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Compiled 3E Monster List by Type/Subtypeby Robert Blezard
Some of you might be wondering why I've been so eager to figure out which existing 3E monsters and races are appropriate to Mystara. The discussions I've created were meant not only to get ideas flowing, but also to help me compile a proper list of canonical creatures for use with a D&D 3rd Edition game. The process will be ongoing and I'm not sure how much time I'll be devoting to it.
What I have decided is that not only do I want a canonical list, but also semi-canonical and fanon lists. My main sources, for now, will be Monster Manual v.3.5, Monster Manual II (3.0), Monster Manual III (3.5), and Fiend Folio (3.0/3.5*). As the project goes on, I'll be going through the other v.3.5 books with monsters in them.
* While FF isn't a true v.3.5 book, a lot of its stats follow the v.3.5 format.
I'm going to go through each type and subtype one by one, book by book. First up are the aberrations from MM v.3.5. The work-in-progress categories I've placed each creature in is based off the discussions I've already had here on The Piazza. I might not have caught every suggestion so remind me if I've missed something.
MM v.3.5 Aberrations
Canon (BECMI Only)
Umber Hulk (Hulker)
Semi-Canonical (AD&D 2E/D&D 3E)
Chuul (3E only)
Mind Flayer Sorcerer (3E only)
Umber Hulk, Truly Horrid (Horrid Hulker ) (3E only)
Existing Fanon | To Be 'Mystaraized'
Aboleth Mage (3E only)
Grick (3E only)
Nagas (Guardian, Spirit, and Water)
"Denizens of Nightmare"
MM v.3.5 Animals
While it is probably safe to assume all the standard animals should be included in a v.3.5 Mystara campaign, I'd like some guidance regarding dinosaurs, dire animals, and the other animals listed, especially the Roc.
ripvanwormer's post lists "Dinosaur" and "Roc," but I'm curious to find out if dinosaurs should only be in the Hollow World or if they are present on the surface world too.
Constrictor Snake, Giant
Horse (Heavy and Light)
Shark (Medium, Large, and Huge)
Viper Snake (Tiny, Small, Medium, Large, and Huge)
Warhorse (Heavy and Light)
Whale (Baleen, Cachalot, and Orca)
MM v.3.5 Animals w/BECMI Stats
Bat (Normal Bat) [RC]
Bat, Dire (Giant Bat) [RC]
Bear, Black [RC]
Bear, Brown (Grizzly Bear) [RC]
Crocodile (Normal Crocodile) [RC]
Crocodile, Giant [RC]
Dinosaur, Triceratops [RC]
Dinosaur, Tyrannosaurus [RC]
Dog (Normal Dog) [DMR2]
Eagle (Normal Eagle) [DMR2]
Hawk (Normal Hawk) [DMR2]
Horse, Light (Riding Horse) [RC]
Leopard (Mountain Lion) [RC]
Manta Ray [RC]
Octopus, Giant [DMR2]
Porpoise (Dolphin) [RC]
Rat (Normal Rat) [RC]
Rat, Dire (Giant Rat) [RC]
Raven (Normal Raven & Crow) [DMR2]
Rhinoceros (Normal Rhinoceros) [DMR2]
Shark: Medium, Large, and Huge (Bull, Mako, and Great White ) [RC]
Warhorse, Light (War Horse) [RC]
Weasel, Dire (Giant Weasel) [RC]
No Exact Matches [Yet]
Constrictor Snake, Giant
Viper Snake: Tiny, Small, Medium, Large, and Huge
Whale: Baleen, Cachalot, and Orca