Questions tagged [rime-of-the-frostmaiden]

For questions about the adventure Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden (2020) 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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Does this lake event in the “Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden” adventure allow a grapple as an opportunity attack?

There is an event in Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden (an official D&D 5e adventure by Wizards of the Coast) that seems to allow for a grapple attack as an opportunity attack. In the Lake ...
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Where and How are the legendary characters during Rime of the Frostmaiden?

I'm DMing ROTF for players that have a very deep knowledge of the lore of the Forgotten Realms, it doesn't bother me at all, but I would like at least to be prepared enough anyway to properly address ...
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Does flying while polymorphed into a flying creature count as flying by magical means for the purposes of blizzards?

Icewind Dale is a nasty place, where blizzards frequently turn the frozen wastes into an untraversable nightmare. One of the rules for blizzards included in Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden makes ...
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Ice Troll (RotFM) Cold Aura vs. Wild Shape Fire Elemental

In Rime of the Frost Maiden, the Ice Troll has the following ability: While it's alive, the troll generates an aura of bitter cold that fills the area within 10 feet of it. At the start of the troll'...
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What is an axe beak’s travel speed in Icewind Dale?

Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden gives overland travel speeds for dogsleds, snowshoes, and on foot (p. 11). On the same page, it says that dogsleds, at 1mph, are the fastest way to get around in ...
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What is the benefit of a talisman made from an ice troll's heart?

Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden introduces ice trolls (p. 295), whose hearts can (among other uses) be transformed into a talisman that functions like a patch of brown mold. I don’t understand ...
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What is the year in Dale Reckoning for Rime of the Frostmaiden?

Various internet sources claim to set the new Icewind Dale adventure at 1450s Dale Reckoning time, and I'm trying to pin down when it actually takes place. From Rime of the Frostmaiden: Assuming a ...
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How can you tell the distances by road between the settlements of Ten-Towns in Icewind Dale?

I've read through Chapter 1 of Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden and have not found any guidance on how to judge distances between the settlements of Ten-Towns. Other than a good old fashion ruler ...
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Are your default racial traits suppressed when choosing the Doppelganger Character Secret in the Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden adventure?

The Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden adventure contains a list of possible Character Secrets in Appendix B. One of these possible secrets is "Doppelganger" (emphasis mine): I’m a ...