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Stopped at the Gate 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 one of Betrayal is in the Blood.

It’s been a long, arduous trip, but you’re finally here—Baldur’s Gate. You’re not out of peril yet, however, even if you’re leaving the lawless wilds behind you, the streets of the Gate still run red with blood. But you quickly find that arriving at the city wasn’t the biggest challenge at all, now you must convince the city’s rulers to grant asylum to you and those in your charge.[1]


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Markus HallgateVollis FooteZariel
Buildings & Structures
Harwin’s Garments & Knits
Sword CoastWestern Heartlands
Great Trade Way
Baldur's Gate
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AbyssAmnAvernusElturelEshpurtaNine HellsSpine of the World
eyes of the eagle
potion of healingpotion of poison
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
  • Parchment Background: Billiam Babble / Inked Adventures, used under license
  • Playtesters: Sean Aldridge, Peter Allen, Robert Allison, James Bowen, Krista Ceresa, Scott Ceresa, Wayne Chang, Daniel Chapman, Jonathan Cruz, Jared Fegan, Travis Fuller, Wayne Fuller, Derek Gray, Austin Haffke, Gregory Harris, Ian Hawthorne, Chris Klann, Atis Kleinbergs, Eric Kooistra, Ginny Loveday, Matt Maranda, Chris McGovern, Jawsh Murdock, Daniel Oliveira, Jacob Rinaldi, Matthew Roderick, James Schweiss, Douglass Sklarski, Rebecca Smith, Dan Taylor, JJ Tin, Kyle Turner, Thomas Valley, Marcello Velazquez, Christine Weidenbach, Christina Wheeler, Coty Xiong

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Andrew Bishkinskyi (2019). Stopped at the Gate (DDAL09-02) (PDF). D&D Adventurers League: Avernus Rising (Wizards of the Coast), p. 1.


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