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There are some things that mere mortals were never meant to know. . . . In the domain of Lamordia, Doctor Victor Mordenheim created Adam?cobbling the creature together from parts of human corpses. Now, years later, Adam wants revenge. Adam wants Elise, Victor's wife. Adam wants Victor dead. The player characters' ship founders on the coast of the domain of Lamordia. A vicious storm leaves... [click here for more]
Time Is Meaningless in Castle Tristenoira Forlorn has long remained hidden in the shadows of notorious Barovia and Kartakass, yet the tiniest domain in the lands of the core is nearly as old as Ravenloft itself. This land is sick with evil, a twisted mockery of the place it once was. It is filled with creatures of despair who were drawn into the demiplane of dread....
Within Castle Tristenoira lies... [click here for more]
Designed for use by Dungeon Masters and players alike, Champions of the Mists greatly expand upon the role of heroes on the Demiplane of Dread. Inside are many exciting new options:
More than a dozen new characters kits ( such as guardians, Knights of the Shadows, and psychics) designed to give new and existing Ravenloft heroes a flavor all their own.
Complete game statistics for many characters... [click here for more]
Children of the Night: Ghosts details thirteen horrifying and tragic beings that test the fear threshold of even the staunchest ghost hunter. The restless spirits depicted herein will force heroes to solve conundrums or look at ghosts in a new light. Every creature presented in this book has its own history, personality, and powers. Some of the haunts that adventures will confront include... [click here for more]
Behold the Many Faces of Mankind's Darkest EnemyTwin puncture wounds mark the kiss of the nosferatu. Blood trickles with the slow crawl of despair. A shadow lingers, black against black. Chill mist clings damply to every surface, and the echo of an anguished shriek still hangs in the air.Children of the Night: Vampires introduces 13 unique and terrifying villains... [click here for more]
"I wouldn't do that if I were you," warned the stranger in an oddly irritated tone of voice. Yet the street thugs only laughed and struck at him harder. He fell to the ground and curled into a ball... and then that ball began to bulge as the stranger's clothes ripped at the seams, revealing the bristle of swiftly growing, shaggy hair. Children of the Night: Werebeasts is the... [click here for more]
Seven Gripping Settings. . . .
Haunted graveyards, manors, and tombs, a bardic library with an unexpected room, ancient catacombs, and an entire town turned to dark terror.
Seven Terrifying Characters. . . .
Deadly and unexpected foes: a vampire who walks in the sun and laughs at clerics, a mummy whose touch turns living flesh to water, and a fearsome host of others: a darkling, a vassalich, a ghost,... [click here for more]
The remnants of Ebon Fold are cutting a deadly path through the Falkovian countryside, draining travelers of their life force and leaving withered corpses in their wake. Hot on their trail, you come across the sole survivor of one of these deadly attacks, a young vistani man with an extraordinary skill for fortune-telling. His tarokka deck helps close the gap between you and the assassins. Together... [click here for more]
Note: The softcover version of this title does not include a foldout map. To receive the maps, please purchase the print and digital combo.The Horror Continues... A new era in horror role-playing began with the introduction of the RAVENLOFT boxed set. Combining the best elements of fantasy adventures with spine-tingling techniques of gothic... [click here for more]
Absolute Power. In the bewitched domain of Tepest, under the pale amber light of a full moon, a wandering band of adventurers comes across the severed hand of a hanged man. Far beneath Darkon's dread Castle Avernus, a mysterious Black Vault is sealed, locking away an assortment of magical arms and armor until such time as the cause of evil demands their service. Across the dread domains of Ravenloft,... [click here for more]
A madman stalks the fog-shrouded streets of Paridon, killing with gruesome precision - and always at midnight. A party of brave adventurers witnesses the most recent of these brutal murders. Now that they've seen the killer's face, they're sure to be his next targets. Who can be trusted in this city where the residents are not what they appear to be? Those who dare to track the killer will... [click here for more]
They lurk in the shadows. They linger in your dreams. They strike from the darkness. They are foul and horrible creatures that dwell in the dark dimension of Ravenloft and they are waiting for you. Inside this book are elven vampires, the dreaded Dark Ones who have broken the trust of Vistani, and dozens of other creatures sure to add a taste of fear into every Ravenloft campaign. But be warned,... [click here for more]
