How a key killed my party's barbarian
This is a story from a couples years ago. I was the DM for a dnd 5e game with a party of about 6 players. The main characters in this story include; Human Fighter (HF), Half-orc Bearbarian *barbarian-druid multiclass* (HBB), catgirl cleric *dont ask* (CC), Dwarf Monk (DM) *not to be confused with me THE DM*, and Human WIzard (HM). The campaign was cut short because of my problems with how other players acted (more on that if you're interested) but that is not the story, this is.
The party had been sent on a quest by a group of wizards to go to an old, faraway lighthouse being inhabited by an alhoon. Alhoons are mindflayers who abandon their colony and become wizards and eventually attempt to become a lich but fail (see volo's guide). The party effortlessly mow down the swarm of undead guarding the lighthouse thanks to the CC's channel divinity and proceed to enter the tower. At the entrance they immediately spotted the alhoon in question and attempted to chase him. As the party attempted to chase him they stepped on an oddly placed carpet and the alhoon chuckled, it dispelled an arcane lock and a trapdoor gave way and the HBB and DM fell down a 40 ft deep hole into a gelatinous cube. the rest of the party fights off more minions while the two in the pit attempt to break free from the slime. The DM attempted to swim out of the gelatinous each round, failing each time as his stats were unfortunately low. The HBB however, was violently attacking the cube from the inside as it attempted to melt them. After the cube dies and the monk goes down, they two notice a key was inside of the slime. The HBB picks up the key and it proceeds to attack him, the key was a mimic, the HBB's player was surprised at this and decided the best course of action was to SWALLOW THE MIMIC KEY. Since the key was small he was easily able to swallow the key *note, mimics are immune to acid damage*. the HBB spent the next few minutes the HBB suffered as the key was eating its way out of his stomach. Fearing he would die before the key would HBB decided to wildshape into a bear, hoping a bear's stomach acid would be stronger than a human's. After about 5 minutes of me laughing, the party using magic and damage rolls being made, the key ate its way out of the HBB, killing the player in the process. One of if not the most memorable moment of that campaign.
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Looking for a strangely specific mini: Bearbarian
I am the GM for all of my friends' first foray into D&D. For our 3rd anniversary, I wanted to paint minis for all of their PCs. I was able to find all but one because we sort of customized his character.
I am looking for a barBEARian/BEARbarian.
Bear is a Goliath who was raised by bears, wears the fur of bears, the whole 9 yards. I would love it if I miniclose to this, but I guess if push comes to shove I could just glue on some fur.
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