Spooky One Shots. Creatures and Conflicts

The one-shot involves ogres preparing for a feast. There is also a famous poet trying to finish a masterpiece by morning

Random tables for spooky one-shot creatures and conflicts.

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Spooky One-Shot Adventures

Spooky and horror themes are great for one-shots. Halloween, Ravenloft or otherwise. If the characters go mad or meet a grisly doom then it's only for the one adventure!

The creatures below are all doing something appropriate for a spooky one-shot adventure, providing foes, rivals, allies and creatures in need. The second table adds a mystery or conflict to the mix.

There is a spooky one-shot adventure generatore at ChaosGen. And also a pdf of these and more tables at the DM's Guild as Spooky One-Shot Adventures.

Spooky One-shot Adventures on DMs Guild Spooky Adventures Bundle

Spooky One-Shots - characters | locations | creatures | during the game

The Spooky Adventure Involves...

1d20The Spooky Adventure Involves...
1 bullywugs worshipping many-eyed creatures
2 ogres preparing for a feast
3 a group of smugglers sheltering for the night
4 hooded snake cultists initiating new members
5 a family of mimics who have recently moved in
6 a group of monster hunters seeking a wraith
7 a coven of hags meeting for an annual ritual
8 angry locals talking of rebellion
9 a mismatched group of awakened animals choosing a leader
10 a gang of wererats looking for buried treasure
11 goblins who worship spiders, preparing a sacrifice
12 a family of werewolves getting ready for a hunt
13 skeletons celebrating as if they were alive
14 a variety of kobolds, sprites and other small-sized creatures, scavenging what they can
15 acolytes of a local temple attempting to contact a mysterious being
16 a circle of druids enjoying intoxicating mushrooms
17 local nobles and merchants gathered for a masquerade ball
18 myconids creating a strange garden
19 a group of grells trying to stay undiscovered
20 a family of criminals holding a funeral

Spooky Mystery or Conflict

1d20Spooky Mystery or Conflict
1 a creature here is possessed by a sentient berserker axe
2 a shadow dragon wants help entering from the Shadowfell
3 the spirit of a necromancer is trying to escape from a crystal ball
4 a few creatures are inhabited by intellect devourers who seek new hosts
5 a vampire *(or ghost)* bound to the place is looking for a suitable partner
6 an imp seeks suitable servants for its patron
7 there is charismatic werewolf seeking to slay everyone by dawn
8 a famous poet is trying to finish a masterpiece by morning
9 a hag is looking for a soul to complete a ritual
10 an insane doctor seeks a way to restore their lover without divine magic
11 a vengeful warlock seeks to burn everything to the ground
12 an old priest seeks to avoid their death, foretold to be on this night
13 a cult fanatic is seeking a way to pay a debt due tonight
14 a necromancer is planning a grisly ritual to animate the dead
15 a scout seeks to stop a portal opening at midnight
16 a desperate thug seeks to kill a hag by dawn
17 an alchemist is attempting to finish a hideous golem
18 a mind flayer is seeking help to summon creatures from the Far Realm
19 a bone naga is trying to gain entry to a sacred place guarded by wards
20 an artifact is searching for a suitable bearer to take it away

More Random Tables

There is a spooky one-shot adventure generatore at ChaosGen. And also a pdf of these and more tables at the DM's Guild as Spooky One-Shot Adventures.

Spooky One-shot Adventures on DMs Guild Spooky Adventures Bundle

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