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Cawood Publishing presents Hirelings and Henchmen for 5th Edition! A 114-page Game Master's guide packed with 166 NPCs.

At the heart of every adventure are unforgettable characters! This collection of NPCs includes hirelings to aid the heroes and henchmen to oppose them. Each NPC has their own stat block and background information. More than twenty monster NPCs are included, such as drow, lycanthropes, ogres, rakshasas, and vampires. These fascinating characters will add depth to any RPG fantasy world.

The 114-page book includes:

  • 166 NPCs
  • 72 Good and Neutral NPCs (Hirelings) for every class, levels 1-6
  • 72 Evil NPCs (Henchmen) for every class, levels 1-6
  • 22 monster NPCs including drow, lycanthropes, ogres, rakshasas, vampire spawn, and vampires.
  • NPC tables to build your own NPCs
  • All the characters could be used as pre-generated characters

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March 14, 2018 6:10 pm UTC

Does this mean there are 166 stat blocks for the NPCs?
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Andrew C March 17, 2018 3:26 am UTC
Yes, yes it does.
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Andrew C February 15, 2018 12:46 am UTC
We'll be adding a printer-friendly version shortly. Along with some minor edits.
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Andrew C February 15, 2018 6:05 pm UTC
Done and done
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This title was added to our catalog on February 13, 2018.