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Monster Manual Expanded II (5E)

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Monster Manual Expanded II is the sequel to the Platinum-best selling Monster Manual Expanded.  Just like the first book, this aims to provide Dungeon Masters more options and flexibility in designing adventures and dressing up their dungeons with a wider variety of creatures and characters that are based on the Monster Manual, Volo's Guide to Monsters, Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes, and many others.  Finally, it also adds variants that provide a nostalgic and classic feel that DMs experienced with the older editions are probably familiar with.

In total, there are over 390 creature stat blocks in this book at the Dungeon Master's disposal!  

Youtube Video Reviews:

Nerd Immersion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOwRnoALS_w

Rich da Lich: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3f9e8_LMzk

SPECIAL BEST-SELLER MILESTONES UNLOCKS: I will add new 4 new creature statblocks when the book hits Electrum, and then 6 additional stat blocks each time it hits the next best-seller ranking!

GOLD UNLOCKED (11/15/19): 

  • Aranea
  • Aranea, Elder
  • Dracolisk, Ancient
  • Dracolisk, Adult
  • Dracolisk,  Young
  • Golem, Bone
  • Golem, Mud
  • Nilbog, Greater


ELECTRUM UNLOCKED (11/05/19): 

  • Quickling Captain
  • Quickling Warlock of the Gloaming Court
  • Wendigo
  • NPC Monster Slayer
  • NPC Elite Monster Slayer

*** UPDATE FOR THOSE WHO WISH TO LEAVE A RATING AND REVIEW: DMG has made changes that you will need to wait 24 hours after you make the purchase before you can do so.  I appreciate your patience and I look forward to reading your reviews! :)

Table of Contents:

Table of Contents Page 1Table of Contents Page 2

AthachBrachavyrmCornugonGastrobolusFlame SalamanderAspect of Tiamat

Fire GiantsMaster AssassinCultist of AsmodeusMephistopheles

 
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Daniel L December 04, 2019 7:39 pm UTC
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This was a good investment.
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Dragonix N December 04, 2019 7:52 pm UTC
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Thanks Daniel L! Have a lot of fun tormenting your players with the new critters! Hope you can leave the book a rating and quick review too when you have the time! :)
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Duncan C December 02, 2019 11:51 pm UTC
Will this released as a module?
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Dragonix N December 03, 2019 2:08 am UTC
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Hi Duncan. I'm sorry, what do you mean by module?
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Dragonix N December 03, 2019 2:08 am UTC
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Do you mean as a Fantasy Grounds module? Then the answer is yes. If you mean printed module, then no.
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Dragonix N December 01, 2019 6:09 pm UTC
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1.08 released.

Graphics and layout improvements, fixed minor grammar and stat block typos
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Pia P November 26, 2019 5:39 pm UTC
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Yay can always use more monsters :-) think I will wait a bit before printing, since you're updating quite often atm.
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Dragonix N November 26, 2019 6:24 pm UTC
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Hi Pia! Haha yeah, I suggest probably waiting at least 1 month more. But I guarantee there won't be as many updates as the first book. A lot has been cleaned and fixed during the two weeks of release. The only other reason to wait is for Platinum update, when I add more stat blocks. After that, it should be safe to have it printed. ;)
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Dragonix N November 22, 2019 4:20 pm UTC
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1.07 released.

Enhanced layouts, minor typos
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Jake H November 20, 2019 1:55 am UTC
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Would it be fair to say that the Monster Talents in your previous work would be applicable to any of the variant creatures you've made here?
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Dragonix N November 20, 2019 2:26 pm UTC
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Hi Jake, yes for the most part. A few already have some of the talents incorporated into the variants. This is especially true in the first monster manual expanded book. However, it shouldn't be difficult for you to create new monster talents (using the monster talents book as a guide) if you need more. :)
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Dragonix N November 15, 2019 7:33 pm UTC
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*** 1.06 Released ***

