Scarab of Death (A mystery adventure one shot!)

Scarab of Death (A mystery adventure one shot!)

Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Discord, D&D Beyond, Roll20

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  • Duration: 4 to 6 hours

  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players

  • Experience required: None

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About the adventure

Scarab of Death is a one-shot mystery adventure designed for 10th level characters for Fifth Edition D&D! This adventure focuses heavily on mystery and intrigue, with some combat and certainly roleplay! Players of any experience are welcomed; I am always willing to help new players make characters and learn the game! This adventure should take 4-6 hours to complete. We will use D&D Beyond for character sheets (I have most of the books to share!) and Roll20 for our tabletop. I can help players with either of these websites. Items I do not own on D&D Beyond can be purchased by players for their own use. Discord will also be used for voice chat. The Beyond20 extension for web browsers is also encouraged to make rolling dice from D&D beyond easier for Roll20! Story Hook for Scarab of Death: "Nabulee el Jasafir is a merchant from the desert city of Calimport, who owns a small auction house called Nabulee’s Bazaar of the Extraordinary. His business is buying enchanted items that adventurers recover from the ruins of Faerûn, and reselling them to the highest bidder. You receive a letter from Nabulee who has heard of your exploits and is eager to hire you to acquire a lost treasure for his bazaar. However, upon your arrival to Calimport and Nablee's Bazaar, it becomes clear that a nefarious plot is at play. Can the party solve the mystery that plagues Nabulee and Calimport?"


3 years on StartPlaying

50 games hosted

Highly rated for: Creativity, Teacher, Knows the Rules

Additional Details

How to prepare

You will need Discord, a microphone, a Roll20 account, and a D&DBeyond account. It is advised you also use the Beyond20 plugin for Chrome/Firefox to make rolling on Roll20 an easier, and more fun, process.

What I provide

I will bring the entire adventure module, discord server, as well as most D&D books on D&D Beyond, so you can make the most of your characters! Premade characters are available upon request.

Gameplay details

This game will contain fighting and violence and blood. Please let me know if you have any triggers so I can do my best to avoid those! We will use a green light/red light system. If at any time there is something bothering you about the game or content, please don't hesitate to use the safety system to let me know so I can make sure everyone is comfortable and safe. There will be a 20 minute break half-way through playtime.

Content warnings


Safety tools used
  • Aftercare
  • Breaks
  • Debriefing
  • Open Door
  • X, N, and O Cards
How will character creation work

Characters will start at level 10 and we will be using point buy for stats. Character creation should be done prior to the game; I will send you a D&DBeyond link for the campaign where you are free to make your character will all the content I have shared! Don't hesitate to ask for help if you need it or clarification! No homebrew is allowed.

Players can expect

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

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