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Monster Manual III (3.5) is a 226-page sourcebook for Dungeons & Dragons 3.5 released in [missing data].

Official synopsis[]

Monsters, Monsters, and More Monsters!

  This book presents an unstoppable wave of creatures ranging from Ambush Drake to Zezir! A menagerie of beasts, behemoths, and and other ferocious beings, the monsters presented here are well prepared to battle or befriend the characters in any campaign.  

The suppliment for the D&D game offers a fully illustrated array of new creatures, such as the Boneclaw, Eldritch Giant, and Web Golem. It also includes advanced versions of some monsters, as well as tactics sections to help DM's run complex creatures more effectively. Additionally, many entries contain information about where monsters are likely to appear in the Forgotten Realms and Eberron campaign settings.


Development and release[]


The book was written by Keith Baker, Rich Burlew and Eric Cagle. Art was provided by Dave Allsop, David Bircham and Matt Cavotta.


Monster Manual III (3.5) was released by Wizards of the Coast in for $[missing data] US or $[missing data] Canadian.

On August 06, 2013, it was re-released in digital format. It is currently available on DriveThruRPG and Dungeon Masters Guild for $10.19.

Reception and influence[]

Critical reception[]

As of 2023, Monster Manual III (3.5) reached the rank of Gold seller on DriveThruRPG.

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Dungeons & Dragons 3.5
Core rules
Player's HandbookDungeon Master's GuideMonster ManualDungeons & Dragons Basic Game
Book of Exalted DeedsCityscapeComplete AdventurerComplete ArcaneComplete ChampionComplete DivineComplete MageComplete PsionicComplete ScoundrelComplete WarriorDraconomiconDragon MagicDrow of the UnderdarkDungeon Master's Guide IIDungeonscapeElder EvilsExpanded Psionics HandbookFiendish Codex I: Hordes of the AbyssFiendish Codex II: Tyrants of the Nine HellsFrostburnHeroes of BattleHeroes of HorrorLibris MortisLords of MadnessMagic Item CompendiumMagic of IncarnumMiniatures HandbookMonster Manual IIIMonster Manual IVMonster Manual VPlanar HandbookPlayer's Handbook IIRaces of DestinyRaces of the DragonRaces of StoneRaces of the WildSandstormSpell CompendiumStormwrackTome of BattleTome of MagicUnearthed ArcanaWeapons of Legacy
Expedition to Castle RavenloftExpedition to the Demonweb PitsExpedition to the Ruins of GreyhawkFantastic Locations: Dragondown GrottoRed Hand of Doom