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DM Options: Monster Talents II (5E)


DM Options: Monster Talents II is the follow up to the PLATINUM best selling Monster Talents.

It contains over 200 pages of monstrous 'talents,' or features you can add to a creature's existing repertoire with the intent of making it a unique or a more challenging encounter. This time the book covers the official follow-up bestiaries Volo's Guide to Monsters and Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes and features over a dozen exclusive artwork.  There should be enough here to keep your players on their toes.

  • Chapter 1. Talents for the creatures from Volo's Guide to Monsters.

  • Chapter 2. Talents for the creatures from Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes

  • Chapter 3. Bonus Sampler Statblocks.  50 statblocks of creatures from VGtM and MToF enhanced by talents and adjusted CR. 

*** Now part of the Talents Bundle (save up to 25%, see below)!!! ***


PhoenixCorpse FlowerStorm GiantKi-rinAutumn EladrinEladrinCloud GiantFrost GiantHobgoblinsKorred

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Gabriel K November 16, 2020 10:34 pm UTC
Dragonix, could you release somehow the same thing but with the opposite layout? I mean, a list of the talents with the monster names recommended under them, instead of a monster list with recommended talents?
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Dragonix B October 27, 2020 11:46 pm UTC
Fantasy Grounds Version now available here:
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Dragonix B October 13, 2020 9:44 am UTC
Update 1.04. Fixed statblock typos and minor layout issues.
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Dragonix B October 11, 2020 2:11 pm UTC
*** 1.03 Part 2 of 2 Big Update ***
Completed Chapter 3:
(Creature name, page #)
Death Kiss, Elder, 206
Boneclaw, Ancient, 207
Clockworks, 208
Bronze Scout, Giant, 208
Iron Cobra, Giant, 208
Oaken Bolter, Heavy, 209
Stone Defender, Heavy, 209
Corpse Flower, 210
Cranium Rats, Swarm of
Elder, 207
Deathlocks, 212
Deathlock Warcaster, 212
Deathlock Overlord, 212
Demons, 213
Armanite Ravager, 213
Devourer, Elder, 213
Maurezhi Ghoul Lord, 214
Devils, 215
Merregon Captain, 215
Merregon Legionnaire, 215
Narzughon Blackguard, 216
Ravenous Nupperibo, 216
Orthon Scalphunter, 217
Drow, 218
High Inquisitor, 218
Shadowblade Elite, 219
Duergar, 220
Tyrant, 220
Heavy Hammerer, 220
Mind Overlord, 221
Heavy Screamer, 221
Eladrin, 222
Autumn, Elder, 222
Spring, Elder, 223
Summer, Elder, 224
Winter, Elder,...See more
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Dragonix B October 06, 2020 4:43 am UTC
*** 1.02 Big Update ***

Added New Chapter 3. Added 20 of 50 Bonus Sampler Stat Blocks (featuring Talents inserted into modified creature statblocks from Volo's and Mordenkainen's). Remaining 30 coming very soon!
1. Death Kiss, Elder
2. Cranium Rats, Swarm of Elder
3. Devourer, Elder
4. Dimetrodon, Elder
5. Firenewt Flame Warrior
6. Firenewt Elder Warlock of Imix
7. Cloud Giant Elder Smiling One
8. Fire Giant Dreadnought Elite
9. Stone Giant Elder Dreamwalker
10. Frost Giant Elite Everlasting One
11. Gnoll Flesh Gnawer Elite
12. Gnoll Hunter Elite
13. Gnoll Elder Witherling
14. Hobgoblin Devastator Elite
15. Hobgoblin Iron Shadow Elite
16. Kobold Dragonshield Elite
17. Kobold Elder Scale Sorcerer
18. Kobold Elder
19. Mind Flayer, Alhoon, Ancient
20. Mindwitness, Elder
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