Campaign Guide


In this section you will find details about the Forgotten Realms setting such as; the region known as the Sword Coast, organizations, places of interest, cultures, and important NPCs.

The Setting

Tyranny of Dragons adventure path is set in the Forgotten Realms, on the continent of Faerûn. Hoard of the Dragon Queen is set in the Sword Coast region — a savage wilderness dotted with powerful an iconic cities such as Baldur’s Gate, Neverwinter, and Waterdeep.

Current Timeline

1489 DR (10 years after the Sundering)

The Sword Coast

A thin strip of civilization stretches down this coast, where widely spaced cities are arranged like beads on a string. A combination of roads and wagon tracks loosely connect the cities that stretch from Luskan in the north to Calimport in the south, passing through Neverwinter, Waterdeep, Baldur’s Gate, and other great ports along the way.

Baldurs Gate
Icewind Dale

Faerûn Organizations

Cult of the Dragon
Red Wizards

Player Factions

Five factions stand firm against the tyranny of dragons, but each calls to the heart of a different kind of hero.

Notable NPC’s

In this area you will find information about important Non-Player Character’s and what the Player Characters have discovered about them.


Campaign Guide

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