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Ravenloft and Dnd Horrors Tools Guide

Duncan Thomson

A guide to random tools for running and playing in Ravenloft and other horror-based D&D adventures.

5E D&D Tools Guides - NPCs & Encounters | Dungeons  & Traps | Treasure  & Items | Player Characters  | Ravenloft | Theros  | World Building | pdfs on DM's Guild

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Starting Points

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There are other generator guides for general horror, dark fantasy

For encounter ideas I have encounters in shadowfell terrain

Ravenloft & the Domains of Dread

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One of the first themed adventures for dark fantasy was Ravenloft, which grew into a setting and has returned for fifth edition with Van Richten.

For new ideas try 100 new darklords and domains.


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You might want some names for Ravenloft or Goth sounding vampire names.

For 5e support take a look at 100 horror trinkets or spooky trinkets

You might find a use for a deck of Tarot Cards

Strahd and other Vampires

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Curse of Strahd  is the best-known vampire adventure for fifth edition

To support it there is collection of tables from Curse of Strahd, a Curse of Strahd encounter generator and a Fortunes generator for different setups of Curse of Strahd

For more vampire specific tools try vampire descriptions with magical abilities, vampire names,  Graveyard Names

Random PDFs of Ravenloft and Horror

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For random tables in pdf format there is a DM's Guild collection of extra encounters for curse of Strahd

Next are a series of random tables for gothic horror - Ravenloft Tables

Last are two of mine, Spooky Encounters and Spooky Trinkets

Encounters in the Mists
Ravenloft Tables: Random Tables for Your Gothic Horror Games
Spooky Encounters
Spooky Trinkets

Ravenloft tool recommendations

I'll keep this guide updated so please suggest D&D generators in the comments or over at the rpg_generators subreddit