Ring of the Shadowdancer – a DnD magic item

Ring of the Shadowdancer new magic item for Dungeons and Dragons

This new magic ring for Dungeons & Dragons is made for rogues and other characters who operate in the shadows.

Ring of the Shadowdancer

Ring, uncommon

Weight: none

This dark, obsidian ring has a faint glow of magic energy. While wearing this ring, you gain the following benefits:

  • You have advantage on Stealth checks.
  • You can cast Disguise Self once per day without expending a spell slot.
  • You can cast Darkness once per day without expending a spell slot.
  • You can cast Misty Step once per day without expending a spell slot.

The Shadowdancers are a secretive thieves guild based in Morgos. Each member of the guild receives a magic ring that gives them special abilities and also allows the Guildmaster to keep track of members’ locations without their knowledge.

Ring of the Shadowdancer magic item card 1
Ring of the Shadowdancer magic item card 2

The Witness

A short Dungeons & Dragons adventure for levels 1-5

Criminal mastermind Gheris Vaughn is on trial for the murder of a high-ranked cleric. The only witness to the crime is a young thief named Marya Von Holdst. You are tasked with transporting the witness from a small town jail to the high court in Morgos, where she will be pardoned in exchange for her testimony.

Marya is a Shadowdancer, a member of the Morgos thieves guild. But she is eager to start a new life and will cooperate with you if you promise to protect her. The Shadowdancers have hired a Wereboar mercenary named Jaxon Kearns to silence Marya before she can testify. Kearns leads a small group of Bandits to intercept your party and kill the witness.

The Shadowdancers and Kearns are always aware of Marya’s location because she still wears her Ring of the Shadowdancer, unaware that it can be used to track her. When your party comes under attack by Kearns and his bandits, she tries to slip away using the ring’s powers.

If you protect the witness and successfully deliver her to the high court, you receive her Ring of the Shadowdancer and 300 gp as payment from the court.

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