The Descent: Journeys in the Dark (Second Edition) Wiki

Map of Terrinoth - Locations of game expansions and novels[]

Shadow Rune campaign: The twin baronies of Rhynn and Carthridge lie on the outskirts of Terrinoth, far from the Free Cities. Baron Greigory often hosts his friend and ally, Baron Zachareth, at his seat in the capital city of Arhynn, and, over the years the two baronies have aided one another in times of both war and peace.

Heirs of Blood campaign: The lost heir to the kingdom of Saradyn has come forth, but without protection, he will surely fall prey to the deadly temptations of Lady Eliza Farrow, a vampire and the rival claimant to the kingdom.

Labyrinth of Ruin: An ancient city full of peril and mystery awaits in the ruins of Sudanya, a lost civilization on the edges of Terrinoth.

Shadow of Nerekhall: Recovered from its times of trouble and under heavy threat from the Daqan Lords, the city of Nerekhall stands firm . . .

Lair of the Wyrm: With the recent resurgence of internal treachery and scheming politicians, rumors abound in the rustic barony of Rhynn.

Mists of Bilehall: A strange curse taints everything. A small settlement of the damned has formed near the border. Ready your gear and bolster your courage; your journey into the Mistlands is about to begin.

The Trollfens: For thousands of years the Valdari Marsh has laid silent and empty. Crumbling, half-sunken ruins are all that remain of a civilization claimed by the dark swamp.

Manor of Ravens: In the foothills near Greyhaven there sits a forgotten manor, the haunted residence of the late high mage Ithyndrus. A new guardian has awoken, and dark forces gather to his aid.


Doom of Fallowhearth (October 2020): When the Baroness of Forthyn’s daughter disappears, she calls on the legendary orc hero, Durik, to find her. Durik enlists his old questing partners, together they journey to fearstruck Fallowhearth. There, instead of clues, they uncover necromancy with trails of footprints leading into sinister Blind Muir Forest… *** Continuing adventure of Heroes Pathfinder Durik, Ulma Grimstone, and Logan Lashley, joined by Dezra the Vile, following their quest in the Labyrinth of Ruin expansion.

The Shield of Daqan (February 2021): The once-glorious Barony of Kell is a ruin of its former self, assailed by banditry and famine; its noble Baron Frederic is caught between saving his people and defending his borders. Yet worse is to come… for a new Darkness is rising. Sadistic warrior-priestess, Ne’Krul, spying an opportunity to wreak bloody vengeance on behalf of her demonic masters, leads her Uthuk warband into a brutal invasion. Heroes Andira Runehand and Trenloe the Strong each battle the rising evil.

The Gates of Thelgrim (October 2021): When three separate adventurers are hired to investigate the recent sealing of Thelgrim, the great Dunwarr dwarf city, all three have misgivings. One is a wanted criminal and the other two have no wish to work together but when the money is good, it’s hard to refuse. As the three head to Thelgrim by secret path, none of them know what awaits them. Terrinoth is in upheaval: new threats are rising, and this one comes from the dark. Astarra, Raythen, and Shiver face new evils in Terrinoth

Zachareth (April 2022): Zachareth, a man who could be a hero, but he wants so much more. Zachareth grows up craving knowledge and power. As he returns home to a barony on the verge of rebellion and beset by necromantic foes, Zachareth must choose his true path – the path of virtue and heroism, or that of darkness and villany.

The Raiders of Bloodwood (July 2022): Brutal Uthuk Y’llan hordes swarm across the land, ravaging everything in their path. A Darklands champion arises: Beastmaster Th’Uk Tar, bent on destroying the wild and mystical Bloodwood and the forests of the Aymhelin. Trapped between his army and the forest are a misfit band of elven, orcish, catfolk, and human refugees. To repel the murderous Beastmaster, they must overcome their differences, embrace their skills, and learn the secrets of the Bloodwood.

The Tower of Nerek (December 2022): Nerekhall: a city of paranoia and fear, where the harsh and unbending rule of law is enforced by the Ironbound. Drawn to the city by recurring nightmares, Andira Runehand and her companion, Trenloe the Strong, soon find themselves caught up in a sinister plot and unable to escape.

Waiqar (March 2023): Waiqar is a necromancer of supreme power, arrogance, and skill. He has the whole of Terrinoth in his sights. But his hold on the Mistlands must be complete. Waiqar’s court is rife with scheming and deception, from corrupt vampires with plans to usurp him, to an apprentice harboring dark ambition of his own. As his enemies vie for power, Waiqar’s own plans come to fruition.

Dreams of Fire (August 2023): Soldier. Dreamer. Exile. Dragon hybrid Vaerix has already lived�an age in Terrinoth and seen more than their fair share of horror and hatred. Cast out for their strange ability to dream, Vaerix wanders the world in search of connection. When an expedition to the volcanic Molten Heath offers Vaerix the chance to confront those who wronged them, they cannot resist the temptation. There are powers here beyond comprehension, and everyone has their own game to play.