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Monster Manual Expanded II (5E)

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Monster Manual Expanded II is the sequel to the MITHRAL-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!

PLATINUM UNLOCKED (01/03/2020): 

  • Grimlock King
  • Grimlock Ravager
  • Grimlock Witch Doctor
  • Lizardfolk Emperor
  • Troglodyte King


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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ali B February 07, 2020 9:23 am UTC
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Honestly this is what I wanted and I would support this for a hardcover final product, it has many missing monsters from the Official monster manual
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Dragonix N January 11, 2020 10:16 am UTC
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UPDATE: 1.09 Platinum Unlock released!

Added in this release:
Grimlock King
Grimlock Ravager
Grimlock Witch Doctor
Lizardfolk Emperor
Troglodyte King
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Busty D January 11, 2020 5:00 pm UTC
Hey! the date is 2021 instead of 2020 :]
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Dragonix N January 12, 2020 7:24 pm UTC
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haha sorry about that, fixing it.
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Dragonix N January 10, 2020 10:09 pm UTC
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FANTASY GROUNDS VERSION NOW AVAILABLE!!!

https://www.dmsguild.com/product/300122?affiliate_id=1138250
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Liz M January 05, 2020 2:24 pm UTC
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Platinum!
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Dragonix N January 05, 2020 4:56 pm UTC
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Haha yeah! I am currently prepping the next unlock rewards. It should be released before the end of this week. :)
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Thomas R January 06, 2020 5:07 am UTC
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Awesome, can't wait! And congrats for both Platinum for this and Mithral for the first volume!
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Dragonix N January 06, 2020 2:11 pm UTC
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Thanks Thomas! :)
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Busty D January 07, 2020 1:09 pm UTC
Good job! i cant find people to play with so i use Solo books. and it feels good to have more option for encounters i can defeat for my solo Dragonborn warlock! :)
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Marco R December 23, 2019 11:51 pm UTC
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This and the first one are some of the best purchases I have made for 5e. Little note: The Doomsphere should be undead, not an aberration...
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Dragonix N December 24, 2019 3:51 am UTC
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Thanks, Marco! :) As for your note, I can't believe how that one slipped past me. Will fix it in the next update.
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Tony G December 21, 2019 10:52 pm UTC
Argh! Sorry, my comments should be about book 1, not book 2. *_*
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Tony G December 21, 2019 9:11 pm UTC
Good day! I love what I've read so far. The book is very high quality.
Just a couple of issues spotted so far:
1) The Ettin Mummy (page 197) has "Wakeful", implying that one head stays awake when it sleeps. Surely - as undead - it never sleeps?
2) Ogre Mummy (page 198): The "Dreadful Glare" text is cropped. Not a massive issue, as it is the same power as all the other Mummies, but I thought I'd let you know. :)

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Dragonix N December 22, 2019 12:29 am UTC
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Hi Tony. Thanks! Wakeful was an ettin trait but you're right, it should no longer be a trait as it is now undead. I'll fix these in the next update!
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christopher B December 21, 2019 7:25 pm UTC
My problem is that like many others of my generation I HATE PDF's. I have a very hard time reading anything for content on a screen due to medical issues. While this product looks amazing and I would gladly use it, without a print on demand option it won't happen. WotC really needs to support letting folks select the option to PoD products for DMG. Especially if they are going to frown upon folks making their own deadtree copies for their personal library. They are really missing a big chunk of profit that could be made. This product looks amazing just wish I could hold it in my hands.
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Dragonix N December 22, 2019 12:28 am UTC
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Hi Christopher B! I wish the same thing as well. :( What you can probably do is write to the DMG staff. Maybe as more requests pour in, they might change their minds about allowing this book to be available in POD.
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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
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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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