Conan befriends Tamira who takes him to her village. The village elder prophesies that Conan will end the tyranny of wizard king Hissah Zul. That's when Zul's troops arrive and capture Conan and Tamira. Conan must fight as a gladiator.
In order to save Tamira, Conan must retrieve a mystical gem, Heart of the Elephantan, and bring it to Hissah Zul's shunned court wizard. Dwarf Otli, corpulent warrior Bayu, mute warrior Zzeban and thief queen Karella help him.
Conan and his allies fight to protect a mysterious young woman they rescue in a river while evading an army poised to attack the legendary village of Ahl Sohn-Bar. Little do they know the village holds it share of dark secrets.
Our heroes enter an enchanted forest terrorized by a monster known as the Kala. Meanwhile, Hissh Zul send General Nor to the forest to get more rubies to toss in the magic pool, which makes the Skull-That-Talks give omens and predictions about Conan's destiny.
Conan rescues three temple virgins consecrated to the goddess Xanata, Despiser of Men, from slaver Mog and agrees to help them retrieve Xanata's sacred talisman stolen by Hissah Zul's rival, evil wizard Badai. But Karella betrays them.
Bandit chief Garth and his raiders capture Baron Ursath's bride-to-be, Adraina. An old blind witch casts a spell over the Sword of Atlantis causing Conan and his men to head unwillingly toward Ursath's castle.
Beautiful gypsy dancer Katrina and her pickpocket partner steal money from Conan and his pals. They track the culprits to a gypsy camp where Gagool, a wizened seer, persuades Conan to accompany them on an adventure involving a stolen throne and the Circle of Stones.
King Orad, who once saved Conan's life, asks him to rescue his daughter, Princess Hana, who is held captive by the wizard Novia. The rescue attempt pits him against Lizor, a fierce creature with a man's body and a lizard's head.
Conan and his men help some soldiers repair a bridge so their wagon can cross. The warrioress, Red Sonja, appears and leads them in pursuit of the bandit soldiers, the Hartans, to save a young boy wizard, one of the Keepers of the Truth.
Against his better judgment, Conan saves Karella from Hissah Zul's General Nor. Soldiers charge up, forcing Conan and his men, and Karella, to escape in a boat to the island of Vilayet, also known as the Island of Death.
Conan comes upon an old archer fighting off attacking soldiers, led by an evil sorcerer, Khartan, who hurls a fiery skull that kills the archer. As he's dying, the old archer gives Conan a special Crystal Arrow that possesses great magic and must be returned to his people who live beyond the Misty Gates, which are sealed with black magic.
Conan, Bayu and Zzeben come across a man named Barr traveling with three women who claim their child has been abducted. Soon they uncover a plot involving a half-man, half-bull beast called a Bucentaur.
Hissah Zul conjures up a violent storm, driving Conan and his friends into a cave. Zul then causes an earthquake that rips open the floor, and Conan plunges through to confront the ultimate warrior, Kamikon, along with rising levels of scorching, molten lava. Once past the lava, Kamikon knows a way out. And because Conan saved his life, he leads the Cimmerian out of the cavern. Outside, Bayu, Otli and Zzeben are still trying to dig Conan out. All seems fine - until Zul magically hurls a fireball at Kamikon, killing him.
While Conan celebrates in a tavern, an unseen assassin shoots the Cimmerian with a poisoned arrow. A medicine man examines the wound and says Conan will die if someone doesn't get the antidote, which must be taken through a wall of Hissah Zul warriors.
Three wizards, Penor, Gero and Norbu, decide to join the Cimmerian so they can be Conan's "advisors" when he becomes the new ruler. Their plan is to worm their way into Conan's confidence, then destroy him and take over as rulers.