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

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

Kelvyn (Dark Sun) | New NPC for Fifth Edition (Saturday Crew Spoilers)

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Kelvyn of Urik is a trusted agent for House Stel. He establish deals throughout smaller villages in the Tablelands, often using intimidation and threats to get better deals for Stel. While many of House Stel's higher-ups see Kelvyn as reckless, he is extremely good at his job and rarely disappoints.     BroadSword is Coming! … Continue reading Kelvyn (Dark Sun) | New NPC for Fifth Edition (Saturday Crew Spoilers)

The Monsters and NPCs of Quarantine | 5 New Monsters for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

In the adventure Quarantine, four new monsters and one new NPC were introduced. Here are the stat blocks for those monsters. All three will appear in BroadSword Monthly #2. Demon, Greater The greater demon, Qua-Soko appears as the central antagonist for Quarantine. You can read Qua-Soko's stat block in the previous article the Demons of … Continue reading The Monsters and NPCs of Quarantine | 5 New Monsters for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Tella – Female Doppelganger Assassin | New NPC for Fifth Edition

In the Bloody Bunch campaign which is soon wrapping up (they're at 19th-level now), Tella is probably the best--and most interesting--of all the NPCs the characters travel with. Originally the doppelganger servant of Nezznar (yes, the one from Phandelver), Tella has mostly turned good over the years. Now, she aims to take down the villainous … Continue reading Tella – Female Doppelganger Assassin | New NPC for Fifth Edition

Thanos the Mad Titan | New NPC for Fifth Edition (Major Spoilers)

Everyone likes a good BBEG. And lately, there hasn't been much better than Thanos. Of course, when it comes to creating someone like Thanos, you have to be super careful not to screw things up. People are going to scrutinize every aspect of the build. In the past, when doing a Stat Anything, I showed … Continue reading Thanos the Mad Titan | New NPC for Fifth Edition (Major Spoilers)

Koroxon | NPC for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition (Spoilers)

If Jillian is a total bad-ass at CR 21 and she's the just lieutenant, then how bad-ass is the captain of the guard himself? My guess would be CR 24 or so. Koroxon Medium fiend (demon), chaotic evil Armor Class 21 (natural armor, floating shield +1) Hit Points 237 (25d8 + 125) Speed 40 ft. … Continue reading Koroxon | NPC for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition (Spoilers)

Disciple of Bzallin | New NPC for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

The adventure Bzallin's Blacksphere has a lot of interesting characters in it, as well as a fair amount of NPCs. For a normal-sized group, it's a pretty challenging adventure. But my group has 6 characters and a shield guardian. So that means I need to scale it up considerably. This stat block for Bzallin's disciples … Continue reading Disciple of Bzallin | New NPC for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Jillian | New NPC for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition (Spoilers)

Jillian is part of the Bzallin's Blacksphere adventure. The original Jillian was a CR 10 challenge, but I realized that I probably needed to beef her up a bit. Edit: I realize that I actually made her too low of a challenge at 16. So I had to beef her up even more to CR … Continue reading Jillian | New NPC for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition (Spoilers)

Khrull, Half-Orc Death Cleric | NPC for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition (Spoilers)

Khrull is an agent sent by the church of Erythnul to ensure that Xentarich does not stray from his mission of destruction. This is a source of conflict between the two, in that Xentarich prefers destruction only where it is profitable. Khrull does not get on well with the crew except for the Storm Hammers, … Continue reading Khrull, Half-Orc Death Cleric | NPC for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition (Spoilers)