Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk was one of the final products WotC Castle Greyhawk, and in the very odd adventure WGR1: Greyhawk. Title – Expedition to the Ruins of Castle Greyhawk Publisher – Wotc Format – Hardback Pages – MSRP – $ Reviewer – Glenn Vincent. Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk is a Dungeons & Dragons super-adventure, designed for characters of level , that revisits Castle Greyhawk and the.

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This adventure is usable as a mini-campaign on its own, a story arc in a Dungeon Master’s regular campaign, or as a series of small side adventures with a big payoff. There, two of Mordenkainen’s allies, the warrior Lord Robilarand Boccobite cleric Riggbyfound the imprisoned Iuz and through Mordenkainen’s manipulation, released the half-demon believing they could just kill him outright once and for all.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Shannon Appelcline notes that Greyhawk Ruins was remade into the 3E-compatible Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawkand while the book was published by Wizards, it was written by Paizo staffers such as Erik Mona and James Jacobs.

In the process of their fantastic adventures they’ll also explore the treacherous City of Greyhawk, where politics and thieves can do away with you just as easily as a falling stone block or ruibs golem can. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk. The above seven points do not begin to encompass all of the juicy Greyhawk expeditiion scattered throughout ERGH but they hit the highlights.

Worse, they learn that she has broken Vayne’s control and has disappeared into the most mysterious and dangerous of Castle Greyhawk’s dungeons, the Tower of Zagig. Friday, 3rd August, Finishing the events outlined in this volume does not mean that the PCs have finished exploring Castle Greyhawk, however, because the dozens of dungeon levels and associated demiplanes of Zagig’s castle provide a limitless source of adventure well beyond the scope of a single book.

You see, the PCs have an appointment with the God-Trap, Iuz and the false Iggwilv and they cannot be allowed to derail the plot either. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk

The fiendish tyrant had vanished from his northern empire in Mordenkainen’s youth, leaving savage humanoid hordes and diabolical societies in the ensuing power vacuum. The Scouring of the Land.

What is presented are a xastle of mapped out miniature battle encounters, each contained in a room. Making matters still worse, if the PCs try to stop Iuz once he appears, Iuz will casually smack them down and then, uncharacteristically, let them live to go about their business unhurt. Characters are imagined to successfully traverse the other dungeon levels to arrive at the appropriate levels. Want to Read saving…. Beholder Drow dark elf Githyanki Illithid mind flayer Lich.


Forty years later, in the Greyhawk realm’s Common Year ezpeditionthe player characters take on the role of adventurers who arrive at the Free City to explore the Ruins of Greyhawk looking for riches and glory. Dragonlance Forgotten Realms Greyhawk Ravenloft.

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The game provides a list of random encounters for each dungeon level, generic dungeon maps yhe clear of content, and numerous side quests to help the DM along the way and keep the adventure flowing. When the PCs finally arrive at the gates of Castle Greyhawk, they find that the only way inside caatle through the front gates of Zagig’s Tower of War, where the Mad Archmage once housed his considerable army of servitors, soldiers, and attack monsters.

Iuz has sent Vayne with an army to capture the City of Greyhawk by surprise, using the underground tunnel. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Mark rated it really liked it Mar 09, Chapter 6 In Zagig’s Shadow: Archived from the original on December 19, With the thieves’ aid, the PCs cqstle the ensorceled halls of the guild, risking encounters with invisible beholders, magical guardians, and an army of angry wizards.

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At the same time, the illithid mind flayer city of Dra-Mur-Shou gets several mentions. You can do a few preliminary explorations of your own by reading our excerpts from Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk. Return to Castle Greyhawk in a new adventure book that gives you the adventure tools you need to get started on a grand expedition.

Errors The following errors occurred with your submission. Under an oath with Zagig, Mordenkainen vowed never to enter the depths of Castle Greyhawk, but through researching Zagig’s tomes, Mordenkainen only recently found a possible clue to Robliar’s betrayal hidden deep inside the ruins. I do not envy the authors the position into which Wotc placed them but I am glad it hhe they who undertook the task. The difference is that, while the Doombot is only revealed as such at the end, the hreyhawk Iggwilv is revealed as such fairly quickly.

Retrieved from ” https: The worst example is Iuz, who the characters have a chance to conceivably attack. Rulns attention is given to the structure of Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawkwith numerous tips aimed at making the adventure easier to play and at keeping the PCs from wandering too far off track. All of this page count could have been used to further the adventure, instead it comes off as filler and as an attempt by the authors to try to squeeze a Greyhawk sourcebook, or at least a City of Greyhawk sourcebook, into what is supposed to be an adventure.


Fred rated it it was amazing Mar 25, Regen Ton rated it really liked it Jun 02, The list is extensive – First, ERCGH contains a defacto gazetteer of the City of Greyhawk to include a revised city map that makes the city seem more densely packed and thus realistic. The heroes of Oerth are villains on Uerth and they have found a way to crossover, giving Greyhawk new villains who are tied to the setting through their well known counterparts.

The fearless swordsman chased adventure with the enthusiasm of an addict, often venturing into Castle Greyhawk on highly dangerous solo missions, facing every challenge with a wide grin and a clever rejoinder. Mouse rated it really liked it Jan 25, Posting Quick Reply – Please Wait.

Ted rated it really liked it Feb 04, Always a fan of Greyhawk, I had to add this to my collection. But time does not stand still in Greyhawk, and the demon-god of the north has not accounted for the city’s next generation of heroes.

In his final act as a mortal, Zagig carved an essence of their divine power and claimed it as his own, departing the Material Plane as the newly divine “Zagyg” to serve in the court of Boccob, Archmage of the Gods. Mordenkainen would come to learn that Zagig had cheated death by becoming a deity, piecing together the legend over several forays spanning thirteen years. Meldarion Sidhiel rated it liked it Expeditio 07, Already his soldiers have tunneled into the lowest levels of Castle Greyhawk from the Underdark, tje although their ranks have not yet swelled enough to besiege the city, the time will shortly arrive.

This Month’s Dragon Magazine. Iuz, however, managed to escape the battle and fled back to his kingdom where he could recover his power and plot his revenge against his enemies.