Inspired by the Sekiro boss – the Divine Dragon – here is the sakura dragon. Created for my Oriental Adventure Campaign but I really don’t have a use for him. CR is low to reflect the fact that he is a gimmick boss in Sekiro and very easy. THE SAKURA DRAGON Huge dragon, neutral Armor […]Read more "The Sakura Dragon 桜竜"
Running a 5th edition Oriental Adventure campaign based on some rules I converted a while back. Basically one big playtest. The players found an earth elemental gem which summons a Japanese equivalent of an earth elemental. Here is the PC version. TOICHI no KANSEN Large elemental Armor Class 17 Hit Points 126 Speed 30 ft., burrow 30 ft. […]Read more "TOICHI no KANSEN"
A collated list of the various subtypes introduced by Oriental Adventures and converted to 5e. More for my reference than anything else. Will be updated as I use it. KAMI TEMPLATE This template may be applied to any fey, elemental, plant or beast. The original creature retains its statistics except where outlined below. Any fey creature listed in the […]Read more "Oriental Adventures Templates & Subtypes"
Historically, there isn’t always a big difference between a yokai, kami or oni but for the sake of D&D, a new category of neutral leaning fey are all yokai in the lands of Oriental Adventures. YOKAI Yokai tend to be mischievous spirits and sometimes outright hateful. Anything with the fey type and a neutral alignment […]Read more "OA BESTIARY: YOKAI"
A collection of all the oriental work on this blog in one place. Meant to act more as a reference as opposed to a sourcebook at such – plug and play for your OA campaign. 5e Oriental Adventures Reference.Read more "Oriental Adventures for 5e live on DMs Guild"
Oni were the demonic monstrosities that made up the most powerful forces of the Shadowlands. Oni only gained a physical presence in the realm of mortals if spawned by an Oni Lord or by being summoned from Jigoku by someone willing to share their name in exchange for power. Oni are a race of evil spirits, native to the Jigoku, that (generally) manifest […]Read more "OA BESTIARY: ONI"
There are millions of kami (nature spirits) for almost every animate or inanimate object in the lands of Oriental Adventures. NATURE SPIRITS Nature spirits – kami – embody the essence of certain natural locations, objects, animals, or plants in much the same way as elementals are incarnate elements. Like elementals, they can be wild and dangerous […]Read more "OA BESTIARY: KAMI"