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Tome of Beasts 1 (2023 Edition)



Availability: In stock


Availability: In stock


Availability: In stock


Product Stats

Weight 3.5 lbs
Dimensions 11 × 8 × 1 in
Game System

D&D 5e


Chris Harris, Dan Dillon, Rodrigo Garcia Carmona, Wolfgang Baur


Bundle (Print and PDF), Hardcover, Softcover, PDF, Limited Edition



Page Count



Game Masters


A Horde of New 5th Edition Monsters!

DM: “A collection of hundreds of eyes floats down the corridor toward you, dripping caustic fluid that sizzles when it hits the ground. What do you do?”
PLAYER: “I retire and become a farmer.”

Whether you need dungeon vermin or world-shaking villains, the Tome of Beasts 1 (2023 Edition) has it. This book presents more than 400 foes suitable for any campaign setting—from tiny drakes and peculiar spiders to demon lords and ancient dragons.

Tome of Beasts 1 (2023 Edition) introduces new foes and upgrades monsters that originally appeared in Tome of Beasts, including:

  • Updates to include errata and streamline mechanics
  • 11 new creatures like the ashwalker, planewatcher, and the ancient cave dragon
  • Expanded tables by creature type and terrain
  • New monster art—and much more!

Give your players encounters they won’t soon forget. Now easier to run than ever!

Fan of the original Tome of Beasts? Wondering what’s different? Check out Kobold Chats or our blog posts!


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  1. Frederic Vinhage

    Prepare to be captivated and enthralled by the awe-inspiring new edition of the Tome of Beasts I, a monumental achievement brought to us by the brilliant minds at Kobold Press. This compendium of fantastical creatures is nothing short of a masterpiece, showcasing the boundless creativity and meticulous attention to detail that sets Kobold Press apart as a premier provider of tabletop role-playing game resources.
    With each page turned, the Tome of Beasts I takes us on an extraordinary journey through a world teeming with mythical beings, breathing life into the imaginations of Dungeon Masters and players alike. The sheer variety and diversity of creatures found within its beautifully illustrated pages is staggering, offering an unparalleled level of immersion and excitement to any campaign.
    Kobold Press has left no stone unturned in the revision of this remarkable tome. From the dragons that evoke awe and fear to the cunning fey creatures that mesmerize with their enchantments, every entry is meticulously crafted to provide an unparalleled level of depth and fantasy-realism. Each creature’s lore, abilities, and unique traits are thoughtfully presented, allowing Dungeon Masters to seamlessly incorporate them into their campaigns, while inspiring players to devise creative strategies to overcome these formidable adversaries.
    One of the standout features of this edition is the inclusion of evocative artwork that captures the essence of each creature. The illustrations are breathtaking, showcasing the skills of the talented artists who have breathed life into these fantastical beings. The imagery not only enriches the gaming experience but also serves as a source of inspiration, fueling the imaginations of both players and Game Masters.
    Furthermore, the layout and organization of the tome are improved, making it effortless to navigate and locate specific creatures. The inclusion of comprehensive indexes and references ensures that information can be easily accessed, empowering Game Masters to seamlessly incorporate these creatures into their campaigns and keep the gameplay flowing smoothly.
    In conclusion, the Tome of Beasts I (2023 Edition) is an absolute triumph, exemplifying the creativity, dedication, and passion of Kobold Press. Whether you are a seasoned Dungeon Master or a player seeking new and thrilling challenges, this book is an absolute must-have for your tabletop gaming collection no matter if you play on table top, virtually or some other hybrid. Prepare to embark on an extraordinary adventure filled with wonder, danger, and unimaginable creatures. The Tome of Beasts I is a testament to the power of imagination and a testament to Kobold Press’s unwavering commitment to providing exceptional gaming experiences.

  2. N Wigg

    Awesome monsters. Great imagination and design. Gorgeous artwork, but unfortunately the image resolution is very poor on the pdf version.

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