The Dark Eye Aventurian Bestiary Digest-Size
Demon hunter. Chimera killer. Dragon slayer. Titles that bring honor
and glory... But to claim one of these awe-inspiring titles¸ heroes must
defeat these beasts. Many adventurers have dreamed of slaying a giant
wyvern and plundering its ancient hoard¸ but dragon-slaying is no easy
Horrifying and deadly monsters lurk in the forests¸ swamps¸ and
jungles of Aventuria. To creatures such as these¸ heroes are little more
than food¸ and whoever gets too close may fall prey to venomous fangs¸
razor-sharp claws¸ or worse.
The Aventuria Bestiary introduces 40 terrifying monsters and
two dozen highly dangerous animals that can challenge even the
mightiest group of heroes. This sourcebook describes supernatural beings
such as demons¸ fairies¸ and ghosts¸ but also includes nightmarish
flesh-and-bone creatures like the corpse-devouring ghoul¸ the foul pit
worm¸ and the titanic gorger.
The wilds of Aventuria hold more than just monsters. The land also
supports many dangerous and interesting animals. Aventuria2019s oceans¸
skies¸ and fields are home to bloodthirsty striped sharks¸ arrow-swift
storm falcons¸ and heavily armored¸ horned saurians. Each presents a
unique challenge for heroes who dare to explore the trackless wastes.
Each creature description features a full stat block¸ a colorful
illustration¸ and notes on physical traits¸ habitat¸ and encounter tips.
As a bonus¸ the Aventuria Bestiary introduces new advantages
and disadvantages¸ new special abilities designed for combat with
creatures¸ rules for creature swarms¸ and expanded rules for hunting and
making use of quarry.