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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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Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh mini-expansion was introduced in Update 50 on August 4, 2021.

Features[edit]

Adventure pack[edit]

Quests[edit]

To access the 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.

Quest NameQuest LevelBase FavorPatronCasualNormalHardElite
Down You Go3/323The Gatekeepers
♣508
♣8,036
♦916
♦13,722
♥983
♥14,050
♠1,052
♠14,378
Back to Basics3/323The Gatekeepers
♣508
♣8,036
♦916
♦13,722
♥983
♥14,050
♠1,052
♠14,378
The Haunting of Saltmarsh3/323The Gatekeepers
♣645
♣6,235
♦1,164
♦10,645
♥1,252
♥10,898
♠1,341
♠11,151
Under the Cover of Darkness3/322The Gatekeepers
♣456
♣7,352
♦820
♦12,554
♥880
♥12,853
♠940
♠13,152
What Sleeps Below3/323The Gatekeepers
♣508
♣8,036
♦916
♦13,722
♥983
♥14,050
♠1,052
♠14,378
Danger at Dunwater3/324The Gatekeepers
♣1,116
♣20,691
♦2,020
♦35,340
♥2,180
♥36,194
♠2,340
♠37,050
The Final Enemy3/324The Gatekeepers
♣1,406
♣24,111
♦2,548
♦41,182
♥2,752
♥42,179
♠2,956
♠43,177
Swim at Your Own Risk3/322The Gatekeepers
♣456
♣6,669
♦820
♦11,385
♥880
♥11,656
♠940
♠11,927
The Hijacked Haul3/323The Gatekeepers
♣508
♣8,036
♦916
♦13,722
♥983
♥14,050
♠1,052
♠14,378
Rest for the Night3/323The Gatekeepers
♣508
♣8,036
♦916
♦13,722
♥983
♥14,050
♠1,052
♠14,378
Total10 Quests30 
 ♣6,619Solo/Casual
 ♣105,238Epic Casual
 ♦11,952Normal
 ♦179,716Epic Normal
 ♥12,859Hard
 ♥184,030Epic Hard
 ♠13,777Elite
 ♠188,347Epic Elite

Guest dungeon masters[edit]

Debra Wilson and Arthur Romeo

Wilderness adventure areas[edit]

Main article: Saltmarsh

Loot[edit]

Sinister Secret of Saltmarsh Wilderness Loading
Map of the Saltmarsh

Price/Bundle[edit]

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 Cosmetic Kit N/A
Lizardfolk Cosmetic Armor Set N/A
Rogue hireling Heroic and epic Heroic N/A
Salty Smugger Mimic (Cosmetic Pet) N/A
Baby Giant Crocodile (Cosmetic Pet) N/A
Item:Smuggler's Steed N/A
Item:Lizardfolk Armored Steed N/A
Unlimited Spark of Logic N/A
Sentient Jewel of the Lizardfolk N/A
Dimensional Hireling Folder TBD
Saltmarsh Compass N/A
  • Unlike previous expansions, the free items are not autogranted to all your characters. Instead, talk to Garthalmor to claim your stuff.
  • The Dimensional Hireling Contracts Folder can only be claimed once (per server). All other items can be claimed multiple times.
  • 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

Gold seal hireling[edit]

Frogo, bullywug rogue: level 3 and level 30

PnP gallery[edit]

It includes areas and adventures inspired by the original AD&D module as well as later stories from the 5E Ghosts of Saltmarsh book.