Greco-Roman Hydra

I am currently running my players through an O5R (D&D 5e hacked to feel and play like OSR) version of Odyssey of the Dragonlords and decided to google up some greek/roman monsters for inspiration and found this (and other) great entries.  I like this version of the hydra.  Here is a 5e version of the creature. […]

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Crawlers (Nanite Cloud)

My PCs recently derailed a whole bunch of my planning through creative play – which is fine, the surprises make the game more entertaining for me this way – they ended up in the Slumbering Ursine Dunes and here are converted monsters for my own reference with abbreviated 5e stat blocks. Crawlers are 10 or […]

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Terrifying Iron Cobra

A nice counter to large parties of PCs with lots of actions. Used as part of the Bronze Liche encounter. I didn’t end up using the noxious fumes or poison breath weapon as only 1 PC was every engaged with the cobra. I also forgot 🙂 I used its dazing ability liberally though. A nod […]

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MENACE MANUAL: Omnimetal Aurumvorax

This guy was a nice/weird/odd encounter for the group while they explored the The Choking Tower.  Taking inspiration from the original Planescape and 3e Omnimetal from MM3.  My characters wanted to tame him. I left notes from Xoud indicating this was a successful experiment of his. OMNIMETAL AURUMVORAX Small beast, unaligned Armour Class 16 Hit Points 192 […]

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First of The Choking Tower conversions.  I ended up creating a more elemental themed version – omnimetal aurumvorax. AURUMVORAX Small beast, unaligned Armour Class 16 Hit Points 192 (38d6 +76) Speed 40’ STR 18 (+4)     DEX 14 (+2)      CON 15 (+2) INT 3 (-4)         WIS 12 (+1)       CHA 8 (-1) Skills Perception +5, Stealth +8 Senses passive Perception 15 Languages – […]

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