Episode 362 - Toppling the Tyrannical Pyre

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Bercy Hamhands {left} and Lahni Caplain {right}
"Michael threatened us, and it got to me! He's winning!" ~ Tim Lanning

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Episode 362 - Toppling the Tyrannical Pyre

With baited breaths our heroes prepare themselves to fight their greatest foe to date. The tyrant Pyre. A name who has struck fear around the land for hundreds of years. Today he will fall.

Cast and Player Characters

Non-Player Characters

Locations

Story

Long Story

Well, here it is. After all this time. Pyre, the ancient red dragon that has been ruling over Mastwick for over a decade, vs The Tower of Grey. Initiative is rolled, the dies are cast (literally), and the battle begins. The invisible Lahni runs up to him and tries to do punches, only to find that his scaly natural armor is too strong for her. Rowan makes Pyre her sworn enemy using her Oathbow, and does an absolute ton of damage using lightning arrows. Skud is able to finally use his long-distance spells to hurt Pyre (most notable, his infamous BattleBot for the first time), while Toby makes himself Invisible. He also uses Silent Image to hide inside an adamantine hut on the ground.

Finally, Pyre gets a turn, and he flies toward Lahni, the closest one. He then breaths fire on her. Fortunately, she has resistance to fire damage, and is able to evade, so she takes no damage! He later (after getting more damage done to him) flies right up to her, and bites at her. Ouch, but again, she's resistant. He also claws her. This dragon is doing a surprisingly low amount of damage to our heroes. He then erupts magma onto Toby's hut, heating it up and hurting him. Eventually, after dealing enough damage, and everyone advancing on the dragon, Avengers style, Toby gets close enough to cast Maze.

Pyre vanishes. In the momentary silence, the party can hear the sounds of battle outside the colosseum walls. It seems the war to reclaim Mastwick is underway! Toby, Lahni, Skud, and Rowan prepare themselves, for Pyre's return...

Short

The whole episode is the battle with Pyre. They do a ton of damage to him, while not being hurt too badly in return. In the last moments of the episode, Toby sends Pyre into the Maze, and the group prepares for his return, while the battle to take back the city begins outside...

Trivia

  • The party spreads out in the four cardinal directions: Skud is North, Toby is East, Lahni is south, and Rowan is West
  • Pyre's AC is 22, because that hits him, but 21 does not
    • He also doesn't need to see someone to know where they are
  • First appearance of Skud's BattleBot

Inventory

  • Lahni
  • Rowan
  • Skud
    • Gold Bone Coin that lets him enter the Bones championship
    • Heavy Armor, atop of his robe, adorned with fish
    • Sending Stone
    • Longsword of Wounding
  • Toby
  • Anyone
    • "Several" Potions of Fire Resistance
    • Potions of Haste
    • Dark Blade
    • More Sending Stones, just in case

Quest Log Updates

Rolls