scariest sea monsters in mythology around the world

Scariest Sea Monsters in Mythology

The scariest sea monsters in mythology include: Hafgufa Hafstramba Margygr Cirein-cròin Scylla Charybdis Cetus Isonade Umibōzu Apocalyptic Serpents—Leviathan/Jörmungandr Kraken Hafgufa Otherwise known as “Sea Fog” or “Sea Mist”, Hafgufa is an insanely huge Nordic monster.  Appearing in Nordic works such as The Kings Mirror, this …

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Top 9 Scary Japanese Monsters for Your Story

The scariest Japanese monsters and yokai: Jorōgumo Gashadokuro Oni Shikome Kappa Shinigami Kasha Umibōzu Yamata no Orochi Jorōgumo This spider yōkai takes the appearance of a beautiful young woman to lure men into her den.  Then, she devours her victim. Of course, legends vary around …

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Guide to Building a Minotaur Character: DnD 5e

When building a minotaur character in DnD 5e, consider the following character traits and classes: Minotaur culture and background Special abilities and ability score improvements Champion Fighter Paladin Oath of Glory Barbarian Path of the Berserker Introduced in Guildmaster’s Guide to Ravnica, minotaurs are beefy …

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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 Kobold Character-Best Classes DnD 5e

Kobolds in Dungeons and Dragons 5e are small lizard people who gain a +2 Dexterity/-2 Strength ability score effect. This small, reptilian race is often used for early-level villains—much like a goblin, but in lizard form.  However, playing one of these minions offers a creative …

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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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Goblin Adventure and Campaign Guide DnD 5e, Pathfinder 2e

Consider the following when building an early-level goblin adventure: 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 Steampunk goblins story hook Goblin player …

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Arctic Monster Encounters and Campaign Guide: DnD 5e, Pathfinder

When building an arctic campaign and filling your story with monsters, consider the following: Arctic survival—how does snow, cold and isolation affect the story? Experiment with different snowy landscapes—glaciers, tundra, pine forest Build arctic dungeon crawls—ice caves and ancient structures Try a prehistoric Ice Age …

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Monster of the Week Review: Mysteries and Urban Fantasy

Monster of the Week is an urban fantasy tabletop role playing game based on the Apocalypse World play rules and takes influence from modern, supernatural shows like Buffy the Vampire Slayer or X-files.  It’s easy to learn and offers some surprising tools for story creation …

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Guide to Frog Monsters: Dungeons and Dragons 5e

The best frog monsters for Dungeons and Dragons 5e are: Bullywug Froghemoth Giant Frog Hezrou Slaadi Troglodyte Frog monsters can be found across many different Dungeons and Dragons 5e environments and pose a unique threat to the party.  From poisonous skin and gas to sticky, …

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