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

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)

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

Stat Anything – Ash J. Williams | New NPC for Fifth Edition

Ashley Joanna "Ash" Williams is an idiot and a hero. But mostly an idiot. For over 35 years, he's battled the deadites, evil demons hellbent on the destruction of humankind. Ash's first encounter with deadites happened when he and his girlfriend, Linda, were vacationing in a cabin in Morristown, Tennessee. It seems an archaeologist had come … Continue reading Stat Anything – Ash J. Williams | New NPC for Fifth Edition

Dullahan | New Monster for Fifth Edition

"The Dullahan is depicted as a headless rider, usually on a black horse, who carries their own head under one arm. Usually, the Dullahan is male, but there are some female versions. The mouth is usually in a hideous grin that touches both sides of the head. Its eyes are constantly moving about and can see across … Continue reading Dullahan | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Stat Anything – Sam and Dean Winchester | New NPCs for Fifth Edition

The Winchester Family are Men of Letters and hunters. The Winchester bloodline goes back to their ancestors Cain and Abel. Mary Winchester comes from a family of hunters, while the Winchester line was traditionally Men of Letters. Sam and Dean Winchester were destined to be the vessels of Archangel Michael and Lucifer. Dean Winchester (b. January 24, 1979) is a human and hunter as well as a member of the Men of Letters with his younger … Continue reading Stat Anything – Sam and Dean Winchester | New NPCs for Fifth Edition

Stat Anything – It (Pennywise) | New Monster for Fifth Edition

It is a shape-shifting creature known as a Glamour who is billions of years old. Although It lived on planet Earth for many years, It originated in a void/dimension outside the regions of space known as the Macroverse. Since Its true identity is unclear, due to its shape-shifting abilities and being from another universe, It's real name and … Continue reading Stat Anything – It (Pennywise) | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Stat Anything – Xenomorph | New Monster for Fifth Edition

The Xenomorph XX121, better known just as Xenomorph (which literally translates to "strange form" from Greek ξενος, xenos=strange and morphe=form) or the "Alien", is an extraterrestrial endoparasitoid species with multiple life cycles, possibly originating from the planet Proteus (also known as "Xenomorph Prime"). One of the deadliest of all known alien species, these creatures require a host organism in order to … Continue reading Stat Anything – Xenomorph | New Monster for Fifth Edition

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)

Zoradin the Deadcaller | New Challenge for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Zoradin the Deadcaller appears in the short adventure, The Terror at Prior's Hill. His official stats are here and will be in print in the second issue of BroadSword Monthly. Zoradin the Deadcaller In life, Zoradin was a druid and member of the Circle of Towers. As the land grew cursed with the taint of … Continue reading Zoradin the Deadcaller | New Challenge for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)