A monster match is a combination of monsters that go together to make a great encounter. A weird synergy or an unexpected pairing can come out of every right swipe!
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Another deep dive into a set of monsters from the Creature Codex that can improve your campaign. Today? Animal lords!
What was the first monster you ever faced in Dungeons & Dragons? Why do we remember the in-game monsters we face off against, down to gritty, visceral detail?
Alternate Traits and Actions The following changes allow GMs to alter a child of the briar without modifying its challenge rating. Barkskin. Three children of the briar working together can cast the barkskin spell with no components, at will. All three creatures must be within 10 feet of each other, and they must each use
Alternate Traits and Actions The following changes allow GMs to alter a flame-scourged scion without modifying its challenge rating. Blight Burst (Recharge 6). The flame-scourged scion showers the area around itself with the ooze leaking from its skin. Each creature within 10 feet of the flame-scourged scion must make a DC 18 Constitution saving throw,
Alternate Traits and Actions The following changes allow GMs to alter a gloomflower without modifying its challenge rating. Focused Scream. Whenever the gloomflower takes damage, if the creature dealing the damage is within range of the gloomflower’s blindsight, the creature must succeed on a DC 14 Wisdom saving throw or take 10 (3d6) psychic damage.
Hide armor and scraps of mail are nailed onto this scarred and tattooed mole-like beast. A ring of tentacles sprouts above its mouth, which is dominated by spade-like incisors. The beast has no visible ears and only tiny, cataract-filled eyes. Blood and foam fleck from its tentacled maw.