Beach Searching Mechanic

Anyone who blows the DC finds only 1d2 items. Those who meet the DC find 1d3 items, while those who best the DC in increasing increments of 5 find 1d3+[number of increments of 5] for number of attempt.  Each attempt roll a d3 to see if it is for coins, goods, or items.

You must do it before tide comes up, and washes out valuables.

DC 15

  01-11 Giant Ant (Drone) 01-77 Giant Ant (Queen) 01-49 Undigested Swarm
  12-21 2d10 × 1,000 cp 78-95 1d3 gems 50-79 1d3 mundane
  22-41 4d8 × 100 sp 96-100 1d3 art 80-100 1 minor
  42-95 1d4 × 100 gp        
  96-100 1d10 × 10 pp      

<caption>Table: Mundane Items</caption>




d% Mundane Item
01-17 Alchemical item
01-12 Alchemist’s fire (1d4 flasks, 20 gp each)
13-24 Acid (2d4 flasks, 10 gp each)
25-36 Smokesticks (1d4 sticks, 20 gp each)
37-48 Holy water (1d4 flasks, 25 gp each)
49-62 Antitoxin (1d4 doses, 50 gp each)
63-74 Everburning torch
75-88 Tanglefoot bags (1d4 bags, 50 gp each)
89-100 Thunderstones (1d4 stones, 30 gp each)
18-50 Armor (roll d%: 01-10 = Small, 11-100 = Medium)
01-12 Chain shirt (100 gp)
13-18 Masterwork studded leather (175 gp)
19-26 Breastplate (200 gp)
27-34 Banded mail (250 gp)
35-54 Half-plate (600 gp)
55-80 Full plate (1,500 gp)
81-90 Darkwood
01-50 Buckler (205 gp)
51-100 Shield (257 gp)
91-100 Masterwork shield
01-17 Buckler (165 gp)
18-40 Light wooden shield (153 gp)
41-60 Light steel shield (159 gp)
61-83 Heavy wooden shield (157 gp)
84-100 Heavy steel shield (170 gp)
51-83 Weapons
01-50 Masterwork common melee weapon
51-70 Masterwork uncommon weapon
71-100 Masterwork common ranged weapon
84-100 Tools and gear
01-03 Backpack, empty (2 gp)
04-06 Crowbar (2 gp)
07-11 Lantern, bullseye (12 gp)
12-16 Lock, simple (20 gp)
17-21 Lock, average (40 gp)
22-28 Lock, good (80 gp)
29-35 Lock, superior (150 gp)
36-40 Manacles, masterwork (50 gp)
41-43 Mirror, small steel (10 gp)
44-46 Rope, silk (50 ft.) (10 gp)
47-53 Spyglass (1,000 gp)
54-58 Artisan’s tools, masterwork (55 gp)
59-63 Climber’s kit (80 gp)
64-68 Disguise kit (50 gp)
69-73 Healer’s kit (50 gp)
74-77 Holy symbol, silver (25 gp)
78-81 Hourglass (25 gp)
82-88 Magnifying glass (100 gp)
89-95 Musical instrument, masterwork (100 gp)
96-100 Thieves’ tools, masterwork (50 gp)

<caption>Table: Gems</caption>






d% Value Average Examples
01-25 4d4 gp 10 gp Banded, eye, or moss agate; azurite; blue quartz; hematite; lapis lazuli; malachite; obsidian; rhodochrosite; tiger eye turquoise; freshwater (irregular) pearl
26-50 2d4 × 10 gp 50 gp Bloodstone; carnelian; chalcedony; chrysoprase; citrine; iolite, jasper; moonstone; onyx; peridot; rock crystal (clear quartz); sard; sardonyx; rose, smoky, or star rose quartz; zircon
51-70 4d4 × 10 gp 100 gp Amber; amethyst; chrysoberyl; coral; red or brown-green garnet; jade; jet; white, golden, pink, or silver pearl; red spinel, red-brown or deep green spinel; tourmaline
71-90 2d4 × 100 gp 500 gp Alexandrite; aquamarine; violet garnet; black pearl; deep blue spinel; golden yellow topaz
91-99 4d4 × 100 gp 1,000 gp Emerald; white, black, or fire opal; blue sapphire; fiery yellow or rich purple corundum; blue or black star sapphire; star ruby
100 2d4 × 1,000 gp 5,000 gp Clearest bright green emerald; blue-white, canary, pink, brown, or blue diamond; jacinth

<caption>Table: Art Objects</caption>






d% Value Average Examples
01-10 1d10 × 10 gp 55 gp Silver ewer; carved bone or ivory statuette; finely wrought small gold bracelet
11-25 3d6 × 10 gp 105 gp Cloth of gold vestments; black velvet mask with numerous citrines; silver chalice with lapis lazuli gems
26-40 1d6 × 100 gp 350 gp Large well-done wool tapestry; brass mug with jade inlays
41-50 1d10 × 100 gp 550 gp Silver comb with moonstones; silver-plated steel longsword with jet jewel in hilt
51-60 2d6 × 100 gp 700 gp Carved harp of exotic wood with ivory inlay and zircon gems; solid gold idol (10 lb.)
61-70 3d6 × 100 gp 1,050 gp Gold dragon comb with red garnet eye; gold and topaz bottle stopper cork; ceremonial electrum dagger with a star ruby in the pommel
71-80 4d6 × 100 gp 1,400 gp Eyepatch with mock eye of sapphire and moonstone; fire opal pendant on a fine gold chain; old masterpiece painting
81-85 5d6 × 100 gp 1,750 gp Embroidered silk and velvet mantle with numerous moonstones; sapphire pendant on gold chain
86-90 1d4 × 1,000 gp 2,500 gp Embroidered and bejeweled glove; jeweled anklet; gold music box
91-95 1d6 × 1,000 gp 3,500 gp Golden circlet with four aquamarines; a string of small pink pearls (necklace)
96-99 2d4 × 1,000 gp 5,000 gp Jeweled gold crown; jeweled electrum ring
100 2d6 × 1,000 gp 7,000 gp Gold and ruby ring; gold cup set with emeralds

 

Beach Searching Mechanic

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