The moon is full. The mists have risen. The terror is upon you. Step into these swirling clouds of fog, and you will come face to face with creatures more terrible than you can imagine. Be careful, for those who are embraced by the mists seldom live to tell the tale. Children of the Night presents complete descriptions of 20 unique individuals for use in the RAVENLOFT campaign setting, Ideal... [click here for more]
Shipwrecked on a desert island! Marooned among savage creatures who seem half human, half animal. Who can you trust? Kindly old Doctor Fran and his beautiful companion? The strange monks said to guard an evil artifact in their mountain fastness? Or the beast-man chief who gathers his people and prepares for war? This is short, for you must escape the domain of Diosamblet, the Master of Pain, before... [click here for more]
Beware the Mists of Ravenloft, for they will envelop you in terror! In Feast of Goblyns, a party of adventurers is mysteriously transported from the lands they know to a dark and dangerous demiplane known as Ravenloft. Trd in this realm of terror, they must use all their skills to escape the manipulations of one of Ravenloft's most powerful lords as they attempt to seek out the accursed... [click here for more]
Horrible hauntings, cruel curses, dark secrets...this is no pleasure cruise! The mists of Ravenloft know no boundaries and observe no rules. One way or another, they always get what they want - this time with some help from a cursed captain and his ship. Player characters boarding an innocent-looking ship will soon find themselves aboard a haunted vessel, destined for an island... [click here for more]
A Domain of Dread
A night of eternal terror. A world ruled by fear and horror. Vampires who rule the night. Shapeshifters who prowl the forests. Eldritch ghouls and undead skeletons who prey upon a fearful populace. If ever a world needed heroes, it is the world of Ravenloft.
A World of Gothic Adventure
The Ravenloft setting takes one of the classic roleplaying... [click here for more]
Terror in the Land of Mists In the year 351 of the Barovian calendar, Strahd von Zarovich made a pact with Death - a pact that sealed his fate and created a land of nightmares known as Ravenloft. Other lords of darkness have embraced the Demiplane of Dread as their own, and woe to heroes who wander there. Creatures of the night prey freely upon the living in this land, and day is... [click here for more]
Night is falling. The Mists are rising. Embrace the Darkenss.
Enter the dark and macabre world of Ravenloft. But beware - once you begin to walk among the mists and shadows, you can never leave.
Domains of Dread is the core rulebook for the second edition of the award-winning RAVENLOFT campaign setting - the original fantasy horror role-playing game. Within the pages... [click here for more]
A New Realm of Horror Adventures In the dead of night, as mists cloak the land, a traveler walks a country road. Footsteps echo behind him, in pace with his beating heart. Is it Death who follows? The man turns, and so turns the phantom. A flash of fang, a bloodcurdling howl, red eyes fueled by a passion from beyond the grave. The traveler discovers what others have learned before him: all roads... [click here for more]
"At midnight everyone will die..." Azalin the lich lord is launching another diabolic plan. He has allied himself with the entity known as Death, and together they plan to raze the domain of Darkon. From the ashes of this once-mighty land will rise a new domain - Necropolis, the land of the dead! For the citizens of Darkon, death has been an everyday companion, and sometimes... [click here for more]
The Grand Conjunction has come to pass! As a result, the lords of Ravenloft have broken through the Mists and escaped into the Prime Material Plane. Bit by bit, monsters of the demiplane of dread are following behind. And in the midst of all, Azalin the Lich and Strahd von Zarovich a power game - a game with deadly stakes, most notably the player characters' lives. Unless the adventurers... [click here for more]
"Beware what you wish, for it might come true" is an old Vistani saying. In the small town of Odiare, a toymaker has wished a puppet to life - only this puppet is not a friendly, playful toy. It is a thing of evil, bent upon killing all the adults of Odiare. When the player characters are trapped within this town, Maligno the puppet and his animated toys begin to hunt them down. The PCs' only... [click here for more]
Far above the village of Barovia sits Castle Ravenloft, the home and fortress of vampire lord Strahd Von Zarovich. Legends claim that Strahd flies with the bats and runs with the wolves to terrorize the countryside. Ancient tales also tell of dungeons and catacombs deep under the castle. Other stories recall the great halls, treasures, and glory of Ravenloft in centuries past.
