Giants have emerged from their strongholds to threaten civilization as never before. To fight giants, you’re going to have to be giant.
Wizards of the Coast has announced the new D&D Adventurers League storyline, Storm King’s Thunder. The D&D Adventurers League has also announced some details in advance of the season.
Storm King’s Thunder
This 256-page adventure for characters level 1 – 10 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.
A Dungeons & Dragons adventure for characters of levels 1–10
Release Date September 6th, 2016
Your local Wizards Play Network store and Fantasy Grounds will be able to sell Storm King’s Thunder on August 26th (if they’ve received it), days before the standard release date of September 6th, 2016.
D&D Adventurers League Modules
The first D&D Adventurers League module DDAL05-01 Treasure of the Broken Hoard had its premiere adventure at Origins 2016. The adventure will become available on the Dungeon Masters Guild website on September 6th for everyone to download and play wherever they would like, in homes, stores, conventions, anywhere.
The remaining adventures will become available for general purchase from the Dungeon Masters Guild on the first Tuesday of the month after they premiere.
Read the adventure details and see the important dates: Storm King’s Thunder Adventures and Premiere Dates.
Storm King’s Thunder Press Assets, including Profile Pics and icons, as well as social media headers.
- D&D Adventurers League Player’s Guide V5.1 (updated 8/19/16)
- D&D Adventurers League Dungeons Master’s Guide V2.0
- Blank character sheet for Storm King’s Thunder
- DM Quests for Storm King’s Thunder
- FAQ for Storm King’s Thunder and DM Quests
- Storm King’s Thunder Appendix D NPC Cutouts
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