List of Dungeons & Dragons adventures

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This is a list of official Dungeons & Dragons adventures published by Wizards of the Coast as separate publications. It does not include adventures published as part of supplements, officially licensed Dungeons & Dragons adventures, official d20 System adventures and other Open Game License adventures that may be compatible with Dungeons & Dragons.

Officially published adventures from before 3rd edition are often called modules. For a list of published modules from before 3rd Edition Adventures, see List of Dungeons & Dragons modules. For description and history of Adventures/Modules, see Adventure (D&D). For adventures set in the Forgotten Realms setting, see the List of Forgotten Realms modules and sourcebooks.

3rd edition[edit]

The adventures listed here are official Wizards of the Coast Dungeons & Dragons 3/3.5 adventures only. The first 3rd Edition adventure module published (not counting OGL/d20 STL modules) was The Sunless Citadel, in 2000.

Number Title Levels Author(s) Published Setting Notes
953827400 Scourge of the Howling Horde 01 Gwendolyn F.M. Kestrel 2006 D&D Generic Setting
? Caves Of Shadow 3* Monte Cook 2000 D&D Generic Setting Stand alone game with pre made characters used to teach how to play D&D. Uses a different dice system.
11640 The Sunless Citadel 01–03 Bruce R. Cordell 2000 D&D Generic Setting
B0001723 The Fright at Tristor 01–03 Keith Polster 2001 Living Greyhawk
0786941960 The Shattered Gates of Slaughtergarde 01–06 David Noonan 2006 D&D Generic Setting
959767400 Barrow of the Forgotten King 02 Ed Stark 2007 D&D Generic Setting
86410 Shadows of the Last War 02 Keith Baker 2004 Eberron
11644 The Forge of Fury 03–05 Richard Baker 2000 D&D Generic Setting Ranked 12th greatest adventure of all time.[1]
86430 Whispers of the Vampire's Blade 04 David Noonan 2004 Eberron
95003 Fantastic Locations: Fane of the Drow 04 Gwendolyn F.M. Kestrel 2005 Special maps for use with miniatures
11843 Return to the Temple of Elemental Evil 04–14 Monte Cook 2001 Greyhawk Sequel to T1-4 The Temple of Elemental Evil; Ranked 8th greatest adventure of all time.[1]
957557400 Fantastic Locations: The Frostfell Rift 04–18 Ari Marmell 2006 Special maps for use with miniatures
10797740 The Sinister Spire 05 Bruce R Cordell & Ari Marmell 2007 D&D Generic Setting
11830 The Speaker in Dreams 05–07 James Wyatt 2001 D&D Generic Setting
953857400 Red Hand of Doom 05–12 James Jacobs & Richard Baker 2006 D&D Generic Setting
11730 Grasp of the Emerald Claw 06 Bruce R. Cordell 2005 Eberron
953937200 Expedition to Castle Ravenloft 06–10 Bruce R. Cordell & James Wyatt 2006 Ravenloft
95363 Voyage of the Golden Dragon 07 Nicolas Logue 2006 Eberron
Fortress of the Yuan-Ti 07 Ari Marmell 2007 D&D Generic Setting
11838 The Standing Stone 07–09 John D. Rateliff 2001 D&D Generic Setting (minor references to Greyhawk)
95364 Fantastic Locations: Fields of Ruin 08 Richard Pett 2006 Special maps for use with miniatures
109257200 Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk 08–13 Jason Bulmahn, James Jacobs & Erik Mona 2007 World of Greyhawk update of WGR1 Greyhawk Ruins
95004 Fantastic Locations: Hellspike Prison 09 Matthew Sernett 2005 Special maps for use with miniatures
955687200 Expedition to the Demonweb Pits 09–12 Wolfgang Baur and Gwendolyn F. M. Kestrel 2007 D&D Generic Setting
953777400 Fantastic Locations: Dragondown Grotto 10 Ed Stark 2006 Special maps for use with miniatures
11847 Heart of Nightfang Spire 10–13 Bruce R. Cordell 2001 D&D Generic Setting
11855 Deep Horizon 13–15 Skip Williams 2001 D&D Generic Setting
88163 Lord of the Iron Fortress 15–17 Andy Collins 2002 D&D Generic Setting
88167 Bastion of Broken Souls 18–20 Bruce R. Cordell 2002 D&D Generic Setting
Fantastic Locations: City of Peril - Ed Stark 2007 D&D Generic Setting

Additionally Wizards published a series of Free Online Adventures in his website from 2000 to 2005. This is the complete list of adventures, with links to the original presentation articles. Unfortunately the compressed files with the adventures those articles cite seem to be lost forever.

