Doctor Piersym, Bove, and The Storm Lady | New BBEG for Fifth Edition

Doctor Piersym Doctor Piersym is a lawful evil male human noble with the Mad Scientist Boost (see below). He is the creator of the Tempusfuge and hopes to study its power. He also creates the flesh golems that protect the Storm Lady's Maze. While loyal to the Storm Lady, he would quickly switch sides if … Continue reading Doctor Piersym, Bove, and The Storm Lady | New BBEG for Fifth Edition

Serpent Men of Yig | New Monsters for Fifth Edition

The Serpent Men are humanoid reptiles who possess the head of a snake. They are magical creatures with many abilities, but the one they use most commonly is their ability to cast illusions upon themselves in order to appear as a regular human. According to some legends, the spirit of a mortal killed by a … Continue reading Serpent Men of Yig | New Monsters for Fifth Edition

How to Create a D&D Monster for Fifth Edition in 15 Minutes or Less

Occasionally, I get folks on Instagram and Facebook asking me how to create a D&D monster for Fifth Edition. Of course, the Dungeon Master's Guide outlines how to do just that on pages 273 - 283. But for some that can be a little overwhelming. And there are lots of little rules that are easy … Continue reading How to Create a D&D Monster for Fifth Edition in 15 Minutes or Less

Advanced Mob Rules | New Rules and Mechanics for Fifth Edition

Mobs are fun. After all, every player with a high-level character imagines what it'd be like to run through a mob of a bunch of CR 1/8 weenies. Logistically, though, it's a pain, especially for the GM. For example, if you wanted to challenge a group of four 10th-level adventurers with kobolds (CR 1/8), you … Continue reading Advanced Mob Rules | New Rules and Mechanics for Fifth Edition

Stat Anything – War Boys | New NPCs for Fifth Edition

War Boys are handpicked at a young age by the guardians of the elevator platform of The Citadel and are indoctrinated as zealots in the cult of V8 with Immortan Joe as their immortal leader. They are completely loyal, blindly following their leader, never questioning the morality of his actions. They view death in service to Immortan Joe … Continue reading Stat Anything – War Boys | New NPCs for Fifth Edition

Stat Anything – Captain America (MCU) | New NPC for Fifth Edition

Captain Steven Grant "Steve" Rogers is a World War II veteran, a founding member of the Avengers, and Earth's first superhero. Rogers had suffered from numerous health problems, and upon America's entry into World War II, was rejected from the service within the United States Army despite several attempts to enlist. Rogers was the only recipient of the Super Soldier Serum developed by Abraham … Continue reading Stat Anything – Captain America (MCU) | New NPC for Fifth Edition

Stat Anything – Ash J. Williams | New NPC for Fifth Edition

Ashley Joanna "Ash" Williams is an idiot and a hero. But mostly an idiot. For over 35 years, he's battled the deadites, evil demons hellbent on the destruction of humankind. Ash's first encounter with deadites happened when he and his girlfriend, Linda, were vacationing in a cabin in Morristown, Tennessee. It seems an archaeologist had come … Continue reading Stat Anything – Ash J. Williams | New NPC for Fifth Edition

Stat Anything – Dorothy Gale | New NPC for Fifth Edition

Dorothy Gale is a 12-year old Kansas orphan and one of Oz's greatest heroes. When she and her dog Toto were transported to Oz via a cyclone, her house landed on the Wicked Witch of the East, instantly killing the tyrant. She was hailed as a hero by the munchkins of Munchkinland and gifted the … Continue reading Stat Anything – Dorothy Gale | New NPC for Fifth Edition

Stat Anything – Sam and Dean Winchester | New NPCs for Fifth Edition

The Winchester Family are Men of Letters and hunters. The Winchester bloodline goes back to their ancestors Cain and Abel. Mary Winchester comes from a family of hunters, while the Winchester line was traditionally Men of Letters. Sam and Dean Winchester were destined to be the vessels of Archangel Michael and Lucifer. Dean Winchester (b. January 24, 1979) is a human and hunter as well as a member of the Men of Letters with his younger … Continue reading Stat Anything – Sam and Dean Winchester | New NPCs for Fifth Edition

Patreon Alien Requests (Part 2) | New Monsters for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Every month, I turn to my Patrons over on www.patreon.com/dmdave for cool ideas. Last month it was monsters and they certainly delivered. Now, it’s aliens. Here are some of the cool aliens that they came up with to help populate the science fiction campaign setting of Blueshift. Some of the races work best as monsters while others … Continue reading Patreon Alien Requests (Part 2) | New Monsters for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)