Patreon Requested Alien Races | 8 New Monsters for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Every month, I turn to my Patrons over on www.patreon.com/dmdave for cool ideas. Last month it was monsters and they certainly delivered. Now, it's aliens. Here are some of the cool aliens that they came up with to help populate the science fiction campaign setting of Blueshift. Some of the races work best as monsters … Continue reading Patreon Requested Alien Races | 8 New Monsters for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

The Nightmare Beast (Dark Sun) | New Monster for Fifth Edition

With a disposition as bad as its reputation, it's no wonder that a nightmare beast spreads terror wherever it goes. A nightmare beast stands at least 20 feet tall on its four legs. Each of its digits is tipped with a 3-foot-long claw. Its jaws are filled with 1-foot-long teeth and flanked by curved tusks … Continue reading The Nightmare Beast (Dark Sun) | New Monster for Fifth Edition

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

Shanzed the Vigilant | NPC for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Shanzed is a large snake-like creature, whose full body length extends dozens of feet. Her scales are green and brown, allowing her to blend with the forest and swamps around her. She is sentient, can speak, and can shapeshift into the form of a humanoid, resembling that of a Xiphonan. Shanzed the Vigilant, Chosen of … Continue reading Shanzed the Vigilant | NPC for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Mother | New Monster for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Warning: this post contains spoilers for the Saturday Bloody Bunch campaign. If you are invested in the story as a player, I recommend you don't read beyond this point. You've been warned. "Mother, can you hear me? It's your greatest son, Nezznar. I am here, mother. I am warmed by your embrace. You dance in … Continue reading Mother | New Monster for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Behir (and other Dragon Slaying Monster) Variants for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition

Behirs have been around since first edition, initially appearing in the Lost Caverns of Tsojcanath module. What variants do these weird snake-ipedes have in store for our players? Let's take a look! Here’s what to expect from this article: What is a behir? How do behirs fight? Are behirs really dragon slayers? What behir (and … Continue reading Behir (and other Dragon Slaying Monster) Variants for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition