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5e Creature Decks: Dragons & Monstrosities

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Creature statistic cards for all the core Dragon & Monstrosity 'System Reference' creatures of the 5th edition of the world's most popular Fantasy RPG. Each card has full color art on the front and the creature's complete game stats on the back. This is one deck of a collection of 5e Creature Decks.

Here is a quick comparison between these cards (and the sister-decks) vs. the official cards released in late 2018:

  • We include the PDFs (they don't); but their cardstock is better.
  • They have some creatures we don't (not in the System Reference Document (SRD)--but they skip adult & ancient dragons, beholders, all beasts, anything over CR16, and some others); we do have all the core dragons and everything in the SRD plus some more converted by us from prior editions, plus more licensed from Kobold Press's Tome of Beasts.
  • Our cost is a comparable and we don't print in China. The PDFs make ours much cheaper, even when printed.

The cards are a deck of 64 cards (62 creature cards, one cover/checklist card and one license card). Note that each dragon has an extra card to detail the dragon's statistics at various ages. 

The document is a PDF of cards set up to be printed at 2.75"x3.75" and trimmed to 2.5"x3.5". Also included is a second PDF with all the cards on 8.5"x11" pages, 4 cards per page.

The text on the cards is generally a 9pt font, but some cards have 7pt to 8pt font if the text wouldn't otherwise fit on the card even after shortening the text.  (All meaning/game information was preserved.)

Creature List:

01. Ankheg
02. Basilisk
03. Behir
04. Bulette
05. Centaur
06. Chimera
07. Cockatrice
08. Darkmantle
09. Death Dog
10. Doppelganger
11. Dragon, Black, Adult
12. Dragon, Black Anc/Yng/Wmlg
13. Dragon, Blue, Adult
14. Dragon, Blue Anc/Yng/Wmlg
15. Dragon, Brass, Adult
16. Dragon, Brass Anc/Yng/Wmlg
17. Dragon, Bronze, Adult
18. Dragon, Bronze Anc/Yng/Wmlg
19. Dragon, Copper, Adult
20. Dragon, Copper Anc/Yng/Wmlg
21. Dragon, Gold, Adult
22. Dragon, Gold Anc/Yng/Wmlg
23. Dragon, Green, Adult
24. Dragon, Green Anc/Yng/Wmlg
25. Dragon, Red, Adult
26. Dragon, Red Anc/Yng/Wmlg
27. Dragon, Silver, Adult
28. Dragon, Silver Anc/Yng/Wmlg
29. Dragon, White, Adult
30. Dragon, White Anc/Yng/Wmlg
31. Dragon Turtle
32. Drider
33. Ettercap
34. Gorgon
35. Grick
36. Griffon
37. Harpy
38. Hippogriff
39. Hydra
40. Kraken
41. Lamia
42. Manticore
43. Medusa
44. Merrow
45. Mimic
46. Minotaur
47. Naga, Guardian
48. Naga, Spirit
49. Owlbear
50. Phase Spider
51. Pseudodragon
52. Purple Worm
53. Remorhaz
54. Roc
55. Roper
56. Rust Monster
57. Sphinx, Androsphinx
58. Sphinx, Gynosphinx
59. Tarrasque
60. Wolf, Winter
61. Worg
62. Wyvern

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September 30th, 2016
I like the convenience of the cards; however, with only 4 to a sheet of cardstock and no means to enlarge or place more on a sheet leaves much to be desired. Yes, only 4 to a sheet and there is a lot of white space around the print area. The area that [...]
July 17th, 2016
I backed this series of cards during Inkwell Ideas' kickstarter and I have to say that I am very glad that I did. The stat blocks are well laid out and the illustrations are well done. Some of the cards do have smaller fonts than others but that is wha [...]
April 30th, 2016
The 5E creature cards + the basic rules make for a very portable game. A handfull of monsters, some dice, a fighter, thief, and cleric scrawled on some beat up notebook paper - and now I can recreate all those great memories of playing D&D in the [...]
April 29th, 2016
Very nicely done, makes it easier to flip card to show players what they see. The print is small, so if you a old blind geezer (like myself), keep reading glasses (or use an app that zooms in with your cellphone camera). [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on March 09, 2016.