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Is the Umbrage Hill Quest in Dragon of Icespire Peak likely to kill 1st-level PCs?

Players will likely have this as their first or even only encounter of the day Umbrage Hill is balanced for “3rd level or lower”, and as it’s on the way to another of the starting quest locations it’s ...
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Is the Umbrage Hill Quest in Dragon of Icespire Peak likely to kill 1st-level PCs?

The manticore need not immediately go to shred the whole party In addition to David Coffron's excellent answer, the manticore itself can behave in a way that gives the party some insight into what ...
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Is the Umbrage Hill Quest in Dragon of Icespire Peak likely to kill 1st-level PCs?

Try to show them that the encounter is too difficult In order for a world to feel alive and not like it levels with the party it makes sense for their to be encounters that are too strong for the ...
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