Kochiyama, Kami of the Mountain

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 […]

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OA BESTIARY: ONI

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 […]

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OA BESTIARY: BISAN

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 […]

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