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Hungry Shadows is an adventure module set in the Forgotten Realms using the Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition ruleset. It is part of the Avernus Rising series of adventures published for the D&D Adventurers League. It focuses on Baldur's Gate, and is an adventure designed for 1st- to 4th-level characters. It is part two of Betrayal is in the Blood.

Bodies continue pile up, and the Flaming Fist still has nothing but a name. Thankfully, the perpetrator of the murders has slipped up and the Flaming Fist has captured one of their underlings, in turn, has revealed the presence of a cult hideout in the sewers beneath the city. The Flaming Fist has asked that you investigate. Are you up for the task?[1]



Benn HithlinDaryn FalburnEryn XephGharizolLovet UtichSands KorekTradran Foremantle


dwarfelfhalf-orchell houndhumanspinagon


Buildings & Structures
Seatower of Balduran
Sewers of Baldur's Gate
Inns & Taverns
Narwhal Tavern
Sword CoastWestern Heartlands
Baldur's Gate
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AvernusElturelElturgardNine Hells


gloves of thieveryspell scroll of protection from fiends
commandcure woundsdivinationgreater restorationhold personidentifyinflict woundslesser restorationlightprayer of healingraise deadremove curserevivifysacred flameshield of faithspeak with deadspiritual weaponthaumaturgytrue resurrection


Cult of ZarielFlaming Fist
Player Factions
Emerald EnclaveHarpersLords' AllianceOrder of the GauntletZhentarim
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  • D&D Adventurers League Guildmaster: Chris Lindsay
  • D&D Adventurers League Wizards Team: Chris Lindsay, Adam Lee, Mike Mearls, Ari Levitch
  • D&D Adventurers League Administrator(s): Claire Hoffman, Lysa Penrose, Travis Woodall, Greg Marks, Alan Patrick, Amy Lynn Dzura
  • Art Director and Graphic Designer: Rich Lescouflair
  • Interior Art: Provided by Wizards of the Coast
  • Playtesters: Sam Aldridge, Peter Allen, Robert Allison, Todd Ammerman, Richard Brown, Daniel Chapman, Travis Fuller, Austin Haffke, Gregory Harris, Chris Klann, Atis Kleinbergs, David Krolnik, Matt Maranda, Jawsh Murdock, Daniel Oliveira, Timothy Roberts, Dave

Rosser, Ben Siekert, Douglas Sklarski, Dan Taylor, JJ Tin, Marcello Velazquez, Christine Weidenbach, Rachel Wiltenburg

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Justin Donie (2019). Hungry Shadows (DDAL09-03) (PDF). D&D Adventurers League: Avernus Rising (Wizards of the Coast), p. 1.


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