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Hills/Mountains

Description: The following events are applicable if the PC's are traveling in a hilly or mountainous area (wooded or otherwise).

Recommended Frequency: One time every two hours, whenever PC's travel more than 10 minutes, or whenever the GM desires.

Day Night
Die Roll Encounter Type
01-15 Potentially hostile encounter. Roll on Table 1 for the appropriate climate/terrain.
16-20 Unusual weather/terrain. Roll on Table 2 for the appropriate climate/terrain.
21-25 Notable Occurrence. Roll on Table 3 for the appropriate climate/terrain.
26-50 Travelers or non-hostile encounter. Roll on Table 4 for the appropriate climate/terrain.
51-00 No encounter.
Die Roll Encounter Type
01-30 Potentially hostile encounter. Roll on Table 1 for the appropriate climate/terrain.
31-35 Unusual weather/terrain. Roll on Table 2 for the appropriate climate/terrain.
36-40 Notable Occurrence. Roll on Table 3 for the appropriate climate/terrain.
41-45 Travelers or non-hostile encounter. Roll on Table 4 for the appropriate climate/terrain.
46-00 No encounter.

Weather or Terrain Event

As always, if a particular roll does not make sense or apply in your scenario, reroll or choose a better or more interesting one.

Event Effect
01-15 Cliffs
16-30 Coldsnap
31-32 Earthquake
- Flash flood
33-47 Fog bank
- Forest fire
- Grass fire
48-62 Heatwave
63-72 Windstorm
73-74
75-83 Landslide
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- Sand/duststorm
- Sinkhole
- Snow/thunderstorm
84-98
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99-00 Volcanic eruption

Hill/Mountain CR 8

d% Encounter Avg. CR
1–6 1d6 eagles
7–14 2d6 orcs
15–22 2d6 tengus
23–30 2d6 hobgoblins
31–36 1d4 giant eagles
37–42 1d6 ogres
43–44 1 white dragon (young)
45–48 1 bulette
49–52 1 chimera
53–58 1d6 griffons
59–64 2d4 bugbears
65–66 1d6 cyclopes
67–68 1 gorgon
69–72 1d4 wyverns
73–78 1d6 trolls
79–80 1 ogre mage
81–82 1 roc
83–86 1d6 hill giants
87–88 1 silver dragon (young)
89–90 1 red dragon (young)
91–92 1d4 frost giants
93–96 1d6 stone giants
97–98 1 cloud giant
99–100 1d4 fire giants