Tag: Templates

Tethered Template | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Tethered are creatures cloned from humanoids. They were originally developed to take control of the humanoid from which they were modeled. Unfortunately, the experiment failed as the connection between the tethered and the living being was far too weak. However, some rare tethered have shown a tenuous ability to take control of their originators. Tethered […]

Dire Creature Template | New Template for Fifth Edition

A Huge or smaller beast can become a dire creature. It keeps its statistics except as follows. Size. The dire creature’s size increases by one size category. Natural Armor. The dire creature gains natural armor, giving it an AC equal to 12 plus its Dexterity modifier. If the creature already has natural armor, its base […]

Dread Creature Template | New Monsters for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

A dread creature is any creature brought back to life through necromantic magic. A creature that was never flesh and blood to begin with (such as a construct, elemental, ooze, plant, or undead) can’t be turned into a dread creature. The following characteristics change or are added to a creature that becomes a dread creature. […]

Mind Flayer Template | Monster for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

The biggest pain in the ass with converting Third Edition stuff into Fifth Edition stuff is that Third Edition was all about monsters having class levels. Fifth not-so-much. Case in point, I’m trying to convert the old Spiral of Manzessine adventure from Dungeon #94, and it’s got a shit ton of mindflayers with class levels […]

Mind Slugs | Monsters for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

This will be my last letter to you, Oleawa, my joy. I hope it someday finds you along with the others, put into your hands by someone who is beyond this nightmare from which I sadly cannot wake. I am the only one left. Daluwin, Mal’ne, Zawuil, Coechei plus countless others have all fallen to […]

Chimera Variants for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition (Over 2,000 Variants)

The old-school chimera comes with the hindquarters of a large goat, the forequarters of a lion, and the leather wings of a dragon, along with the heads of all three of those creatures. But what if they came with different types of heads? Here’s a way to create your own chimera variants for Dungeons & […]

Skeleton Template for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Need more skeletons for your Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition campaigns? Obviously, not every skeleton you’ll run across in Fifth Edition is going to be either a humanoid, minotaur, or warhorse, right? No worries. We’ve got you covered. Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition Skeleton Template This skeleton template can be applied to any beast, dragon, […]

Nightmare Wraith Template for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition

Sleeping on the Demi-plane of Nightmares can be quite dangerous. In fact, any humanoid that falls asleep there unknowingly gives birth to a nightmare wraith. What is a nightmare wraith? A nightmare wraith is a ghostly copy of the creature whose dreams gave it life. The wraith looks and sounds like its creator, however, its […]

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