Olmec (from Legends of the Hidden Temple) | For Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition (with Design Notes)

This is a great request. It comes in as part of a contest I held recently to pick a special attack for the blutgeist monster I created here on the blog. The winner got to put in a request that appeared at the top of the request pile. Whoop whoop! And here's what he asked … Continue reading Olmec (from Legends of the Hidden Temple) | For Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition (with Design Notes)

Iron Orbs | Monsters for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

If you're a player in or a fan of my Saturday (Bloody Bunch) campaign, you might want to avoid reading this. It contains spoilers. Stzubnuk’moech’k (you can call him "Chuck") was a powerful beholder in life. Ruler of the Demi-plane of Nightmares, Chuck oversaw the Grove of Dreamers. In addition, he (begrudgingly) ushered new beholders … Continue reading Iron Orbs | Monsters for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Painted and Sculpted Facsimiles | Monsters for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Powerful bards of the College of Visual Arts are such accomplished artists that they can create paintings that leap from the canvas; literally! They can even make statues that seem life-like (because they are). A high-level bard of the College of Visual Arts that spends 10 minutes painting or sculpting a living creature's likeness is … Continue reading Painted and Sculpted Facsimiles | Monsters for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Junk Golems for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

While raggamoffyns are created by magical waste and happenstance, junk golems are the result of alchemy, engineering, and a twisted sense of imagination. These constructs are often found near waste disposal sites or near battlefields where scrap material is easy to come by. No two junk golems look the same, but they do share a … Continue reading Junk Golems for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Shrapnyl Raggamoffyns for Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition

Raggamoffyns are mysterious constructs composed of animated scraps and bits of cloth, metal, or other refuse from civilized societies, particularly those where magic is common. Raggamoffyns tend to cluster together, operating as much in secret as possible, taking control of selected hosts to further their agendas. Unlike other constructs, a raggamoffyn is not the result … Continue reading Shrapnyl Raggamoffyns for Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition

Guttersnipe Raggamoffyns for Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition

Raggamoffyns are mysterious constructs composed of animated scraps and bits of cloth, metal, or other refuse from civilized societies, particularly those where magic is common. Raggamoffyns tend to cluster together, operating as much in secret as possible, taking control of selected hosts to further their agendas. Unlike other constructs, a raggamoffyn is not the result … Continue reading Guttersnipe Raggamoffyns for Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition

Common Raggamoffyns for Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition

Raggamoffyns are mysterious constructs composed of animated scraps and bits of cloth, metal, or other refuse from civilized societies, particularly those where magic is common. Raggamoffyns tend to cluster together, operating as much in secret as possible, taking control of selected hosts to further their agendas. Unlike other constructs, a raggamoffyn is not the result … Continue reading Common Raggamoffyns for Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition

Tatterdemanimal Raggamoffyns for Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition

Raggamoffyns are mysterious constructs composed of animated scraps and bits of cloth, metal, or other refuse from civilized societies, particularly those where magic is common. Raggamoffyns tend to cluster together, operating as much in secret as possible, taking control of selected hosts to further their agendas. Unlike other constructs, a raggamoffyn is not the result … Continue reading Tatterdemanimal Raggamoffyns for Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition

Bone Golems for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

A throwback to old-school Ravenloft, bone golems are built from the previously animated bones of skeletal undead. These horrors stand roughly 9 feet tall and weigh between 150 and 280 pounds. They are seldom armored and can easily be mistaken for undead, much to the dismay of those who make this error. How do Bone … Continue reading Bone Golems for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Meks for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

The mek was a creature appearing in second edition Dungeons & Dragons. What follows is the information taken directly from the second edition Monstrous Manual, followed by the updated stats for fifth edition. What is a mek? Meks (possibly a derivative of the word “mechanical”) are huge metallic creations, fabricated by a long-dead race of inhuman, … Continue reading Meks for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition