Moonshae Isles: Rising Shadows

Moonshae Isles: Rising Shadows

Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Roll20, Discord

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  • Duration: 2 to 4 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: None

Price per player-session

About the adventure

Answer the call of the Earthmother's druids, step through the mists into a land of mystery and prophecy! This campaign is inspired by Celtic mythology and Dark Age Wales, a story of redemption and hope amidst terrible loss. Whether you're new to the game or a longtime D&D player, the Moonshae Isles are an excellent place to lose yourself for a few hours...or months. Conquerors from the Feywild and the Shadowfell have stepped through the sacred Moonwells into the Dernall Forest. A curse of lycanthropy ravages its villages, and only those who hear the Song of the Earthmother will be able to set things right. Adventures in the Rising Shadows storyline range from 1st to 16th level, with many branching paths. Each can be played as a standalone one-shot, as part of a trilogy, or strung together into a longer epic with equal satisfaction. Games can likewise be run as part of the Adventurers League organized play program, or in a more flexible "home game" format. I've been fortunate enough to work behind the scenes on this adventure series, both as a DM, playtester, and layout designer. They're very special, both to me personally and as a creative achievement by the designers and writers who put the story together. The final installments will be released on the DM's Guild and available for general play soon, so expect the list below to expand! Adventure options include: CCC-BMG-MOON1-1: Moonshae Treasure Hunt CCC-BMG-MOON2-1: Defenders of Caer Moray CCC-BMG-MOON2-2: Army of the Unseen CCC-BMG-MOON2-3: The Eye in the Mist CCC-BMG-MOON3-1: Atop the Farheights CCC-BMG-MOON3-2: Within Dwarvenholm CCC-BMG-MOON6-3: Planar Convergence CCC-BMG-MOON7-1: Temple of the Beast CCC-BMG-MOON7-2: Temple of the Sun CCC-BMG-MOON7-3: Temple of the Death CCC-BMG-MOON8-1: Blood on the Moors CCC-BMG-MOON8-2: Breasal Strife CCC-BMG-MOON8-3: A Grim View of Farview CCC-BMG-MOON9-1: Dark Moon Rising CCC-BMG-MOON10-1: Whispers and Warnings CCC-BMG-MOON10-2: Shadows and Shrouds CCC-BMG-MOON10-3: Fortresses and Fortunes CCC-BMG-MOON11-1: A Darkened City CCC-BMG-MOON11-2: A Darkened Court CCC-BMG-MOON11-3: A Darkened Heart AND MORE...

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3 years on StartPlaying

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Highly rated for: Storytelling, Creativity, Knows the Rules

Additional Details

How to prepare

No prep necessary! For this story-driven campaign, it's recommended that you use a webcam to enhance roleplay and interaction. If you're bringing a character, I'll get in touch with you about details we can work into the story. If you arrive without a character, I've got pre-made options available for you to choose from.

What I provide

Everything is provided! Just hop in and play!

Gameplay details

These adventures include themes of grief and loss. The content is meant for general audiences, but occasionally explore heavy or emotionally demanding subject matter.

Content warnings


Safety tools used
  • Lines and Veils
  • Monte Cook RPG Consent Checklist
  • Session 0
  • X, N, and O Cards
How will character creation work

Bring a level-appropriate character, or hop in with one of the pre-generated characters provided. If this game will be played as part of the Adventurers League organized play program, please consult the AL Player's Guide for detailed information on character creation.

Players can expect

  • Combat/Tactics: Medium
  • Roleplay: High
  • Puzzles: Medium
  • Experience Level: None

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