Halloween is this weekend. It’s time for my big list of Halloween adventures, monsters, music, and more. It’s not too late to come up with a one-shot or to find some spooky ideas for your session this weekend.


Run Ravenloft this Halloween as a one-shot… just like the original co-creator Tracy Hickman has done with his group for decades.

Or play the board game.


  • Tomb of Horrors (4e) or try out the 5e conversion in Tales from the Yawning Portal
  • Stranger Things Starter Set
    Experience the D&D adventure Stranger Things character Mike Wheeler has created for his friends.
  • A Night of Fright (5e) – $4.95 on DMsGuild
    I purchased this parody adventure for a potential one-shot this Halloween and it was worth the money. Includes pre-gens using with 5 new subclasses.
    “Jinkies! Uldryn Beauregard is dead—and he’s left one million gold to anyone who can survive the night in his haunted mansion! But spooky things are going on, and nothing is as it seems. Luckily, Mystery LLC is on the case!”
  • The Wolves of Welton (5e) – PWYW (Suggested $1.00) on DMsGuild
    I really enjoyed playing this one-shot when I ran it for my group.
    “A fresh take on the ancient ‘kill ten wolves’ quest that RPG fans will be so familiar with, The Wolves of Welton is designed to be played from start to finish in just one 3-6 hour session with limited preparation from the DM.”
  • The Secret of Karnov Mansion (5e) – $4.95 on DMsGuild
    Invite your players to a dinner party during the full moon. By Jeff C. Stevens, this adventure is for 4th to 6th level PCs.
  • The Haunted Cornfield (5e)
    A free Halloween themed 1st level side trek from James Haeck at D&D Beyond.
  • The Witch of Underwillow (5e) – $1.50 on DMsGuild
    Save a kidnapped child from wolves who drag it into the forest. By Merric Blackman, this adventure is for 1st to 3rd level PCs.
  • The Haunt (5e)
    Unlock the secrets and drive back the evil from Montarthas Manor
  • A Haunting in Brenton (5e)
    “A fun horror/suspense adventure for your party, easy to drop in to any campaign or play as a one-off.” PWYW for 7th level.
  • D&D 5e – Halloween Themed Adventure – Tribality.com
  • Halloween Adventure – Paizo.com
  • Night of Samhain – Loot the Body
  • Army of the Damned (5e) – Reddit
  • Old King Heus – Stands in Fire
    A legendary undead encounter for low-to-mid-level characters.
  • Trick of Treat (5e) – DMs Guild
    In this adventure, the players take part in some spooky local festivities, but when a celebrant takes things too far, it’s up to them to save the town from a dark curse.
  • A Haunting in Brenton (5e) DMsGuild – Pay What You Want
    “Your adventurers find themselves drawn into a small hamlet in a secluded valley. Very quickly, it becomes obvious that this seemingly quiet town has a dark past, and the party has become caught up in it. They’ll have to unravel the mystery of what happened in Brenton, and once they do, defeat the ancient evil that has cursed it. If they don’t, they may be doomed to remain forever, a part of the story known as A Haunting in Brenton”
  • Return to Camp Adonis (Tribality – 3:16: Carnage Amongst the Stars)
    An adventure created by Tribality’s . “With Halloween right around the corner, what better a time to revisit [3:16: Carnage Amongst the Stars] and provide a ready-to-run one-shot for people looking for something different.







Let us know in the comments below if you found (or wrote) Halloween stuff that we should include on this list. Thanks!

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