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Need 166 5E NPCs? Check out the Hirelings and Henchmen handbook at DriveThruRpg!

Cawood Publishing presents Hirelings and Henchmen for 5th Edition! A 117-page Game Master’s guide packed with 166 NPCs.

http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/233492/Hirelings-and-Henchmen

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At the heart of every adventure are unforgettable characters! This collection of NPCs includes hirelings to aid the heroes and henchmen to oppose them. More than twenty monster NPCs, such as drow, lycanthropes, ogres, rakshasas, and vampires, are also included. These fascinating characters will add depth to any RPG fantasy world. The NPCs could also be used as pre-generated characters.

The 117-page book includes:

  • 166 NPCs
  • Hirelings for every class, levels 1-6
  • Henchmen for every class, levels 1-6
  • Over 20 monster NPCs including drow, lycanthropes, ogres, rakshasas, vampire spawn, and vampires.
  • Stunning art by Travis Hanson and Mark Adelhoch
  • NPC tables to build your own NPCs
  • All the characters could be used as pre-generated characters
  • Printer-friendly version available with download

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West of the Wood 5E Podcasts: Dragonfly/Episode 24

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Dragonfly – Episode 24/ Griffon riders look down as the Forsaken reach an open area in Stormgryph Castle. A fight begins as a storm rages around everyone.
The heroes continue to explore the Windriders’ flying castle as they search for a mysterious necromancer. They soon find more undead are fighting alongside the bandits. One of the characters is killed as the battle intensifies. Another character runs into the bandit that killed her lover. Later, a strange trap surprises two of the party.
DM Andrew
The Forsaken are:
Joshua plays Lynne and Darrion– gensai cleric and human fighter/warlock
Sarah plays Thorn, high elf paladin
Jeff plays Adoy, gnome mystic
Jen plays Miri, high elf rogue

West of the Wood 5E Podcasts: Dragonfly/Episode 23

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Dragonfly – Episode 23/ Our heroes continue the assault on Stormgryph Castle. The Forsaken meet stiff resistance from the Windriders bandit clan.

The party continue to eliminate all bandits they meet and search for Seveer’s henchman, an evil necromancer. At one point the party have a chance to rest and/or move peacefully through the castle. Lynne makes a decision that takes these options off the table.

DM Andrew

The Forsaken are:

Joshua plays Lynne and Darrion– gensai cleric and human fighter/warlock

Sarah plays Thorn, high elf paladin

Jeff plays Adoy, gnome mystic

Jen plays Miri, high elf rogue

West of the Wood 5E Podcasts: Dragonfly/Episode 22

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Dragonfly – Episode 22/ As the morning light arrives the Forsaken and their allies await the Three Suns merchant caravan. The bold adventurers plan to ambush the convoy and gain access to Stormgryph Castle by posing as merchants. They are on a small island off the southeast coast of the Southern Territories.

Floating in the air to the east is a massive castle, positioned on an enormous rock. This fortress serves as the headquarters for the infamous Windriders bandit clan. The bandits travel back-and-forth to the castle on griffons.

 

DM Andrew

The Forsaken are:

Joshua plays Lynne and Darrion– gensai cleric and human fighter/warlock

Sarah plays Thorn, high elf paladin

Shane plays Temdreh, tiefling bard

Jeff plays Adoy, gnome mystic

Jen plays Meri, high elf rogue

 

West of the Wood 5E Podcasts: Dragonfly/Episode 21

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Dragonfly – Episode 21/ The party begins the episode divided. Darrion and Temdreh are on the Grace, a pirate ship, heading south from Balthos. Thorn is on the Dragonfly headed north on the same river. When the two ships meet, emotions boil over!
After the party reunites, they head for the village of Loh. Lynne assumes the villagers must worship his deity Loh. However, she soon learns this is not the case. The Quickblades bandit clan and the Pirate Queens worship a mysterious being. Once in Loh, the party explores the settlement and Thorn meets with the bandit lord, Reeva Rash. The scantily-clad bandit tells the high elf about the mission to attack Stormgryph Castle the following day.
DM Andrew

The Forsaken are:

Joshua plays Lynne and Darrion– gensai cleric and human fighter/warlock

Sarah plays Thorn, high elf paladin
Shane plays Temdreh– tiefling bard

West of the Wood 5E Podcasts: Chronicles of Nox/Episode 12

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Chronicles of Nox/Episode 12

Our heroes watch in horror as Oswald Myrr is carried off by a horde of orcs. Then a massive Voth airship arrives! An even larger surprise is revealed moments later!

Working quickly, the Voth take possession of the legendary wizard and fly off.
The Forsaken bravely take a second airship all the way to the mysterious continent of Voth. Once there they befriend a Voth elder and try to find out about the strange elves.

DM Andrew

The Curious Company are:

Joshua plays Sullivan, the halfling bard

Sarah plays Olcan, the dragonborn cleric

Shane plays Brihalla, the tiefling ranger

Stephen plays Kilvar, the dwarf cavalier

 

The Dungeon Master’s Bundle II! 420 pages of resources for Dungeon Masters! Over 30% off at the DMs Guild!

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A bundle of five of our bestselling 5E handbooks on the Dungeon Masters Guild. Already a Silver bestseller!

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