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Tome of Horrors


A Folio of Fiends Malevolent and Benign

Disappointed that your favorite First Edition monsters didn't make it into the official rulebooks? Contained herein are all the classic monsters you've longed for, plus a whole bunch more! Restore the "First Edition Feel" to your game with this manual of monsters, both malevolent and benign!

Over 400 of Your Favorite First Edition Monsters

Tome of Horrors contains over 400 monsters, from the aerial servant and the lurker above to the shadow demon and the skeleton warrior — and even the Demon Lord Orcus himself! We worked closely with Wizards of the Coast so that these creatures do not overlap with official Third Edition books. You won't find any of the monsters in this book in any official product!

A Third Edition supplement for Game Masters

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April 24th, 2009
The Tome of Horrors is unquestionably my favorite third-party monster book for the d20/OGL system. The creatures are interesting and mechanically sound. I highly recommend this book if you're still playing 3e/3.5/OGL, or even Pathfinder. [...]
February 29th, 2008
Full of beasties to challenge and terrify. The full range of threats and foes from low level to i'm-a-god-but-that-things-going-to-eat-me! Each critter is nicely detailed and illustrated. Enough critters in this one book to last five to ten campaigns [...]
January 25th, 2005
I just bought the watermarked version and I am thoroughly impressed by how smooth it was to download it. My name and order number appeared at the bottom left of the text-only pages in a very small font - that was neat. Now, on to the contents o [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on August 31, 2004.