Blood Kind | New Player Race Option for Fifth Edition

Elves have a natural tolerance against undead effects. However, there are times when elves are bitten by undead creatures—particularly vampires—when, instead of turning, they contract a passive infection in their bloodstream. If a female elf contracts this virus, there is a chance that they can pass it on to their young. Almost immediately, the child … Continue reading Blood Kind | New Player Race Option for Fifth Edition

2 New Monsters for Fifth Edition (Rapax Spoilers)

Currently, I'm running an old second edition module converted to 5th for my players. There's a whole lot of new bad guys in it, too, many of which haven't been seen since the '80s. I've converted a few of those bad guys below for you to enjoy. Note: if you're one of my players, stop … Continue reading 2 New Monsters for Fifth Edition (Rapax Spoilers)

Dullahan | New Monster for Fifth Edition

"The Dullahan is depicted as a headless rider, usually on a black horse, who carries their own head under one arm. Usually, the Dullahan is male, but there are some female versions. The mouth is usually in a hideous grin that touches both sides of the head. Its eyes are constantly moving about and can see across … Continue reading Dullahan | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Stat Anything – Jason Voorhees | New Monster for Fifth Edition

Jason Voorhees is the main antagonist and center piece of the Friday the 13th franchise and one of the two main antagonists of the crossover film Freddy vs. Jason, along with Freddy Krueger. He was an almost completely silent, undead and seemingly unstoppable killing machine. Jason was an iconic madman who haunts Camp Crystal Lake and the surrounding area, driven to slaughter … Continue reading Stat Anything – Jason Voorhees | New Monster for Fifth Edition

The Secret of Forsaken Peak Part 2: The Eyries | New 6th-Level Adventure for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

This is an editorial version of the adventure. It may still have typos and logic errors. The second installment of the ongoing Secret of Forsaken Peak series is intended for a party of 4-6 6th-level characters who should reach 7th-level by the adventure's end. The adventure is set in the Eastern Borderlands setting detailed in … Continue reading The Secret of Forsaken Peak Part 2: The Eyries | New 6th-Level Adventure for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

The Master of the Peak (Luzien) | New Monster for Fifth Editon (BroadSword Preview)

Nearly a century ago, an elven monk named Luzien worked in the Temple at the eastern side of the Forsaken Peak. Luzien was obsessed with the notion of immortality. Within the caverns of the Eyries, he studied dark rituals and necromantic rites, hoping to find a way to extend his life. When Luzien's brothers at … Continue reading The Master of the Peak (Luzien) | New Monster for Fifth Editon (BroadSword Preview)

Zoradin the Deadcaller | New Challenge for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Zoradin the Deadcaller appears in the short adventure, The Terror at Prior's Hill. His official stats are here and will be in print in the second issue of BroadSword Monthly. Zoradin the Deadcaller In life, Zoradin was a druid and member of the Circle of Towers. As the land grew cursed with the taint of … Continue reading Zoradin the Deadcaller | New Challenge for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Patreon Request Monsters Part 1/2 | New Monsters for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

In July, I offered up free monster requests to all my patrons which would appear in BroadSword Monthly #2. And boy did they deliver! Here are those monsters. If you'd like to see your requests made by DMDave, join up as a patron. It's only $3 to become a member and there's always a special … Continue reading Patreon Request Monsters Part 1/2 | New Monsters for Fifth Edition (BroadSword Preview)

Greater Specter | New Monster for Fifth Edition

A specter is the angry, unfettered spirit of a humanoid that has been prevented from passing to the afterlife. Specters no longer possess connections to who or what they were, yet are condemned to walk the world forever. Greater specters are older specters who maintain a piece of their undying quest. Although more rational than … Continue reading Greater Specter | New Monster for Fifth Edition