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Phandelver and Below: The Shattered Obelisk

An Add-on Module by Wizards of the Coast

Content Provider: Wizards of the Coast Author: mattexdee Purchase Here: Project URL Versions 11+ (Verified 12) Last Updated 5 months, 3 weeks ago

Phandelver and Below: The Shattered Obelisk including additional features which are exclusive to Foundry Virtual Tabletop is available now and purchased from us directly for $29.99 USD.

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Journey to the beloved town of Phandalin, where a malevolent cult threatens to overtake the region. Together with your party, solve mysteries and stamp out growing corruption as you uncover more about the peculiar happenings plaguing the town. Discover what lurks below in this high-fantasy adventure that begins with the familiar story of Lost Mine of Phandelver and then delves into the perilous Underdark.
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Phandelver and Below: The Shattered Obelisk adventure is an iconic re-introduction to D&D for new players and veterans alike.

The Phandelver and Below Adventure

Phandelver and Below: The Shattered Obelisk is an epic 200 page adventure that brings you to the iconic town of Phandalin in the Forgotten Realms augmented with additional features that make the most of Foundry Virtual Tabletop. The journey begins with a re-imagining of the classic adventure The Lost Mine of Phandelver but pushes onwards to reveal a sinister forces at work which place the very existence of Faerûn at risk.

This adventure on Foundry Virtual Tabletop is expertly implemented with extreme attention to detail and added touches to immerse you in your journey and give you the best possible digital experience, including the following features:

The Complete Adventure Content

  • 56 Journal Entries encompassing 550 pages of interactive, inter-linked, tool-tipped, and shareable content.
  • 160 Actors with full stat-blocks, configured actions, special features, and active effects.
  • 251 Items ranging from interesting mundane loot to magical artifacts of otherworldly power.
  • 38 Scenes fully configured with dynamic terrain, walls, light sources, doors, fog-of-war exploration, and more.
  • 13 Rollable Tables to add unpredictability to your gameplay experience.

All the details of the adventure are available right at your fingertips using a custom Journal sheet which presents the adventure in a distinctive style that matches the look and feel of the physical book.

Art for Every Occasion

Ensure that your players feel connected to the world with 159 unique portraits for important characters and deadly adversaries that they'll encounter throughout the adventure. The adventure also includes 73 pieces of immersive environmental or narrative artwork that depict moments from the adventure - many of which are full size originals revealing details not present in the print edition.

Backgrounds for Character Creation

Build your character with 12 fully implemented Backgrounds which integrate with the character creation workflow in the D&D Fifth Edition game system to easily create new heroes. These Backgrounds come pre-configured with 38 background Features and Rollable Tables to optionally randomize character backgrounds by generating traits, ideals, bonds, and flaws for each background.

The Wailing Battlefield map with pre-placed tokens and animated lighting effects.
Watch our launch announcement trailer to see a preview of the exceptional features included in the Phandelver and Below adventure.

Gameplay Automation

Characters in Phandelver and Below: The Shattered Obelisk are integrated with all of the automation features supported by the Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition game system on Foundry Virtual Tabletop including support for easy character creation, combat encounter tracking, automation of status effects and combat conditions, and much more. This automation extends beyond basic gameplay to narrative moments where an assortment of powerful and hand-crafted Macros allow you to automate iconic moments from the adventure like the creation of magical items using the Forge of Spells or transforming the rotating hallways of The Labyrinth of Eyes.

High Fidelity Scenes

The adventure on Foundry Virtual Tabletop provides enhanced Scenes for all maps in the adventure featuring high-resolution assets. These maps take advantage of the technical capabilities of Foundry VTT to deliver a more beautiful and higher-fidelity experience with 2-3 times the level of detail present in standard digital maps. Each Scene has been painstakingly enhanced with tiles, lighting effects, and macros to provide immersion and automation. All Scenes are fully integrated with the dynamic lighting engine including walls, doors, light sources, fog-of-war exploration, and weather effects.

Dynamic Tokens

The adventure on Foundry Virtual Tabletop includes over 150 gorgeous and high-resolution tokens which are integrated with the new D&D game system's Dynamic Token engine. Tokens using this engine are dynamically rendered with integration for special visual effects, ring highlights, UX prompts, and other visual indicators that facilitate gameplay and enhance immersion.

Randomized Events

Switch things up during the game session with 13 Rollable Tables that can randomize the encounters your players face while navigating the adventure. Additionally many creature types are configured to use wildcard tokens to introduce additional variation when creating groups of goblins, ruffians, drow, skeletons, and others.

The Dynamic Token engine enhances tokens with special effects applied to their background, ring, or creature artwork.

Screenshots

Combat erupts with the raiders at Wyvern Tor. Phandalin Village and a Shared Image of Linene Graywind The party meets Hamun Kost at Old Owl Well Meeting a mysterious spirit naga in the Mire of Doubt.
A sample of tokens in the adventure
A sample of tokens from the adventure, each rendered using our innovative Dynamic Token engine.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is this official D&D content?

Yes! You can read more about our exciting partnership with Wizards of the Coast for more details.

What are the technical or system requirements for this content?

The minimum system requirements for this adventure are the same as the Minimum Requirements for the Foundry Virtual Tabletop software itself with two additional requirements:

What is the refund policy for purchases of this product?

Phandelver and Below: The Shattered Obelisk is a digital product which is installed on the computer where you host Foundry Virtual Tabletop. Once the module has been installed it is no longer eligible for refund. If the module has not yet been installed, you are eligible for a refund up to 30 days from the date of purchase by contacting us at support@foundryvtt.com. If you have any clarifying questions about the features of this adventure please reach out to us before purchasing.

Does purchasing this content unlock it on D&D Beyond also?

No, the Foundry Virtual Tabletop editions of this premium D&D fifth edition content are not interchangeable with the digital books purchased on D&D Beyond.

I already own this content on D&D Beyond or another platform, do I get it for free or at a discount?

Unfortunately that is not something we can offer. Our team incurs the cost of developing and optimizing this content specifically for Foundry Virtual Tabletop, so the Foundry VTT version of a product is not interchangeable with versions purchased elsewhere.

What does it mean for the Scenes in this adventure to provide a higher fidelity experience? Does that mean they are simply upscaled?

This adventure uses the original digital assets for the adventure maps in their native resolution, allowing Foundry Virtual Tabletop to render them with heightened detail and visual fidelity when compared to printed media. These images have not been upscaled using AI or otherwise.

Can I record videos or live-stream using this official D&D content?

Yes! You are permitted to record or stream videos of yourself or your group playing this content. Please be sure to comply with the Wizards of the Coast Fan Content Policy which applies to use of this content.

Where can I talk about this with other fans?

Join the conversation in our Foundry VTT Discord server, or discuss on the Foundry VTT Reddit.

I have a press inquiry about this announcement or would like to do a review of the content, whom should I contact?

We have review copies of the adventure available for press. Please contact us at support@foundryvtt.com with your inquiry, sharing details about your website or channel.

Available Versions

  1. Version 1.0.0

    5 months, 3 weeks ago
    Foundry Version 11+ (Verified 12) Manifest URL