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Gnoll Encounters and Campaign Guide: DnD 5e

When building a campaign with gnoll encounters in DnD 5e, or building a gnoll adventure, consider the following elements: Gnoll history and creation—Yeenoghu Understand the pack layout and motivation Set adventure in the wild: hunting, survival, savannahs and jungles. Utilize gnoll tactics in encounters: ambush …

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Guide to Building a Firbolg Character: DnD 5e

When building a firbolg character in DnD 5e, consider the following characteristics and builds: Firbolg culture and lifestyle Firbolg abilities: Hidden Step, Firbolg Magic, Speech of Beast and Leaf Druid Circle of Spores Druid Circle of Wildfire Ranger Horizon Walker Cleric Domain of Nature Firbolg …

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Guide to Building a Druid Circle of Wildfire: DnD 5e

Druids of the Circle of Wildfire in DnD 5e harness the destructive and creative power of a forest fire.  These druids receive a special list of fire and healing spells, along with a fire spirit they can summon with the Wild Shape ability.  For this …

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Guide to Building a Druid Circle of Stars: DnD 5e

Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything introduces us to the druid Circle of Stars—a mysterious class specializing in navigation, summoning and celestial abilities.  This concept seems to be pulled from the real-life druids connected to Stonehenge, mapping the movement of stars in the ancient world.  Therefore, I’ll …

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DnD 5e Guide to Building a Lizardfolk Character

For those wanting to play a strange and feral character in Dungeons and Dragons 5e, the lizardfolk make for a fun option.  Gaining a +2 Constitution/+1 Wisdom ability score bonus, this reptilian race often falls into nature-loving melee classes. When building a lizardfolk character in …

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Guide to Building a Druid Circle of Spores: DnD 5e

In DnD 5e, druids of the Circle of Spores appreciate the cycle of life and death, learning to control a colony of fungal spores and even raise the dead.  This build is perfect for a melee fighting druid, dealing extra necrotic damage to enemies around …

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Guide to Building a Ranger Swarmkeeper

A swarmkeeper ranger in Dungeons and Dragons 5e uses his or her connection with nature to gain a symbiotic relationship with a swarm of creatures: insects, birds, pixies, bats, etc.  This swarm can attack, defend and move my character around the battlefield, as well as …

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Wood Elf Character Guide and Best Classes: DnD 5e

In DnD 5e, play a wood elf for these tropes and characteristics: Apex hunter—Ranger or Druid Circle of the Moon Forest Keeper—Druid Circle of Land: Forest or Swamp Ninja—Rogue or Monk Master Swordsman—Ranger or Battlemaster The wood elf gains a +2 Dexterity/+1Wisdom bonus.  So, I …

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DnD 5e Forest Gnome Character Guide

Forest gnomes in Dungeons and Dragons 5e are some of the most cunning and intelligent characters to play.  Therefore, they make fantastic wizards, arcane tricksters and arcane archers.  With a +2 bonus to Intelligence and a +1 bonus to Dexterity, this fun-loving character packs a …

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Guide to Goblin Campaigns: DnD 5e, Pathfinder 2e

Consider the following when building an early-level goblin adventure in DnD 5e or Pathfinder 2e: Goblin traits—agents of chaos Goblin ambush tactics—traps, explosions, numbers The kidnapped person/stolen object story hook Consider a bugbear or hobgoblin leader—Goblin King Sewer goblins story hook—Underworlds and Black Markets Wasteland …

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