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Hushed Hills

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Hushed Hills doubles as an adventure location and toolbox to support running gothic horror adventures. It consists of:

  • 50 encounters that maintains a balance of combat, exploration, roleplay, and skill challenges.
  • 3 high-resolution regional maps (and 1 that includes all 3).
  • 3 multi-phased boss battles.
  • 21 NPC outlines and portraits.
  • 4 quests that tie the encounters, regions, boss battles, and NPCs together.

You can view the sample to see how the different assets are arranged to support use at the table. Below is a preview of the contents of the toolbox. The used art (e.g., NPC portraits, maps) is included in a supplementary zip file.

Hushed Hills - Overview of toolbox content


The encounters reference 5e OGL concepts (e.g., monsters), though adapting the content to any system should be trivial.


Background on the Hushed Hills

Far off the beaten path, the town of Kletva surrounds a sleepy lake. Its cobbled streets are quiet, its decayed houses and shops shuttered and still. A sense of unease fills the air, and an intangible miasma shrouds the town. The Crestfall Abbey reigns over the town from an adjacent plateau.

Some millennia ago, a bygone civilization battled an elder evil they could not destroy. Instead, they imprisoned it in a temple that the ages had buried. Recently, the evil seeped into the world, unleashing a plague that afflicted Kletva and the wilderness. The nuns uncovered scrolls describing a ritual that promised to revitalize the land. However, they were deceived and became the Godless Chimeras.

The Chimeras are now searching for a way to free their master while feeding their hunger with unwary travelers. The town’s blighted residents are subjugated to the service of the Chimeras. They aim to lead travelers to the forest without arousing suspicion. The abbey’s residents do not serve the elder evil but hide the recent history in fear and shame.


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