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AL Season 8 as a supplement to Dungeon of the Mad Mage

I currently DM a party that is on the cusp of finishing Lost Mine of Phandelver and has just attained level 5. I plan to next have them begin Dungeon of the Mad Mage. I have read just enough of ...
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How can this statue on Level 23 of the "Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage" adventure be destroyed?

On page 290 of the adventure Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage (area 1 of Level 23), there exists a statue with the following description: Given the following facts: Is it impossible to destroy the ...
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How far is it from Undermountain to Skullport?

In the Adventure "Dungeon of the Mad Mage", Skullport is connected to the dungeon of Undermountain via various tunnels and the river Sargauth. However, the adventure does not seem to ...
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Who is the drow woman depicted on the cover of Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage?

Who is the drow woman depicted on the cover of Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage? Is it Vlonwelv Auvryndar, Erelal Freth, or someone else?
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Was Dweomercore created for Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage?

Did Dweomercore, Halaster's magic academy in Undermountain, exist in any published Forgotten Realms lore prior to Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage? If so, where? Or was Dweomercore created for ...
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What can remove the bane effects of Elder Runes in Dungeon of the Mad Mage?

In the campaign Dungeon of the Mad Mage there are bane effects on Elder Runes that are cast like symbol. One of the runes mentions specifically that it can be dispelled by remove curse or greater ...
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Where in the Sargauth Level are the paths into Skullport?

In Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage and its Maps and Miscellany, there is a map of the Sargauth level and a map of the levels of Skullport. Skullport's maps (see here and here) show the five paths ...
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What is the best favored enemy type for a revised ranger in the Dungeon of the Mad Mage adventure?

I’m working with a DM’s approval to help a player choose a favored enemy for a UA revised ranger without spoiling the player on Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage. In this agreement, I’m doing to ...
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For the Dungeon of the Mad Mage adventure, how is a room's ceiling height determined?

As a player I am playing in the Dungeon of the Mad Mage adventure. On page 11, it describes how to determine ceiling height for rooms: A room's ceiling is at least as high as the room is wide, ...
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What is the spell save DC for this magic item from Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage?

There is an item in the Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage adventure, the described on p. 284. Its description states: However the eyebite spell states: One creature of your choice within 60 ...
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How do I as a player encourage the DM to add better drama?

My DM is running the Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage campaign, which is notoriously catering to murder-hoboism. We have currently went from level 1 to level 9 over 12 weeks. This quickly went off ...
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What's the "magic similar to the Knock spell" referenced in the Dungeon of the Mad Mage adventure?

The Dungeon of the Mad Mage module book (p. 11) has this to say about secret doors: A one-way door can be manually opened only from one side (the other side has no handle or hinges). A knock spell ...
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Does Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage allow a party to start after level 6?

I've read that Dungeon of the Mad Mage is more of a traditional dungeon crawl with numerous floors (which I'm assuming get harder as the party progresses) and takes characters from levels 6 through 20....
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Are there any resources from other editions that are a good companion to the 5th edition Waterdeep adventures?

The 5th Edition adventure Waterdeep: Dragon Heist is an urban style adventure based in a very large city. While the adventure itself is good and provides a lot of resources in the city, it is lacking ...
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How are Unseen Servants turned into the living unseen servants from Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage?

I know that by lore, giving an unseen servant some semblance of separateness from the caster is possible in that a published adventure contains at least one example of this occurring: How can a ...
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How to travel to Skullport from Waterdeep

I'm writing/running a campaign for a few friends. Right now, they are in Waterdeep. I'd like to guide them to go to Skullport, but I'm having trouble figuring out how to get there. I know it's in the ...
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