to use them.

Half-giants can only mate with other half-giants.

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And I too don’t want to force the arcanists to not use their powers at all I guess some of the fights will be too difficult to do that. They revere nature and hate sorcerer-kings and defilers. Freedom and DSQ1: As with the original metaplot, the Green Age is earliest visible sign of civilization but suggests that rare tales tell of an earlier age, possibly the Blue Age. Instead I went with a description of their travels, and tried to make it interactive, before asking for a groups skill check.

Seeing defiling magic automatically makes all npcs hostile toward that person.

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A reviewer for the British magazine Arcane commented: The journey will pit the party against the elements and possibly raiders and creatures of the desert. A Celebration of Dungeons and Dragons. At the point the source material lays out for play the beginning of the Age of Heroes when the sorcerer-king’s hold on the Tyr Region has recently been challenged with the assassination of Kalak of Tyr in a slave rebellion led by Rikus, Agis, Neeva, Tithian, and Sadira.

For other uses, see Dark Sun disambiguation. Retrieved June 8, I’d do a painting or a sketch, and the designers wrote those characters and ideas into the story. As warden, Borys would need to be transformed into a true dragon, a creature nearly unheard of in the setting, in order to be able to cast the spells required to maintain Rajaat’s prison.