Gone to Mexico Until 10/25/18

A quick announcement for the site and my fans, I'm heading to Mexico tomorrow on a business trip, so posts may be a little slow over the next couple days. However, once I get set up down there, I should start creating some nifty Mexican themed monsters.  And yes, of course, I'm bringing my core rulebooks. Thanks for reading!

Crabmen (Yurian) for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

The crabman was a creature appearing in second edition Dungeons & Dragons. What follows is the information taken directly from the second edition Monstrous Manual, followed by the updated stats for fifth edition. What are crabmen? Crabmen are man-sized intelligent crabs. They walk upright on two pairs of legs. The small pincers tipping the short arms … Continue reading Crabmen (Yurian) for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Dimensional Warpers for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

The dimensional warper was a creature appearing in second edition Dungeons & Dragons. What follows is the information taken directly from the second edition Monstrous Manual, followed by the updated stats for fifth edition. What are dimensional warpers? A dimensional warper has a snake-like body and stands on two long, thin legs. Its long, thin, flexible … Continue reading Dimensional Warpers for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

New Spell: Duo-Dimension for Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition

Came across this old spell while doing research for the second edition dimensional warper monster. To really get the feel for these old school, reality-bending snake men, I thought it might make sense to convert duo-dimension to a 5th level spell. The following is a new sorcerer or wizard spell. Duo-Dimension 7th-level transmutation Casting Time: … Continue reading New Spell: Duo-Dimension for Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition

3 Centaur Variants for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition: Alphas, Shaman, and Sagittarii

Centaurs are a staple of any fantasy setting. These half-humanoid/half-horse monstrosities have been portrayed as good guys, sometimes villains, sometimes something in between. In Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition, centaurs are neutral good tribespeople, reclusive wanderers, and omen-readers. How do centaurs fight in Fifth Edition Dungeons & Dragons? Fortunately, our friend Keith Ammann covered centaur … Continue reading 3 Centaur Variants for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition: Alphas, Shaman, and Sagittarii

Sibriex Lairs and Minions for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

I'm a little late posting this following Keith Ammann's latest Sibriex tactics post, but it's been a nutty week (I leave for Mexico on Friday). Anyways, let's take a look at the Sibriex and see what sort of minions and lair this guy needs. What is the sibriex? If you're not familiar with the sibriex, … Continue reading Sibriex Lairs and Minions for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Meks for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

The mek was a creature appearing in second edition Dungeons & Dragons. What follows is the information taken directly from the second edition Monstrous Manual, followed by the updated stats for fifth edition. What is a mek? Meks (possibly a derivative of the word “mechanical”) are huge metallic creations, fabricated by a long-dead race of inhuman, … Continue reading Meks for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Sharkweres (Nawidnehrs) for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

The nawidnehr was a creature appearing in second edition Dungeons & Dragons. What follows is the information taken directly from the second edition Monstrous Manual, followed by the updated stats for fifth edition. What is a sharkwere (nawidnehr)? The nawidnehr (NAH-widd-near) is a great shark capable of assuming humanoid form. This powerful marine predator has an insatiable desire … Continue reading Sharkweres (Nawidnehrs) for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Aartuk for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

The aartuk was a creature appearing in second edition Dungeons & Dragons, specifically the infamous Spelljammer setting. What follows is the information taken directly from the second edition Monstrous Manual, then the updated stats for fifth edition. What are the aartuk? The aartuk are nomadic vegetables organized into small tribes. One elder leads each tribe. … Continue reading Aartuk for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Ninja Attack! for Fifth Edition Dungeons & Dragons (five 8th-level encounters for 3-5 players)

Tomorrow, my PCs are fighting an entire clan of ninjas. The scene? An inn/restaurant, of course. The ninjas will come in five waves: 18 bakemono. These mindless, muscle-headed goblins purpose is to get the PCs to use up (most of) their area effect spells. 35 bandits led by 2 ogres. The next wave consists of … Continue reading Ninja Attack! for Fifth Edition Dungeons & Dragons (five 8th-level encounters for 3-5 players)