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Questions tagged [rise-of-tiamat]

For questions about the adventure The Rise of Tiamat (2014) 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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How many arrows is an archer expected to fire by the end of the Tyranny of Dragons pair of adventures?

Tyranny of Dragons spans two supplements: Hoard of the Dragon Queen Rise of Tiamat If an archer was expected to buy all of their arrows up front, what is a reasonable estimate of how many arrows ...
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Are there any Red Wizards among the mercenaries at the Well of the Dragons?

In the adventure module Rise of Tiamat, one of the conflicts involves: These characters are tantamount to one of the evil plots, so I'm trying to account for them all since my players may decide to ...
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Would it take an action or something similar to activate the blindsight property of a Dragon Mask?

In the Tyranny of Dragons campaigns, there are magic items called Dragon Masks. They also appear in this supplement (p. 4). In particular, I'm interested to know how this property works: Dragon ...
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Are there sparknotes for 5e book modules? [closed]

Our group just finished Hoard of the Dragon Queen. I was finding it incredibly difficult to keep up with the plot (it just wouldn't stick in my brain). All I wanted, the entire time, was a dumbed-down ...
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In Tyranny of Dragons, do the effects common to all Dragon Masks stack if you attune to more than one?

In the Tyranny of Dragons storyline, do the effects common to all Dragon Masks stack if you attune to more than one? I'm specifically interested in Draconic Majesty, but would like answers for all of ...
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How many specters are in Diderius's treasure vault?

The treasure vault described on page 44 of Rise of Tiamat mentions: It mentions that the wraiths are warriors who pledged their souls, okay, fine, two wraiths. But then it mentions that I'm not a ...
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Godly non-interference and godly summoning [Rise of Tiamat spoilers]

I'm running the Rise of Tiamat campaign, and a fundamental question about when gods do/can and don't/can't interfere directly in mortal affairs (particularly via manifesting avatars on the Material ...
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Which chapters of HotDQ are important to the overall plot of Tyranny of Dragons?

My group just finished the Curse of Strahd campaign a few weeks ago, and now I would like to run Tyranny of Dragons. My players are level 8, so I thought that would be perfect to start with Rise of ...
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How many sessions should Rise of Tiamat take?

I'm considering running the Rise of Tiamat module, but I'm not sure what kind of time commitment I would be asking of the players. I expect to run sessions of 3-4 hours on weekday evenings. There is ...
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Can we Disassemble the Mask of the Dragon Queen?

We just finished the Rise of Tiamat Hardcover and we got the Mask of the Dragon Queen, but without the Black Dragon Mask since one of our party members has it. Can we disassemble the Mask of the ...
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Worried about killing PCs in Rise of Tiamat

I am running RoT. This question is not about the final battle with Tiamat being a TPK. I am worried about regular characters fighting regular adult dragons in the sea of flowing ice, etc., dying to ...
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What is the world of Faerûn like after the events of Rise of Tiamat?

Are there any references for what the world of Faerûn is like after the events of Rise of Tiamat, assuming a band of characters successfully stopped the return of Tiamat to Faerûn? What facts are ...
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When do the events of Storm King's Thunder take place relative to Rise of Tiamat?

We are looking to start a Storm King's Thunder campaign, but I'm trying to figure out when in the timeline the campaign takes place relative to Rise of Tiamat. Are there any references that state ...
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Rise of Tiamat - Final Battle [Major Spoilers]

Similar to the Rise of Tiamat - Dragon assets [Major spoilers] question, there appears to be a big lack of guidance regarding the final battle In Episode 1 p23, it says: However, without repeating ...
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Rise of Tiamat - Dragon assets [Major spoilers]

In the Rise of Tiamat campaign, there's an event with some details I'm not sure how to resolve: I've combed Episodes 1 and 6 trying to work this out, and I really have no idea.