Author Archives: MssngrDeath

Z is for Zombie, Who’ll Do in a Flash

And nobody was surprised. Zombies come in a startling number of forms in D&D. Off the top of my head you have normal stock zombies, fast zombies, diseased zombies, fire zombies, hulking zombies, zombie lords, and any combination of them, … Continue reading

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Y is for Yuan-Ti: Bad, but They Care

When I started playing D&D, it never occurred to me that certain creatures would be proprietary to it. I got into it because of the public-domain monsters I recognized, not because it was the only place I could find mind … Continue reading

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X is for Xorn, Who Are Just Kind of There

This is the first monster I thought of when I decided to write about them for April. Other letters were hard, even ones I thought wouldn’t be, but there was always one and only one creature who could fill the … Continue reading

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W’s for Were-Things, Since There Are a Million

This is a weird one. Because it’s sometimes a template and sometimes isn’t, and when it’s a template it goes by an L name but creates creatures that begin with W, but it’s a template so broad that each creature … Continue reading

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V is for Vampire, Very Vaudevillian

Four creatures from my love of Halloween made it into this month’s posts: the pumpkin, today’s monster, and two more yet to come. Given what letters remain it shouldn’t be too hard to figure them out. Vampires in D&D are … Continue reading

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