Category Archives: Monsters

Biweekly Monster-Giant Stick Bug

Insect Beacon.¬†Forests where giant stick bugs dwell are noticeably more populated by all sorts of insects. The giant stick bugs are like kings to them and they rally to where these mighty bugs roam. The giant stick bugs benefit from … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Brown Mound

The thing hurtling down the tunnel was definitely a shambling mound, but what was it doing underground? The lack of light had done a number on it and all of its foliage was browning. In this condition, perhaps fire would … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Potnik

Potnik are solitary planar travelers most often found on the Astral and Ethereal Planes. While they are not particularly aggressive on their native planes, when they are found on other planes of existence, it is often as prisoners to harness … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Toxfel Alchemist

It wasn’t unusual for no one to see Devlin the Mad for months at a time. The old hermit tended to keep to himself and if his garden did well or his traps got lucky, he might not come into … Continue reading

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Making Common Monsters Bosses

Especially at low levels, it can be difficult to find monsters that feel like a boss encounter. Dragon wyrmlings, dire wolves, goblins bosses and other such creatures can go a long way as bosses, but to players who have played … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Plague Matriarch

Touched by Immortality.¬†Elves are known to be long-lived, but there were those of their ilk who lived long enough to strive for immortality. With centuries to study, some of them came to viable solutions for the problem of death that … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Hungry Hungry Totem

You could call it a memorial. Yeah! A memorial! We didn’t flee the woods for fear of death. We just thought it a shame to destroy the thing that killed Torvil. After all, it was paying the old dwarf such … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Microfortress

There are rumors of goblins smaller than goblins, only a few inches tall, but they’re probably just the ramblings of drunken fools trying to explain where they left their socks. Couldn’t even say goblin right. Perrish the Incredulous Fort on … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Formic Necromancer

“Who ever would have believed that the necromancer behind the swarm of unusual insect undead was an insect itself? The mayor sure didn’t. Held our pay in trust for a week to make sure we’d dealt with the problem.” Colony … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Mirror Knight

Mirror knights are usually created not soley for their power over the mirror to which they are bound, but in order to guard mirrors that already have other powers. The binding is easier when there already magic in the mirror, … Continue reading

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