Those who don't understand the true nature of haraknins often incorrectly identify them as fiendish lycanthropes. The haraknin is not a true lycanthrope; it is a hell hound that has learned to assume humanoid form. Created by devil lords to serve as intelligent trackers and guardians, haraknin often journey to the Material Plane to undertake … Continue reading Haraknin | New Monster for Fifth Edition
This bloated fiend has a massive paunch that hangs far below its waist. Where its warty pink flesh shows through its black robes, curls of stinking mist rise. The creature’s head is broad and monstrous. Its face has two yellow porcine eyes above a wide mouth filled with sharp teeth. Two bone ridges roll back along the top of … Continue reading Paeliyron | New Monster for Fifth Edition
The huay chivo is a legendary Mayan beast. It is a half-man, half-beast creature, with burning red eyes, and is specific to the Yucatán Peninsula. It is often said to be an evil sorcerer who can transform himself into a supernatural animal, usually a goat, dog or deer, in order to prey upon livestock. Huay Chivos in Dungeons & Dragons Fifth … Continue reading Huay Chivos for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition
It is not the way the coco looks but what he does that scares most. It is a child eater and a kidnapper; it may immediately devour the child, leaving no trace, or it may spirit the child away to a place of no return, but it only does this to disobedient children. The coco is on … Continue reading Cocos for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition
Coming back from Mexico and experiencing the awesome culture there, I've got all sorts of ideas kicking around for some cool, new Fifth Edition Dungeons & Dragons monsters. Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) is Thursday, therefore, I thought it was appropriate to make the infamous Las Calaveras Catrinas for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth … Continue reading Las Calaveras Catrinas for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition
A cambion is the offspring of a fiend, usually a succubus or incubus, and a humanoid. They often look like classic devil/demon archetypes: horns, leathery wings, tails, and red or dark skin. The demon lord Graz'zt is responsible for a whole bunch of Cambions, too, as he's the "getting jiggy with it" demon. Those particular cambions tend to have black skin, cloven hooves, six-fingers on each hand and are super attractive.