Questions tagged [baldurs-gate-descent-into-avernus]

For questions about the adventure Baldur's Gate: Descent into Avernus (2019) published by Wizards of the Coast. Please keep your question's title spoiler-free and use spoiler blocks in the body.

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Was Descent in to Avernus based on a prior adventure?

I recently discovered that: Is there any link to this game and Baldur's Gate: Descent to Avernus, or is this basically just a coincidence?
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In the Descent into Avernus adventure, all food and drink tastes bad when consumed in Avernus. How can we avoid this problem?

In the Baldur's Gate: Descent into Avernus adventure, all food and drink tastes horrible to our characters when it is consumed in Avernus. If we eat or drink anything, we must roll to not vomit. Would ...
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In Descent into Avernus, how are distances between locations determined?

I'm currently running Descent Into Avernus and I was wondering: How are distances between locations determined? I know the rules say that a normal travel is considered a forced march and the Con ...
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How permanent are these changes to a PC when they attune to this weapon in Descent into Avernus?

In Baldur's Gate: Descent Into Avernus, on pages 226-227, the is described. The weapon is listed as a and has the following property (given a bold italics header): Briefly, these traits include (...
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How old is Reya Mantlemorn during the Descent into Avernus adventure?

In Baldur's Gate: Descent Into Avernus, on page 31, the character Reya Mantlemorn is introduced. The boxed text describing the scene in which she is introduced includes the following: Below the boxed ...
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Is it feasible to play a Grung character in the Descent into Avernus adventure?

The Grung race has the Water Dependency aspect that requires they spend an hour each day immersed in water. I don't know much about the Baldur's Gate: Descent into Avernus campaign but I get the ...
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Do infernal war machines count as objects?

Specifically in regard to the effects of a hit with an adamantine weapon, would a hit with one turn into a critical hit? I know it's a vehicle but it's powered by souls and has a stat block like a ...
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Does anything grant proficiency with harpoons?

Is there any feat or ability that gives a PC proficiency with Harpoons in D&D 5th Edition? In Descent Into Avernus,
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Is there any terrain option that would fit Avernus/the Nine Hells for the ranger's Natural Explorer feature?

I'm reading through Descent into Avernus and my vision of it is a Mad Max-esque world. Red, desolate, almost like a desert but not classified as one. The mountains there have no vegetation... just ...
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How does the Mounted Combatant feat interact with Infernal War Machines?

The new Baldur's Gate - Descent into Avernus hardcover features a brand new mechanic: Infernal War Machines! A few things caught my eye - first off, that they have a stat block: An infernal war ...
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Do the Gauntlets of Flaming Fury make Improvised Weapons magical?

The Gauntlets of Flaming Fury, a magic item from the WoTC adventure Baldur's Gate: Descent into Avernus, have the following property amongst others: While you wear both of these steel gauntlets, ...