A Horde of New 5th Edition Monsters!
DM: “A collection of hundreds of eyes floats down the corridor toward you, trailing ganglia and 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 a world-shaking personification of evil, the Tome of Beasts has it. Here are more than 400 new foes for your 5th Edition game-everything from tiny drakes and peculiar spiders, to demon lords and ancient dragons.
Tome of Beasts includes monsters from the entire history of Kobold Press, with longtime favorites such as:
- Clockwork creatures
- Drakes and dragons
- Devils and arch-devils
- Dangerous flavors of the fey
- Undead-and much more!
Use them in your favorite published setting, or populate the dungeons in a world of your own creation. Pick up Tome of Beasts and give your players an encounter they won’t soon forget!
I will be honest about Dungeons and Dragons 5E ; as a DM
(and the rare instances where I am a player), even though I
love the refined combat and sense of development for player
characters, I have often felt uninspired by the general fare
that the 5E Monster Manual has offered.
Sure, it offered all the traditional monsters ; zombies, hags,
dragons and such, but in my eye, most of the enemies felt
So when I heard of the opportunity to buy the Tome of Beasts
by Kobold Press several years ago, I felt it was an opportunity
that I could not afford to pass up — I desperately needed the
opportunity to breathe more life into my campaigns and
And I must profess, I was not disappointed in the slightest.
See the rest of Jazz Paladin’s review on Everything Board Games here: http://www.everythingboardgames.com/2021/03/tome-of-beasts-for-5th-edition-review.html