Also known as "water elemental hydras", waterspouts are deadly elementals that roam the Ocean of Warna. Temperamental, they're prone to attacking ships without provocation and often lay siege to coastal villages and island habitats. Recognizing their value, the marids of Qhek often enslave and employ waterspouts, using them as weapons against the land-based humanoids. Aquan … Continue reading Waterspout | New Monster for Fifth Edition
Jason Voorhees is the main antagonist and center piece of the Friday the 13th franchise and one of the two main antagonists of the crossover film Freddy vs. Jason, along with Freddy Krueger. He was an almost completely silent, undead and seemingly unstoppable killing machine. Jason was an iconic madman who haunts Camp Crystal Lake and the surrounding area, driven to slaughter … Continue reading Stat Anything – Jason Voorhees | New Monster for Fifth Edition
Nearly a century ago, an elven monk named Luzien worked in the Temple at the eastern side of the Forsaken Peak. Luzien was obsessed with the notion of immortality. Within the caverns of the Eyries, he studied dark rituals and necromantic rites, hoping to find a way to extend his life. When Luzien's brothers at … Continue reading The Master of the Peak (Luzien) | New Monster for Fifth Editon (BroadSword Preview)
Last night, I had a dream about the first video game that I ever played, Zelda 2: The Adventure of Link. For those who don't remember (or aren't old enough to remember), the boss of the first dungeon was Horsehead. Horsehead was literally just that: a knight with the head of a horse. I figured … Continue reading Cavaloth “Horsehead” | New Monster for 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
Flipping through third edition's Monster Manual 3, I keep coming across cool, old monsters (old being, what? 10 years?) that make me nostalgic for 3rd. Mind you, I don't miss the days of adding up a bajillion modifiers/penalties just to make an attack, but hey--there was some real creativity involved with some of those creations. … Continue reading 5 Living Spells for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition: Living Magic Missile, Mage Armor, Sunburst, Dispel Magic, and Mage Hand
My six-year-old son Jack helps me come up with cool monster ideas. Here's 5 I love: a room-sized mimic, a giant snake that golins can ride, a haunted book that creates ghosts from its pages, and a swarm of blood-sucking worms. Check 'em out!
Need a big, bad evil guy for your fifth edition Dungeons & Dragons adventures? Look no further than the Duke of Nightmares! Check out his stats!
Beholders! Five new beholder variants including one of the most horrifying monsters I've ever created (with Jack's help, of course). Check 'em out on the blog!