You see, Anders Solmor isn't acting on his own in this. The most popular deities among the Keoish are Heironeous, Phaulkon, Saint Cuthbert, Fharlanghn, Ehlonna, Lydia, Osprem, Zilchus, Kord, Xerbo, Norebo, Olidammara, the Seldarine, and Trithereon.[11]. She said, "I've been tracking the Scarlet Brotherhood for years. The abandoned Makaster House is located outside Saltmarsh, at the edge of a cliff. Saltmarsh is a nondescript fishing town tucked away on the western coast of the Mere of Dead ... and the Scarlet Brotherhood. The Zhentarim still have the same basic goals, but Mr. Dory has recently sent many Zhentarim agents from the cult of Myrkul to work with him. Details of our intelligence gathering is included in separate articles. As of the late 570s, four miles east of Saltmarsh, just inland of the old coast road and looking out to sea, stands a "Haunted House". We get to decide what, for whom, and why. I decided to split this campaign into seperate arcs. (Ghosts of Saltmarsh, p.11; date unspecified.)[9]. The book goes to extreme lengths to set up and display the fishing village of Saltmarsh. Local legend holds that it is haunted, a rumour spoken of several locales in this region. All of the information on this site should be credited to the original authors of the Dungeons & Dragons Ghosts of Saltmarsh campaign. Two larger towns, Burle and Seaton, are each about twenty miles away (Burle inland to the northwest, Seaton along the coast to the east). Saltmarsh lacks the underground sewage system found in cities of Keoland. This site is to be used as an aid to the campaign book and not serve as a replacement. The Scarlet Brotherhood did not leave Saltmarsh empty-handed. After our year+ run with Curse of Strahd, I promised our D&D group I’d DM the Ghost of Saltmarsh adventures as the next campaign. Emmett was faced with a trial–the Blakes on the prosecution having unknowingly hired another Brotherhood agent. To the west, just across the Kingfisher River are the Hool Marshes and the Dunwater River which feeds them. The Brotherhood, in an attempt to save their overambitious member, found a scapegoat in Emmett Stormsworn, a dwarf known to be slightly separated from other artisanal members of dwarven clans in Sulward. I initially thought of something like Lords' alliance or Order of the Gauntlet but these are in the Forgotten Realms and the DM said this will happen in Greyhawk. However, they lost Idee to the South Province (now part of Ahlissa) in 586 CY, and in 589 the Hold of the Sea Princes erupted in civil war. They will stop at nothing to achieve their goals; they will even betray other members of their order. Thirty-five pages devoted to establishing Saltmarsh as a hub for your adventuring career, complete with many charts to determine the mood, small quests, rumors, and more – so each time you see the city… It is located on the coast of the Azure Sea, south of the Dreadwood. In more recent years (in the late 570s) there have been reports of ghastly shrieks and eerie lights emanating from in the house. Sanbalet has relations with the Scarlet Brotherhood as a middle-man. The town is also surrounded by some farmland although such is only exploited to a limited degree given only "tiny" farms are located nearby (in late 570s).[1]. (illustrated above), Fishing is the main industry. The Scarlet Brotherhood claims that the bloodline of its followers traces back to an ancient empire, the Suel imperium, and their goal is restore the old Suloise noble houses to prominence in the world. Skerrin is sometimes referred to respectfully as “Uncle”, as is Ellinka. The Scarlet Brotherhood is a secret society operating throughout the Sword Coast North, which claims that the bloodline of the ancient Suel Imperium runs through their veins. The most widely-spoken languages in Keoland are Common, Keoish, Elvish, Gnomish, and Halfling. Saltmarsh is governed by a town council of six elected members. 1 History. Do you guys know of a good equivalent? I was looking for a third enemy group and found it in the Aboleth, Sgothgah, who has taken over the Scarlet Brotherhood in the Styes. Its proximity to the sea established it as a significant fishing town. There are some tiny farms in the neighboring countryside. Kevelli was not alone. This page was last edited 10:19, 16 August 2020 by Greyhawk Wiki user. Fisherman Grundy escaped with Bobber’s daughters, Jo and Kee. Your email address will not be published. When talking to Lankus the party finds out that there are three major guilds in Saltmarsh: The Traditionalists – Leader is a female called Eda. The largest non-human faction are a mining group of two hundred dwarves. Within about 10 leagues (30 miles) away are woodlands; the Drowned Forest, the Silverstand, and the Dreadwood. Scarlet Brotherhood agents, perfidious Schai! In Onnwal, the Brotherhood rules only the port of Scant, though the Lordship of the Isles remains completely under their control. [4], The council meets at the town hall at the start of each season. As of 595 CY, the other council members are Egan Lassiter, Hoskin Lashti, Lira Tolivar, Lyra Ivessa, and Toren Aerakin. The Scarlet Brotherhood are a terrorist organization with agents across the Flaeness, and a stronghold on the southeastern coast of the Azure Sea. We can also connect The Styes with the larger arc of the Scarlet Brotherhood. There is a small weekly market attracting traders from Burle and Seaton.[1]. * The Brotherhood's agents spread rumors that the mine is on the verge of failure and the crown plans to award the dwarves rulership of Saltmarsh as compensation. Skerrin, has been renamed Kerrin, so people can make "Karen" jokes about him. The crown's agents want to expand the village's port and make it a prime location for trade with the world beyond. In the late 570s it was likened to a small south-coast English fishing town of the 14th Century. He is descended from Orrin Timerikos, one of the town's original founders, whose family have continuously held a position on the council since it began. Saltmarsh has a Temple of Procan, as well as a Sea Grove of Obad-Hai[10]. The only clue is a burned scrap of paper with the name of a ship—The Gnasher—and a possible location—Abbey Isle. Come on Wizards, open up … Ghost Dance, Dungeon #32, … Instead we might leap forward a year and see how our character faired after their long struggle fighting for the safety of Saltmarsh. Anders Solmor. Decker, Jesse, David Noonan, Chris Thomasson, et al. He had been seeking some connection to this symbol for some time, when one day on the edge of the Northern Wastes, an elderly halfling leatherworker from whom he purchased a boot repair recognized the symbol from long ago when he was a young apprentice on the southern coast. [2][6], Another victim of the slaver raids was the nearby regional capital of Seaton. Adventures in nearby adventures include: WGS1 Five Shall Be One, Bandit Kingdoms. The inhabitants are relatively sober, hard working and amiable. Wood elves inhabit a small enclave, and halflings have various local settlements and can sometimes be seen in the town. [4], Following the establishment of King Skotti's renovation plans for the town, the population is around 5,000. Cove Reef: Worshipers of Koolooshidoop (L5) Wreck of the Marshal: Vecna's Twist (L5) TftYP: Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan, located on a tropical island in the Azure sea. This has sparked controversy among the locals, with loyalist and traditionalist political factions attempt to support and oppose the King's plans, respectively. [1] By 591 CY it was estimated to have grown to 3,000,[8] and by 595 CY to 3,850. Since Saltmarsh is part of Keoland, it should be noted there are numerous deities worshipped even though only two are known to have a strong presence in the town. The Loyalists – Leader is Eliander; The Scarlet Brotherhood – Leader is called Suel Imperum (arcane power/assassins) When first asking for any jobs/quests, Eliander mentions the spooky forest where there is talk of vampires and witches. The streets are lined with open gutters leading to the Kingfisher River or the ocean, though they are not perfect. A few words from Alucard. The most senior member of the council holds the title of Lord Mayor, and is elected by the other five. Your email address will not be published. [12] This has the effect of creating an incentive for the smuggling of such goods. Ruins of the Ur-Flan from the time of Keraptis. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. 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