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The Unquiet Dead

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The Dead Refuse To Rest!

Do your players know all the canon undead by heart? Does facing wights or zombies no longer give pause before plunging into the fray? Looking for new undead to help create an atmosphere of mystery and horror?

The Unquiet Dead offers DMs:

  • Ten new undead monsters and one “boss”/high level undead entity:
    • The eye of fear and flame and the coffer corpse, updated for 5E
    • Eight original undead monsters, including the dirge, the ghost kraken, and four zombie variants, ready to instill horror and present new challenges for your players
    • The king of the dead, a terrifying new intelligent undead, ready to have you build an adventure or even campaign around
  • Suggested placement and tactics for each undead monster
  • CR ranges from 1/2 to 16!
  • NEW! A chilling, challenging dungeon crawl centered on these new monsters.

 The supplement can be downloaded as the full/illustrated version or a print-friendly version.

NOTE: original full color file was not working for everyone. I've uploaded an update, version 1.5, which should fix those problems.

New Content!

In gratitude to the more than 1,000 downloads this supplement has had, I've created a short dungeon crawl centered on these new undead.  The Tomb of the King of the Dead has 13 keyed encounter areas to give Tier 3 characters a chilling challenge.

Unquiet Dead Sample PageUnquiet Dead Sample PageUnquiet Dead Sample PageUnquiet Dead Sample PageTomb of the King of the Dead

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Alexander C February 25, 2020 10:10 pm UTC
Good afternoon. I have downloaded your product and was wondering about some of the statblocks. It seems as though there are a few typos and miscalculations in them, and was wondering if you knew about them before publishing the full pdf's. I still enjoy the statblocks, but I was just wondering since I plan on using this pdf and its creatures against my players in my next D&D session.
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Robert B December 31, 2019 4:20 pm UTC
Any chance you could adapt this to FG (Fantasy Grounds)?
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Michael M February 10, 2020 5:32 pm UTC

Apologies for the very late response. At this time, I don't have any plans for adapting my thus-published works to FG. (To be honest, I don't know how to do so.) I'm open to the idea if it's not a difficult conversion.
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Patrick R October 25, 2019 3:30 pm UTC
I just scrolled through it. Awesome work by the way. I think I found a spelling error in the Eye of Fear and Flame statblock.
"Astral Escape. The eye can flee, translating itself to the Astral Plane." Did you mean "transporting" by any chance?
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Michael M October 26, 2019 4:48 am UTC
Patrick: Not an error but perhaps not the most accurate word choice. "Transporting" is probably a better word, and closer to what is meant.
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Maxwell J October 23, 2019 9:43 pm UTC
I just downloaded the Full Color version and none of the creature's abilities such as STR, DEX, CON nor base stats like HP, Speed etc are visible in the stat blocks, although in the print friendly version they are visible. I hope this helps!
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Michael M October 25, 2019 3:14 am UTC
Maxwell, I just tested it and the full color version displays everything for me. Are you using an older version of Acrobat? Also, it's a large file, and it takes a second or two for everything to load on your screen. If you continue to have problems with the full color version, please let me know.
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Jonathon H October 26, 2019 4:44 pm UTC
tried opening the pdfs in skim and a lot of the text in the stat boxes is not showing up for me as well
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Jonathon H October 26, 2019 5:02 pm UTC
sry i meant just the full color document, the b&w shows perfectly
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Michael M October 30, 2019 2:59 pm UTC
OK. I'll take a look at the file. Will hopefully post a corrected version in a day or two.
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Michael M October 30, 2019 3:46 pm UTC
Jonathon: check version 1.5 of the full color edition. This should correct those "disappearing" content problems.
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