Undoubtedly, Strahd... [click here for more]
Of all the inhospitable domains in the Ravenloft campaign world, Bluetspur is the cruelest and most gruesome. Nothing grow in the endless night, and lightning periodically falls like rain. The only place to escape those storms is inside the mind flayers' complex under Mt. Makab, but that is the last place where any sane person would want to go. The High Master Mithid has been hatching black plots... [click here for more]
Deep beneath the foundation stones of Castle Avernus, Azalin the lich hatches his plots. The grand conjunction is coming, when all the lands and lords of Ravenloft will be set free upon the realms of man. Azalin does not intend to let this oppurtunity slip by. All he needs are a few deadies. Fortunately, there is a party of adventurers nearby.... This is the first of two adventures that feature... [click here for more]
Enter the world of the unknown? the land of dark mysteries, the realm of inexplicable terror. Adventure in a land where nothing is as it seems, where the innocent are evil in disguise. And watch your back ? no one can be trusted in Ravenloft! Book of Crypts is 96 pages of the finest in twisted horror. Nine short adventures await you, promising new, hideous villains and spine-chilling stories do... [click here for more]
Welcome to the realm of dread. It is a land of dark terror, treachery, and intrigue. The breathtaking splendor of the days pales against the horrors of the nights, when dead things rise and your darkest fears come true. And this is only the beginning. And now Ravenloft becomes much, much darker. These new islands are destined to terrify even the braves hero, and they are? dying to claim you. Visit... [click here for more]
Young Bryonna has been judged guilty of consorting with the dark forces of Tepest, and now she will burn at the stake for it. The Inquisitors, priests whose zealousness sometimes stirs whispers of doubt among the people, have condemned her with all the surety that comes with their "holy" power. Heroes of integrity and justice are needed to ferret out the truth. To succeed, they must travel a perilous... [click here for more]
Welcome to Invidia, where Vistani curses come to their terrible fruition.As a young girl, Gabrielle Aderre was warned by her mother never to have children: "A man, a babe, a home—these things can never be for you, tragedy will be the only result." Now the witch Gabrielle has disobeyed her mother and borne a child, an abomination that could spell doom for Vistani everywhere.... [click here for more]
The Gothic Earth Gazetteer is a complete guide to the people and events that shaped the 1890's. An indispensable reference of any Masque of the Red Death campaign, it contains a wealth of information including:
Qabals: A look at nine of Gothic Earth's mysterious qabals, including Van Helsing's Die Wachtern and the mysterious Order of the Crimson Dawn.
Headline News: A year-by-year... [click here for more]
It's just a bad dream - a very bad dream.... Beware the night, for sleep provides another path to the Demiplane of Dread. In the unique domain called the Nightmare Lands, darkness offers not blissful but ultimate terror. Heroes enter this realm at the bidding of the night, drawn from their dreaming bodies and captured by an enigmatic figure known only as the Nightmare Man. Trapped... [click here for more]
For many years folk have gazed into the churning black vapors of the Shadow Rift and wondered at the horrors that might lie within. Some have speculated that it might be a realm of the doomed, where tortured spirits suffer the hours of eternity. Others have speculated that it might be an empty domain, waiting for the arrival of a master who is evil enough to claim it and shape it in his own image.... [click here for more]
Collected for the first time, Dr. Rudolph van Richten's guides to the most terrifying creatures of the night - vampires, werebeasts, and golems!
Add an element of horror to any fantasy adventure with the secrets and details revealed herein.
Updated and presented for use with any AD&D campaign, including the Ravenloft setting. ... [click here for more]
From the depths of antiquity, he arises. . . . Trapped in a mockery of his former kingdom, he broods. . . . In hatred and spite against the one who betrayed him, he schemes. . . . The other lords of Ravenloft may possess horrific power. . . but Vecna is god. Trapped by the Mists of Ravenloft, the lich lord Vecna plots his escape and revenge against Kas the Destroyer, his traitorous former lieutenant.... [click here for more]
The nightbound realm of Sithicus is dying!
The grey forested crags scarred by jagged rifts echo with the laments of the dying elven nation. But the lord of the land sits uncaring on his blackened throne in the charred castle of Negragaard, lost in ancient memories. Through his passion and hatred the nightmare haunted death knight, Lord Soth, permitted catastrophe to befall his native... [click here for more]
Tortured by Darkness
Whether lured by the Dark Powers or born to a life of darkness, those who devote themselves to the masters of the Land of Mists undergo their own agonizing struggles. Nemeses of good, yet puppets of evil, these beleaguered men and women may rise to greatness or find their way back to the light. In any other world, they would be called anti-heroes. Here, they are... [click here for more]
Step into the Darkness Within the darkness, terror reigns. Vampires rule the night. Shapeshifters howl beneath the gibbous moon. Ancient evil and new-made ghosts and ghouls prey upon a populace ruled by fear. Yet within the darkness glows a light - a few brave souls who stand against the evil. Have you the courage to join their struggle?
