Close

creature

D&D Monster Monday: Yuan-Ti Broodguard

D&D Monster Monday Header Image

You wake up restrained by tough, hempen rope. A crowd full of snake-like yuan-ti look on as a priestess uncorks a vial of green liquid. Two large, lizard-like beings hold you down and force your mouth open. As the priestess pours the liquid down your throat you can feel your skin hardening into scales. You’re […]

Read More

What is Surprise in D&D 5e?

Dungeons and Dragons

Stealthy characters revolve around getting the drop on their enemies and eliminating a threat before they have a chance to retaliate. In D&D 5e, surprise or often referred to as the “surprise round”, is a great way to award a boon in combat to clever thinking or stealthy characters. Ambushes are a tactic that has […]

Read More

D&D Monster Monday: Havoc Runner Gnoll

D&D Monster Monday Header Image

Stealthily you enter the gnoll den. Bones, excrement, and rotten meat litter the floor. As you round the corner you hear a hyena-like screech as 5 large gnolls charge at you with battleaxes. They surround you and cut you down, laughing all the way. Congratulations, you’re their next meal. Gnolls are some of my favorite […]

Read More

D&D Monster Monday: Drider

D&D Monster Monday Header Image

Darkness envelopes you as you travel through this tunnel in the middle of the Underdark. Your lit torch cannot permeate this magical darkness. You frantically run further into the cave. Finally you can see again. Suddenly you feel a succession of 3 sharp arrows sink into your back. Poison seeps into your veins. You turn […]

Read More

D&D Monster Monday: The Banshee

D&D Monster Monday Header Image

In this bi-weekly series I talk about some of my favorite D&D monsters both official and homebrew. This week we take a look at one of my new favorite monsters, the banshee. My players had been exploring the catacombs of an ancient high elf city that had been destroyed in a disaster. Throughout their exploration […]

Read More

Privacy Preference Center