Title Levels Author(s) Published Edition Notes
Burning Plague, The 1 Miguel Duran 08/01/2000 3.0
Ettin's Riddle, The 2-3 JD Wiker 09/01/2000 3.0
Base of Operations 5 Ed Stark 10/01/2000 3.0
Vessel of Stars, The 4 Robert Holzmeier 11/01/2000 3.0
Alchemist's Eyrie, The 6 Edward Bolme 12/15/2000 3.0
Ghosts of Aniel, The 6 Stephen Kenson 01/12/2001 3.0
One Last Riddle 5-7 David Eckelberry 02/02/2001 3.0
Manifesting: A Tale 3 Angel Leigh McCoy 03/30/2001 3.0
Something's Cooking 2 Andy Collins 04/13/2001 3.0
Tower of Deception, The 9 Monte Cook 05/25/2001 3.0
Frigid Demise, A 13 Monte Cook 06/08/2001 3.0
Ministry of Winds, The 6 Monte Cook 07/20/2001 3.0
Eye for an Eye, An 8 Monte Cook 08/24/2001 3.0
Fang, Beak, and Claw 8 Sean K. Reynolds 09/26/2001 3.0
Sea Witch, The 10 Jason Carl 10/05/2001 3.0
Secret of the Windswept Wall, The 2-4 Eric Haddock 10/21/2001 3.0
Harvest of Evil, A 10-12 Jason Carl 11/30/2001 3.0
House of Harpies 6 Owen K. C. Stephens 12/21/2001 3.0
Icy Heart, An 20 Eric Haddock 01/25/2002 3.0
Desert Sands 13 Gwendolyn F. M. Kestrel 02/23/2002 3.0
Crumbling Hall of the Frost Giant Jarl, The 10 Andy Collins 03/29/2002 3.0
Black Rain 16 Monte Cook 04/27/2002 3.0
Start at the End 7 Rich Redman 06/28/2002 3.0
Question of Ethics, A 12 Monte Cook 07/26/2002 3.0
Tiger's Palace 9-10 Owen K. C. Stephens 08/30/2002 3.0
Self-Fulfilling Prophecy? 11 Gwendolyn F. M. Kestrel 09/28/2002 3.0
Test of the Demonweb 6 Ramon Arjona 10/26/2002 3.0
Haunting Lodge 17 Owen K. C. Stephens 11/30/2002 3.0
Treasure of the Black Veils, The 7-9 Skip Williams and Penny Williams 12/06/2002 3.0
Thicker Than Water 12 Monte Cook 12/27/2002 3.0
Into the Frozen Waste 7 Eric Cagle 01/11/2003 3.0
Ill Wind in Friezford 14 Skip Williams and Penny Williams 01/31/2003 3.5
Shoals of Intrigue 8 Robert Wiese 02/28/2003 3.5
Temple of Redcliff, The 10 Eric Cagle 03/29/2003 3.5
Environmental Impact 8 Ramon Arjona 04/25/2003 3.5
Stone Dead 14 Stan! 05/30/2003 3.5
Road to Oblivion 11 Penny Williams 06/14/2003 3.5
Fallen Angel 5 Ramon Arjona 06/29/2003 3.0
Eye of the Sun, The 4 Eric Cagle 07/25/2003 3.5
Bad Moon Waning 10 Stan! 08/30/2003 3.5
Hasken's Manor 7 Scott Brocius and Mark A. Jindra 09/26/2003 3.5
Sheep's Clothing 11 Robert Wiese 10/31/2003 3.5
Matters of Vengeance 15 Darrin Drader 11/28/2003 3.5
Lochfell's Secret 15 Eric Haddock 01/09/2004 3.5
War of Dragons 18 Robert Wiese 02/27/2004 3.5
Force of Nature 18 Mark A. Jindra 03/26/2004 3.5
Wreck Ashore 1 Robert Wiese 04/30/2004 3.5
Frozen Whispers 3 James Jacobs 05/29/2004 3.5
Dry Spell 3 Darrin Drader 06/26/2004 3.5
Bad Light 4 Owen K. C. Stephens 07/31/2004 3.5
March of the Sane 5 Owen K. C. Stephens 08/27/2004 3.5
Primerose Path 6 Owen K. C. Stephens 09/24/2004 3.5
Tarus's Banquet! 10 Sean K Reynolds 10/15/2004 3.5
Lest Darkness Rise 7 Owen K. C. Stephens 10/29/2004 3.5
Cave of the Spiders 9 Skip Williams 11/26/2004 3.5
Thunder Below, The 17 James Jacobs 12/25/2004 3.5
Shrine of the Feathered Serpent 12 By Skip Williams 12/30/2004 3.5
To Quell the Rising Storm 10 Christopher Lindsay 01/28/2005 3.5
White Plume Mountain 7 Andy Collins, Gwendolyn F.M. Kestrel, and James Wyatt 12/07/2005 3.5
Tower in the Ice 9 Christopher Lindsay 02/25/2005 3.5
A Dark and Stormy Knight 1 Owen K. C. Stephens 03/29/2005 3.5
Fait Accompli 12 Owen K. C. Stephens 05/17/2005 3.5
Tomb of Horrors 9 Gary Gygax, Bruce R. Cordell 10/31/2005 3.5
Legend of the Silver Skeleton 6 Bart Carroll, Todd Clayton, Mark A. Jindra, and Robert Wiese 10/17/2006 3.5
Return to the temple of the Frog 10 Ted Albert 02/23/2007 3.5

4th edition[edit]

The first official Wizards of the Coast 4th edition adventure published was Keep on the Shadowfell in 2008.

