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)

Cordycep Spore Cloud | New Monster for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Coming up at the end of February, I’ll be launching two cool books for Patrons. These books will be available here on the site as well as FREE in their blog format as usual. The first book will be an adventure set in the Patron-created world of Wandrossa. While it’s still in the works (and doesn’t have … Continue reading Cordycep Spore Cloud | New Monster for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Holiday Treants | Monsters for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Today, I'm getting roped into Christmas Tree decorating duty. That's what happens when you're easily a foot taller than everyone else in the household. Regardless, it should be fun. And, it gives me the opportunity to dream up yet another holiday-themed monster. I knew I'd eventually make a Christmas Tree themed monster for the holiday. … Continue reading Holiday Treants | Monsters for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

3 Ravenloft Monsters for Your Campaigns (Part 3) | Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Editio

I've been having fun converting old Ravenloft monsters to Fifth Edition. With a stomach full of Thanksgiving food and a brain full of caffeine, I figured, "Hey! Why not make some more." A little background on how I've been finding these monsters to convert plus a bit of a shoutout. These are all coming from … Continue reading 3 Ravenloft Monsters for Your Campaigns (Part 3) | Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Editio

3 More Monsters for Your Ravenloft Campaigns | Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Continuing my conversion of old Ravenloft monsters, here are a few more uglies from the Dread Realms to populate your Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition campaigns. Flavor text is taken from the original supplements from whence it came (property Wizards of the Coast). Conversions by me, DM Dave. Mullonga The aboriginal witch Mullonga is one … Continue reading 3 More Monsters for Your Ravenloft Campaigns | Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Lettuce Blights for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

The plague of the Gulthias tree spares no plant! Case in point: the terrifying lettuce blight. It may look like ordinary romaine lettuce, but once you get close enough, you immediately realize that the thing that used to be a staple of your tasty caesar salad is now a horrific creature, determined to infect you … Continue reading Lettuce Blights for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Bamboo Blights for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Not all blights come from deciduous or coniferous forests. For example, the desecration of the Gulthias tree can spread to the desert and create cactus blights. There are tales of willow and cattail blights haunting swamps. But perhaps one of the most interesting blights adventurers may ever come across are the bamboo blights in Shou. … Continue reading Bamboo Blights for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

El Arbol Morado for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Deep in the jungles of southern Alberia and the Surlands awaits something horrible. The tribal Alberians call it xochitl mayana (or the "hungry flower"). Mexjicanos have labeled this fierce creature el arbol morado (the "purple tree"). Like a massive, purple tree, this creature grows in tropical climates. And it hungers for the flesh of all … Continue reading El Arbol Morado for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Plagas de Cactus (Cactus Blights) for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

The curse of the Gulthias tree does not limit itself only to forests; the Desert de Los Muertos has its own evil, animated cacti, too. Named las plagas de cactus by the indigenous tribes who live just south of the Rio Norte, these blights are just as cruel as their deciduous cousins. Cactus blights haunt … Continue reading Plagas de Cactus (Cactus Blights) for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Aartuk for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

The aartuk was a creature appearing in second edition Dungeons & Dragons, specifically the infamous Spelljammer setting. What follows is the information taken directly from the second edition Monstrous Manual, then the updated stats for fifth edition. What are the aartuk? The aartuk are nomadic vegetables organized into small tribes. One elder leads each tribe. … Continue reading Aartuk for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition