Serpent Men of Yig | New Monsters for Fifth Edition

The Serpent Men are humanoid reptiles who possess the head of a snake. They are magical creatures with many abilities, but the one they use most commonly is their ability to cast illusions upon themselves in order to appear as a regular human. According to some legends, the spirit of a mortal killed by a … Continue reading Serpent Men of Yig | New Monsters for Fifth Edition

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 – Eleven | New NPC for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Jane "El" Hopper (born Jane Ives), better known as Eleven, is one of the main protagonists of Stranger Things. Her character is portrayed by Millie Bobby Brown. Eleven was kidnapped and raised in Hawkins National Laboratory, where she was experimented on for her inherited psychokinetic abilities. After escaping the lab, she was found by Mike, Lucas, and Dustin. Upon discovering her abilities, Mike believed … Continue reading Stat Anything – Eleven | New NPC for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Stat Anything: Private First Class William Hudson | New NPC for Fifth Edition

Private First Class William L. Hudson was a combat technician in the United States Colonial Marine Corps, part of 2nd Battalion Bravo Team. He was a member of the combat unit deployed to Acheron aboard the USS Sulaco in 2179, to investigate the sudden loss of contact with the colony of Hadley's Hope. He was subsequently involved in combating the Xenomorph infestation at the colony. Hudson was part … Continue reading Stat Anything: Private First Class William Hudson | New NPC for Fifth Edition

The Monsters and NPCs of Quarantine | 5 New Monsters for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

In the adventure Quarantine, four new monsters and one new NPC were introduced. Here are the stat blocks for those monsters. All three will appear in BroadSword Monthly #2. Demon, Greater The greater demon, Qua-Soko appears as the central antagonist for Quarantine. You can read Qua-Soko's stat block in the previous article the Demons of … Continue reading The Monsters and NPCs of Quarantine | 5 New Monsters for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Belgoi (Dark Sun) | New Monster for Fifth Edition (plus 1 New Spell)

At first sight, the belgoi appear human--and then you notice the long claws on the end of their fingers, their puckered toothless mouths, and their webbed, three-toed feet. They are a race of ignorant demi-humans who dwell in the most forlorn wastes of Athas. They have a taste for the flesh of intelligent races and … Continue reading Belgoi (Dark Sun) | New Monster for Fifth Edition (plus 1 New Spell)

Antloids (Dark Sun) | New Monsters for Fifth Edition

Antloids are giant ants that inhabit huge warrens in the Athasian desert. Their species has evolved through an adapted specialization which gives certain antloids special powers. There are four different groups: workers, soldiers, dynamis, and queens; each group fulfills a specialized task within antloid society.           BroadSword is Coming! The first … Continue reading Antloids (Dark Sun) | New Monsters for Fifth Edition

Dark Sun Bestiary (Part 6: Monsters of the Verdant Belt 2/4) | New Monsters for Fifth Edition

The Dark Sun bestiary conversion continues. Currently, I'm working through the MC12: The Dark Sun Monstrous Compendium - Terrors of the Desert. Specifically, I'm dividing the creatures up by the random encounter tables. First, are the monsters of the verdant belts. Verdant Belts Athas is an arid world, but it is not entirely waterless. In … Continue reading Dark Sun Bestiary (Part 6: Monsters of the Verdant Belt 2/4) | New Monsters for Fifth Edition

Arrowhawk | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Arrowhawks are predators and scavengers from the Elemental Plane of Air. They are consummate fliers that spend their entire lives on the wing. An arrowhawk has a sinuous, snakelike body with a long neck and tail. Its central body is bulbous and has two pairs of yellow, feathered wings, one on the top and another … Continue reading Arrowhawk | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Aranea | New Monster for Fifth Edition

The aranea is an intelligent, shapechanging spider with sorcerous powers. In its natural form, an aranea resembles a large spider. Its body is 3 feet across, its legs span 7 feet, and it weighs about 150 pounds. An odd-shaped lump on its back houses its brain. A pair of mandibles sprout from the front of … Continue reading Aranea | New Monster for Fifth Edition