Joe Manganiello, left, and Deborah Ann Woll help unveil the new Dungeons & Dragons storyline, Waterdeep Dragon Heist during a live streaming event at the Line 204 Studios on Friday, June 1, 2018 in Los Angeles. (Jordan StraussAP Images for Dungeons & Dragons)

D&D teases next adventure storyline, Waterdeep: Dragon Heist, plus Dungeon of the Mad Mage

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Joe Manganiello, left, and Deborah Ann Woll help unveil the new Dungeons & Dragons storyline, Waterdeep Dragon Heist during a live streaming event at the Line 204 Studios on Friday, June 1, 2018 in Los Angeles. (Jordan StraussAP Images for Dungeons & Dragons)

True Blood actors Joe Manganiello, left, and Deborah Ann Woll help unveil the new Dungeons & Dragons storyline, “Waterdeep: Dragon Heist” during a live streaming event at the Line 204 Studios on Friday, June 1, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Jordan Strauss/AP Images for Dungeons & Dragons)

The Stream of Many Eyes has spoken: The next Dungeons & Dragons adventure storyline will be Waterdeep: Dragon Heist, in stores Sept. 20.

D&D's Waterdeep: Dragon HeistAnnounced Friday as a weekend of Twitch D&D-celebrity action kicked off, the hardcover book provides tons of detail for running adventures in a fantasy city such as Waterdeep, one of the grandest cities in the Forgotten Realms campaign world. Players need to use diplomacy, intrigue, stealth, and their wits to follow clues and solve puzzles in this daring, urban treasure hunt.

The $49.95 adventure, described below, is for character levels 1-5:

Famed explorer Volothamp Geddarm needs you to complete a simple quest. Thus begins a mad romp through the wards of Waterdeep as you uncover a villainous plot involving some of the city’s most influential figures.

A grand urban caper awaits you. Pit your skill and bravado against villains the likes of which you’ve never faced before, and let the dragon hunt begin!

Also announced: the 256-page adventure Waterdeep: Dungeon of the Mad Mage, set in the iconic Undermountain mega-dungeon, as well as a Dragon Heist-themed set of polyhedral dice for $25.

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