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Battlezoo Bestiary for 5th Edition

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Inside the Battlezoo Bestiary discover a treasure trove of over 100 brand-new monsters for your players to confront and overcome at your next game!

The creatures in this epic tome represent the best and beastliest submissions from the 2020 RPG Superstar contest, including monstrosities like the sailor-snatching muted delver, the spore-sowing fungal raptor, and the mind-melting orb of insanity.

The Battlezoo Bestiary also includes the new Monster Parts system—perfect for monster slayers who want to turn all those freshly collected ardeodaemon horns and parrotbear feathers into custom items and equipment. Completely compatible with the fifth edition of the world’s most popular roleplaying game and full of rich inspiration for any fantasy game system, this book is a one-of-a-kind compendium useful for Game Masters and players alike.

The Battlezoo Bestiary includes:

  • Three Main Sections
    • The Bestiary -- containing 114 Award-Winning RPG Superstar monsters
    • The Monster Parts Crafting System -- with detailed rules on how to integrate monster parts into your 5E game
    • Monster Hunting Character Options -- new character options, backgrounds, magic items, and more
  • 114 Award-Winning RPG Superstar monsters were judged and selected by professional RPG writers from the 2020 RPG Superstar Contest

  • After judging, each monster was custom-crafted, playtested, and battle-tested for maximum coolness for the players and the DM! Trust us, you'll love these monsters (watch the video review below, they gave the 5E monsters an A+ review!).

  • The Monster Parts Crafting System provides players and DMs detailed but simple-to-implement rules on how you can slay monsters and then turn them into custom gear!

  • Multiple rules on how to gather ingredients from slain monsters, thereby giving your table multiple options when gathering monster parts.

  • Detailed rules on how to refine monster parts into custom weapons, armor, shields, skill items, magic items, and more!

  • Detailed rules on how to imbue your items with over 600 different types of magical powers!

  • 28 unique imbuing categories - acid, bane, chaotic, charisma, cold, constitution, defense, dexterity, energy resistant, evil, fire, force, good, intelligence, invulnerability, lawful, lightning, necrotic, poison, psychic, radiant, spell, strength, thrown, thunder, wild, winger, and wisdom!

  • 3 imbuing sub-paths for each imbuing category give you yet more customization choices! Choose from magic, might, and technique

  • 2 new subclasses - the Monster Mage (kill monsters and then steal their magic) and Vestige Hunter (kill monsters and then graph their parts onto your armor and weapons)

  • New magic items based on the RPG Superstar monsters

  • New character backgrounds

  • Monster Parts Quick Start Guide for PCs

  • Monster Parts Quick Start Guide for GMs

  • Multiple variations of the Monster Parts System to best fit your game

  • 150+ illustrations

  • And much more!

Step 1: Slay Monster!
Step 2: Gather Ingredients
Step 3: Refine Items
Step 4: Imbue Item!

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Joseph W August 01, 2022 6:02 pm UTC
I purchased the Battlezoo Ancestries: Dragons and was curious if this book included statblocks for the various dragons that aren't already in the base Monstrous Manual. The other Paizo dragons would be wonderful to have up in 5e and I also love the Indigo and Vermillion (and the other colors too) dragons you guys made as well.
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Kacper P May 18, 2022 3:03 pm UTC
I bought this but only have 5E statblocks, any idea how I can obtain the version for PF2 ?
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Stephen G July 05, 2022 5:17 am UTC
You can obtain the Pathfinder 2 version at
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Dani J July 30, 2022 5:19 pm UTC
So the link directs me to backerkit. And it says if I make purchase of digital version, it will be delivered in my email. And that doesn't sound good. Aren't you guys using backerkit digital download feature for digital products?
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Kerry H August 31, 2022 4:00 am UTC
Why isn't the PDF of it available on DriveThruRPG?
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Tayrone P April 22, 2022 2:05 pm UTC
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Iwan J April 16, 2022 6:21 am UTC
the subclasses arent really subclasses but a series of feats you can take at various levels to gain subclass features, with a bit of reworking and restructuring though they could be re written into a subclass.
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Jimmy F February 25, 2022 4:59 pm UTC
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