A monster in my Oriental Adventure campaign. PCs negotiated with them and turned the into special military units/followers (I am using Stronghold and Followers for castle management) after taking over Ashina Castle. I ran a heavily modified Frozen Wind (with heavy doses of The Hungry Storm – in particular the tower battle) as a bit of a side […]Read more "Kochiyama, Kami of the Mountain"
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"
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"
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. I left some of the 3e spells intact – as the DM you will […]Read more "OA BESTIARY: BISAN"
No treatment of Oriental Adventures would be complete without some mobs in the mix. Here is an overview of PHB mobs and some animal suggestions. To add a bit more uniqueness to the the mix I recommend you use The Last Airbenders approach to fauna – essentially making hybrid animals. For example the polar dog […]Read more "ORIENTAL ADVENTURES BESTIARUM VOCABULUM"