Dark Sun Bestiary (Part 6: Monsters of the Verdant Belt 2/4) | New Monsters for Fifth Edition

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

Dark Sun Bestiary (Part 3: Wanderer’s Journal Threats 2/2) | 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

Bonespear | New Monster 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

Fiendish Flameskull | New Monster for Dungeons & Dragons 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

3 Ravenloft Monsters for Your Campaigns (Part 3) | Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Editio

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

Banshee Variants for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition

Banshees are an interesting D&D 5e monster. Undead, and driven by a compulsion of hating and destroying all life, they work well as storytelling devices (like Agatha in the Lost Mines of Phandelver). But what other role do they fill? Let's take a look! Here's what to expect from this article: What is a banshee? … Continue reading Banshee Variants for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition

Angel Variants for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition – Part 2

5e Angel Hound Archon

Welcome back to Dave’s Daily D&D Monsters! Today, I’ll be tackling angels. Here’s what you can expect from this post: My thoughts on angels (again) 4 new angel variants. Plus, one of the angel variants is by Jack! Thoughts on Angels (Continued) I just read over Keith Ammann's review of angels on his 5e tactics … Continue reading Angel Variants for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition – Part 2