Kamigawa Magic Items

Hair-Strung Koto (Art by Rebecca Guay)Wondrous Item – Very Rare (requires attunement by a Bard)This cursed koto carries a haunting tenseness to every tune it is used to play, transfixing the musician and their audience as the musician slowly cuts away their fingers on its razor-sharp strings. You can use an action to begin playing a … Continue reading Kamigawa Magic Items

MTG Items in D&D: The Arkbow

ArkbowMagic Weapon (Longbow) – Legendary (Requires attunement by a Ranger)The Arkbow is a longbow that grants its wielder the power to carry the souls of beasts within the bow, and summon their spectral forms when loosing an arrow. You gain a +2 bonus to attack and damage rolls made with this magic longbow.     When you … Continue reading MTG Items in D&D: The Arkbow

God of War in D&D: The Blades of Chaos

Blades of Chaos Magic Weapon (shortswords) – Artefact (Requires Attunement by a character with a Strength score of 15 or higher. Can only be attuned during combat, as an action.) These paired blades are granted to a champion of the God of War, attaching themselves to their user with burning chains that coil around the … Continue reading God of War in D&D: The Blades of Chaos

Darkest Dungeon in D&D: The Crimson Curse

This week, I’m doing some more Darkest Dungeon homebrew, with a rules set for the Crimson Curse vampirism that appears in the Crimson Courd DLC. This variant rule set is designed to work alongside my Stress System variant rules, but can still be used without them. The Crimson Curse Characters that suffer damage from any … Continue reading Darkest Dungeon in D&D:
The Crimson Curse

Items from Tarkir in D&D

This week I’ve designed of items from Tarkir, some based on artifact cards, others inspired by other items in the setting of Tarkir. Fire Dragon Rocket BatteryLarge object     Armor Class: 15     Hit Points: 30     Damage Immunities: poison, psychicThe dragon’s breath rocket battery is used in combat with dragons, firing explosive … Continue reading Items from Tarkir in D&D

God of War in D&D: The Leviathan Axe

Leviathan Axe Magic Weapon (battleaxe) – Artefact (Requires Attunement by a character with a Strength score of 15 or higher) This battleaxe forged by dwarven master-smiths is imbued with powers of frost, and can be called to its wielder’s hand at will. Additionally, the axe can be empowered with runic enchantments to deliver a wide … Continue reading God of War in D&D: The Leviathan Axe

Player’s Companion – Ixalan Expanded (Download) With Dominaria’s release next week, this week’s post is a farewell (for the time being) to one of my favourite planes: Ixalan. I’ve been working on this compilation for a pretty long time, and it includes Feats, Spells, Magic Items, Weapons, class modifications and variant rules. With the designs here … Continue reading

Monsters of Darkest Dungeon in D&D: The Brigand Vvulf

“Flames on the horizon, sulfur in the air. The wolves are at the door.”In this week’s post, I’ve presented rules for Vvulf, a powerful brigand leader who will bring a truly explosive encounter to your games. To best use this enemy, he fits in perfectly as the leader of a brigand attack on a settlement, … Continue reading Monsters of Darkest Dungeon in D&D: The Brigand Vvulf

Equipment of Zendikar in D&D, Part 4

As next week is the one-year anniversary of me starting this blog(!), I’m delving back into the original set of posts that I this blog with, bringing more magic and mundane items from Zendikar! When I first started this cycle, it was a project of a few evenings after work that went up on my … Continue reading Equipment of Zendikar in D&D, Part 4

Monsters of Darkest Dungeon in D&D: The Shrieker

The Shrieker is one of my favourite enemies from Darkest Dungeon, particularly as it doesn’t present combat in the same way as most enemies in the game, dealing surprising amounts of damage before suddenly fleeing. Translated to D&D, the Shrieker should present an interesting encounter where players make camp on a moonless night, waking to … Continue reading Monsters of Darkest Dungeon in D&D: The Shrieker