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.

This small creature has head and chest of an elegant woman
Tall, hairy, and powerfully built, this humanoid moves with a
The ghastly white fur of the lumbering beast conceals sickle-like
The stench of brimstone is overpowering as this featureless black
This loathsome creature's large maw is lined with rows of short,
Tall, lumbering, and seemingly sculpted from clay, this large humanoid
This small and ugly humanoid stands before you, a mischievous
Resembling a large peacock, this beautiful bird sheds light as
A small creature with a slightly hunched back chatters as it approaches.
A strange, vaguely humanoid form erupts from the ice. Two
Boasting an intimidating beak and beady eyes, the body of this
This immense eagle unleashes a shrill cry as it bares its
Thunderous footsteps echo throughout the forest as you catch the glimpse
A chill runs down your spine as a small obsidian spectre drifts
An enormous phantom cackles as it flies towards you. Tendrils
This large horned creature has a metallic shell that clicks and
This large horned creature has a metallic shell that clicks and
This strange grub gurgles as you approach, its mouth bubbling
This enormous horned creature's carapace shimmers as it scuttles forward on six legs
A strange shape slithers in the water next to your
A strange shape moves in the water next to your boat,
This mournful creature has the head and front paws of
Shrill cries echo through the forest, as beady eyes and
Vibrant scales and plumage cover this massive beast from head
This small creature has head and chest of an elegant woman
This colossal slobbering bat possesses a vaguely human silhouette. Vampyr
This powerful, woolly creature ambles along, pulling a large wagon
This enormous wooly spider is as large as a covered wagon.
Three snarling maws gnash their teeth with surprising speed, as this