Today is the official release day of the Storm King’s Thunder!
With the release comes the ability to buy the adventure at many mass market stores and online. For a bit of a sneak peek you can download the first chapter of the adventure, A Great Upheaval, on the DMsGuild for free!
This 256-page adventure for characters level 1-11+ provides everything a Dungeon Master needs to create an exciting and memorable play experience for the Storm King’s Thunder story, including rune magic items, a new treasure option for characters.
Giants have emerged from their strongholds to threaten civilization as never before. Hill giants are stealing all the grain and livestock they can while stone giants have been scouring settlements that have been around forever. Fire giants are press-ganging the smallfolk into the desert, while frost giant longships have been pillaging along the Sword Coast. Even the elusive cloud giants have been witnessed, their wondrous floating cities appearing above Waterdeep and Baldur’s Gate. Where is the storm giant King Hekaton, who is tasked with keeping order among the giants?
The humans, dwarves, elves, and other small folk of the Sword Coast will be crushed underfoot from the onslaught of these giant foes. The only chance at survival is for the small folk to work together to investigate this invasion and harness the power of rune magic, the giants’ weapon against their ancient enemy the dragons. The only way the people of Faerun can restore order is to use the giants’ own power against them.
If you’re DMing Storm King’s Thunder, please review the Storm King’s Thunder D&D Adventurers League Primer.
In addition to the Storm King’s Thunder hardcover, the first D&D Adventurers League module was also released on the DMsGuild for purchase by Dungeon Masters across the globe.
A famous relic hunter seeks adventurers to help her find caches of treasure hidden by the now-defeated followers of the Cult of the Dragon. Her maps and notes may lead the way to great wealth—or a terrible death. And do other parties have designs on the treasure as well?
Designer: Shawn Merwin
Characters of Level 1-2, optimized for 1st
Playtime: 1 hour (adventure includes five, 1 hour adventures)
If you’re DMing for the Storm King’s Thunder storyline, be sure to download the #DMQuests rewards and level up your DMing!
Dungeon Master Quests are a series of out-of-game quests that DMs can undertake during the course of a specific season’s adventures.
These quests provide rewards for not only the DM’s characters, but characters belonging to other players as well!