A portal appears in random locations, depositing monsters before vanishing again. It will be difficult to pin down without knowledge of the arcane arts that brought it into being.
You learn the general direction and distance to a known object or individual.
Oracles are privileged disciples of Banekeril who have been allowed to drink deep from the River of Ages, thereby attaining sight out of time. In addition to lesser precognitive abilities, oracles sometimes receive visions of the future.
The redcap a type of malevolent, murderous goblin. They are said to inhabit ruined castles, especially those that were the scenes of tyranny or wicked deeds, and is known for soaking his cap in the blood of his victims. Most redcaps can be hired or bribed as assassins for cheap, granted they don't kill you. Redcaps are the Goblin Mafia's favorite means of taking out disrespectful or dangerous targets.
Bandits have set up camp here. Well equipped with weapons, supplies, hidden paths, and ambush spots, it will be difficult to drive them off without locating and destroying their base of operations.