It seems as if monsters now follow a sort of progression of: solo - group - minion.
22 (2003; Geryon Dragon #360 (2007; Bael, Titivilus) Bael, Geryon, Hutijin, Moloch, Titivilus, Zariel Drow 182187 Drow Arachnomancer, Drow Favored Consort, Drow House Captain, Drow Inquisitor, Drow Matron Mother, Drow Shadowblade Duergar 188193 Duergar Despot, Duergar Hammerer, Duergar Kavalrachni, Duergar Mind Master, Duergar Screamer, Duergar.Thats what Im most impressed with concerning the artwork, just about every monster has an illustration.Isbn Creature Page Other Appearances Variants Description Derro 224225 The Lost Caverns of Tsojcanth (1982 Monster Manual II (1983 Greyhawk Ruins (1990 Monstrous Manual (1993 Monster Manual (2000 Monster Manual (2003 Monster Manual 3 (2010) Derro Savant Ixitxachitl 225226 Supplement II: Blackmoor (1975 Monster Manual.I say needs one because some monsters people dont really need help visualizing.To go along with that, the stat blocks are really easy to read/skim.For example, an Ogre has an Armor class of 11 and an attack music and games for pc full version of 6 (challenge rating 2).
Contrast that with the 3rd edition Storm Giant that has an Armor class of 27 and a 26 to attack (with the same CR 13).
Finally, lets talk about save or die effects.
Isbn Creature Page Other Appearances Variants Description Aarakocra 12 Fiend Folio (1981 Monstrous Compendium Volume Two (1989 Monstrous Manual (1993 Monstrous Compendium: Monsters of Faerûn (2001 Dark Sun Creature Catalog (2010) Type: Humanoid Aboleth 1314 Dwellers of the Forbidden City (1981 Monster Manual II (1983.See also: List of Dungeons Dragons monsters.Dungeons Dragons Starter Set.This index is extremely helpful tool for DMs trying to build encounters.Isbn Creature Page Other Appearances Variants Description Animated Objects 225227 Baba Lysaga's Creeping Hut, Broom of Animated Attack, Guardian Portrait, Strahd's Animated Armor Baba Lysaga 228229 Barovian Witch 229 Tree Blight 230 Ezmerelda d'Avenir 230231 Izek Strazni 231232 Kasimir Velikov 232233 Madam Eva 233234 Ravenloft.Overall this has been a mostly glowing review and I havent pointed out too many flaws.This means that the first time you encounter an ogre, you will probably just fight one of him.
Manshoon miniature New out of a booster box.