An ancient ruin abandoned long ago to the frozen wastes, its purpose lost to time…


Snowy Sanctum battle map, banner

 

It’s my opinion that a clear goal that forces your players to move constantly, coupled with elevation changes and obstacles and other interesting features in addition to enemies to fight, makes for an excellent battle. Following that philosophy, the Snowy Sanctum offers an upstairs fight to the top on three tiers of crumbling platform, where [your MacGuffin of choice] must be won before fighting their way back down through the backup forces!

And might I suggest a reality-bending artefact at the top, with the power to pull creatures in from different planes to protect itself? Or perhaps a squad of undead as old as this platform, with no purpose other than to guard it? Or, there’s always the tried-and-true gang of ritualists summoning a powerful creature at an old sacred sight!

I would love to hear your ideas too, so please leave them in the comments!

 

 

 

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