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The following list of monsters for Basic D&D excerpted from Echohawk's Complete D&D Monster Index. Note that due to Echohawk's classification system, many Basic monsters actually appear in in Echohawk's monster index (0e).

Note to editors: This monster table is legacy content presented here for research purposes, and will not be updated. Additionally, many monsters in this list do not fall within this wiki's canon guidelines. For the up-to-date equivalent to this article, see List of Basic Dungeons & Dragons monsters and List of Original Dungeons & Dragons monsters.

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Rules Canon Setting Release Source Page URL Entry Monster Size Origin Type Keywords Level Role XP Subtypes Class Environment CR LA Classify 1 Classify 2 Classify 3 Classify 4 Classify 5 Alternative names
D&D J Generic 1977/08 White Dwarf #2 18 Monster Giant Caterpillar Caterpillar Giant
D&D J Generic 1977/08 White Dwarf #2 19 Monster Dune Stalker Dune Stalker
D&D E (Greyhawk) 1976/12 Lost Caverns of Tsojconth Monster Chinese Hill Giants Giant Hill Chinese
D&D B Generic 1984/10 Imagine #19 5 Monster Golem, Rag Small Golem Rag
D&D B Generic 1984/10 Imagine #19 5 Monster Golem, Sand Large Golem Sand
D&D J Generic 1977/08 White Dwarf #2 20 Monster Blood Hawk Hawk Blood
D&D B Generic 1984/10 Imagine #19 3 Monster Gem Hylem Small Hylem Gem Golem
D&D B Generic 1979/09 Best of The Dragon 72 Monster Kappa Kappa
D&D B Generic 1979/04 Dragon #24 10 Race Lycanthrope, Werebear Lycanthrope Werebear
D&D B Generic 1981/11 Best of Dragon, Vol. II 62 Race Lycanthrope, Werebear Lycanthrope Werebear
D&D B Generic 1979/04 Dragon #24 10 Race Lycanthrope, Wereboar Lycanthrope Wereboar
D&D B Generic 1981/11 Best of Dragon, Vol. II 62 Race Lycanthrope, Wereboar Lycanthrope Wereboar
D&D B Generic 1981/11 Best of Dragon, Vol. II 62 Race Lycanthrope, Wererat Lycanthrope Wererat
D&D B Generic 1979/04 Dragon #24 10 Race Lycanthrope, Wererat Lycanthrope Wererat
D&D B Generic 1979/04 Dragon #24 10 Race Lycanthrope, Weretiger Lycanthrope Weretiger
D&D B Generic 1981/11 Best of Dragon, Vol. II 62 Race Lycanthrope, Weretiger Lycanthrope Weretiger
D&D B Generic 1979/04 Dragon #24 10 Race Lycanthrope, Werewolf Lycanthrope Werewolf
D&D B Generic 1981/11 Best of Dragon, Vol. II 62 Race Lycanthrope, Werewolf Lycanthrope Werewolf
D&D J Generic 1977/08 White Dwarf #2 19 Monster The Ning Ning
D&D B Generic 1979/09 Best of The Dragon 72 Monster Oni Oni Common
D&D J Generic 1977/08 White Dwarf #2 20 Monster Spinescale Spinescale
D&D B Generic 1979/09 Best of The Dragon 72 Monster Tengu Tengu
D&D B Generic 1984/10 Imagine #19 4 Monster Totem, Black Widow Small Totem Black Widow Golem
D&D B Generic 1984/10 Imagine #19 4 Monster Totem, Rock Variable Totem Rock Golem
D&D B Generic 1981/11 Best of Dragon, Vol. II 60 Variation Alp Vampire Alp
D&D B Generic 1981/11 Best of Dragon, Vol. II 60 Variation Anananngel Vampire Anananngel
D&D B Generic 1981/11 Best of Dragon, Vol. II 60 Variation Asanbosam Vampire Asanbosam
D&D B Generic 1981/11 Best of Dragon, Vol. II 60 Variation Bruxsa Vampire Bruxsa
D&D B Generic 1981/11 Best of Dragon, Vol. II 60 Variation Burcolakas Vampire Burcolakas
D&D B Generic 1981/11 Best of Dragon, Vol. II 60 Variation Catacano Vampire Catacano
D&D B Generic 1981/11 Best of Dragon, Vol. II 60 Variation Ch'ing-Shih Vampire Ch'ing-Shih (Alternate)
D&D B Generic 1981/11 Best of Dragon, Vol. II 60 Variation Ekimmu Vampire Ekimmu
D&D B Generic 1981/11 Best of Dragon, Vol. II 60 Variation Krvopijac Vampire Krvopijac
D&D B Generic 1981/11 Best of Dragon, Vol. II 60 Variation Lobishumen Vampire Lobishumen
D&D B Generic 1981/11 Best of Dragon, Vol. II 60 Variation Mulo Vampire Mulo
D&D B Generic 1981/11 Best of Dragon, Vol. II 60 Variation Nosferat Vampire Nosferat
D&D B Generic 1981/11 Best of Dragon, Vol. II 60 Variation Vlkodlak Vampire Vlkodlak
D&D B Generic 1979/09 Best of The Dragon 72 Monster Yuki-Onna Yuki-On-Na

Key: canon categories[]

  • A = Print, D&D logo, published by TSR/WotC
  • B = Print, Dungeon/Dragon/Imagine magazines, related books
  • C = Print, Polyhedron, Living Greyhawk Journal, RPGA modules
  • D = Print, D&D Miniatures
  • E = Print, D&D logo, published by 3rd Party
  • F = Print, D&D novels
  • G = Print, D&D comics, calendars, card games, dice games, movies, etc.
  • H = Print, D&D computer games and game manuals
  • I = Print, official worlds, no D&D logo
  • J = Print, special permission from TSR/WotC (Tome of Horrors, White Dwarf)
  • K = Electronic, D&D Logo, published by TSR/WotC
  • L = Electronic, WotC web pages
  • M = Electronic, official worlds, no D&D logo
  • N = Electronic, special permission from WotC (Tome of Horrors revised)
  • O = Electronic, official fan sites (e.g. Athas.org)
  • P = Electronic, not official (fan conversions, miscellaneous)

Note: Not all items in this list fall within this wiki's canon guidelines.

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