Year of Shattered Sanctuaries

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This article covers the third season of the Pathfinder Society Organized Play campaign for Pathfinder Second Edition. For the third season using the Pathfinder First Edition rules, also designated "Season 3", see Season 3 summary.

Season 3 of the Pathfinder Society Roleplaying Guild campaign for Pathfinder Second Edition runs from August 2021 to July 2022. The season is referred to as the Year of Shattered Sanctuaries.

Metaplot and ongoing plots overview

In Season 3, the developers created several metaplot arcs ranging in length from two to four scenarios, each generally focused in one area of Golarion.  While the arcs can be played in any order, it is recommended that players experience the scenarios within each individual arc in order.

The Absalom Arc

This four-part arc takes place in and around the Society's headquarters at the Grand Lodge in Absalom and frame the overarching metaplot for the entire Season. Tier begins at 1–4 and increases with each scenario in the arc, which include:

  1. Season 3 Intro: Year of Shattered Sanctuaries (Tier 1–4)
  2. #3-06: Struck by Shadows (Tier 3–6)
  3. #3-17: Dreams of a Dustbound Isle (Tier 5–8)
  4. #3-19: Mean Streets of Shadow Absalom (Tier 7–10)

The Andoran (Almas) Arc

This two-part arc for Tier 1–4 involves defending a local lodge against a legal claim in the Andoran city of Almas. Scenarios in this arc include:

  1. #3-02: The East Hill Haunting
  2. #3-05: Inheritor's Rite

The Cheliax Arc

This two-part arc for Tier 3–6 involves a missing venture-captain in Cheliax. Scenarios in this arc include:

  1. #3-04: The Devil-Wrought Disappearance
  2. #3-06 The Locked Lodge

The Qadira (Sedeq) Arc

This two-part arc for Tier 1–4 involves establishing a new lodge in the Qadiran city of Sedeq. The events of #2-14 Freedom for Wishes (Tier 5-8) are also referenced. Scenarios in this arc include:

  1. #3-08: Foundation's Price
  2. #3-12: Fury's Toll

The Osirion (Sothis) Arc

This two-part arc for Tier 5–8 involves defending the Sandswept Hall of Sothis, and the Society's reputation, in Osirion from undead hordes. Scenarios in this arc include:

  1. #3-09: The Secluded Siege
  2. #03-14 The Tomb Between Worlds

The Taldor (Oppara) Arc

This two-part arc for Tier 3–6 involves investigating a crime spree in the Taldan city of Oppara.  Scenarios in this arc include:

  1. #3-11: No Time for Treason
  2. #3-16: Escape from Oppara

Other Ongoing Stories

While technically not meta-plot (they do not carry the meta-plot tag), the following scenarios are linked in setting or theme.


Season 3 releases

The following adventures have been announced as part of PF2 Season 3 but could change upon release.

This table can be sorted by scenario number, title, level tier, metaplot arc, venture-captain assigning the mission, faction metaplot, location, or country.

PFS# Title Tier Metaplot/Notes Venture-Captain Faction Location Country
3-i1 Second Confirmation, TheThe Second Confirmation 1-2 Absalom and Taldor
3-i2 United in Purpose 1-2 Taldor
3-01 Year of Shattered Sanctuaries 1-4 Metaplot (introduction to season), Repeatable Absalom
3-02 East Hill Haunting, TheThe East Hill Haunting 1-4 Metaplot Andoran
3-03 Echoes of Desperation 3-6 Finze Bellaugh Envoy's Alliance Vidrian
3-04 Devil-Wrought Disappearance, TheThe Devil-Wrought Disappearance 3-6 Metaplot Cheliax
3-05 Inheritor's Rite 1-4 Metaplot Almas Andoran
3-06 Struck by Shadows 3-6 Metaplot Absalom
3-07 Locked Lodge, TheThe Locked Lodge 3-6 Metaplot Cheliax
3-08 Foundation's Price 1-4 Metaplot Sedaq Qadira
3-09 The Secluded Siege 5-8 Metaplot Norden Balentiir Sothis Osirion
3-10 Delve the Pallid Depths 1-4 Luna Aldred Droskar's Crag Andoran
3-11 No Time for Treason 3-6 Metaplot Gloriana Morilla Oppara Taldor
3-12 Fury's Toll 1-4 Metaplot Envoy's Alliance Sedaq Qadira
3-13 Guardian's Covenant 3-6 Repeatable Bjersig Torrsen and Calisro Bennary Port Valen Arcadia
3-14 The Tomb Between Worlds 5-8 Metaplot Norden Balentiir Horizon Hunters and Vigilant Seal Sothis Osirion
3-15 Cavern of the Sundered Song 9-12 Glyph Grand Archive
3-16 Escape from Oppara 3-6 Metaplot Gloriana Morilla Oppara Taldor
3-17 Dreams of a Dustbound Isle 5-8 Metaplot Radiant Oath and Verdant Wheel Absalom
3-18 Dacilane Academy's Delightful Disaster 1-4 Woodsege Galt
3-19 Mean Streets of Shadow Absalom 7-10 Metaplot Envoy's Allance Shadow Absalom
3-98 Expedition Into Pallid Peril 1-6 Exclusive, Glyph Droskar's Crag Andoran
3-99 Fate in the Future 1-8 Glyph Galt