Campaign: Tomb of Annihilation

TOA Session 7 – The Death of Gudrun Hightower

Campaign Book: D&D 5E Tomb of Annihilation

Gudrun Hightower – Killed by Frost Giant Day 17 begins with the party breaking camp and continuing towards Omu. After a few hours of travels, they meet Devin the Half-Orc and HetGarl the dwarf on the trail. Devin and HetGarl explain that they were part of a treasure seeking group that was almost wiped out by dinosaurs. They are the only two surviving members. For safety, and adventure, they join our party on the quest to stop the Soulmonger. The party continues on southwest until they setup camp.  Watches are posted as always, and surprisingly the group gets a full…


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TOA Session 6 – Saja N’Baza’s Shrine

Campaign Book: D&D 5E Tomb of Annihilation

The party quickly learns that the thorn bushes that grow on the stairs are there to protect from intruders.  The damage from the thorns is too much to just charge through them.  Melech decides to test to see if there are any weak spots.  His method of testing involves several squirrels,  glue and feathers.  Much to the squirrels dismay, there are no weak spots in the defenses.  The group, with a little help, is eventually able to figure out the secret to ascending the first two levels of stairs of the ziggurat. Image Credit: Wizards of the Coast The third…


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TOA Session 5 – Oh Crap! They Brought Dinosaurs!!!

Campaign Book: D&D 5E Tomb of Annihilation

The party sets off from their camp near the shield guardian headed for Orolunga.  While on the trail, the group gets suspicious that they are being followed, and they couldn’t locate anyone.  Artus Cimber and Dragonbait stayed behind and set traps for the followers.  Hew talks about how Artus and Dragonbait seem to be trustworthy individuals.  He also comments that “It’s important to trust those you work with”.  The party travels the remainder of the day and pushes on a bit into the evening hours.  As they come into a clearing, they spot a large statue of a skull on…


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TOA Session 4 – First encounter with dinosaurs

Campaign Book: D&D 5E Tomb of Annihilation

Day 10 begins with the group leaving Camp Vengeance.  The group heads downstream in the canoes looking for a decent spot to hide the canoes while they search for Vorn – the shield guardian.  After hiding the canoes, the group sets off on foot north west into the deep jungle.  Sometime after noon, the group encounters a stegosaurus peacefully coming in their direction.  After some discussion with Melech, who wanted to capture and train the adult dinosaur, the group decides to hide and let it pass without incident, hopefully.  However this is Chult, and unexpected stuff happens on a daily…


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TOA Session 3 – Camp Righteous

Campaign Book: D&D 5E Tomb of Annihilation

Our group awakens on the morning of day 6 in the jungle of Chult and sets off towards Camp Righteous.  After two days of travel, the ruined remains of Camp Righteous come into view.  Aside from the wreckage of the camp, the shrine of Man and Crocodile commands the most attention – 80-foot-tall stone statue carved to look like a man with a crocodile on his back.80-foot-tall stone statue carved to look like a man with a crocodile on his back.  A reminder to man to never be friends with the crocodile. The group decides to check out and enter the…


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TOA Session 2 – Goblin ambush in the jungle

Campaign Book: D&D 5E Tomb of Annihilation

As the party sets off downriver on day 4, the sky bring the threat of rain. After paddling all morning, the skys deliver on their promise. It starts to rain and the party looks for a place to shelter the storm. While searching for a “safe” location, goblin archers attack from the shortline. Those of the party with ranged weapons respond to the ambush, while others paddle hard to get downstream from the archers. 30 minutes of hard padding in the ever increasing rain, our group decides to camp on the goblin side of the river. After securing the boats,…


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TOA Session 1 – Port Nyanzaru

Campaign Book: D&D 5E Tomb of Annihilation

GM Wintermute presents the Tomb of Annihilation. The party for this campaign features Melech the warlock, Marcus Greywarden the paladin, Runic Runehammer the dwarven wizard, and Gudrun Hightower a cleric of Pelor. In this session the party learns what the Harpers believe is responsible for the Death Curse. They get hired to locate and stop the object, preferably before their benefactor dies from the curse. The characters begin the adventure in Port Nyanzaru in the land of Chult. While preparing for the adventure the group meets one of the seven merchant princes of Nyanzaru. The group hires a guide and…


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Tomb of Annihilation Campaign Rules

Campaign Book: D&D 5E Tomb of Annihilation

House and Character Creation Rules for this campaign.


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