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Dungeons & Dragons Supplement I: Greyhawk (1974)

This first supplement to the Gygax/Arneson boxed set is by Gary Gygax and Rob Kuntz and was printed in 1974. Information is presented in a similar manner as that in the boxed set booklet. Page 33 contains an index of the monsters presented in the book, and pages 34–40 contain descriptions of each monster. Additions and corrections to Vampires and Elementals from the boxed set are included in this book on page 34.


Creature Page Other Appearances Versions Included Description
Beholders 37-38 Basic 1983: Companion Set; Basic 1991: Rules Cyclopedia; 1st Edition: Monster Manual, Dragon #76; 2nd Edition: Monstrous Compendium Volume One, Monstrous Manual; 3rd Edition: Monster Manual; 3.5 Edition: Monster Manual, Lords of Madness: The Book of Aberrations; 4th Edition: Monster Manual Beholder "Spheres of Many Eyes" or "Eye Tyrants", a levitating globe with ten magical eye stalks
Blink Dogs 38 Resemble African wild dogs, with high intelligence and an ability of limited teleportation
Bugbears 34 Great hairy goblin-giants
Carrion Crawlers 39 Worm-shaped scavengers whose touch causes paralyzation
Displacer Beasts 38 Puma-like creature with six legs and two tentacles growing from its shoulders
Dopplegangers 37 Creatures with mutable form, able to shape themselves into doubles of any person they observe
Dragons 35-37 Brass, copper, bronze, and silver dragons, the Platinum Dragon (The King of Lawful (and Neutral) Dragons) and the Chromatic Dragon (The Queen of the Chaotic Dragons) Powerful and intelligent winged reptiles with magical abilities and breath weapon.
Druids 34 Priests of a neutral-type religion
Gelatinous Cubes 39-40 Cubic creatures that sweep clean the floor and walls of dungeon passages
Giants, Storm 34 Intelligent giants found only in out-of-the-way places
Giant Tick 39 Overgrown insects which live on the blood of other living things
Giant Slugs 40 Giant beasts that spit a highly acid saliva with considerable accuracy at great distances
Golems 39 Flesh, stone, and iron golems are described
Harpies 35 Have the lower bodies of eagles and the upper bodies of human females
Hell Hounds 38 Reddish-brown evil hounds that can breathe fire
Lammasu 37 Human-headed, winged lions which are very lawful and very magical
Liches 35 Skeletal monsters that were formerly Magic-Users or Magic-User/Clerics in life
Lizard Men 37 Aquatic monsters with a rude intelligence, fond of human flesh
Lycanthropes (Wererat or Rat Man) 37 Extremely intelligent lycanthropes that will capture humans and hold them for ransom
Ogre magi 34 Japanese Ogres, far more powerful than their Western cousins
Owl Bears 39 Horrid creatures which "hug" like a bear and deal damage with a beak
Phase Spiders 39 Giant spiders that can shift out of phase with its surroundings
Rust Monsters 39 Creatures are the bane of metal with a ferrous content, which they rust instantaneously
Salamanders 37 Free-willed, highly intelligent Fire Elementals
Shadows 34-35 Non-corporeal intelligent creatures that hunger after the life energy of living things
Stirges 39 Large, bird-like monsters with long probuscuses which suck blood from living creatures
Titans 35 Similar to giants, but far more handsome and intelligent, even moreso than humans
Tritons 34 Similar to Mermen in appearance, and can use spells
Umber Hulks 38 Human-shaped creatures with gaping maws flanked by pairs of exceedingly sharp mandibles
Will O'Wisp 35 Highly clever creatures that lure foes to feed upon their life force

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