GOLD UNLOCKED (11/15/19):

Aranea
Aranea, Elder
Dracolisk, Ancient
Dracolisk, Adult
Dracolisk, Young
Golem, Bone
Golem, Mud
Nilbog, Greater
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Mathieu R November 16, 2019 12:11 am UTC
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Hi, there's no letters Q and W (for quicklings and Wendigos) in the bookmarks. Btw, i love these additions.
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Dragonix N November 16, 2019 3:53 am UTC
CREATOR
Thanks Mathieu! I'll have it fixed in the next update!
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Mathieu R November 18, 2019 4:50 pm UTC
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nice !
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Darren C November 12, 2019 9:06 pm UTC
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This is a great product, in fact, I now have both this and the Monster Manual Expended. I have two...quibbles.
Quibble 1. If there isn't going to be a Print On Demand choice, or even if there is might it be possible to have a Printer Friendly option. Sure the artwork is great, for those of us that appreciate the art via the online/Pdf version, Yay! Having one that doesn't chew through a print cartridge? Double Yay.
Quibble 2. I don't purchase products in the hope someday it might earn enough money so more creatures can be added, I don't look at DMsGuild products as a Kickstarter and I'm funding stretch goals. I have now printed your excellent product. If you add creatures might it be possible to make them also a separate entry? Cause, yeah, I can't imagine you would be making sure they are in the exact alphabetical order...See my dilemma?
Please consider my quibbles moving forward and thank you for your work and product.
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Dragonix N November 15, 2019 7:41 pm UTC
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Hi Darren,

Apologies for the late reply. I'll try to look at what I can do for a print-friendly version. It is challenging because of the amount of background artwork.
I'm sorry for the kickstarter-like goal rewards. I honestly did not originally intend to do this but after posting the book I thought I could provide extra as a token of gratitude. I hope you can treat it as a 'rich person' problems. ;)
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DGM D November 11, 2019 6:58 pm UTC
Awesome, looking forward to the Fantasy Grounds module!
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zac B November 11, 2019 7:21 pm UTC
Yeah i cant wait either !
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Dragonix N November 10, 2019 8:16 pm UTC
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Gold status is just around the corner so here's a clue to the monsters that's going to be unlocked!

A _ _ _ _ _
D _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
B _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
M _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Each of these have appeared in sets older than 3E. :)
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Zachary K November 09, 2019 9:15 pm UTC
Is this one on dndbeyond? (PDF)? Or can you get an actual book for this? I might be running decent into advernus soon and would love this.
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Dragonix N November 10, 2019 8:10 pm UTC
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hi zachary,

This is a pdf that is exclusive to DM's Guild only.
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5E Solo G November 09, 2019 8:36 am UTC
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Hi Dragonix.
Does this one contain a table organising monsters by CR?
Thanks
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Dragonix N November 09, 2019 9:52 am UTC
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Yes. :)
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5E Solo G November 10, 2019 5:30 am UTC
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OK, purchasing!
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SurpriseKH D November 08, 2019 12:41 pm UTC
What do you use to make the pages look like that? I would like to achieve something similar with my titles. If I had the money I would probably pick up this title as well.
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Marcin A November 07, 2019 5:41 pm UTC
Some PoD for people like me? I really do not like using pdf..
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Dragonix N November 07, 2019 5:51 pm UTC
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Hi Marcin, unfortunately PoD availability is beyond my control. I can only suggest that you reach out to DM's Guild and request to have this title be available on PoD. Maybe given enough requests they'll reach out to me and I can have a PoD version ready.
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Dragonix N November 07, 2019 3:55 am UTC
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*** Version 1.05 released ***
Nothing special, just various very minor typos fixed.
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Dragonix N November 06, 2019 7:12 am UTC
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*** Version 1.04 released ***
Various minor typo fixes:
- Duergar Sergeant namings
- Young Zaratan speed
- Githzerai Shadowmind description text
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