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Lost Mine of Phandelver, also called Lost Mine and frequently mistyped as Lost Mines of Phandelver, is a beginner-level campaign intended to introduce new people to the world of Dungeons and Dragons. It features a simple and straight-forward storyline that carries characters from level 1 to level 5.

It is part of the D&D Starter Set, a package to help new Dungeon Masters get started.


Everything you need to start playing the world's greatest roleplaying game.

Explore subterranean labyrinths! Plunder hoards of treasure! Battle legendary monsters!

The Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set is your gateway to action-packed stories of the imagination. This box contains the essential rules of the game plus everything you need to play heroic characters on perilous adventures in worlds of fantasy.

Ideal for a group of 4 – 6, the Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set includes:

  • 64-page adventure book with everything the Dungeon Master needs to get started
  • 32-page rulebook for playing characters level 1-5
  • 5 pre-generated characters, with character sheet
  • 6 dice

Table of Contents



  • Introduction
    • Running the Adventure
    • Background
    • Overview
    • Adventure Hook
    • The Forgotten Realms
  • Part 1: Goblin Arrows
    • Goblin Ambush
    • Cragmaw Hideout
  • Part 2: Phandalin
    • Encounters in Phandalin
    • Important NPCs
    • Town Descriptions
    • Redbrand Ruffians
    • Redbrand Hideout
  • Part 3: The Spider's Web
    • Triboar Trail
    • Conyberry and Agatha's Lair
    • Old Owl Well
    • Ruins of Thundertree
    • Wyvern Tor
    • Cragmaw Castle
  • Part 4: Wave Echo Cave
    • Character Level
    • Experience Points Awards
    • Wandering Monsters
    • General Features
    • Keyed Encounters
    • Conclusion
  • Appendix A: Magic Items
    • Using a Magic Item
    • Item Descriptions
  • Appendix B: Monsters
    • Statistics
    • Monster Descriptions
  • Rules Index


Lost Mine of Phandelver and its rulebook do not have any errata.