Tag: Aberrations

Flitterbug | New Monster for Fifth Edition

A flitterbug is an aberration that is home in the swamps and mires of Omeria, particularly near the Obsidian Plain. Misclassified as an “insect”, flitterbugs are actually horrific aberrations created through rogue conjuration magic. The Striped Conjurers of Karmithyash trained the flitterbugs as guardian creatures, using them as a “living landmines” in the Black Swamps […]

Aboleth Variants | 4 New Monsters for 5th Edition (Updated 10/13/19)

Welcome back to Dave’s Daily Fifth Edition Monsters! Today, I’ll be tackling the aboleth. Here’s what you can expect from this post: A short introduction to aboleths. My thoughts and inspirations going into creating these variations. 2 new aboleth variants plus 2 spin-off creations. Aboleths, the Horrors from the Depths Aboleths. They’re totally gross, right? […]

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 […]

Patreon Alien Requests (Part 2) | New Monsters for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Every month, I turn to my Patrons over on www.patreon.com/dmdave for cool ideas. Last month it was monsters and they certainly delivered. Now, it’s aliens. Here are some of the cool aliens that they came up with to help populate the science fiction campaign setting of Blueshift. Some of the races work best as monsters while others […]

Stat Anything – Xenomorph | New Monster for Fifth Edition

The Xenomorph XX121, better known just as Xenomorph (which literally translates to “strange form” from Greek ξενος, xenos=strange and morphe=form) or the “Alien“, is an extraterrestrial endoparasitoid species with multiple life cycles, possibly originating from the planet Proteus (also known as “Xenomorph Prime”). One of the deadliest of all known alien species, these creatures require a host organism in order to […]

Patreon Requested Alien Races | 8 New Monsters for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Every month, I turn to my Patrons over on http://www.patreon.com/dmdave for cool ideas. Last month it was monsters and they certainly delivered. Now, it’s aliens. Here are some of the cool aliens that they came up with to help populate the science fiction campaign setting of Blueshift. Some of the races work best as monsters […]

Patreon Request Monsters Part 2/2 | New Monsters for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

In July, I offered up free monster requests to all my patrons which would appear in BroadSword Monthly #2. And boy did they deliver! Here are those monsters. If you’d like to see your requests made by DMDave, join up as a patron. It’s only $3 to become a member and there’s always a special theme each […]

Patreon Request Monsters Part 1/2 | New Monsters for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

In July, I offered up free monster requests to all my patrons which would appear in BroadSword Monthly #2. And boy did they deliver! Here are those monsters. If you’d like to see your requests made by DMDave, join up as a patron. It’s only $3 to become a member and there’s always a special […]

Cthulhu | Colossal Threat for Fifth Edition (Updated 7/29/19)

This is a preview of Cthulhu for Fifth Edition. If you’d like a printable PDF of this stat-block Cthulhu, head over to my Patreon. Great Cthulhu is nightmare made flesh, towering well over 1,000 feet high. His head appears as an octopus or squid, with writhing lengths of tentacle reaching 100 feet or more. His body is a […]

Mindflayer Horrors | 3 New Monsters for Fifth Edition (Bloody Bunch Spoilers)

Currently, my Saturday group is in the middle of a dungeon filled with mindflayers. There’s plenty of good mindflayers to toss at them already, but I wanted to come up with a few more wild variations. Kinda stuff they won’t see coming. Or will and promptly run away. Here is what I came up with. […]

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