Winter Wraith | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Among the most feared creatures of the north are the dreaded winter wraiths. Although the Rasgax call these creatures "wraiths", the term is a misnomer; winter wraiths are elementals, created from chaos and cold energy, relics of the Time Forgotten. Lords of Winter. The Olyothyrians speak of an ancient winter kingdom ruled by the winter … Continue reading Winter Wraith | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Charbrood | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Charbrood are insidious elemental creatures that hunt living creatures in the Obsidian Plain. Sometimes they are referred to as "greater magmin." However, they have no known connection to magmin beyond their fire elemental origin. Want the PDF plus 140 more? Become a DMDave patron at the copper tier or higher and you'll get this PDF … Continue reading Charbrood | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Waterspout | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Also known as "water elemental hydras", waterspouts are deadly elementals that roam the Ocean of Warna. Temperamental, they're prone to attacking ships without provocation and often lay siege to coastal villages and island habitats. Recognizing their value, the marids of Qhek often enslave and employ waterspouts, using them as weapons against the land-based humanoids. Aquan … Continue reading Waterspout | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Patreon Request Monsters Part 1/2 | 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)

Dark Sun Bestiary (Part 5: Monsters of the Verdant Belt 1/4) | 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 5: Monsters of the Verdant Belt 1/4) | New Monsters for Fifth Edition

Belker | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Belkers are composed primarily of smoke. Although undeniably evil, they are very reclusive and usually have no interest in the affairs of others. The black, winged shapes of these creatures make them look distinctly demonic. Because of their semi-gaseous nature, however, they shift and change shape with every puff of wind. Belker Large elemental, neutral … Continue reading Belker | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Arrowhawk | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Arrowhawks are predators and scavengers from the Elemental Plane of Air. They are consummate fliers that spend their entire lives on the wing. An arrowhawk has a sinuous, snakelike body with a long neck and tail. Its central body is bulbous and has two pairs of yellow, feathered wings, one on the top and another … Continue reading Arrowhawk | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Invisible Stalker Assassin | New Monster for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

An invisible stalker is an air elemental that has been summoned from its native plane and transformed by powerful magic. Its sole purpose is to hunt down creatures and retrieve objects for its summoner. When it is defeated or the magic that binds it expires, an invisible stalker vanishes in a gust of wind. Some … Continue reading Invisible Stalker Assassin | New Monster for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Earth Weird | New Monsters for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

An earth weird is an elemental guardian bound to a specific earthy or dirty-filled location such as a courtyard, hillside, or mountain pass. Earth weird hide in the ground and emerge to attack any creature other than its summoner and those its summoner declares as off limits. When slain, an earth weird collapses into a … Continue reading Earth Weird | New Monsters for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Bemphuth | New Monster for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

I love open-ended requests, especially when it's a monster. It lets me be creative. For example, I just got this request from one of my patrons: 2 CT tokens - Monster CR 13, Swamp Monster found in the Swamp of Oblivion between the Elemental Plane of Water and Earth. That's all the information I have. … Continue reading Bemphuth | New Monster for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition