Tag: Forests

Lost Castle of Dreams | 9th-Level Adventure for Fifth Edition

Estimated Duration: 4 hours Suggested Music: “Obscura” by ASKII Lair of the Chicken Lich The Lost Castle of Dreams is situated deep in the forest, far from the nearest town. Currently, it is infested by chickens. It is rumored that countless treasures of gold are stored here. Where to Add This Encounter This side trek […]

Possumfolk (Waba-Animoosh) | New Race for Fifth Edition

Humanoid possums are known simply as possomfolk by the other races or waba-animoosh by in the opossum tongue. Possomfolk are rarely seen in major humanoid cities, preferring to live far from humans and elves. However, they do intermingle with gnomes, halflings, and wood elves, as well as the fey. Get this race option plus over […]

Goblin Spider | New Monster for Fifth Edition

The goblin spider, or earth spider, looks like a huge, furry spider of a particularly evil cast. It lurks in the Forest Ridge just beyond the Ringing Mountains and is a bane to the wild halflings that live there. The goblin spider has a plump abdomen, eight spindly legs, and two curving mandibles capable of grasping and […]

Aranea | New Monster for Fifth Edition

The aranea is an intelligent, shapechanging spider with sorcerous powers. In its natural form, an aranea resembles a large spider. Its body is 3 feet across, its legs span 7 feet, and it weighs about 150 pounds. An odd-shaped lump on its back houses its brain. A pair of mandibles sprout from the front of […]

Tactical Terrain: Trees | New Rules for Dungeon Masters

Today, I received the Tactical Maps Reincarnated pack from Wizards of the Coast. It’s a pretty cool little pack that comes with 20 different maps on 10 posters, each one measuring about 36″ x 24″. They got me thinking about the different types of advantages that terrain can provide creatures during combat to make much […]

Xiphonan (Serpentfolk) | New Monster for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

To the western end of Wicked Maple Grove at the neck of Centaur Wood, there stood a great tower in a swamp. Not much was known about the tower or its purposes other than that it once served as a stronghold for a mysterious race of giant serpentfolk. The medusan arcanist Gothmog of Udum recalls […]

Blackleaf Faerie & Dryad | New Monsters for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

I love making monsters. It’s how I got my start in this nutty world of creating Fifth Edition content. And this monster comes in as a request from one of my patrons: Could I have something along the lines of a more traditional fairy, but two variants with one Cr1 and one that’s somewhere around […]

Rutmut’s Rendezvous | FREE 5e Adventure for 1st-Level Characters (PDF Available)

There is a river that dips underground through a low-ceilinged cave before descending fairly gently under the grey hills to depths unknown. However, all it takes is a magic spell to lower the water level at the cave entrance to make this easily navigable by boat, as the river cave has a fairly high ceiling […]

Roggel Luntses | Monsters for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

The old speakers give it a name: roggel lunts. Old talk for “hidden one.” With a name, it has a body. And with a body, it can taste the edge of our spears. The beast is long. Easily five or six giantkin in length. A mouth filled with teeth the size of fingers. Brutal horns, […]

Forest Giants | Monsters for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Forest giants are among the tallest specimens of giantkind, and they can live to be up to 200 years old. They are powerful hunters that pose a threat to all animals that dwell in the woods. An adult forest giant stands 18 feet tall but weighs only 3,000 pounds. The lanky, muscular body resembles that […]

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