Thri-Kreen | New Playable Race for Fifth Edition

Thri-Kreen wander the deserts and scrublands of Athas. These insect-men stand as tall as 7 feet at the shoulder. Their survivability in the wilderness, combined with their cunning and intellect, have made the mantis warriors (as they are known to some races) the undisputed masters across large tracts of the Athasian wastes. The individual thri-kreen … Continue reading Thri-Kreen | New Playable Race for Fifth Edition

Factions of the Tyr Region | Campaign Resource for Fifth Edition

This guide is intended as a resource for my Saturday players in our upcoming Dark Sun campaign. However, most of the information within is pulled directly from classic Dark Sun lore. Feel free to use it in our own Fifth Edition Dark Sun campaign settings. Factions of Tyr On the dying world of Athas, various … Continue reading Factions of the Tyr Region | Campaign Resource for Fifth Edition

Tyr Region Details | Campaign Resource for Fifth Edition

This guide is intended as a resource for my Saturday players in our upcoming Dark Sun campaign. However, most of the information within is pulled directly from classic Dark Sun lore. Feel free to use it in our own Fifth Edition Dark Sun campaign settings. Tyr Region Overview The Tyr region is one of the … Continue reading Tyr Region Details | Campaign Resource for Fifth Edition

Megapede | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Megapedes are colossal centipedes which roam the sandy deserts of Athas. Megapedes are very similar to normal centipedes in all ways except in size. They have a very long (100 to 150 feet), segmented body which sports a pair of legs nearly every two feet. These legs are five feet in length and have flexible claws at … Continue reading Megapede | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Dark Sun 5E Monstrous Compendium

This is an index for the Dark Sun monsters created here on DMDave.com for use in Fifth Edition campaigns. Dark Sun Creatures Aarakocra, Athasian Hejkin Anakore Human, Athasian Baazrag Id Fiend Belgoi Inix Braxat Jhakar Brohg Kank Cactus Kestrekel Chathrang Kiire Cilops Megapede Cloud Ray Mekillot Crodlu Mul Dagorran Nightmare Beast Dragon of Tyr Psurlon … Continue reading Dark Sun 5E Monstrous Compendium

Athasian Classes (Dark Sun) v1.2 | New Player Options for Fifth Edition

In the desert world of Athas, adventurers are extraordinary, certainly, but a bit different than those found on other worlds. The Fifth Edition Athas setting subtracts a few classes from the setting while introducing a few more. This guide to Athasian classes is my second take on the subject and includes a few revisions. Dark … Continue reading Athasian Classes (Dark Sun) v1.2 | New Player Options for Fifth Edition

Dune Trader (Dark Sun) Part 1: Trading Houses of Athas | Campaign Setting for Fifth Edition

Athas is a vast and dangerous world, ripe with adventure. But adventure doesn't merely come from slaying monsters and raiding ruins. Some Athasian adventurers find excitement in entrepreneurship and capitalism. And the easiest way to follow such pursuits is through the mercantile trade of Athas. This guide explains how a Dune Trader campaign works in … Continue reading Dune Trader (Dark Sun) Part 1: Trading Houses of Athas | Campaign Setting for Fifth Edition

Psions | New Class for Fifth Edition

More than a character of any other class, the psionicist is self-contained. Unlike the fighter and rogue, the psion needs no weapons or tools to practice his or her art. Unlike the cleric, he or she needs no deity. Unlike the wizard, the psion relies on no outside energies. The power of the psion comes from within, and he or … Continue reading Psions | New Class for Fifth Edition

Dark Sun Bestiary (Part 6: Monsters of the Verdant Belt 2/4) | New Monsters for Fifth Edition

The Dark Sun bestiary conversion continues. Currently, I'm working through the MC12: The Dark Sun Monstrous Compendium - Terrors of the Desert. Specifically, I'm dividing the creatures up by the random encounter tables. First, are the monsters of the verdant belts. Verdant Belts Athas is an arid world, but it is not entirely waterless. In … Continue reading Dark Sun Bestiary (Part 6: Monsters of the Verdant Belt 2/4) | New Monsters for Fifth Edition

Dark Sun Bestiary (Part 5: Monsters of the Verdant Belt 1/4) | New Monsters for Fifth Edition

The Dark Sun bestiary conversion continues. Currently, I'm working through the MC12: The Dark Sun Monstrous Compendium - Terrors of the Desert. Specifically, I'm dividing the creatures up by the random encounter tables. First, are the monsters of the verdant belts. Verdant Belts Athas is an arid world, but it is not entirely waterless. In … Continue reading Dark Sun Bestiary (Part 5: Monsters of the Verdant Belt 1/4) | New Monsters for Fifth Edition