The lords of Ravenloft's scattered realms are more properly called "domain lords", of the Core, the largest group of domains in the Demiplane of Dread. Known. Third and final version of Ravenloft in the days of TSR, this time in a hardcover book as opposed to a boxed set. Introduced the concept of. Using that as a template, I wonder what other domains could use a dose Currently, using the 5e DMG as a reference, the demiplane of Dread.


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Introduced the concept of clusters and pocket domainsseveral new secret societiesand a number of new classes.

Domains of Dread

Most notably absent from this version of Ravenloft is Azalinas it postdates Requiem: Setting Guide Release date: Darklords The most powerful of Ravenloft's lords are those who rule the domains of the Core, the largest group of domains in the Demiplane of Dread. Ravenloft domains of dread as darklords, these powerful beings can crush even high-level adventurers with little effort.

Beyond Redemption Dungeon Masters and players should always remember that the lords of Ravenloft's many domains are ravenloft domains of dread evil. This is not to say that they may not be tragic figures, only that the time when they might have been saved from their dark fates has long since passed.

The Demiplane of Dread embraces no creature that has any hope of redemption.


If even the faintest spark of truth or goodness smolders within a person, he will not be granted his own domain. Player Character Lords Keeping in mind the above information, it should be obvious that no player character can ever become a domain lord.

Long before an adventurer descends to the depths of malevolence from which domain lords are born, he will have lost control of his character ravenloft domains of dread seen it transformed into a nonplayer character. Those who submit to, side with, or willingly embrace evil are not heroes.

5E Rebooting other Domains of Ravenloft (Post CoS)

Prisoners of the Mists It must never be forgotten that the lords of Ravenloft's many domains are not there of their own free will. Certainly, they chose to perform the evil ravenloft domains of dread that brought them to their current states, but they never bargained on the attentions of the dark powers.

The domain lords are as much prisoners of the Demiplane as any adventurer.

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ravenloft domains of dread They regularly inflicted despair on the residents of the demiplane by simultaneously granting them boons and inflicting curses. Each curse was tailored to the individual and inflicted the greatest amount of emotional harm or distress upon them.

Domains of Dread - The Demiplane of Dread

An attempt to shake up Darkon by replacing a kinda-generic Dark Lord with an even more generic Dark Lord, and then ret-conning the whole thing later. Forget it happened and move on.

A few classic "Islands" or "Clusters" could easily join the Core to fill out these losses. Har'Arik, Souragne, and Vorostokov would all make good additions.