Category Archives: Monsters

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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Biweekly Monster-Soot Lord

The Soot Lord was one of the great lords of the fey when they warred against mortality and sought to take over the world. When it was captured and imprisoned by the gnomes, it was a great blow to the fey … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Soot Hound

The soot hound, much like phase sprites and blink dogs in more merry regions of the fey, are part of the cast of beastly fey who serve the fey lords as messengers, spies, scouts, and warriors. When a powerful fey of … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Rust Moth

Whether relatives of or more mature specimens of rust monsters the rust moth brings the terror of their subterranean kin to the surface and indeed the skies. Though scholars dispute both the theories of new related species and of the rust monster … Continue reading

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Biweekly Monster-Eber-Negen

The eber-negen are a pest of ancient legends said to roam the land eating all in their path. Whether they were exterminated in some prodigious effort, went into hibernation, were and still are very rare, or never existed at all … Continue reading

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