High Magic & Low Cunning: Battle Scenes for Five Icons is the final
volume in the Battle Scenes Series.
The Battle Scenes books are independent collections of icon-themed
encounters for the 13th Age Roleplaying Game at all levels of play,
packed with dangerous hand-picked foes on terrifying terrain.
Less prep, more play!
High Magic & Low Cunning: Battle Scenes for Five Icons brings you 45
challenging and memorable sets of battles, against enemies connected to
the Orc Lord, Prince of Shadows, Archmage, High Druid, and The Three.
Drop these fights into your game at every tier of play from adventurer
to epic, and bring them to life with gorgeous maps by our expert
With High Magic & Low Cunning, you can:
Give the PCs compelling reasons to fight based on their icon
relationships, their stories, and your campaign
Pit them against NPCs and monsters whose icon connections make them
meaningful opponents—not just random foes
Use traps and terrain to provide a challenging environment with
opportunities for clever tactics
Unleash all-new monsters on the PCs, along with new magic items to wield
Easily adjust battles to make them easier, or harder
Use the provided storylines to link each battle to the ones that come
after, taking the PCs from one full heal-up to the next using only the
battles in the set – with room to expand on these stories to fill
multiple sessions of gameplay.
From a white-knuckle white-water ride past orcish hordes, to abseiling
kobolds and a perilous magical cloud fortress, High Magic & Low Cunning
takes your players on an unforgettable journey to adventure.
The enemy awaits. Are your heroes ready?