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Do the PCs initially know there is a dragon of Icespire Peak?

I'm planning to run the Dragon of Icespire Peak adventure. The title says outright that there is a dragon of Icespire Peak, a lot of the plot is due to monsters moving around in response to the dragon,...
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Is the Umbrage Hill Quest in Dragon of Icespire Peak likely to kill 1st-level PCs?

1st-level characters in the adventure Dragon of Icespire Peak have 3 quests available to them, and one of these is the Umbrage Hill Quest. This pits the players up against a single enemy, a CR 3 The ...
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Does using the Knock spell on the front door of Icespire Hold wake Cryovain?

I examined the Icespire Hold dungeon in the D&D 5e Essentials Kit. The Icespire Hold door(between H1 and H2) is not locked, but I think the PCs I DM for might think it is locked. One of them is a ...
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How can I get my PCs to stop harassing this character from Dragon of Icespire Peak that isn't supposed to do anything no matter what they do?

We're playing the Dragon of Icespire Peak adventure (from the Essentials Kit). My PCs are trying to get Adabra Gwynn in the Umbrage Hill Quest to come to Phandalin with them, and they are very ...
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Would a magic charm that has to be refueled by nonmagical weather energy be able to be recharged via a spell that changes the weather?

I read the Dragon of Icespire Peak campaign book, and saw that the Charm of the Storm has to be refueled by nonmagical (in the sense that a spell that deals lightning damage can't be used, and ...
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How do I run a campaign that only goes to 6th level, and want to go to 20th level?

I want to be the DM of a published adventure: The Dragon of Icespire Peak, but am unsure of how to run it beyond 6th level. It offers suggestions to run beyond 6th level that I just don't understand. ...
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Lost Mines/Icespire Peak Combo Campaign Milestone/XP Hybrid, Does this look resonable?

I'm setting up to run Lost Mines and Icespire Peak at the same time. I wanted to use milestones instead of XP but I didn't want to feel like progress only happened at certain times so I assigned each ...
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Lightning Bolt and trees in DnD 5e

I'm running Dragon of Icespire Peak, and my PCs are about to fight some NPCs who use the 3rd level spell Lightning Bolt. They will be fighting near a forest and I can see the party looking to use ...
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DoIP Dragon Barrow Area D5 – how is this not a likely TPK?

I'm running Dragon of Icespire Peak, and my players have encountered the Dragon Barrow. This question relates to the mechanics of a specific part of the quest, so I've liberally used spoiler blocks to ...
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Ominous and cursed trinkets? [closed]

On my group's first session, at the end of the boss, they found a trinket. It is tooth-shaped. And I have no idea of what it should do, but I thought it would be interesting to give them something to ...
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Preparing for so many quests on Dragon of Icespire peak

I am about to start Dragon of Icespire peak, and I'm a bit uncertain on how I should prepare for it: I read Slyflourish's tips for DoIP, and I'm aware of some of its pitfalls, including low leveled ...
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What is the level range of the Dragon of Icespire Peak adventure?

I am planning to run an introductory campaign with the scenario Dragon of Icespire Peak, and I would like to estimate how long it will going to take. However, there is nowhere in the book written ...
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Is the Dragon of Icespire Peak adventure designed for a party of 2 characters?

Specifically in the context of running the Dragon of Icespire Peak adventure (from the Essentials Kit) for one player, is this adventure designed for a party of 2 characters? I ask because I plan to ...
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