Time for a free hand-drawn map! There’s two versions of this one – one with a grid and the other without (perfect for online platforms like Roll20/Fantasy Grounds).
This cave has four levels, with connecting chimneys accessing each level (I’ve included labels as it might get a bit confusing as to what connects to where). It’s designed to be narrow and cramped. I love PCs getting jammed up in small spaces – claustrophobia anyone? And take that, AOE spells! The monsters will have to be small to take advantage of the small tunnels – perhaps a huge swarm of critters!
And the reason why the PCs need to get to the bottom-most cave? Maybe the lowest level was used by a wizard to store a powerful magic item, or perhaps the queen of the swarm has all the treasure her critters collected along the way? Maybe the party tracked the swarm here because they attacked a nearby village and took a bunch of people to eat… Go wild, my friends.
This map is free to use for non-commercial purposes, as long as you acknowledge me and my website stevestillstanding.com. If you want to use it commercially, please send me an email and we can talk terms.
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