WORMSKIN

7/03/2015

Revised B/X Monster List



[Not Final]

MEN
Bandit
Berserker
CULTIST (includes "Acolyte")
HILLMAN (replaces "Neanderthal")
Medium
Noble
Normal Human
NPC Party
Trader
Veteran

BEASTS (MUNDANE)
Bat
Bear
Boar
Camel
Cat, Great
Crocodile
Elephant
Hawk
Herd Animals
Horse
Insect Swarm
Mule
Rat
Rhinoceros
Snake
Shark
Whale
Wolf

BEASTS (LEGENDARY)
Ape, White
Beetle, Giant
CRAB, GIANT GENITAL
Cave Locust
Centipede, Giant
Dinosaur
Driver Ant
Ferret, Giant
Fish, Giant
Leech, Giant
Lizard, Giant
MAMMOTH
Mastodon
Octopus, Giant
Robber Fly
Rock Baboon
Scorpion, Giant
Shrew, Giant
Spider, Giant
Squid, Giant
Roc
Titanothere
Toad, Giant
Weasel, Giant

MONSTERS OF THE WILDERNESS
Basilisk
BUGBEAR (literally a bug-headed bear)
Centaur
Chimera
Cockatrice
Cyclops
DEODAND
Devil Swine
Displacer Beast
DOUBLE (replaces "Doppleganger")
Dragon (Red, Green, Black, White, Blue, TIAMAT)
Dryad
Dwarf (Mountain)
Elemental
Elf (FAIRY)
ENT (replaces "Treant")
Gargoyle
Giant (ELDER)
Ghoul
GNOLE (replaces "Gnoll")
Gnome
Goblin
GORGON (replaces "Medusa")
Griffon
Harpy
Hippogriff
HOBBIT (replaces "Halfling")
HORSE, FLYING (replaces "Pegasus")
Hyrdra
Lizard Man
Lycanthrope
Manticore
NIGHT-GAUNT
Ogre
Orc
Owl Bear
REVENANT (INCORPOREAL) (replaces "Spectre", "Wraith" and similar)
Stirge
Troll
Unicorn
Vampire
Wyvern
Zombie

MONSTERS OF THE SEA
Dragon Turtle
Mermen
MERMAID (UNDEAD)
Nixie
Sea Dragon
Sea Serpent
Termite, Water

MONSTERS OF THE UNDERWORLD
Caecilia
Carrion Crawler
DHOLE
Dwarf (UNDERWORLD)
Kobold
Gelatinous Cube
Giant (UNDERWORLD)
GUG
Hellhound
Minotaur
Purple Worm
Rhagodessa
Shadow
SHOGGOTH
Skeleton
Wight

HAZARDS OF THE UNDERWORLD
Addercorn
Black Pudding
Blink Dog
Cloying Mist
Dungeon Fruit
Earwig, Greater
Fake Cake
Gray Ooze
Green Slime
Hickorywort
Ick
Jade Jism
Kitten Strangler
Lemonstrap
Mocking Turd
Numinous Tree-Shroom
Ochre Jelly
Phase Crystal
Quillvine
Royal Jelly
Saffron Scum
Shrieker
Taint
Umbilicus, Giant
Vestigial, Elder
Waxen Floatroot
Xorbidic Slime
Yellow Mold
Zoetic Moss

15 comments:

  1. What are you working on here, Greg? Did I miss a word of commentary about what your revision is attempting to achieve?

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    1. Just a personal project that leaked over here from G+. Started as a merging of B and X with all duplicate material removed. I've made it to the monster section and now I'm ad-libbing a bit.

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  2. Love the cover (and Warduke!)... that magic sword really looks like it can do some damage. Who painted it?

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    1. That is a Don Greer from _Down in the Dungeon_. Sweet art book.

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  3. Ditto jbeltman's query...a little specific, no?

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    1. Giants have horrible genital maintenance practices. Hence the proliferation of giant genital crabs.

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  4. It really hits stride with hazards of the underworld

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    1. Gygax adapted the gnoll from the creatures in Lord Dunsany's short story, "How Nuth Would Have Practised His Art on the Gnoles".

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  6. Did you ever finish your B/X combined?

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    1. In a sense. I ended up going the back-to-back route. Merging the text into a single document was consuming more time than I was willing to spend!

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