The House of Withered Blossoms

The dungeon was split into two sections – the pagoda itself and the dungeon below – Munasukaru’s Penance. I didn’t modify the pagoda except to add an Amrita Trap.  My PCs scouted the pagoda using conjured spiders, speak with animals and a wild shaped shaman and decided that up was not the right way to […]

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Tsuchigumo – The Great Sea Spider

A few more monster conversion from the 3rd edition Creatures of Rokugan Oriental Adventures supplement.  TSUCHIGUMO The King of the Kumo Gargantuan monstrosity (titan, yokai), chaotic evil Armor Class 17 (natural armour) Hit Points 324 (24d20 + 72) Speed 50 ft., climb 50 ft., swim 30 ft. STR      DEX     CON     INT   WIS     […]

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bakeneko

A few more monster conversion from the 3rd edition Creatures of Rokugan Oriental Adventures supplement. BAKENEKO Medium fey (yokai), chaotic good Armor Class 11 Hit Points 22 (5d8) Speed 30 ft., climb 30 ft. STR      DEX     CON     INT     WIS     CHA 10 (+0) 12 (+1) 11 (+0) 14 (+2) 15 (+2) 19 (+4) […]

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Hok Fong the Eunuch

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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SHENZUZHO the HEADLESS

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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memedi

FINAL 2nd edition Oriental Adventures conversion. Anything else will have a keyed version to the current 5e monster manual – for example tsuno are minotaurs.  MEMEDI Memedi are djinni like creatures of Kara-tur. They may appear differently (see description) but they are essentially elemental spirits which range the gamut of good to evil.  Make the following […]

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kaluk

Continuing with the 2nd edition Oriental Adventures conversions. KALUK Large fey (yokai), chaotic evil  Armor Class 18 (avarice) Hit Points 187 (15d10 + 105) Speed 30 ft. STR      DEX     CON    INT      WIS      CHA 23 (+6) 12 (+1) 24 (+7) 12 (+1) 13 (+1) 14 (+2) Saving Throws INT +5, WIS +5, CHA +6 Damage Resistance cold; […]

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Hu Hsien

Continuing with the 2nd edition Oriental Adventures conversions. HU HSIEN Medium fey (shapechanger, yokai), chaotic evil  Armor Class 12 Hit Points 120 (16d8 + 48) Speed 30 ft., 40 ft. in tiger form STR      DEX     CON    INT      WIS      CHA 17 (+3) 15 (+2) 16 (+3) 10 (+0) 13 (+1) 18 (+4) Skills Arcana +4, Deception +6, […]

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yuki-on-na

The final entry for the 3rd edition OA conversion to 5e.  DESCRIPTION Beautiful spirits of the frozen wastes, yuki-on-nas are either hateful and destructive or kindly and helpful. In either case, they can be dangerous, since those who pursue them, whatever their intention, often find themselves lost in a blizzard. Yuki-on-nas are virtually never seen except in the […]

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giant toad

Moving on to 3rd edition OA there are a few new monsters in this book that were not in 1e.  Converting them here.   This is a strange one.  Never really thought of toads as something specific to an Oriental setting but the variants appear in each edition … so here you go.  I also […]

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