Dullahan | New Monster for Fifth Edition

"The Dullahan is depicted as a headless rider, usually on a black horse, who carries their own head under one arm. Usually, the Dullahan is male, but there are some female versions. The mouth is usually in a hideous grin that touches both sides of the head. Its eyes are constantly moving about and can see across … Continue reading Dullahan | New Monster for Fifth Edition

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Stat Anything – Hypnotoad | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Hypnotoad is a large toad-like creature that has large oscillating multicolored eyes and emits a droning hum. His eyes glow all the time. The toad apparently uses these as a power of hypnotism on surrounding people and animals. Hypnotoad hypnotizes sheep into a pen at a pet contest and then hypnotizes the judges and the audience into … Continue reading Stat Anything – Hypnotoad | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Stat Anything – Jason Voorhees | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Jason Voorhees is the main antagonist and center piece of the Friday the 13th franchise and one of the two main antagonists of the crossover film Freddy vs. Jason, along with Freddy Krueger. He was an almost completely silent, undead and seemingly unstoppable killing machine. Jason was an iconic madman who haunts Camp Crystal Lake and the surrounding area, driven to slaughter … Continue reading Stat Anything – Jason Voorhees | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Stat Anything – Castiel, Angel of the Lord | New NPC for Fifth Edition

Castiel, often shortened to Cass, is a powerful angel of the Lord who was responsible for saving Dean Winchester from Hell, on the archangels' command. It was his job to help prevent Lilith from breaking the 66 Seals that, once broken, would release Lucifer from his cage in Hell. Once Castiel learned that the angels wished to free Lucifer anyway, he defied his angelic brethren and died trying to help Dean … Continue reading Stat Anything – Castiel, Angel of the Lord | New NPC for Fifth Edition

Stat Anything – Time Lord/Lady | New Playable Race Option for Fifth Edition

The Time Lords were inhabitants of the planet Gallifrey, who were most famous for the creation and attempted monopolization of time travel technology. They created and upheld the Laws of Time. Time Lords were sensitive to timelines, being able to see "all that is, all that was, all that ever could be,"  but also "what must not [be]". They had an instinctive urge to … Continue reading Stat Anything – Time Lord/Lady | New Playable Race Option for Fifth Edition

Stat Anything – Sam and Dean Winchester | New NPCs for Fifth Edition

The Winchester Family are Men of Letters and hunters. The Winchester bloodline goes back to their ancestors Cain and Abel. Mary Winchester comes from a family of hunters, while the Winchester line was traditionally Men of Letters. Sam and Dean Winchester were destined to be the vessels of Archangel Michael and Lucifer. Dean Winchester (b. January 24, 1979) is a human and hunter as well as a member of the Men of Letters with his younger … Continue reading Stat Anything – Sam and Dean Winchester | New NPCs for Fifth Edition

D&D Story: Gary the Intern | The DM Lair [video]

Do you sometimes find making NPCs your players will enjoy frustrating? In this video, I tell the story of Gary the Intern, a beloved NPC that has made an appearance in all of my D&D games. Along the away, perhaps we'll discover some secrets to making awesome non-player characters in Dungeons & Dragons. (And if … Continue reading D&D Story: Gary the Intern | The DM Lair

Hunter | New Player Option for Fifth Edition

Okay, I caved. Here's the hunter class based on the TV show Supernatural. Yes, I'm fully aware it's a reskinned and altered UA ranger, but hey--that's basically what a hunter is, right? A hunter is a being, usually a human, who hunts down the supernatural and saves people from monsters, demons, ghosts, and other creatures. The Hunter Level Prof. Bonus Feature … Continue reading Hunter | New Player Option for Fifth Edition

Stat Anything – It (Pennywise) | New Monster for Fifth Edition

It is a shape-shifting creature known as a Glamour who is billions of years old. Although It lived on planet Earth for many years, It originated in a void/dimension outside the regions of space known as the Macroverse. Since Its true identity is unclear, due to its shape-shifting abilities and being from another universe, It's real name and … Continue reading Stat Anything – It (Pennywise) | New Monster for Fifth Edition