Penumbra Fantasy Bestiary

More meat in your monsters, more creativity in your creatures


Fantasy Bestiary at a Glance

  • A bestiary full of creatures to battle, capture, and hunt in your OGL games.
  • Includes creatures big and small, magical and mundane, familiar and new.
  • Provides a description, stats, and adventure seeds for each creature.

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Creatures Great and Small: More about Fantasy Bestiary

Populate your fantasy world with creatures with this Penumbra sourcebook. As with all Penumbra books, Fantasy Bestiary is a modular OGL sourcebook — pick the elements that resonate with you. All you need is your favorite d20 game to play.

The bestiary contains a variety of creatures suitable for your flavor of fantasy. The creatures are categorized with icons to make it easy for you to find what you’re looking for. Inside, you’ll find new gods, monster templates, familiars, spells, and items.

Fantasy Bestiary is available in PDF, as the sourcebook is no longer in print.

Fantasy Bestiary: Contents

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In 3521 pages, the Bestiary presents over 220 creatures, providing a physical description, full stats, an illustration, and adventure seeds for each onThese include:

  • Abyssal Worm Plague
  • Alchemouse
  • Assassin Caterpillar
  • Bonethief
  • Cantrip Spirit
  • Court of the Pale King
  • Elemental Atoms
  • Eyaks
  • Hive Spider
  • Ice Lion
  • Jewel Golems
  • Jigokomushi
  • Leitmotif
  • Mock Familiar
  • Plagueling
  • Seedkin
  • Shadowlich
  • Spider Golem
  • Swordtree
  • Terra-cotta Army
  • Time Spider
  • War Dragon

Creatures are classified with encounter icons - the Wolf, the Cat, the Hand, the Mask, and the Eclipse - which make it easy to flip through the Fantasy Bestiary and find exactly the types of creatures you need for your next encounter.

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Vital Stats

Editor: Michelle Nephew
MSRP: $44.95 (print, no longer available), $19.95 (PDF)
Atlas Stock #: AG3218
ISBN: 1-58978-030-2
Format: 368 pages, hardcover and PDF
Release Date: 2003

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