Content[edit | edit source]
Mordenkainen's Fiendish Folio Volume 1 contains statistics for 18 monsters, all updated from the Fiend Folio (1e) (1981) for D&D 5th edition. The supplement also includes an introduction from Mordenkainen.
The supplement includes the following creatures:
assassin bug, blindheim, crab folk, dire corby, eye of fear and flame, forlarren, fog giant, jermlaine, khargra, killmoulis, mite, needlefolk (needle spawn, needle lord), norker (norker, norker war leader), screaming devilkin, Ygorl, xill.
Development[edit | edit source]
Mordenkainen's Fiendish Folio Volume 1 was designed by Bill Benham, Bart Carroll, and Mike Mearls, developed by Dan Dillon, and edited by Scott Fitzgerald Gray. Richard Whitters was the art director and Emi Tanji was the graphic designer. The cover art was by Max Dunbar, and the interior art was by Whitters, Tanji, Dunbar, Taylor Ingvarsson, Rebecca On, and Nick Southam.
The supplement was released on the Dungeon Masters Guild in support of Extra Life, with all proceeds from sales going to that charity.
Reception and influence[edit | edit source]
As of October 2020, the supplement was a platinum best-seller on the Dungeon Masters Guild. Nerdarchy also gave the supplement a positive review, complimenting the included creatures, with the only major criticism reserved for the crab folk.
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References[edit | edit source]
- Mordenkainen’s Fiendish Folio, Volume 1: Monsters Malevolent and Benign (Dungeon Masters Guild). Retrieved 2020-10-22.
- Old Monsters Create Extra Life Through DM’s Guild’s Fiendish Folio (Nerdarchy). 2019-12-14. Retrieved 2019-12-15.
- 2020 Nominees and Winners - Ennies Award. Retrieved 2020-10-22.