Drowrought Items

In Baldur’s Gate 2 you ventured into the Underdark and killed many many drow in the process.  Each dropped +1 to +5 magic items – in particular swords and armour.  I still remember the astonishment of getting so much loot so quickly.  When we (I played with my wife) left the Underdark we had hoarded […]

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ROGUES GALLERY: JIMJAR

Some of the NPCs in Out of the Abyss are a little unique and I ended up doing quick conversions to have the right statblock on hand for my players.  Here is Jimjar. JIMJAR Small humanoid (snvirniblin), neutral good Armour Class 15 (drow studded leather) Hit Points 16 (3d6 + 6) Speed 20 ft. STR DEX […]

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OA BESTIARY: DOC CU’O’C

In this set of blog entries I aim to convert the original 1e Oriental Adventure monsters to 5e to provide some extra fodder for an OA campaign. I am using both the original 1e source and the updated 3e source as reference for the build. DOC CU’O’C Medium fey (spirit, kami), neutral Armour Class 16 (studded leather, shield) Hit Points 140 (19d8 […]

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ORIENTAL ADVENUTRES GEAR

WEAPONS PLAYERS HANDBOOK WEAPON LIST As per DMG pg. 41 the standard weapons in the PHB exist and work just the same in Oriental Adventures.  They will have different names, however.  As the bent of this campaign is more towards Japan than China the Japanese name is the one in common usage. ORIENTAL ADVENTURES WEAPON […]

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FEAT: YAKUZA

This is a thematic feat for the rogue class.  It fits in with the 1e Oriental Adventures description of a yakuza.  However, the original yakuza class is not different enough from the default rogue to really be its own archetype.  However, this will help make your rogue more flavourful.  YAKUZA The yakuza is many different things, depending on who is asked. He has […]

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OA BESTIARY: BUSO

In this set of blog entries I aim to convert the original 1e Oriental Adventure monsters to 5e to provide some extra fodder for an OA campaign. I am using both the original 1e source and the updated 3e source as reference for the build.  BUSO Medium humanoid (human, shapechanger), chaotic evil Armor Class 12 (natural armour) Hit Points 58 (9d8 […]

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