Flammengeists are skeletal undead wreathed in ghostly flames. A large halo of light and fire surrounds their heads. They are the creations of the Obelisk of Zo, made from rogue evokers who willingly sacrifice themselves to Zo's cause. Flammengeists have an innate ability to detect creatures imbued with the energies of the Other. As such, … Continue reading Flammengeist | New Monster for Fifth Edition
In the adventure Quarantine, four new monsters and one new NPC were introduced. Here are the stat blocks for those monsters. All three will appear in BroadSword Monthly #2. Demon, Greater The greater demon, Qua-Soko appears as the central antagonist for Quarantine. You can read Qua-Soko's stat block in the previous article the Demons of … Continue reading The Monsters and NPCs of Quarantine | 5 New Monsters for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)
In July, I offered up free monster requests to all my patrons which would appear in BroadSword Monthly #2. And boy did they deliver! Here are those monsters. If you'd like to see your requests made by DMDave, join up as a patron. It's only $3 to become a member and there's always a special … Continue reading Patreon Request Monsters Part 1/2 | New Monsters for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)
The Dark Sun bestiary conversion continues. Currently, I'm working through the MC12: The Dark Sun Monstrous Compendium - Terrors of the Desert. Specifically, I'm dividing the creatures up by the random encounter tables. First, are the monsters of the verdant belts. Verdant Belts Athas is an arid world, but it is not entirely waterless. In … Continue reading Dark Sun Bestiary (Part 6: Monsters of the Verdant Belt 2/4) | New Monsters for Fifth Edition
And so the ugly beasties from the Wanderer's Journal conversion continues, this time with Athasian Giants, Athasian Gith, Jozhal, Silk Wyrms, and Tembos. Athasian Giant Athasian giants come in only two basic varieties: humanoid and beast-headed. Humanoid giants resemble massive humans standing between 20 and 30 feet tall, and weighing between four and eight tons. They have … Continue reading Dark Sun Bestiary (Part 3: Wanderer’s Journal Threats 2/2) | New Monsters for Fifth Edition
Bonespears are patient predators that live on many different planes. Named for the two long, wickedly barbed horns that grow from their heads, they are a menace to any creature they might perceive as food--a category that includes most anything that moves. Their home plane is Acheron, but bonespears have spread throughout the planes and … Continue reading Bonespear | New Monster for Fifth Edition
Wizards who craft flameskulls from the skulls of fiends create fiendish flameskulls. Fiendish flameskulls are better in every way than normal flameskulls: tougher, faster, and deadlier. Undead Nature. A fiendish flameskull doesn't require air, food, drink, or sleep. Flameskull, Fiendish Small undead, neutral evil Armor Class 15 (natural armor) Hit Points 97 (13d6 + 52) … Continue reading Fiendish Flameskull | New Monster for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition
I've been having fun converting old Ravenloft monsters to Fifth Edition. With a stomach full of Thanksgiving food and a brain full of caffeine, I figured, "Hey! Why not make some more." A little background on how I've been finding these monsters to convert plus a bit of a shoutout. These are all coming from … Continue reading 3 Ravenloft Monsters for Your Campaigns (Part 3) | Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Editio
Clay golems are brutes that heal when they're hit with acid. So what sort of monsters should you pair with them? Read this to find out!
Secundi, tertians, quartons, and quintons are the highest ranking officials of Mechanus. Here are their stats for fifth edtion D&D.