Category Archives: Monsters

Biweekly Monster-Arcandidae (and Swarm)

Another in my efforts create semi-sentient creatures with a shaman variant: Arcandidae. Arcandidae are locust-like bugs with near sentience. Individuals have some cold affinity, but in swarms they have magical, instinctive dances that allow the swarm to cast powerful frost … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Shadowhawk

A little terror inspired by something I saw on a walk: the shadowhawk. A shadowhawk is a vicious creature of the fey wilds. It builds its nest hanging from trees in forests with canopies thick enough to let little light through. Its nest … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Phase Sprite

An old but loved little fey reworked for 5e: Phase Sprite Tiny fey, chaotic neutral Armor Class: 15 Hit Points: 10 (3d6) Speed: 30 ft. Strength: 5 (-3) Dexterity: 18 (+4) Constitution: 10 (+0) Intelligence: 14 (+2) Wisdom: 13 (+1) … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Mage Imp

Long time readers of this blog will have noticed that I’ve moved away from developing my own system: Mind Weave, and have been focusing on more generalized content, including modules specific to D&D 3.5. As of this year, I’m learning … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Cerada

Cerada (plural Ceradae, pronounced Ser-ah-dah, Ser-ah-dae) are part of an attempt, along with Brachyids, to introduce tool-using semi-sentient creatures into my campaign that are incapable of advanced language and less likely to negotiate than the sentient races. It seems that … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Brachyids

Brachyids are a large specimen of crab that is half sentient. They use and create tools for fishing and warfare, but their communication is rudimentary and primal, hardly to be considered a language. They are more or less tribal in … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Anthropterist

This fae creature looks like an elf, but old and hunched over as only a human could be. The hump on its back under its cloak is really a shell that betrays its fae nature. It is perceived by all … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Earth Squid

These bark-skinned, squid-like creatures are not true squids. They breath air and recoil from the touch of water. While they can swim through the earth above a walking pace, predators near the surface make it dangerous for them to spend too … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Predator Ash

These trees look just like an ash tree, though bones of their prey near the roots might betray their true nature. Predator Ash wander only when in search of prey when their current location begins to prove less bountiful. They … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Psycat (Panthera Psiona)

The total darkness that only a thousand feet of solid rock could produce enveloped Taleris. It was a safety blanket unlike anything else he could expect down here. His life detecting circlet warned him of something moving through the empty … Continue reading

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