Megamoo | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Megamoos are huge cows that are mostly found in the Summer Land. Want the PDF plus 140 more? Become a DMDave patron at the copper tier or higher and you'll get this PDF plus 130+ more with a new one every day. Plus, all patrons get access to the ongoing adventure series, Hand of the … Continue reading Megamoo | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Rasgax Howler | New NPC for Fifth Edition

From the highlands of Northern Omeria come the Rasgax tribes. A nomadic people, the Rasgax focus their efforts on combating the belligerent races of the north, including orcs, frost giants, and c'nuim iteah. Rasgax have fair to reddish skin and blonde or red hair. Their eyes are often deep scarlet or sometimes even bright red. … Continue reading Rasgax Howler | New NPC for Fifth Edition

Ranger | New Monster for Fifth Edition (366 Days of Monsters)

Far from the bustle of cities and towns, past the hedges that shelter the most distant farms from the terrors of the wild, amid the dense-packed trees of trackless forests and across wide and empty plains, rangers keep their unending watch. Want the PDF plus 130 more? Become a DMDave patron at the copper tier … Continue reading Ranger | New Monster for Fifth Edition (366 Days of Monsters)

2 New Monsters for Fifth Edition (Rapax Spoilers)

Currently, I'm running an old second edition module converted to 5th for my players. There's a whole lot of new bad guys in it, too, many of which haven't been seen since the '80s. I've converted a few of those bad guys below for you to enjoy. Note: if you're one of my players, stop … Continue reading 2 New Monsters for Fifth Edition (Rapax Spoilers)

How to Create a D&D Monster for Fifth Edition in 15 Minutes or Less

Occasionally, I get folks on Instagram and Facebook asking me how to create a D&D monster for Fifth Edition. Of course, the Dungeon Master's Guide outlines how to do just that on pages 273 - 283. But for some that can be a little overwhelming. And there are lots of little rules that are easy … Continue reading How to Create a D&D Monster for Fifth Edition in 15 Minutes or Less

The Four Gnolls of the Apocalypse | New Monsters for Fifth Edition

My first foray into creating Fifth Edition content was when my players hit the 3rd level of the Lost Mines of Phandelver adventure.  After returning to Phandalin following a visit to Cragmaw Castle, the characters discovered the mining village besieged by gnolls. Leading the gnolls were four critters each representing a different aspect of the … Continue reading The Four Gnolls of the Apocalypse | New Monsters for Fifth Edition

Aboleth Variants | 4 New Monsters for 5th Edition (Updated 10/13/19)

Welcome back to Dave's Daily Fifth Edition Monsters! Today, I'll be tackling the aboleth. Here's what you can expect from this post: A short introduction to aboleths. My thoughts and inspirations going into creating these variations. 2 new aboleth variants plus 2 spin-off creations. Aboleths, the Horrors from the Depths Aboleths. They're totally gross, right? … Continue reading Aboleth Variants | 4 New Monsters for 5th Edition (Updated 10/13/19)

Stat Anything – War Boys | New NPCs for Fifth Edition

War Boys are handpicked at a young age by the guardians of the elevator platform of The Citadel and are indoctrinated as zealots in the cult of V8 with Immortan Joe as their immortal leader. They are completely loyal, blindly following their leader, never questioning the morality of his actions. They view death in service to Immortan Joe … Continue reading Stat Anything – War Boys | New NPCs for Fifth Edition

Patreon Alien Requests (Part 2) | 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 while others … Continue reading Patreon Alien Requests (Part 2) | New Monsters for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Doctor Kalaxan | New NPC for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Doctor Kalaxan is the mysterious quest giver in the adventure The Mystery of Hoegar's Hollow. While he often appears as a wizard that goes by the moniker Kalaxan the Magnificent, Kalaxan is actually a human-like construct known as an android. He was the lead science officer aboard the Paramount when the ship crashed. Construct Nature. … Continue reading Doctor Kalaxan | New NPC for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)