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Player Handouts

Fanes of Barovia

Fanes of Barovia records the legends of the Fey and the history of Barovia.

Ancient Tome of Shadows

Ancient tome of poems.

  • Quest: Pillar of Ravenloft Portal
  • Locations: Pillar of Ravenloft
  • Rarity: Artifact
  • Suggestions: Clues to place the crystals in order to open the portal.
Artimus's Journal

The journal is written by Artimus a wizard architect apprentice.

  • Quest: Plans to Ravenloft
  • Locations: Amber Temple
  • Rarity: Artifact
  • Suggestions: Provides lore on Ravenloft and what happened in the Amber Temple
Baba Lysaga's Book of Dreams

Baba Lysaga recorded her thoughts and dreams.

  • Quest: –
  • Location: Baba Lysaga’s Hut
  • Rarity: Artifact
  • Suggestions: A series of poems and drawings, reflecting the state of mind of Baba Lysaga
Barovian Poems

Various poems of Barovia

  • Quest: Fey Quest (poems for ritual)
  • Location: Walpole & Son, Van Richten’s Tower, Lila’s Home
  • Rarity: Rare
  • Suggestions: The book contains the three poems needed for consecrating the Fey. Only Lila and a few would know which poems are used.
Battle at the Gates of Tsolenka

History of the Great War and one of the battles.

Battle of Berez

History of the Great War and one of the battles.

Blessed Life of Saint Andral

Story of Saint Andral

  • Quest: Bones of Saint Andral
  • Locations: St. Andral’s Church, Church in Village of Barovia, and the Abbey
  • Rarity: Rare
  • Suggestions: Provides more back-story and history of the bones and the church in Vallaki
Blue Water Inn Menu

Menu at the Blue Water Inn

  • Quest: –
  • Locations: Blue Water Inn
  • Rarity: Common
  • Suggestions: –
Brother Valen's Prayer Book

Prayer Book with a personal first-hand account of the Abbey and St. Markovia

  • Quest: –
  • Locations: Abbey of St. Marokvia
  • Rarity: Artifact
  • Suggestions: Provides more back-story and lore about Strahd’s relationship with St. Markovia
Count's Manor Handouts

Various letters from Count Lugosi’s manor describe the demise of the Lugosi family and connections to Strhad.

  • Quest: –
  • Locations: Count Lugosi’s Manor
  • Rarity: Artifact
  • Suggestions: Provides backstory and sets the tone for Barovia. A glimpse of who Strahd is.
Court of Ravenloft

Court of Ravenloft provides information on the Ravenloft Court when Strahd came to power, as well as information on some of the individuals buried in the crypt.

  • Quest: –
  • Locations: Burgomaster’s Manors, Count Lugosi’s Manor
  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Suggestions: Provide details about some of the crypts in Ravenloft and Strahd’s backstory.
Devil We Know

A small book used by Lady Wachter’s Cult

Diary of Lovina Wachter

A private diary of Lovina Wachter

  • Quest: Toast to Leo
  • Locations: Wachterhaus
  • Rarity: Artifact
  • Suggestions: Hidden with the bones of Leo in Wachter’s bedroom. It tells how Leo was murdered and the rise to power in the Wachter family. If the Tser Pool Vistani receives diary and the bones, the characters will become allies and they will show you the secret entrance to Ravenloft.
Ezmerelda's Note

Ezmerelda’s note to Rudolph van Richten

  • Quest: –
  • Locations: Wizard’s Tower
  • Rarity: Artifact
  • Suggestions: A note by Ezmerelda to van Richten about her recent venture.
Fall of Argynvost

The history of Lord Argynvost.

Guilty of Spite

Burgomaster’s judgment of Ugo Lukovich.

  • Quest: Rescue Ugo his mother at the Church of St. Andral will plead with the characters to rescue her son.
  • Locations: Library of the Burgomaster of Vallaki
  • Rarity: Very Rare
  • Suggestions: Provide details of Ugo’s fate.
Legend of Lugdana

The story of Lugdana, Lord Argynvost’s adopted daughter, and powerful knight during the Great War.

Lords of Barovia

The history book of the Lords of Barovia from year zero to when Strahd became the Lord of Barovia.

Lost Plans of Ravenloft

The architectural plans for Ravenloft.

  • Quest: Find the Ravenloft Plans
  • Locations: Amber Temple
  • Rarity: Artifact
  • Suggestions: Artimus drew these plans of Ravenloft. Elder Balan will share with the party that the plans to Ravenloft are hidden in the Amber Temple, if they can find them he will show them the secret entrance to Ravenloft. A great find for the party who is able to plan their mission into Ravenloft.
Love Curse Poem

Vistani Curse: Curse of the Love Doll.

  • Quest: Izek’s attempt to curse Ireena
  • Locations: Izek’s room in the Burgomaster’s Manor
  • Rarity: very rare
  • Suggestions: Izek is attempting to curse Ireena to love him. He has the doll from Blinsky and the poem, but he seeks the Philter of Love and has been pressuring Anya in Krezk to make it for him.
Ludmilla's Journal

The vampire Ludmilla’s journal and her plans to rule Barovia.

  • Quest: –
  • Locations:  Ludmilla’s tower at Tsolenka Gate.
  • Rarity: Artifact
  • Suggestions: A source of information and perhaps an insight, if Ludmilla is to be the fated alley.
Martikov's Wine Journal

Martikov’s wine journal, about the recent blight infestation, the merchant visit, and the concern about the missing gem.

Monster Hunter's Guide

A guide on hunting monsters in Barovia, written by van Richten. It is banned by Strahd.

  • Quest: –
  • Locations:  Van Richten’s Tower, Ezmerelda’s Wagon, and Rictavio’s Wagon.
  • Rarity: Very Rare
  • Suggestions: Walpole will know about it and it may create some interesting role-playing and perhaps a side quest for Walpol, as he would love to have a copy of this rare (banned) book.
Morninglord Prayer Book

The book Prayers of the Morninglord is found in various churches and those devote to the Morninglord.

Myth of Khazan

A rare book about the great wizard of Barovia, Khazan.

Oath Celestial

The oath was taken by the Knights of the Order of the Silver Dragon

  • Quest: The Suffering
  • Locations: Argynvostholt 
  • Rarity: Very Rare
  • Suggestions: The book provides a clue as to the knights who would provide quests (the Suffering) and aid the party.
Rictavio's Journal

Reveals that Van Richten is in disguise as Rictavio and contains notes on the various people of Vallaki

  • Quest: –
  • Locations: Blue Water Inn, Rictavio’s Room
  • Rarity: Artifact
  • Suggestions: The journal provides insight into the folk in Vallaki. One way the party may learn who Rictavio really is.
Rudolph van Richten's Journal

Records the history of Van Richten and Ezmerlda.

  • Quest: –
  • Locations: Van Richten’s Tower
  • Rarity: Artifact
  • Suggestions: Provides the party insight into who Van Richten is and Ezmerlda. A good find, if Ezmerlda is the fated ally.
Sketches in the Wizard's Tower

Sketches of several individuals tied to Strahd

  • Quest: –
  • Locations: Van Richten’s Tower
  • Rarity: Artifact
  • Suggestions: Sketches provides information of Strahd’s brides and others who are connected to Strahd.
Song of the Sun Blade

A poem about the Sun Blade

Strahd's Dinner Invitation

Invitation to dinner at Ravenloft with Strahd.

  • Quest: Dinner with Strahd
  • Locations: Various
  • Rarity: Very Rare
  • Suggestions: Lady Wachter or Vasili could give it to the party.
Tatyana's Diary

The diary reveals the story of her and Sergei, Strahd, lore from the Legends of Barovia campaign, and also reveals a secret door in the room she used to sneak out at night to meet with her lover Sergei.

  • Quest: –
  • Locations: Ravenloft (K34)
  • Rarity: Artifact
  • Suggestions: Provides insight into Tatyana and reveals the secret door in the room.
Testament of a Dying Soldier

A letter by a soldier who served Strahd tells a story about desecrating the Fey Shrines and searching for a gem.

  • Quest: Fey Quest – finding the Blue Gem
  • Locations: Krezk, Darovich the wolf hunter
  • Rarity: Artifact
  • Suggestions: Darovich is a pagan and prays to the Fey. He will share it with the party if he trusts them and believes it will help them. The letter gives clues to two possible hidden locations (Gitrog Cave and Strahd’s mother’s tomb).
Vallaki Posters

Posters for the Vallaki festivals.

  • Quest: –
  • Locations: Vallaki
  • Rarity: Common
  • Suggestions: Around Vallaki and also in the Burgomaster’s Home
Wines of Barovia

History of the Wizard of Wines and Barovian Wines.

  • Quest: Fey Quest – provides backstory and clues, also for Player Hook – Merchant Quest
  • Locations: Walpole Bookstore in Vallaki, Wizard of Wines, and various homes.
  • Rarity: common
  • Suggestions: The book can be given at the start of the campaign to the player with the Missing Merchant quest.
Yef Riccle Scroll

Spell Scroll for a teleportation circle

  • Quest: Fey Quest – a teleportation circle to the three stone circles (fanes)
  • Locations: Attic in the Burgomaster of Vallaki and the Wizard’s Tower
  • Rarity: very rare
  • Suggestions: Party can find it with Victor in the Attic or in the Wizard’s Tower.
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