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Ezmerelda's Encyclopedia of Evil is a monster book in the vein of Volo's Guide to Monsters and Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes, expanding creatures beyond their stat block and exploring ways to turn them into memorable parts of your D&D campaign. Within these pages, you'll find over a dozen chapters on lycanthropes, vampires, lamia, dragons, aberrations, slaad, and more. Each chapter is designed to provide new stat blocks, traits, abilities, and play aids to turn the "boss creature" at the end of the dungeon into a memorable encounter, arc-long antagonist, or world-shaking villain.

Ezmerelda's Encyclopedia Includes:

  • 14 chapters that explore a certain creature type

  • Over 35 new monsters from Challenge 2 to Challenge 30

  • More than 70 alternate creature traits and abilities

  • More than 30 new lair actions and regional effects

  • Material to turn featured creatures into meaningful villains and nefarious antagonists

Cult Zealot pageChromatic Dragons Chapter Page

Vampire Two Page Spread

Follow the creator on Twitter: @AClippinger

5E Products on the Dungeon Master's Guild:

Tome of the Pact cover Skullport Dragon Swindle cover Ezmerelda's cover Sharn cover Leaves from the Circle

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Kenneth D July 09, 2020 10:20 pm UTC
Is a Fantasy Grounds version a possibility?
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Jason P August 24, 2020 11:09 pm UTC
Kenneth, did you ever get a reply?
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Njål M July 04, 2020 3:06 pm UTC
Are the Stat Blocks and Text copy-able? I'd like to make sure of that before I buy this.
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Jason P August 24, 2020 11:08 pm UTC
so was it? I was thinking of making it digital for FGU but not if I have to type it all out.
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John B July 03, 2020 4:11 am UTC
Will this get a Print On-Demand Treatment? I can't read from screens for very long.
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Christopher W July 03, 2020 5:21 am UTC
Hey John!

Unfortunately creators on the Guild do not have control over what is offered PoD. In general it is pretty uncommon for Community Created Content to have PoD options.
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Christopher S July 09, 2020 12:28 am UTC
I had the same issue with another volume I purchased, so I printed double-sided the pages and had FedEx Office bound them into a book for $6.
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Justin M. C July 03, 2020 12:49 am UTC
Anyone else missing the cover? I have checked and re-downloaded several times.
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Alex C July 03, 2020 1:01 am UTC
There was a problem originally creating the PDF using a version with the cover and I needed to create an alternate in the meantime. I'll be updating the file in the next day or so to apply any corrections people bring to my attention and to make sure the cover is present in all its glory!
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Justin M. C July 03, 2020 1:06 am UTC
Thanks for the update!
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Randall D August 25, 2020 9:36 pm UTC
Bump for cover. :)
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Simon H August 28, 2020 5:59 am UTC
Yeah still seems missing at this time.
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Alex C August 29, 2020 6:53 am UTC
Super sorry that this update is taking so long, Microsoft Word audibly screams when I try to make edits
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GLENN A October 28, 2020 5:54 am UTC
Could you possibly just post the cover as a separate file?
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