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!
Round 1 – Match 1
The talkative Brass Dragon versus the basic servants of the Abyss: the Dretch.
(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
The proud Veteran versus the silent Assassin
Tally: 43 to 20 in favour of the Veteran
The warhorse loyal even in undeath versus the scourge of the seas, the kraken.
Tally: 13 to 5 in favour of the Kraken
The mischievous sprite versus the hungry swarm of quippers
Tally 8 to 9 in favour of of the Swarm of Quippers
A demon of the Abyss, the Nalfeshnee, versus the spirit protecting the forest, the Dryad.
(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
The infamous Minotaur versus the Giant Poisonous Snake.
In a shut out victory, the Minotaur wins 5 to 0.
The common wild boar versus the flesh-eating manticore.
Final tally: The Manticore beats the Boar and earns some bacon for his 5:4 win
The demon ogre known as Oni versus the blood-sucking, Vampire
(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.
Now we pit the Planetar, a fiend-killing angel, against the legendary Werewolf known for it’s brutal and savage nature.
(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/)