All their metal armor and weapons sitting in a pile after traversing the Heat Metal hallway, the party was suddenly attacked by a pack of ghouls.
Previously: WHITE PLUME MOUNTAIN: Session 1
These ravenous undead would have been little challenge for the party in normal circumstances. But the party’s front-liners were all in their street clothes. Some hadn’t even had a chance to grab their weapons. As we started the session, I told them to recalculate their ACs.
It was a tough fight. The ravenous ghouls not only got Surprise, but won Initiative as well. The party took a lot of damage, and had to make Save roll after Save roll.
Sir Valler the paladin used the Dodge action (no attack, only defense); first time I’ve seen that used in our D&D 5e games. Even that didn’t work, and…
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