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Compiled 3E Monster List by Type/Subtype

by 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)
Athach
Beholder
Carrion Crawler
Choker
Mimic (Polymar)
Rust Monster
Umber Hulk (Hulker)
Will-o'-Wisp (Wychglow)

Semi-Canonical (AD&D 2E/D&D 3E)
Chuul (3E only)
Ettercap (PWA3)
Mind Flayer
Mind Flayer Sorcerer (3E only)
Otyugh
Phasm (Scamille)
Umber Hulk, Truly Horrid (Horrid Hulker ) (3E only)

Existing Fanon | To Be 'Mystaraized'
Aboleth
Aboleth Mage (3E only)
Beholder, Gauth
Grick (3E only)
Nagas (Guardian, Spirit, and Water)

"Denizens of Nightmare"
Cloaker
Gibbering Mouther

N/A
Delver
Destrachan
Drider
Ethereal Filcher
Naga, Dark
Skum

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.

ANIMALS
Ape
Baboon
Badger
Bat
Bear, Black
Bear, Brown
Bear, Polar
Bison
Boar
Camel
Cat
Cheetah
Constrictor Snake
Constrictor Snake, Giant
Crocodile
Crocodile, Giant
Dog
Dog, Riding
Donkey
Eagle
Elephant
Hawk
Horse (Heavy and Light)
Hyena
Leopard
Lion
Lizard
Lizard, Monitor
Manta Ray
Monkey
Mule
Octopus
Octopus, Giant
Owl
Pony
Pony, War
Porpoise
Rat
Raven
Rhinoceros
Shark (Medium, Large, and Huge)
Squid
Squid, Giant
Tiger
Toad
Viper Snake (Tiny, Small, Medium, Large, and Huge)
Warhorse (Heavy and Light)
Weasel
Whale (Baleen, Cachalot, and Orca)
Wolf
Wolverine

DINOSAURS
Deinonychus
Elasmosaurus
Megaraptor
Triceratops
Tyrannosaurus

DIRE ANIMALS
Dire Ape
Dire Badger
Dire Bat
Dire Bear
Dire Boar
Dire Lion
Dire Rat
Dire Shark
Dire Tiger
Dire Weasel
Dire Wolf
Dire Wolverine

OTHER ANIMALS
Swarm, Bat
Swarm, Rat
Roc

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]
Boar [RC]
Camel [RC]
Cheetah [DMR2]
Crocodile (Normal Crocodile) [RC]
Crocodile, Giant [RC]
Dinosaur, Triceratops [RC]
Dinosaur, Tyrannosaurus [RC]
Dog (Normal Dog) [DMR2]
Eagle (Normal Eagle) [DMR2]
Elephant [RC]
Hawk (Normal Hawk) [DMR2]
Horse, Light (Riding Horse) [RC]
Leopard (Mountain Lion) [RC]
Lion [RC]
Manta Ray [RC]
Mule [RC]
Octopus, Giant [DMR2]
Pony [RC]
Porpoise (Dolphin) [RC]
Rat (Normal Rat) [RC]
Rat, Dire (Giant Rat) [RC]
Raven (Normal Raven & Crow) [DMR2]
Rhinoceros (Normal Rhinoceros) [DMR2]
Roc [RC]
Shark: Medium, Large, and Huge (Bull, Mako, and Great White ) [RC]
Tiger [RC]
Toad [RC]
Warhorse, Light (War Horse) [RC]
Weasel, Dire (Giant Weasel) [RC]
Wolf [RC]

No Exact Matches [Yet]
Ape
Ape, Dire
Baboon
Badger
Badger, Dire
Bear, Dire
Bear, Polar
Bison
Boar, Dire
Cat
Constrictor Snake
Constrictor Snake, Giant
Dinosaur, Deinonychus
Dinosaur, Elasmosaurus
Dinosaur, Megaraptor
Dog, Riding
Donkey
Horse, Heavy
Hyena
Lion, Dire
Lizard
Lizard, Monitor
Monkey
Octopus
Owl
Pony, War
Shark, Dire
Squid
Squid, Giant
Swarm, Bat
Swarm, Rat
Tiger, Dire
Viper Snake: Tiny, Small, Medium, Large, and Huge
Warhorse, Heavy
Weasel
Whale: Baleen, Cachalot, and Orca
Wolf, Dire
Wolverine
Wolverine, Dire