Feywild Non-Combat Encounters, NPCs and Hazards for 5e

"A vain ogre is making themselves beautiful in a pool. They ask the group to accompany them to a feast of the fey"

Tables for Non-Combat Encounters, Quick NPCs and Hazards & Obstacles for the Feywild. Result is from Feywild Non-Combat Encounters.

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Feywild Non-Combat, NPCs & Hazards

The Feywild is has many enchantments, tricksters and fey that provide dangers outside of combat. A talking but lonely beanstalk or a lost commoner far from home, searching for their goats. Meet NPCs from a satyr piper with a rivalry with a unicorn to a dancing hag cursed to help all they meet. Deal with grasping vines, hallucinogenic mists and unexpected blizzards.

There is a 5e Feywild random encounter generator at ChaosGen. A pdf of these and other Feywild tables is at the DM's Guild as Feywild Encounters

Feywild Encounter Tables pdf on DM's Guild Unusual Encounters Bundle

Feywild Encounter Tables - creatures | locations | non-combat | enhancements

Feywild Non-Combat Encounters

1d8+1d12Feywild Non-Combat Encounters
2 Three dryads have gifts of seeds they say will grow into magic trees
3 A friendly troll offers to help people across a dangerous bridge
4 Several confused ankhegs fire globs of glitter instead of acid. They dig tunnels that glow and seem incapable of harming creatures
5 A centaur and a sprite are engaged in a contest of wits try to involve the characters as judges or helpers
6 A talking toad with toad-fey (bullywug stats) servants wants to sing them a song of a legendary fey, The Monarch of the Marsh.
7 Several pixies try to replace gear of the group with flowers, leaves, small cute animals and other things of the Feywild
8 An elven noble falls in love with a character at first sight. They send fey and beast messengers with tokens of flowers, leaves and fruit.
9 A vain ogre is making themselves beautiful in a pool. They ask the group to accompany them to a feast of the fey
10 Three satyrs are having a contest using several musical instruments. The organize any watchers to help support them in a group round
11 A commoner entered a strange mist and is hunting for their goats
12 An owlbear has a saddle and looks at group with a hopeful look
13 A weaponless dragonborn veteran talks of the freedom in pacifism
14 A talking beanstalk (animated tree stats) offers magical beans in return for songs, stories and laughter.
15 A grimlock is lost from the Shadowfell, confused and frightened. Someone has turned its weapons into flowers.
16 A friendly green roper helps creatures navigate steep slopes and tall trees with it's long strands. Many glowing insects live on it
17 An ancient treant is dying and asks for a final story before it goes
18 A yeti with butterfly wings (fly 30 ft) is trying to join a fey court
19 A lamia is making charms of leaves, feathers and bark. They give several to the group and tell of the great powers they possess.
20 A few orcs have been charmed by a fey. They are gardening and performing other domestic tasks while singing a ballad.

Feywild Quick NPCs

1d4+1d6 Feywild Quick NPCs
2 Kiti is a gullible druid with hands of leaves and a colony of cute rodents living about them. They ask many questions about cities
3 Jheri is a jolly knight mounted on an purple axebeak. They don't take anything seriously and never sleep in the same place twice
4 This youthful mage (or enchanter - VGtM) and wears a sparkly green tiara. Nemeia's spells often emit light instead of intended effect. They are studying insects of the Feywild and keep several in jars
5 Damson is a sly satyr piper who carries a shield with rainbow patterns. They are obsessed by an ongoing rivalry with a musical unicorn
6 Cade is a serious elven scout with a glowing bow. They are obsessed with archery but complain of fey always playing tricks on them
7 Tibor is a chatty noble in clothes fashionable long ago. They worry about family and hope to go home. But another feast always awaits.
8 Finellen is a dancing green hag with a broom of glowing strands who sings constantly. They are cursed to help everyone they meet
9 Sergiu is a scarred forest gnome priest who makes clockwork animals. They are looking for a way to visit the Shadowfell for a special project
10 Morana is a slight assassin with all kinds of herbs. They are searching for rare poisons. When excited or stressed they turn into a badger

Feywild Hazards and Obstacles

1d8+1d12Feywild Hazards and Obstacles
2 A few items belonging to the party animate and try to crawl away
3 A phantasmal fog (treat as weird spell)
4 A glowing tree that constantly firing off lights that act as faerie fire
5 An thicket of spikes (treat as spike growth spell)
6 A blizzard is starting or thunder and lightning
7 A tar pit which is a portal to the Shadowfell (or elemental plane)
8 A whispering (or glittery) mist descends around party
9 Green fungi with sparkling spores that cause hallucinations (or fear)
10 Heavy rain (or snow) (Heavy Precipitation - DMG pg 110) or there is blinding sunshine
11 Sounds of a hunt nearby or writhing grass (treat as entangle spell)
12 Continuous sleet (treat as sleet storm) or shrieking winds (Strong Wind - DMG pg 110)
13 Several reaching vines (treat as grasping vine spell)
14 A warm breeze that whispers phrases in Sylvan or an area of thick webs (DMG pg 105)
15 A reddish mist that make creatures sleepy (or laugh constantly)
16 An area of magical thorns (treat as wall of thorns spell)
17 A bush with orange berries that are poisonous if eaten. Last 2d4 hours if picked
18 A pool with a whirlpool is concealed by a hallucinatory terrain (or mirage arcana)
19 A carved tree (or talking waterfall) that can cause a curse (or geas)
20 An area where any unattached object floats slowly around

More Encounters

There is a 5e Feywild random encounter generator at ChaosGen. A pdf of these and other Feywild tables is at the DM's Guild as Feywild Encounters

Feywild Encounter Tables pdf on DM's Guild Unusual Encounters Bundle