The Demons of Hell | New Monsters for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

This article is part of the Monster Hunters series that will appear in BroadSword Monthly. If you’d like a preview of additional content, be sure to check out the Monster Hunter material on my Patreon. In some cosmologies, demons are malevolent spirits from Hell that act the direct opposites to angels. These demons are created from human souls (petitioners) that have … Continue reading The Demons of Hell | New Monsters for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

The Nightmare Beast (Dark Sun) | New Monster for Fifth Edition

With a disposition as bad as its reputation, it's no wonder that a nightmare beast spreads terror wherever it goes. A nightmare beast stands at least 20 feet tall on its four legs. Each of its digits is tipped with a 3-foot-long claw. Its jaws are filled with 1-foot-long teeth and flanked by curved tusks … Continue reading The Nightmare Beast (Dark Sun) | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Athasian Gith (Dark Sun) | New Monsters for Fifth Edition plus 4 New Spells

The gith are a race of grotesque humanoids that appear to be a peculiar mixture of elf and reptile. They are extremely gaunt and lanky, with long gangling arms and spindly legs. Their hands three fingers with no opposable thumb, yet they are able to use tools and wield weapons. Both their fingers and toes … Continue reading Athasian Gith (Dark Sun) | New Monsters for Fifth Edition plus 4 New Spells

Evadimus’ School for Gifted Spellcasters Appendix | New Campaign Setting for Fifth Edition

This article is a preview for the content in BroadSword Monthly #1, due out in August. Learn more about BroadSword Monthly #1 (and get 10% off the price!) Wizard Arcane Traditions When a wizard reaches 2nd level, it chooses an arcane tradition. The following options are available to a wizard in addition to those normally offered: Wizard … Continue reading Evadimus’ School for Gifted Spellcasters Appendix | New Campaign Setting for Fifth Edition

Magic in Athas (Dark Sun) | Player Guide for Fifth Edition

Continuing my series on Dark Sun, it’s time to examine the magic of Athas. Magic used on Athas is shaped and molded by the harsh realities of that world. The influences of foul defilers, the valiant efforts of preserves, and the corrupt researches of sorcerer-kings have left their mark upon the wizard's trade. This chapter highlights important differences between … Continue reading Magic in Athas (Dark Sun) | Player Guide for Fifth Edition

Evil Hand | New Spell for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Lately, I've been working on a bevy of subclasses that seem have somewhat of an evil bent to them. So today, I announced my on Patreon that I'm going to be creating a mini-player option book called EVIL (yes, in all caps). This book will include all the subclasses I've been creating lately in their … Continue reading Evil Hand | New Spell for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Dimensional Rift | New Spell for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

This new spell comes as a request from one of the subscribers to the Forsaken Peak mailing list. It is based loosely on the mechanics of the old Silent Hill video game. Here is her description of how the spell should work: I'm a huge Silent Hill fangirl. I'm not sure if you're familiar with … Continue reading Dimensional Rift | New Spell for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Avasculate and Avascular Mass | New Spells for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

These two new spells come as a request from one of my patrons. They are updates on spells that originally appeared in the third edition supplement, Libris Mortis. If you'd like to have one of your requests made, be sure to check out the Requests Page. For as little as $3/month, you can have your … Continue reading Avasculate and Avascular Mass | New Spells for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

New Spell: Glitterdust for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

The following spell is available to bards, sorcerers, and wizards for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition. Glitterdust 2nd-level conjuration Casting Time: 1 action Range: 100 ft. Components: V, S, M (ground mica) Duration: 1 minute You point your finger to a point you choose within range and envelop the area in sparkling, golden glitter. All … Continue reading New Spell: Glitterdust 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