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Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh

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An evil Alchemist's mansion stands alone on a cliff and mysterious lights and hauntings have kept people away despite rumors of great treasure.

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DDO Point icon.png Requires access to adventure pack: Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh

The Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh mini-expansion in Dungeons & Dragons Online was released on August 4, 2021. It includes areas and adventures inspired by the original AD&D module as well as later stories from the 5E Ghosts of Saltmarsh book.


The adventure pack and other content is currently available from the DDO Market.

Ultimate Fan Collector's Standard DDO point cost
$99.99 $59.99 $19.99
The Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh content 1,999 DP (Feb 2022)
Monster Manual 8 595 DP (free to VIP)
Epic Destinies 995 DP
Horizon Walker enhancements 495 DP (Feb 2022)
Smuggler's cosmetics N/A
Rogue hireling Heroic and epic Heroic N/A
Unlimited Spark of Logic N/A
Lizardfolk Sentient Jewel N/A
Dimensional Hireling Folder TBD
  • Existing VIPs get 10% off above and in addition, complementary store item Elixir of Discovery
  • Expansion features will also be available separately on DDO store, usually 6 months after the release


To access the new area, go to The Gatekeepers' Grove in the Harbor, talk to NPC Val Arkalamnash and get transported to The Snapping Line Inn. Quest givers and entrance to the wilderness area is located within the inn.


The Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh contains 10 dungeons and a wilderness adventure area.

Quest Name Quest Level Total Favor Patron Casual Normal Hard Elite
The Haunting of Saltmarsh 3/32 9 The Gatekeepers
Under the Cover of Darkness 3/32 6 The Gatekeepers
Danger at Dunwater 3/32 12 The Gatekeepers
The Final Enemy 3/32 12 The Gatekeepers
Swim at Your Own Risk 3/32 6 The Gatekeepers
Back to Basics 3/32 9 The Gatekeepers
What Sleeps Below 3/32 9 The Gatekeepers
The Hijacked Haul 3/32 9 The Gatekeepers
Rest for the Night 3/32 9 The Gatekeepers
Down You Go 3/32 9 The Gatekeepers
Total 10 Quests 90 Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable


Main article: Saltmarsh
Map of the Saltmarsh
Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh Wilderness Loading.


Two sagas: heroic and epic.

Gold seal hireling[edit]

Frogo, bullywug rogue: level 3 and level 30

Player characters[edit]

  • Horizon Walker universal enhancement tree
  • Radiant Servant adjustments: DDO Forums
  • Shadar-kai adjustments: DDO Forums


New monsters[edit]

  • Bullywugs
  • Crocodiles
  • Nightmares
  • Water Weirds

Voice over[edit]

Debra Wilson and Arthur Romeo

PnP gallery[edit]