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HARP Bestiary

- continue your journey on the new road to High Adventure

Ready your weapons and your spells to battle the fiends, dangerous and diabolical, described in this tome.
Learn of the mundane and supernatural perils that prowl the wildernesses of the world, of the mighty denizens of the seas and oceans, and of the winged beasts soaring on the winds above.
Understand the shapechanging Weres, who dwell amongst men, but transform into bloodthirsty beasts by the power of the moon. Marvel at the majesty of the Dragons, paragons of might, magic and cunning, while you covet the fabulous riches of their hoards.
Study closely the powers and vulnerabilities of the Undead if you wish to escape their deadly embrace. Travel to the unearthly planes of Air, Earth, Fire and Water where enigmatic Elementals rule supreme. Finally descend into the very hells of the Abyss where vile demons and cruel demon lords hold court and plot the subjugation of all the worlds.
  • All animals and monsters described with physical description, abilities, lifestyle notes, background and adventure notes
  • Full HARP stats for all animals and monsters
  • Overlays provide the ability to create unique Werecreatures and Undead
  • Descriptions of the four Elemental subplanes, travel to and from the planes, elemental poisoning, and elemental heritages (Lesser and Greater Elemental Blood Talents)
  • Descriptions of the demonic planes of the Abyss and the risks of sojourns in those hellish worlds, dark mana corruption, and infernal heritages (Lesser and Greater Demonic Blood Talents)


  • A selection of HARP character creation software: Create, update, and print your characters without fuss!
  • Visit our HARP Vault, a treasure trove of free HARP downloads written by the fans for the fans: new professions, spells, monsters, adventures and more.
  • Visit the HARP forum. Find other HARP players, get answers to rules questions, or just share your HARP thoughts.
  • You can find these and much more, at
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David G January 31, 2022 9:23 pm UTC
No pdf preview?
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Nicholas C January 31, 2022 11:09 pm UTC
And fixed.

Best wishes,
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wade G February 01, 2022 2:46 am UTC
I truly apologize for how I wrote my opinion earlier. I appreciate your craft...I have no skill in writing or creating that great game. Tons of information given on this book. However, the creatures from the basic rulebook weren't transferred to this book and given large descriptions.
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wade G February 21, 2022 7:09 am UTC
A friend asks about the difference between a cats BMV (13) vs. a domestic pig (23). I'm asking also.
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wade G December 31, 2021 7:10 am UTC
page 96...Crab. Crabs are omnivorous. Good to know. Also...Talents: hammerhands, immunity to bleed, immunity to stuns, instinctive defense, natural weapon (claw), reverberating strength, tough hide (greater), toughness, shrink (major).
Also a few of skills: swimming (1) 5, stamina (1) 37, perception (3) 15.
They are laughing at anybody who buys this total crap
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Nicholas C January 03, 2022 3:36 pm UTC
The Bestiary is intended to be a comprehensive sourcebook - no one is laughing at you or anyone else. For PCs with access to familiars, summon animal spells, transformation spells, etc., having worked out legal stats should be useful rather than having to scramble to make stuff up on the fly. For low-magic fantasy worlds (and even some oddities such as the cattle raids that feature in some of the key Irish legends), there is likely to be a need for mundane animal stats. However, we fully appreciate that other campaigns and GMs will have much less need for the mundane - three quarters of the book is monsters, weres, dragons, elementals, undead and demons.
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wade G January 05, 2022 12:42 am UTC
HARP and RMSS are two systems I truly appreciate the rules (at 2nd and 3rd top of list of favorites, actually). In HARP there are twenty pages of monsters and each page have four - five monsters on each page with brief (useful) descriptions and stats. Then here came this book which gives the answers for a zoology test.
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wade G December 31, 2021 6:52 am UTC
Nice...a full page telling us about cows. is nice to be told that cows (page 20) say cows have "blazing speed, dense musculature, enhanced scent, enhanced senses, immunity to stuns, instinctive defense, lesser resistance (stamina), Multiple or Peripherals eyes(minor), natural weapon (teeth), portage skills, tough hide (minor), toughness.
Yup, and don't forget about cows had Endurance (3) 31, Navigation (1) 1, Perception (3) 34, Resistance - Magic (2) 8, Resistance - Will (2) 10. There's more.
AND don't forget that they literally wrote about "domestic pig". Endurance (3) 35, frenzy (3) 25, Navigation (3) 13, Perception (3) 45 and pigs have "blazing speed, enhanced scent, enhanced senses, immunity to stuns, instinctive defense, lesser resistance(all), etc. etc.
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Gabriel C December 21, 2021 2:36 pm UTC
Alas, the cover! Given the standard of art we regularly get these days from some other publishers, and indeed from ICE in years gone by, I'm not sure I can bring myself to purchase this.
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Marius B April 29, 2021 6:07 pm UTC
It's weird that some creatures lack a DB Breakdown. It's pretty important to have if using Rolemaster attack tables in order to remove the natural armour-based DB and decide on an AT.
(Of course it would be even more helpful if each creature had a Arms Law AT and DB already listed)
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Bruce C December 15, 2021 6:00 pm UTC
Wow! I thought I was the only one using Rolemaster tables in HARP :)
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Marius B February 17, 2022 8:08 am UTC
Really? I assumed everybody did! :-D
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Richard Thomas H April 24, 2021 7:19 pm UTC
Can we have a preview, please?
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Angel T April 19, 2021 1:24 am UTC
Is this going to be made available as POD? I ask because it looks like it is already in that category.
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Tim R April 19, 2021 1:31 am UTC
we need hardcopy or discount for both... please
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Sebastiano S April 19, 2021 12:26 pm UTC
It would be nice.
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Nathaniel B April 25, 2021 1:53 am UTC
They said it would be made available as a PoD once they've made sure to have caught all the errata.
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Sebastiano S April 18, 2021 9:54 pm UTC
how many pages is it?
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karl S April 18, 2021 11:06 pm UTC
On the forums they said 468 pages at the last update
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Sebastiano S April 19, 2021 12:29 am UTC
It looks odd to release a new product without an annuncement. I red the april director briefing, it didn't look to be near to release. 20$ for 500 pages look a bit odd.
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