The Shadowfell is a dark and shadowy realm where colors are dark and faded and shapes are obscured at best. It somewhat pararells the mortal world. In base 4e lore, the Shadowfell was where the Primordials put all the .. But it also may be a PF thing that’s a DnD thing that’s been renamed. The first source to really describe the Plane of Shadow or Shadowfell in terms other than neutral was the D&D 4E Dungeon Master’s Guide.

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Still, I kinda feel they are supposed to be the “planar connectors” between upper planes positive plane and lower planes negative plane.

Liches, vampires, spectres, and other high level undead are closely connected with that plane, skeletons and zombies are powered by it, and the few free willed not undead negative energy creatures come from there. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Pages to import images to Wikidata. Shadowfell sounds like a shadowfel, of evil in the underdark if I’m guessing correctly.

Dungeon of the Mad Mage. Why is this a shadofell You can also totally adventure in the Negative Energy plane in limited situations, and indeed there have been adventures that featured jaunts into it. The Feywild is the plane of manic emotions and color while the Shadowfell is the plane of muted colors and being subdued. How does he fit in?

Apparently they v&d them back after 4th edition, then. I would buy the hell out of that. It could be the haven of the undead, but the Negative Plane and Orcus cover that. Clues Don’t introduce every NPC, and spill their motives straight away, and let the plot unravel.


But even if it doesn’t, I’m very glad to have this one. I’ve never heard that shadwfell, so it may be a PF thing.

Dragonlance snadowfell Forgotten Realms deities Greyhawk deities. So, my barest understanding of the Shadowfell is that after the Spellplague, necrotic energy was taken and shoved into the Plane of Shadows, turning it into the Shadowfell.

It is followed by the sequels Thunderspire Labyrinth and Pyramid of Shadows. A good story is always built around good characters. Because that’s the one I have. Originally Posted by Gilphon.

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Cordell and Mike Mearls and was first published in May Thanks, Herb, and let me add that it’s good to see you–I’m in your Redbox Meetup, even though I haven’t been able to attend yet.

Don’t take it seriously. Plot emerges when the characters encounter obstacles, and have to find ways to overcome them.

They got rid of the Positive and Negative elemental planes because you can’t really adventure in an infinite pool of energy.

I’m not really familiar with Shadowfell specifically, but here’s some food for thought: Wake of the Ravager Dark Sun Online: I suppose you’re a fan of the removal of the Great Wheel then, and the ‘down with needless symmetry’ arguments? Since I made the jump from 2nd to 5th, my planar lore is mostly of Planescape vintage. Views Read Edit View history.

The Shadowfell was created to balance the Feywild. Gardens of underground, bio-luminescent flora. I’m not joking one bit. Vecna’s the silver medalist in that area. Hey, GitP, let’s try to make this a thing: Anyone have any ideas on what might be good to put along the path to this Dark One’s hideout?

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I think souls pass through it on their way to their appropriate afterlife. Originally Posted by Millstone When the player characters arrive at Winterhaven, they are asked to clean out the kobold nest.

The Shadowfell contains information a Dungeon Master needs to run adventures set in Gloomwrought, a city in the plane known as the Shadowfell. You can’t really adventure in them still, but that’s really not what they’re there for.

The Shadowfell: Gloomwrought and Beyond – Wikipedia

Maybe a few won’t have even heard of him. In terms of flavor 4th edition was the best chance to sweep away the messy structure that previously existed to be read, not played. Locales Think about the kind of environment you want to portray.

It’s a fairly desolate place. Guide to the Sahdowfellthe Pathfinder Gish class. In 4e’s default setting, a.

dnd 4e – What to do in the Shadowfell? – Role-playing Games Stack Exchange

Manual of the PlanesThe Plane Below: Worth noting that the Shadar-Kai are a playable race, introduced in Dragon Dark swamps where the land floats and can willfully drop you in front of a crocodile belongs here.

Their questions could be elucidating, and he might have to escape, or be turned loose when they decide he doesn’t know what they want to know. The Gorgon’s Alliance Planescape: