Invisible Stalker Assassin | New Monster for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

An invisible stalker is an air elemental that has been summoned from its native plane and transformed by powerful magic. Its sole purpose is to hunt down creatures and retrieve objects for its summoner. When it is defeated or the magic that binds it expires, an invisible stalker vanishes in a gust of wind. Some … Continue reading Invisible Stalker Assassin | New Monster for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Chaos Beast | New Monster for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

These horrific creatures have mutable, ever-changing forms. Their deadly touch can make opponents melt into formless goo. There's no telling what a chaos beast will look like. One moment, it might be a towering horror of hooks and fangs, all pulpy flesh and exposed veins, and the next, a slithering mass of ropy, vermillion-tipped tentacles. … Continue reading Chaos Beast | New Monster for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

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)

Zombie Hordes | Monsters for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition (Updated 12/9/2018)

Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition has rules for swarms. But those rules seem limited (at least as far as the monster entries go) to just Tiny creatures. But what about mobs of creatures that are bigger than Tiny? Specifically, what about zombies? Not too long ago, I created stats for a Black Friday Mob as … Continue reading Zombie Hordes | Monsters for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition (Updated 12/9/2018)

Dragon Skeletons | Monsters for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Currently, I'm in the process of building the first part of the dungeon for The Secret of Forsaken Peak. One of the first BBEGs of the game is a half-dragon goblin priest (that's going to be a whole-lotta-templates, eh?) that runs the joint. At his side, he has an animated dragon skeleton that isn't so … Continue reading Dragon Skeletons | Monsters for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Zombify Everything Part 2 | Basilisks, Behirs, and Bugbears as Zombies

It's been a while since I did the first, so I thought I'd crank out another one. After all, it's the last day of November. And uh, it's fall. So... zombies? I guess. Anyways! Here are zombie stats for basilisks, behirs, and bugbears. Basilisk Zombie Medium undead, unaligned Armor Class 14 (natural armor) Hit Points … Continue reading Zombify Everything Part 2 | Basilisks, Behirs, and Bugbears as Zombies

Cloaker Variants for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

The cloaker is a cool monster. Basically, it's a giant, talking manta ray that pretends to be a coat. They're chaotic neutral, too, which means they kinda just want to do their own thing and be left alone. What really makes them bizarre, I feel, is that they look like bestial predators, have fluff that … Continue reading Cloaker Variants for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Naguals for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

In Mesoamerican folk religion, a nagual or nahual (both pronounced [na'wal]) is a human being who has the power to transform either spiritually or physically into an animal form: most commonly jaguar, puma, and wolf, but also other animals such as donkeys, birds, dogs or coyotes. Naguals in Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition In Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition, naguals are malevolent shapechanging fiends that possess lost souls. … Continue reading Naguals for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Sharkweres (Nawidnehrs) for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

The nawidnehr 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 sharkwere (nawidnehr)? The nawidnehr (NAH-widd-near) is a great shark capable of assuming humanoid form. This powerful marine predator has an insatiable desire … Continue reading Sharkweres (Nawidnehrs) for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition