Astral Sea and Dead Gods - Spelljammer Noncombat Encounters
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Astral Sea and Dead Gods - Spelljammer Noncombat Encounters

Duncan Thomson
Thrust through the heart of a draconic corpse is a gigantic sword. Squads of modrons scrape its edges, harvesting metal from the blade.

Noncombat Encounters of the astral sea and dead gods for Spelljammer in Dungeons and Dragons 5e

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The Astral Sea and Dead Gods

The Astral Sea is a way between worlds. Home to astral travelers, a few native monsters and outer planes creatures.

Floating in the Astral Sea are petrified remains of deities. Most are unidentifiable stone statues, but a few are different.

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Creatures with a dagger (†)  are from Boo's Astral Menagerie

Astral Sea Encounters - Noncombat

1d20Noncombat Encounters - Astral Sea
1 Wanting no quarrel with the party, a green slaad in the guise of a sinister-looking wizard asks them if they have seen his identical twin.
2 A despondent murder comet† moans about its boss and a missed quota.
3 Many solars surround their dead god, chanting in chorus as its stony flesh turns to dust, absorbed into urns they carry. or roll on Dead Gods
4 A sentient roc (Int 16) stops to ask for directions to the Rock of Bral.
5 From the carcass of a shipwrecked space galleon, a starlight apparition† emerges to warn of the prowling void scavver who scuttled their vessel.
6 A marilith seeks an injured rival (or minion), offering information for aid.
7 A sentient cosmic tarrasque (Int 18, fly 60 ft.) is curious about all living creatures. They love to create stories about how they became sentient.
8 An injured arcanaloth seeks aid, paying in strange coins for assistance.
9 Meandering along is an exquisitely furnished library without walls. A genial mind flayer arcanist sits reading a tome, inviting group in for tea.
10 Desperate thri-kreen adrift in a dingy seek passage, with tales of pirates.
11 A death slaad projects its consciousness into the Astral Sea via unlimited project image. They seek to mislead crew for amusement.
12 A fallen deva seeks to regain former glory by finding a specific dead god.
13 A honking sound resonates within the mind of all spellcasters in the group. A tiny ship calls for aid. It is filled with space clowns†;
14 An astral projection begs for rescue. At a hostile planet with their crew.
15 A pair of githyanki knights astride young red dragons seek witnesses for their duel. They seek to settle a matter of honor in a joust with lances.
16 A few archmages are chatting via astral projection. Curious about group
17 Thrust through the heart of a draconic corpse is a gigantic sword. Squads of modrons scrape its edges, harvesting metal from the blade.
18 A wreck houses a few otyughs, who discuss philosophy; or roll on Ships
19 A wounded githyanki starseer†, cradles a clutch of eggs. They seek sanctuary until they recover enough to take the eggs somewhere safe.
20 A geometric portal opens to the lair of a cosmic bull-bodied gynosphinx.

Dead Gods - Noncombat

1d20Noncombat Encounters - Asteroids and Moons
1 A nine-armed dead god has one shining signet finger, with a large embedded crystal. It has a creature trapped by an imprisonment spell.
2 Thumb of Salvation. A mangled stone hand the size of an asteroid keeps a thumb up. For travelers it holds an area warded from many threats.
3 This three-faced dead god turned to glass. Within this vitrified flesh, creatures see their greatest sins reflected.
4 Blackheart. The dead heart of a god covered in chains, surrounded by asteroids and moons. It attracts reigar† artists, a few usually found here.
5 Several dwarf veterans mine a dead god's skull. They use the strange ore to fuel their forges and create items with magical properties.
6 Gear-Cube. A city-sized mechanical cube, thought to be a lost avatar of Mechanus. Home to countless modrons, who welcome visitors and give them small clicking metal cubes to take on their voyages..
7 A glowing dead god is surrounded by a lake. Visitors greeted by merfolk serving an aboleth sage, an expert on elemental water and dead gods
8 The Foul God. Just the torso of a dead god, covered in mud and putrid air. It has become a haven to troglodytes, who trade for anything smelly.
9 A crumbling dead god is caked in foul fungus, said to feed a demonic fungal being. Eating the malevolent mycelium corrupts body and soul.
10 Six Severed Hands. Moon-sized rocks chained together, each holding a mansion in its grasp. Claimed by githyanki, who are rarely in residence.
11 A few friendly aarakocra hunt astral fish in area. Invite group to to a feast.
12 Sprouting from stone is a pink crystal flower. Blowing off its petals destroys the flower and works a magic of divine proportions.
13 A cloud giant shipwright with many sacks offers to trade for supplies. They also offer advice on repairs and upgrades for the group's ship.
14 Entombed in the corpse of a god is an incapacitated lich. Through a crack in its celestial sarcophagus, it can speak to the party.
15 A mage claims to be working for a dragon who seeks an enchanted lair.
16 Amongst a gigantic skull, a zodar† floats. When approached, they say “The end is nigh.”, make an unexplained wish spell, and disintegrate.
17 A starlight apparition† hunts for the reincarnation of a dead god's avatar.
18 From the backs of pegasi, a pair of giff shock troopers† hunt a night scavver† with muskets. Invite the characters to join their sport.
19 The mirage of a resplendent city shimmers, vanishing if approached.
20 In smoking ruins of a floating temple lie the corpses of several psurlons. Broken eggs are scattered about. One remains intact and unhatched.

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