Demon of the Flower, Flower-Women Vampires and Pterodactyl Sorcerers

I've read some of Clark Ashton Smith recently to see if could steal some ideas for my D&D Ruins of Chult campaign. I don't know if I'll be using any of it but here's some cool stuff nonetheless: The Voorqual The demon flower sprang from a bulb so encrusted with the growth of ages that … Continue reading Demon of the Flower, Flower-Women Vampires and Pterodactyl Sorcerers

X- Bestiary: Doppelgänger

The Bestiary: where I take monsters from the manual and explain them my way… (1) In the aftermath of the Sycophants' Plot, the trials (read gruesome torture) showed to the world the existence of the doppelgängers. The monsters had slowly replaced most of the entourage of the Last Emperor, leading to many damaging decisions in … Continue reading X- Bestiary: Doppelgänger

IX- Bestiary: Galeb Duhr

The Bestiary: where I take monsters from the manual and explain them my way…  A Galeb Duhr typically come into existence, however briefly, in the aftermath of a brutal street fight that saw a lot of brick/pavement throwing. It's supposed that the creature's existence - formed from the very stuff that litters the street - … Continue reading IX- Bestiary: Galeb Duhr

VIII- Bestiary: Freshwater Dragon Turtle

The freshwater dragon turtle is a lot smaller than its oceanic cousin. Many of these beasts have found their way in the canals of the City where they seem satisfied to operate as living rafts, transporting both people and merchandises, for a fee. Being as intelligent (int: 10) as their gargantuan relatives, these dragon turtles … Continue reading VIII- Bestiary: Freshwater Dragon Turtle

V-Bestiary: cosmopolitan dryad

Far from the primeval forest of its youth, amidst the housings and the bustling urban activity, lives a strange creature: a cosmopolitan dryad. The most surprising thing? It chose to be there... Of course, it could have had a better tree in the wild. But the crazyness of the crowd, the thousands of overheard tidbits … Continue reading V-Bestiary: cosmopolitan dryad

IV- Bestiary: Myconids

Myconids In SiT! They're street cleaners, removing offal, dejections, basically any organic waste. Sometimes they get a little less discriminatory about the unmoving quality of their sweepings. That's something I came with while reading Jeff Vandermeer's book: What I'm stealing for my setting is only the cruder idea of the Gray Caps of Vandermeer, whom … Continue reading IV- Bestiary: Myconids

III-Bestiary: Cockatrice

Cockatrice fighting Cockatrice insteads of cock. That's not incredibly imaginative perhaps, but I like to sprinkle some little fantasy elements here and there in SiT. Unlike the normal bird, the cockatrice (MM) doesn't attack with their talons but instead have a bite (+ 3 to hit, 1d4 + 1 dmg). Upon a hit, the target … Continue reading III-Bestiary: Cockatrice