PathfinderWiki
Log in

The Half-Dead City

From PathfinderWiki
The subject of this article exists in or is relevant to the real world.
Pathfinder Adventure Path #79:
The Half-Dead City
The Half-Dead City
PZO9079
(Adventure)
Author(s) Jim Groves et al.
Publisher Paizo Inc.
Price Print: $22.99
PDF: $15.99
Released March 26, 2014
Type Adventure Path issue
Binding Paperback
Pages 96 pages
ISBN ISBN 978-1-60125-588-4
Rules set PFRPG
Series Pathfinder Adventure Path #79
Mummy's Mask 1 of 6
Follows City of Locusts
Precedes Empty Graves
Artwork from The Half-Dead City

The Half-Dead City, an adventure by Jim Groves with supporting material by Crystal Frasier, Will McCardell, and Michael McCarthy and fiction by Amber E. Scott, was released on March 26, 2014. It is the first chapter in the fourteenth Pathfinder Adventure Path, Mummy's Mask.

Treasures of the DeadThe Mummy's Mask Adventure Path begins with "The Half-Dead City," an exciting new adventure in the pyramid-laden realm of Osirion, Land of Pharaohs! In the city of Wati, the church of Pharasma holds a lottery allowing explorers to delve the tombs of the city's vast necropolis in search of the nation's lost glories. In the course of investigating dusty tombs and fighting their ancient guardians and devious traps, the heroes encounter a group of rival adventurers intent on keeping one tomb's treasures for themselves. At the same time, the heroes learn that a dangerous artifact has been stolen from the tomb. Can the adventurers defeat their rivals, or will they fall to the undead defenders of the city's necropolis?

This volume of the Pathfinder Adventure Path launches the Mummy's Mask Adventure Path and includes:

Contents

Foreword: "Here There Be Mummies" by Rob McCreary (4)

McCreary talks about his love of previous adventure modules set in Osirion, namely Entombed with the Pharaohs and The Pact Stone Pyramid. He discusses the similarities this adventure path has with those modules and why the authors for the six volumes were chosen.

1. "The Half-Dead City" by Jim Groves (6)

The players have formed an adventuring band that wants access to the tombs in Wati's necropolis. After participating in the lottery they explore their three assigned tombs. They encounter varieties of creatures undisturbed for years, as well as rival adventuring parties and other mysterious intruders.
"NPC Gallery" by Jim Groves (52)
"Mummy's Mask Treasures" by Jim Groves (60)

2. "Wati, the Half-City" by Crystal Frasier (62)

This section is a stub. You can help us by expanding it.

3. "A Hot Night at the Tooth & Hookah" (Shadow of the Sands 1 of 6) by Amber E. Scott (72)

This section is a stub. You can help us by expanding it.

4. "Bestiary" by Jim Groves, Will McCardell, and Michael McCarthy (78)

5. Campaign Outline: "Sands of Time" (90)

The six installments of the Mummy's Mask Adventure Path are previewed.

Adventure overview

Level
  • 1st
  • 2nd
  • 3rd
  • Type
  • Dungeon
  • Urban
  • Location(s)
  • Wati
  • Osirion

  • This section is a stub. You can help us by expanding it.