Monday Monster Match-Up

There can be only one!

Monday Monster Match Up is where we pit your favourite D&D characters in an extensive popularity contest! You can use any criterion you prefer!

We’ll post the winner in the considerably extensive SRD Monster Match-Up the following Sunday at 12 PM Eastern time.

To follow along with the event, please check out our tournament bracket!

Contest rules to win a 3-month dice subscription from Libris Arcana are found in our Contest Rules page.

Round 1 – Match 1

The talkative Brass Dragon versus the basic servants of the Abyss: the Dretch.

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(Photo Sources: Bronze Dragon: https://www.deviantart.com/vampireprincess007/art/Brass-dragon-121082060; Dretch: Monster Manual with background by Denniz Futalan: https://www.instagram.com/dennizfutalan7/)

Tally: 29 to 1 in favour of Brass Dragon


Match 2

The proud Veteran versus the silent Assassin

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(Photo Source: Warrior: Luka Siemionov IG: @lukasz_dziegel; Assassin: Acaco DA: https://www.deviantart.com/acaco)

Tally: 43 to 20 in favour of the Veteran


Match 3

The warhorse loyal even in undeath versus the scourge of the seas, the kraken.

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(Picture credits: Skeletal Warhorse: Nicotine Tarnishment – https://www.deviantart.com/nicotine-tarnishment/; Kraken: Vivian Gros http://www.viviengros.com/)

Tally: 13 to 5 in favour of the Kraken


Match 4

The mischievous sprite versus the hungry swarm of quippersMMMU4.jpg

(Picture credits: * Child Costume Fairy: Froken Fokus http://www.frokenfokus.se
* Piranha Fish: Anton Darius https://unsplash.com/@thesollers)

Tally 8 to 9 in favour of of the Swarm of Quippers


Match 5

A demon of the Abyss, the Nalfeshnee, versus the spirit protecting the forest, the Dryad.

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(Picture Credits: “Darkness” by Ibrahim Boran IG: @ibrnphotography “Nalfeshnee, (Dungeons n’ Dragons 3.5)” by Hologramzx https://www.deviantart.com/hologramzx, “Dryad” by Beaver-Skin https://www.deviantart.com/beaver-skin)

Final Tally is 5:3 in favour of the Dryad


Match 6

The infamous Minotaur versus the Giant Poisonous Snake.

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(Picture Credits: “Horned Viper” by miniformat65: https://pixabay.com/en/users/miniformat65-87415/; “Minotaur” by George Frederick Watts found here)

In a shut out victory, the Minotaur wins 5 to 0.


Match 7

The common wild boar versus the flesh-eating manticore.

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Final tally: The Manticore beats the Boar and earns some bacon for his 5:4 win


Match 8

The demon ogre known as Oni versus the blood-sucking, Vampire

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(Picture Credits: Marcus McClendon: “Scary Vampire Woman” – https://www.flickr.com/photos/22243133@N04/5134359050 under the Creative Commons license; Katsushika Hokusai: “Oni pelted by beans” – “https://www.katsushikahokusai.org/Oni-Pelted-By-Beans.html“)

Tally: It started out as a close race, but the Vampire slowly won over the ogre in the late game of 6:3.



Match 9

Now we pit the Planetar, a fiend-killing angel, against the legendary Werewolf known for it’s brutal and savage nature.

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(Picture Credits: “Werewolf, Wolf, Monster” by Viergacht: https://pixabay.com/en/users/Viergacht-901738/ ; “Angel” by Momentmal: https://pixabay.com/en/users/Momentmal-5324081/; “City Night Dark Architecture Lamps” by PublicDomainPictures: https://pixabay.com/en/users/PublicDomainPictures-14/)

Tally: TBD

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