Horrors of Myth and Folktale – Classic Terrors for D&D 5E

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Tales of wretched beasts, disturbing men and unspeakable evils pierce our ears and chill our souls.  Countless villages, kingdoms, continents have stories of sinister monsters that seek to end us at any moment.  Their motivations might differ or be strangely similar.  Likely born of pure wickedness, these dark spirits haunt those who get too close to their very brand of malevolence.

Many of these monsters are often accompanied by tales of caution and woe.  Those who drift too far off a righteous path are often victims of these horrors.  Those who feel they’re too good for the morals of a realm or a certain way of life should always stay careful and alert, lest they fall prey to the evil that lurks nearby… waiting, stalking, preparing…

Author’s Note:  Here’s another list of monsters, taking inspiration form creatures around the world.  Also, here’s another case where I have 2 creepy horse-themed creatures… for some reason.  Maybe I just find horses to be creepy?  I don’t know.  Perhaps it’s pent up horror caused by seeing that disturbing Archie McPhee horse mask?  I don’t know.

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Radiation Elemental & Radiation Poisoning – Horrors of the Post-Apocalypse for D&D 5th Edition

Elemental, Radiation

“A horrific visage emerges from what looks like a nuclear bomb blast!  The image of a skull begins to manifest within a mushroom cloud as the explosion seems to have gained the ability to travel!  The ghoulish form begins to gain on you as geiger counters begin to spin out of control.  In a flash of green light, your horse mount collapses in a frantic twitching fit as the living embodiment of the apocalypse has come to claim you!”
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