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Monstrous Compendium Volume Two is a 144-page sourcebook for Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 2nd edition released in August 1989.

Official synopsis[]

The other half of the core monsters for AD&D 2e, originally released as looseleaf sheets to fit in the original Monstrous Compendium binder.

Content[]

Development and release[]

Development[]

The book was written by Jay Batista, Scott Bennie, Grant Boucher, William W. Connors, Steve Gilbert, Heike Kubasch, James Lowder, David Edward Martin, Bruce Nesmith, Jean Rabe, Rick Swan, John J. Terra and Gary L. Thomas.

Release[]

Monstrous Compendium Volume Two was released by TSR in August 1989 for $[missing data] US or $[missing data] Canadian.

On February 11, 2022, it was re-released in digital format. It is currently available on DriveThruRPG and Dungeon Masters Guild for $3.99.

Reception and influence[]

Critical reception[]

As of 2023, Monstrous Compendium Volume Two reached the rank of Electrum seller on DriveThruRPG.

Influence on other works[]

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Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 2nd edition
Core rules
Player's HandbookDungeon Master Guide
Monstrous Compendium Volume OneMonstrous Compendium Volume TwoMonstrous Manual
First QuestIntroduction to Advanced Dungeons & Dragons GameThe Complete Starter SetDungeons & Dragons Adventure Game
Optional core rules
Player's Option: Combat & TacticsPlayer's Option: Skills & PowersPlayer's Option: Spells & Magic
Dungeon Master Option: High-Level CampaignsCampaign Option: Council of Wyrms
Supplement lines
Player's Handbook Rules SupplementDungeon Master's Guide Rules Supplement
Monstrous Compendium AppendixMonstrous Compendium Annual
Encyclopedia MagicaHistorical ReferenceThe Magic EncyclopediaMonstrous ArcanaPriest's Spell CompendiumWizard's Spell Compendium
Other supplements
Bastion of FaithBook of ArtifactsCastle SitesChronomancerCity SitesCollege of WizardryCountry SitesDen of ThievesDungeon Builder's GuidebookGuide to HellLegends & LoreRogues' GalleryShamanTome of MagicThe Vortex of Madness and Other Planar PerilsWarriors of HeavenWorld Builder's Guidebook
Adventures
The Apocalypse StoneAxe of the Dwarvish LordsCleric's Challenge (II) • The Dancing Hut of Baba YagaDestiny of KingsDie Vecna Die!Dragon MountainDungeons of DespairFighter's Challenge (II) • The Gates of Firestorm PeakA Hero's TaleLabyrinth of MadnessThe Lost Shrine of BundushaturMoonlight MadnessThe Murky DeepNight Below: An Underdark CampaignA Paladin in HellReturn to the Tomb of HorrorsReverse DungeonRoad to DangerThe Rod of Seven PartsThe Shattered CircleThe Silver KeySwamplightTale of the CometTales of EnchantmentTemple, Tower, & TombThief's Challenge (II) • TSR Jam 1999Wizard's Challenge (II)
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