E[edit]

E—Epic tier adventures were designed for use with 4th edition Dungeons & Dragons, specifically for characters of level 21-30. This series can stand alone, or can be used following the H series and P series to conclude a campaign from 1st to 30th level, focusing on the cult of the demon prince Orcus.

Code Title Levels Author(s) Published Notes
E1 Death's Reach 21–23 Bruce R. Cordell, Chris Sims April 21, 2009 Generic D&D setting
E2 Kingdom of the Ghouls 24–26 Wizards RPG team June 16, 2009 Generic D&D setting
E3 Prince of Undeath 27-30 Wizards RPG team October 20, 2009 Generic D&D setting

H[edit]

H—Heroic tier adventures were designed for use with 4th edition Dungeons & Dragons, specifically for characters of level 1-10. This series can stand alone, or can be used before the P series and E series to begin a campaign from 1st to 30th level, focusing on the cult of the demon prince Orcus.

Code Title Levels Author(s) Published Notes
H1 Keep on the Shadowfell 1–3 Bruce Cordell, Mike Mearls May 20, 2008 Nentir Vale
H2 Thunderspire Labyrinth 4–6 Richard Baker, Mike Mearls July 15, 2008 Nentir Vale
H3 Pyramid of Shadows 7–10 Mike Mearls, James Wyatt August 19, 2008 Nentir Vale

HS[edit]

HS—Heroic Standalone tier adventures were designed for use with 4th edition Dungeons & Dragons, specifically for characters of level 1-10. Adventures in this series were designed to be used stand alone and not as part of a multi-adventure campaign.

Code Title Levels Author(s) Published Notes
HS1 The Slaying Stone 1 Logan Bonner May 18, 2010 Generic D&D setting
HS2 Orcs of Stonefang Pass 5 Logan Bonner July 20, 2010 Nentir Vale

P[edit]

P—Paragon tier adventures were designed for use with 4th edition Dungeons & Dragons, specifically for characters of level 11-20. This series can stand alone, or can be used in between the H series and E series to continue a campaign from 1st to 30th level, focusing on the cult of the demon prince Orcus.

Code Title Levels Author(s) Published Notes
P1 King of the Trollhaunt Warrens 11–13 Richard Baker, Logan Bonner October 21, 2008 Generic D&D setting
P2 Demon Queen's Enclave 14–16 David Noonan, Chris Sims December 16, 2008 Generic D&D setting
P3 Assault on Nightwyrm Fortress 17–20 Bruce R. Cordell March 17, 2009 Generic D&D setting

Other[edit]

These adventures were designed for use with 4th edition Dungeons & Dragons but either have not yet been assigned codes or the codes are unknown.

Code Title Levels Author(s) Published Notes
? Khyber's Harvest 2 Keith Baker June 2009 Eberron
? Seekers of the Ashen Crown 2–4 Chris Sims, Scott Fitzgerald Gray July 21, 2009 Eberron
? Revenge of the Giants 12–17 Bill Slavicsek, Mike Mearls, David Noonan August 18, 2009 Generic D&D setting
? Marauders of the Dune Sea 2-5 Bruce Cordell August 17, 2010 Dark Sun
? Tomb of Horrors 10–22 Ari Marmell, Scott Fitzgerald Gray July 20, 2010 Generic D&D setting
? Madness at Gardmore Abbey 6-10 Creighton Broadhurst September 20, 2011 Nentir Vale

Essentials[edit]

These adventures were included in the boxed sets of the new Essentials Line of 4th edition Dungeons & Dragons.

Code Title Levels Author(s) Published Notes
Essentials Dungeons and Dragons Fantasy Roleplaying Game Starter Set (Red Box) - Twisting Halls 1 Wizards RPG Team September 7, 2010 Nentir Vale
Essentials Dungeon Master's Kit - Reavers of Harkenwold 2-3 James Wyatt, Jeremy Crawford October 19, 2010 Nentir Vale
Essentials Monster Vault - Cairn of the Winter King 4 Rodney Thompson, Matthew Sernett, Logan Bonner November 16, 2010 Nentir Vale

See also[edit]

List of Dungeons & Dragons modules - for adventure modules up until the publication of 3rd Edition D&D

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mona, Erik; Jacobs, James; Dungeon Design Panel (November 2004). "The 30 Greatest D&D Adventures of All Time". Dungeon (Paizo Publishing) (116): pp. 68–81.