NAMIKO SATO

This adventure, Five Deadly Shadows, is from Dungeon #195.  A 4e adventure which I converted to 5e.  I used this to show the players two things – the larger spiritual battle happening between Amaterasu and Tsuki-Yomi vs the oni god Fumeiyoshi.  As well as the cultural difference between East and West in particular for a Japanese-analogue […]

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Shura no Oni

Inspired by Sekiro. Shura (修羅 Carnage) is what those who go on killing eventually become. They don’t remember why, but they are simply enraptured and kill solely for the joy it brings them. These oni are uncontrollable and the best the oni lords can do is point them in a direction and hope they do […]

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The Five Storms Team

With the Oriental Adventure conversions complete back to my actual campaign which involves a tournament to win the Mortal Blade.  To make sense of these entries you will need to look at the adventure flowchart which gives context and explains my changes but it’s essentially a conversion of the Ruby Phoenix Tournament but with a […]

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krakentua

Continuing with the 2nd edition Oriental Adventures conversions. Krakentua seems to be made up from whole-cloth with no reference to Japanese/Asian mythologies. Seems to be a kraken with legs or a really, really big mind flayer. KRAKENTUA Gargantuan fiend  (titan, oni), chaotic evil Armor Class 18 (natural armor) Hit Points 472 (27d20 + 189) Speed 20 ft., fly 60 […]

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wang-liang

Moving on to 3rd edition OA there are a few new monsters in this book that were not in 1e.  Converting them here.   Wang-liangs are essentially Chinese oni. DESCRIPTION Consumed with jealous rage as their race enters into decline and humanity rises to the fore, the wang-liangs are an ancient, intelligent race of giants […]

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tengu

Moving on to 3rd edition OA there are a few new monsters in this book that were not in 1e.  Converting them here.   DESCRIPTION Tengus appear as human-sized, bipedal crows with feathered arms, pointed beaks, and huge wings. They wear clothing and occasionally armor pieces like those worn by humans, and wield human weapons […]

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onikage

Moving on to 3rd edition OA there are a few new monsters in this book that were not in 1e.  Converting them here.  ONIKAGE Large fiend (undead), chaotic evil Armor Class 13 (Natural Armor) Hit Points 68 (8d10 + 24) Speed 60 ft., fly 90 ft. STR      DEX     CON     […]

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mezu and mezu-no-oni

Moving on to 3rd edition OA there are a few new monsters in this book that were not in 1e.  Converting them here.  Unlike Gozu, I am pretty happy with this set of oni. DESCRIPTION Gozu and Mezu are the two guardians of the gates of hell in Japanese mythology. Where Gozu is about brute force, […]

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gozu and gozu-no-oni

Moving on to 3rd edition OA there are a few new monsters in this book that were not in 1e.  Converting them here.  These are all built of the various minotaur/demon minotaurs from the MM but they are different enough they have their own statblocks. Not 100% happy with these, though they are fine for a […]

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Hannya

Moving on to 3rd edition OA there are a few new monsters in this book that were not in 2e or 1e.  Converting them here.   HANNYA Medium fiend (shapechanger, oni), chaotic evil Armor Class 14 (Natural Armor) Hit Points 71 (13d8 + 13) Speed 30 ft. STR      DEX     CON   […]

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