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

Athach | New Monster for Fifth Edition

The athach is a hulking, misshapen biped. Its flabby, pear-shaped body has a third arm growing from its chest. Immensely strong, an athach can hammer most opponents to gory paste. An athach has a wide, slobbering mouth. Curving tusks like a boar's jut from its lower jaw. Its other teeth are small and peglike. It … Continue reading Athach | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Shanzed the Vigilant | NPC for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Shanzed is a large snake-like creature, whose full body length extends dozens of feet. Her scales are green and brown, allowing her to blend with the forest and swamps around her. She is sentient, can speak, and can shapeshift into the form of a humanoid, resembling that of a Xiphonan. Shanzed the Vigilant, Chosen of … Continue reading Shanzed the Vigilant | NPC for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

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

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 … Continue reading Forest Giants | Monsters for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition