Hoard of the Dragon Queen

The Cult of the Dragon, along with its dragon allies and the Red Wizards of Thay, seek to bring Tiamat from her prison in the Nine Hells to Faerûn. To this end, they are sweeping from town to town, laying waste to all those who oppose them and gathering a hoard of riches for their dread queen.

An adventure for around 4 PCs, spanning levels 1-8. Continued in The Rise of Tiamat.

Written By
Wolfgang Baur Steve Winter
Published By
Wizards of the Coast
# Of Pages
System / Edition
5th Edition
Forgotten Realms
Dungeon Swamp Wilderness Stronghold (Castle/Keep/Tower)
Starting Level Range
Min. Starting Level
Max. Starting Level
Battle Mats?
Includes Characters?
Boss Monsters and Villains
  • Adult Dragon Dragon
  • Blue Dragon Dragon
  • Cloud Giant Giant
  • Half-Dragon Humanoid
  • Red Wizard Humanoid
  • White Dragon Dragon
Notable Items
  • Black Dragon Mask
  • Hazirawn
  • Insignia of Claws
  • Wand of Winter
Common Monsters
  • Ambush Drake
  • Bullywug
  • Cultist Humanoid
  • Guard Drake
  • Kobold
  • Lizardfolk
  • Mage
  • Ogre Giant
  • Stone Giant Giant
  • Stone Golem Construct
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