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The Monster Manual is a core sourcebook for the first edition of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons.

BlurbEdit

This book provides a complete alphabetical listing of all "monsters" encountered in the various works which comprise the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons game system. It is an invaluable aid to players and Dungeon Masters alike!
  — First edition, 1977
"this is the original source used by Dungeon Masters and players to create challenges and combat scenarios" Within the covers of this book lurk the monsters that made the AD&D® game famous. Elves, dwarves, dragons, orcs, ghosts, and werewolves come to life as you read their detailed descriptions. In fact, each individual listing has all the necessary information to perform special attacks, defenses and magical resistance. No adventurer can be without it!
  — "Orange Spine" edition, 1983


CharactersEdit

AsmodeusBaalzebulBahamutDemogorgonDispaterGeryonJuiblexOrcusTiamatYeenoghu

CreaturesEdit

Aerial servantAir elementalAndrosphinxAnhkhegAntelopeAnt, giantAntrodemusApatosaurusApeAquatic elfArchelon IschyrosAxe beakBaboonBadgerBalorBaluchitheriumBanditHamatulaBarracudaBasiliskBearBeaver, giantBeetle, giantBeholderBeserkerBlack dragonBlack puddingBlink dogBlue dragonBoarBone devilBrachiosaurusBrain moleBrass dragonBronze dragonBrownieBrown mouldBuccaneerBuffaloBugbearBuletteBullCamarasaurusCamel,wildCarrion crawlerCatoblepasCattleCavemanCentaurCeratosaurusCetiosaurusCentipede, giantCerebral parasiteChimeraClay golemCloud giantCockatriceCopper dragonCouatlCrab, giantCrayfish, giantCriosphinxCrocodileCrucianDervishDinichthysDiplodocusDisplacer beastDjinniDogDolphinDopplegangerDragonneDragon turtleDrowDryadDwarfTemplate:Giant eagleEar seekerEarth elementalEel, giantEfreetiElasmosaurusElectric eelElephantElfErinyesEttinEye, floatingEye of the deepFire elementalFire giantFire lizardFlesh golemFlightless birdFrog, giantFrost giantFungi, violetGar, giantGargoyleGas sporeGelatinous cubeGhastGhostGhoulGiraffeGlabrezuGnollGnomeGoat, giantGoblinGold dragonGorgonGorgosaurusGray oozeGreen dragonGreen slimeGrey elfGriffonGroaning spiritGuardian nagaGynosphinxHalf-elfHalf-orcHalflingHarpyHell houndHezrouHieracosphinxHill giantHippocampusHippogriffHippopotamusHobgoblinHomonculousHorned devilHorseHuge spiderHydraHyenaHyena, giantIce devilIce toadIguanadonImpIntellect devourerInvisible stalkerIrish deerIron golemIxitxachitlJackalJackalwereJaguarKi-rinKoboldLambeosaurusLamiaLammasuLampreyLamprey, giantLarge spiderLarvaLeech, giantLemureLeopardLeprechaunLeucrottaLichLionLizard, giantLizard manLocathahLurker aboveLynx, giantMammothManManeManta rayManticoreMarilithMasherMastodonMedusaMegalodonMegalosaurusMerchantMermanMimicMind flayerMinotaur Minotaur lizardMonocloniusMorkothMosasaurusMottled wormMountain lionMuleMummyMusk oxNalfeshneeNeo-otyughNight hagNightmareNixieNymphOchre jellyOctopus, giantOgreOgre mageOrcOsyluthOtyughOtter, giantOwlbearOwl, giantPaleoscincusPegasusPentaceratopsPerytonPhase spiderPiercerPike, giantPilgrimPit fiendPixiePlateosaurusPlesiosaurusPoisonous toadPorcupine, giantPortugese-man-o-war, giantPseudo-dragonPteranodonPungi rayPurple wormQuasitRakshasaRam, giantRat, giantRed dragonReindeerRemorhazRhinocerosRocRoperRot grubRust monsterSabre-tooth tigerSahuaginSalamanderSatyrScorpion, giantSea hagSea horseSea lionShadowShambling moundSharkSheduShriekerSilver dragonSkeletonSkunk, giantSlithering trackerSlug, giantGiant snakeSpectreSpider, giantSpirit nagaSpotted lionSpriteSquid, giantStagStag, giantStegosaurusSting rayStirgeStrangle weedStone giantStone golemStorm giantStout HalflingStyracosaurusSubterranean lizardSuccubusSu-monsterSylphTallfellow HalflingTeratosaurusThought eaterTick, giantTigerTitanTitanothereToadToad, giantTrapperTreantTriceratopsTritonTroglodyteTrollTurtleTurtle, sea, giantTurtle, snapping, giantTyrannosaurus RexUmber hulkUnicornVampireVrockWasp, giantWater elementalWater, giant, spiderWater nagaWater weirdWeasel, giantWeed eelWerebearWereboarWereratWeretigerWerewolfWhaleWhite dragonWightWill-o-the-wispwind walkerWolfWolf, direWolf, winterWolverineWood elfWooly rhinocerosWorgWraithWyvernXornYellow mouldYetiZebraZombie

AppendixEdit

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Gary Gygax (December 1977). Monster Manual, 1st edition. (TSR, Inc), p. 1. ISBN 0-9356-9600-8.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Tome of Treasures - 1st edition Monster Manual. Archived from the original on 2018-05-09. Retrieved on 2018-05-09.

ConnectionsEdit


Core Sourcebooks
5th edition
Player's HandbookDungeon Master's GuideMonster Manual
4th edition
Player's HandbookDungeon Master's GuideMonster Manual
3.5 edition
Player's HandbookDungeon Master's GuideMonster Manual
3rd edition
Player's HandbookDungeon Master's GuideMonster Manual
2nd edition
Player's HandbookPlayer's Handbook (revised)Dungeon Master GuideDungeon Master Guide (revised)Monstrous Manual
1st edition
Player's HandbookDungeon Master's GuideMonster Manual