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Asian Monsters (5E)

Latest version1.0.0
Minimum Core9
Compatible Core9
Last updated8 months ago
Created8 months ago
Systems Dnd5e
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Beasts from the East

Asian Monsters is a 112-page DnD 5E monster book featuring over 90 incredible creatures drawn from the myths and legends of Asia. Researched and developed with a diverse team of authors, artists, and cultural consultants, you'll find an awesome array of enemies and allies from the folklore of Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Tibet, and Vietnam, as well as nations of the western Pacific like Indonesia, Australia, and the Philippines, beautifully illustrated and ready to unleash in your DnD 5E campaign. From minor menaces like the kyeryong and kappa to gargantuan sea monsters and kaiju, restless dead like the gwishin, gaki, jiang-shi, and manananggal, fey kami and nats, celestial kirin and komainu, fiendish asuras and oni, you'll find killer creatures to challenge any hero! Grab this incredible 5th Edition monster manual today and Make Your Game Legendary! 

Who made this book?

The Legendary Games creative team is diverse and evergrowing, and for this project we have worked with a talented team of authors, artists, and cultural consultants with roots in China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, and Australia to help ensure that the creatures in this book represent their home cultures respectfully and well. Their contributions and feedback have been very helpful in expanding our initial research for this project and expanding and refining the scope of the material you'll find within these pages, including numerous informational sidebars throughout the book. We'd like to offer special thanks to each of those contributors here!

  • Australia: Luke Frankcombe, Jethro Lentle
  • China: Xinyi Chong, Fred Wan, Anonymous
  • India: Luke Frankcombe, Vara Goluguri
  • Indonesia: Afda Trihatma, Banu Satrio, Simon Zhong
  • Malaysia: Evan Surya Nugraha
  • Japan: Vee Morishima, Michael Tumey, Mia Yoshida
  • South Korea: Brandon Chen, Andrew Ha, Aurélien Lainé
  • Thailand: Tanyaporn Sangsnit
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