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H1 Keep on the Shadowfell
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H1 Keep on the Shadowfell
Basic Information
Author(s) Bruce R. Cordell and Mike Mearls
Publisher Wizards of the Coast
Type Adventure
Binding Trade Paperback
Released May 2008
Pages 64
ISBN 13 978-0-7869-4850-5

Source: Wizards.com product listing
An introductory 4th Edition D&D adventure for characters of levels 1-3

The town of Winterhaven stands watch over a ruined keep that was once a bastion of good in the realm. This keep overlooks the Shadow Rift, a dark scar in the world that was once a gateway to the Shadowfell but has been dormant for many years. Now, an evil cleric of Orcus, Demon Lord of the Undead, seeks to re-open the gate, and the only thing standing in his way is a small yet determined band of heroes.

Keep on the Shadowfell is an exciting Dungeons & Dragons adventure designed for characters of levels 1–3. It includes three double-sided poster maps suitable for use with D&D Miniatures.


Behind the scenesEdit

While Keep on the Shadowfell was designed initially for the "points of light" core setting for 4th edition D&D, alterations to the adventure made in an article of Dungeon magazine made it possible to use it as a dungeon for characters in the Forgotten Realms. These changes included changing the focus on Orcus to that of Shar and relocating Winterhaven to a geographical location in Faerûn between Cormyr and Sembia.

In April 2009, the adventure was released online at Wizards of the Coast's official website for download.

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