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40x30 Battlemap - Ruins of the Great Vault


Ruins of the Great Vault

The gravel path leads you to the doors of this broken manor, once inside you’re greeted by a large statue of the god of protection, one of the last remnants of this place. To your left is what used to be a dining hall, and to the right the small reading room. A kitchen and storehouse used to connect to the small hallway which leads down into a library proper and servants quarters but, no longer.

Eventually you reach the far end of the manor, where a chapel of worship was built, a sodden book and urns the only thing that remains. Deeper within the manor however, hides it’s greatest treasure, a vault sealed with powerful magic containing even more powerful artifacts that has still yet to be breached, dull but colorful orbs sitting upon pedestals.

Adventure Seed

One day a year the ancient manor of the vault appears. It sits above the meandering creek that passes by the village, on a lightly forested hill, its battered form a silhouette on the horizon.

The vault is said to hold treasures and artifacts beyond your wildest dreams, but local folk don’t go near the area anymore for it is said that shadowy figures haunt the hillside ruins, and should you spend to much time close to the ruins you too will become one of them...

This hasn’t stopped foolhardy adventurers from invading the broken manors grounds, keen on unlocking the vault and plundering its treasures.

When you arrive, the ruins lie empty and silent but for the echo of birds in the distance. Down old, stone stairs you find four colored orbs upon damaged pedestals.

Before you is the large iron doors of the great vault. Engraved on it’s surface is a world sliced in half, you can see magma in its core, the trees its surface, the sky above and space with stars beyond that.

The solution to this puzzle is to touch the red orb, then the green orb, then the blue orb and finally the purple orb.

When the vault opens however, a rush of shadows blast past you down the corridor and out of the manor house, leaving only the strange weapons on their altars and great riches behind. When you exit the vault and climb the stairs you’re greeted by several distorted shadowy figures which assail you.

What’s going on? The vault is imbued with an ancient magic which, when the manor was destroyed, was distorted. This distorted magic seems to be teleporting the vault and the ruins with it to new locations every day, maybe even different time periods.

Living creatures caught within the vicinity during this time are consumed by the vault’s magic and, due to the distorted magical effect, turned into evil shadowy apparitions of their former selves.

When the vault was opened these shadowy apparitions were released on the world.

What You Will Receive 
A home-printable 40x30 battlemap, compatible with any role-play game, and VTTs such as Roll20.

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  • Home-printable, A4 .PDF of the gridded map at 300dpi, spread over several pages.
  • 300dpi .JPEGs of the map for A1 poster printing or VTT.
  • 72dpi .JPEGs of the map for VTTs.

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File Last Updated:
October 13, 2020
This title was added to our catalog on October 13, 2020.