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/)
Tally: In a sudden jump, the Werewolf was victories (4:3)
In our tenth match, we pit the shock troop of the Abyss, the Bearded Devil against the shock troop of Medieval Europe, the Knight.
Photo Credits under the Creative Commons License “D&D Monster Manual Inktober Day 16: Bearded Devil” by Kyle Ferrin: https://kyleferrin.tumblr.com/…/dd-monster-manual-inktober-…; “Knight James Harden Art” by Alijah Villian: https://www.flickr.com/photos/alijahvillian/13784221373
Tally: The supernatural wins out against the knights. Win goes to Bearded Devil 4 to 1!
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