Epic Archer (Prototype) | New Class for Fifth Edition

This class comes as a request from one of my loyal patrons. The concept stems from the character Archer from Fate/stay night. I'll admit, this took a little research on my part (I wasn't familiar with the character), but I saw the class as sort of an "extreme" version of the Arcane Archer. The Epic … Continue reading Epic Archer (Prototype) | New Class for Fifth Edition

Athach | New Monster for Fifth Edition

The athach is a hulking, misshapen biped. Its flabby, pear-shaped body has a third arm growing from its chest. Immensely strong, an athach can hammer most opponents to gory paste. An athach has a wide, slobbering mouth. Curving tusks like a boar's jut from its lower jaw. Its other teeth are small and peglike. It … Continue reading Athach | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Belker | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Belkers are composed primarily of smoke. Although undeniably evil, they are very reclusive and usually have no interest in the affairs of others. The black, winged shapes of these creatures make them look distinctly demonic. Because of their semi-gaseous nature, however, they shift and change shape with every puff of wind. Belker Large elemental, neutral … Continue reading Belker | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Arrowhawk | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Arrowhawks are predators and scavengers from the Elemental Plane of Air. They are consummate fliers that spend their entire lives on the wing. An arrowhawk has a sinuous, snakelike body with a long neck and tail. Its central body is bulbous and has two pairs of yellow, feathered wings, one on the top and another … Continue reading Arrowhawk | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Aranea | New Monster for Fifth Edition

The aranea is an intelligent, shapechanging spider with sorcerous powers. In its natural form, an aranea resembles a large spider. Its body is 3 feet across, its legs span 7 feet, and it weighs about 150 pounds. An odd-shaped lump on its back houses its brain. A pair of mandibles sprout from the front of … Continue reading Aranea | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Achaierai | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Achaierai are massive, flightless birds that inhabit the infernal plane of Acheron and are only occasionally encountered elsewhere. They are evil, clever, and predatory, with a distinct taste for torture. Standing some 15 feet tall, achaierai have plump bodies resembling quails' and four stork legs. Their soft feathers range in color through a variety of … Continue reading Achaierai | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Sorcerer Manastone Sorcerous Origin (Prototype) | New Subclass for Fifth Edition

Continuing the requests for Arcane/BroadSword Magazine #1, this one comes from another Platinum-level Patron: Manastone Sorcerer. Basically a Sorcerer that gets their powers from magically infused stones called Manastone. Alternatively this could be done as Runestones, inert stones that are charged with magical energy through the inscription of arcane runes onto the stones. I dig … Continue reading Sorcerer Manastone Sorcerous Origin (Prototype) | New Subclass for Fifth Edition

Wizard Tamer Arcane Tradition (Prototype) | New Subclass for Fifth Edition

This week, between working on content for BroadSword Magazine #1 and Arcane, a Premium PDF for my patrons, I'm taking request for magical stuff. Here's one such request from one of my Platinum-level Patrons: Wizard tamer: tames a monster to serve as a familiar and proxy on the battle field potentially switching out as they … Continue reading Wizard Tamer Arcane Tradition (Prototype) | New Subclass for Fifth Edition

Zero Level Characters (Prototype) | New Rules for Fifth Edition

One big thing I see a lot of people talk about on Reddit, Instagram, and everywhere else RPGers lurk is how they want better stories on how characters meet. There's also this idea of "0-level characters", basically a Fifth Edition character before it gets all of its cool powers. As part of BroadSword magazine's adventure … Continue reading Zero Level Characters (Prototype) | New Rules for Fifth Edition

The Killer Rabbit of Caerbannog | New Monster for Fifth Edition

The Cave of Caerbannog is the home of the Legendary Black Beast of Arrrghhh (named for the last utterance of anyone who ever saw it).┬áThis is guarded by a monster which is initially unknown. King Arthur and his knights are led to the cave by Tim the Enchanter and find that they must face its … Continue reading The Killer Rabbit of Caerbannog | New Monster for Fifth Edition