Bestiary

Below are a collection of original monsters for use in Hearth & Blade. Most of these creatures are inspired by creatures from Slavic folklore, although a few of them (especially the chimeras) are nightmares borne from our collective imaginations. Designed using the indispensable Hero Lab, these foes should be more-or-less CR accurate.

Alkonost (CR 5)
This small creature has head and chest of an elegant woman Read more.
Almas (CR 3)
Tall, hairy, and powerfully built, this humanoid moves with a Read more.
Bauk (CR 4)
The ghastly white fur of the lumbering beast conceals sickle-like Read more.
Blackened One (CR 2)
The stench of brimstone is overpowering as this featureless black Read more.
Bukavac (CR 5)
This loathsome creature’s large maw is lined with rows of short, Read more.
Child of Clay (CR 8)
Tall, lumbering, and seemingly sculpted from clay, this large humanoid Read more.
Chort (CR 3)
This small and ugly humanoid stands before you, a mischievous Read more.
Firebird (CR 1/2)
Resembling a large peacock, this beautiful bird sheds light as Read more.
Giyena (CR 1)
A small creature with a slightly hunched back chatters as it approaches. Read more.
Hoarghast (CR 4)
A strange, vaguely humanoid form erupts from the ice. Two Read more.
Hooklurk (CR 3)
Boasting an intimidating beak and beady eyes, the body of this Read more.
Kreutzet (CR 7)
This immense eagle unleashes a shrill cry as it bares its Read more.
Leshy (CR 8)
Thunderous footsteps echo throughout the forest as you catch the glimpse Read more.
Likho (CR 3)
A chill runs down your spine as a small obsidian spectre drifts Read more.
Likho, Greater (CR 7)
An enormous phantom cackles as it flies towards you. Tendrils Read more.
Nailhead, Blight Iron (CR 2)
This large horned creature has a metallic shell that clicks and Read more.
Nailhead, Iron (CR 3)
This large horned creature has a metallic shell that clicks and Read more.
Nailhead, Larval (CR 1/8)
This strange grub gurgles as you approach, its mouth bubbling Read more.
Nailhead, Queen (CR 8)
This enormous horned creature’s carapace shimmers as it scuttles forward on six legs Read more.
Petrotog, Constrictor (CR 3)
A strange shape slithers in the water next to your Read more.
Petrotog (Template)
A strange shape moves in the water next to your boat, Read more.
Psoglav (CR 3)
This mournful creature has the head and front paws of Read more.
Ravenpaw (CR 3)
Shrill cries echo through the forest, as beady eyes and Read more.
Simargl (CR 9)
Vibrant scales and plumage cover this massive beast from head Read more.
Sirin (CR 5)
This small creature has head and chest of an elegant woman Read more.
Vampyr (CR 5)
This colossal slobbering bat possesses a vaguely human silhouette. Vampyr Read more.
Vohammas (CR 4)
This powerful, woolly creature ambles along, pulling a large wagon Read more.
Wolf Spider (CR 5)
This enormous wooly spider is as large as a covered wagon. Read more.
Zmey (CR 11)
Three snarling maws gnash their teeth with surprising speed, as this Read more.