Gothic Adventure in the Domain of Dread The Ravenloft Player's... [click here for more]
Under raging stormclouds, a lone figure stands silhouetted against the ancient walls of castle Ravenloft. Count Strahd von Zarovich stares down a sheer cliff at the village below. A cold, bitter wind spins dead leaves around him, billowing his cape in the darkness. Lightning splits the clouds overhead, casting stark white light across him. Strahd turns to the sky, revealing the angular muscles of his... [click here for more]
They lurk in the shadows. They linger in your dreams. They strike in the darkness.
They are the foul and horrible creatures that dwell in Ravenloft, the Demiplane of Dread, and they are waiting for you. From the dream-stalking bastellus to the body-snatching doppleganger plant, this horrific tome contains a great assortment of creatures that will haunt the nightmares of player characters... [click here for more]
Inside this book are dozens of sinister beings waiting to strike terror into the hearts of role-players everywhere. From the dreaded scarab beetles of Har'Akir to the archer skeletons of darkon and the drow vampires of Arak, these Creatures of Darkness will provide hours of diabolical adventure. But be warned - if you buy this accessory, your AD&D game players may never forgive you.
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At last, some means of combating the ultimate undead—vampires—have found their way into print. Within these pages, Dr. Rudolph Van Richten shares his vast background as one of Ravenloft's most formidable lore masters and vampire hunters. Decades of research and experience have been compiled into discussions that define the very nature of these kings of the undead and help put them at a disadvantage... [click here for more]
In a rain-soaked graveyard, a small group of men stands round a coffin bound with heavy chains. "We are here to mourn the passing of Jean de Cardeau," intones the village priest. " Let us pray that his rest is eternal, and that he never returns."
As the pallbearers lift the coffin, something scrapes on the wood from inside. Quickly and without emotion, the attendants slide the casket into a crypt.... [click here for more]
Over three decades ago, the only child of Dr. Rudolph van Richten was stolen by Vistani thieves and sold to a vampire. The doctor's efforts to rescue his son and then avenge himself upon that vampire led to a dark new career fighting the terrifying monsters in the Demiplane of Dread. Now, the sage of Ravenloft turns his attention to the very people who made him what he is today. In spite of his... [click here for more]
Within this volume are sixteen dark lords and ladies, each a prisoner of Ravenloft. Some are new to the setting, yet all may seem hauntingly familiar, for they have been lurking at the edge of your nightmares, waiting for the chance to emerge in your campaigns.
The Headless Horseman, the Phantom Lover, the Vampire Panther—these and other malignant forces await. You'll read ghastly tales of their... [click here for more]
Rakshasa. For centuries, these diabolical creatures have hunted humanity and preyed upon its flesh. Now the Mists have opened upon the land of Sri Raji, home of dread Arijani, the rakshasa lord. Arijani is the mastermind behind a deadly game of illusion where plots lie within plots that lie within plots. The wise will trust neither their eyes nor their wits, for nothing is as it seems in... [click here for more]
The Mists of Ravenloft envelop you once again. When you realize where they've taken you, it's too late. You find yourself in the burning wastelands of Har'Akir—where nothing is as it seems. The desert is a powerful foe, but in Har'Akir, an ancient evil is awakening, and the desert will be the least of your worries. As withered hands cast off ancient shrouds, little can save you from their touch... [click here for more]
...by the glimmer of the half-extinguished light, I saw the dull yellow eye of the creature open; it breathed hard, and a convulsive motion agitated its limbs.
—Mary Shelley, Frankenstein
Armed with satchel and saw, the creator slips into the night. He seeks the freshly dug grave and the unguarded morgue, selecting each body part with care. In the twilight before dawn, he tailors... [click here for more]
A Guide to Transylvania is an indispensable accessory for any Masque of the Red Death campaign - or for a campaign for any game system set in the 1890s. This 96-page book contains everything needed to explore the exotic, fear-filled country that is home to Dracula.
Highlights of this volume:
A survey of Transylvania's history and geography;
an overview of the beliefs, practices, crafts, and... [click here for more]
In the caverns, crypts, and chasms of Ravenloft lie mummies and other horrors for whom sleep is a natural state. These are the ancient dead. Dreams of love, glory, and wealth subdue them through the ages, and time grows meaningless—until the greedy or foolish disturb their rest. When the ancient dead rise and walk again, evil spreads before them and destruction lies in their wake. In the land... [click here for more]