Nightmare Orb | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Nightmare Orb Taking its name from the malicious duke who created the first of them, nightmare orbs more than live up to their devilish monikers. Although they only measure six inches in diameter, the orbs are fast, deadly, and frightfully intelligent. At the Battle of Aspaeth, a single orb nicknamed Hell cut down an entire army of … Continue reading Nightmare Orb | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Remote Traveler Alpha-Class | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Remote Traveler Alpha-Class A remote traveler is a top-of-the-line suit of animated armor/shield guardian hybrid that allows its owner to operate the construct from an unlimited distance. The alpha-class is an especially durable version of the remote traveler, with improved strength, speed, and defensive capabilities. Currently, the alpha-class models are in the prototype stage. Very … Continue reading Remote Traveler Alpha-Class | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Doctor Piersym, Bove, and The Storm Lady | New BBEG for Fifth Edition

Doctor Piersym Doctor Piersym is a lawful evil male human noble with the Mad Scientist Boost (see below). He is the creator of the Tempusfuge and hopes to study its power. He also creates the flesh golems that protect the Storm Lady's Maze. While loyal to the Storm Lady, he would quickly switch sides if … Continue reading Doctor Piersym, Bove, and The Storm Lady | New BBEG for Fifth Edition

Stat Anything – Optimus Prime | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Optimus Prime is the awe-inspiring leader of the Autobot forces. Selfless and endlessly courageous, he is the complete opposite of his mortal enemy Megatron. Originally a mere civilian known as Orion Pax or Optronix, he was chosen by the Matrix of Leadership to command, the first in a number of heavy burdens he has been forced to bear. Another is his bringing of the Transformers' conflict to … Continue reading Stat Anything – Optimus Prime | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Constructed Minion| New Monster for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Constructed minions appear to be tall, ordinary, silent humans. They stand over six-feet tall and appear to be quite muscular. However, the reality is much more disturbing: they are actually clockwork constructs that use illusions to make themselves appear human. These machines possess limited intelligence and are often programmed for specific functions acting as guards, … Continue reading Constructed Minion| New Monster for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Doctor Kalaxan | New NPC for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Doctor Kalaxan is the mysterious quest giver in the adventure The Mystery of Hoegar's Hollow. While he often appears as a wizard that goes by the moniker Kalaxan the Magnificent, Kalaxan is actually a human-like construct known as an android. He was the lead science officer aboard the Paramount when the ship crashed. Construct Nature. … Continue reading Doctor Kalaxan | New NPC for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

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

Kolyarut | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Kolyaruts represent the ultimate enforcement clause in a contract—they mete out punishment to those who break bargains and oaths. Originally sent from Mechanus to avenge major betrayals, once on the Material Plane, they hunt down everyone from unscrupulous merchants to army deserters. Anyone who reneges on a deal could draw the ire of a kolyarut, although the creature usually ignores inconsequential deals and rashly sworn oaths. Before … Continue reading Kolyarut | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Mithral Golem | New Monster for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

There comes a moment in every Dungeon Master's life when their players' characters grow up and become super powerful beings. That moment is quickly followed by the creation of super powerful monsters to knock 'em back down. Mithral Golem Huge construct, unaligned Armor Class 21 (natural armor) Hit Points 241 (21d12 + 105) Speed 40 … Continue reading Mithral Golem | New Monster for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Metal Spider | New Vehicle for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Metal spiders are vehicles which can be piloted by a Small creature such as a halfling or gnome. Metal Spider Huge vehicle (15 ft. by 15 ft.) Creature Capacity 1 crew Cargo Capacity none Travel Pace 40 ft., 8 miles per hour (192 miles per day) Abilities Str 20 (+5), Dex 14 (+2), Con 19 … Continue reading Metal Spider | New Vehicle for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition