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In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, the wereboar is a type of lycanthrope.

Publication history[edit | edit source]

The wereboar first appeared in the original Dungeons & Dragons "white box" set (1974).[1]

The wereboar appeared in the first edition of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons in the original Monster Manual (1977).[2] The wereboar appeared as a player character race in Dragon #24 (April 1979).

The wereboar appeared in the Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (1977,[3] 1981, 1983). The wereboar appeared in the Dungeons & Dragons Rules Cyclopedia (1991).[4] The wereboar appeared as a player character class in Night Howlers (1992).

The wereboar appeared in the second edition of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons in the Monstrous Compendium Volume Two (1989),[5] and was reprinted in the Monstrous Manual (1993).[6]

The lycanthrope appeared as a creature template in the third edition Monster Manual (2000),[7] and in the 3.5 revised Monster Manual (2003), with the wereboar as a sample creature. The wereboar appeared as a player character race in Dragon #313 (November 2003).[8]

The wereboar appeared in the fourth edition in Monster Manual 2 (2009).

Description[edit | edit source]

A wereboar is a neutral lycanthrope found in dense woodlands and similar areas. A wereboar has an ugly temper and likes to attack. In its human shape, a wereboar is usually hot-tempered and irascible.

Other publishers[edit | edit source]

The wereboar appeared under the "lycanthrope" heading in Paizo Publishing's book Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary 2 (2010), on page 182.[9]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Gygax, Gary, and Dave Arneson. Dungeons & Dragons (3-Volume Set) (TSR, 1974)
  2. Gygax, Gary. Monster Manual (TSR, 1977)
  3. Gygax, Gary, and Dave Arneson [1974], edited by J. Eric Holmes. Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (TSR, 1977)
  4. Allston, Aaron, Steven E. Schend, Jon Pickens, and Dori Watry. Dungeons & Dragons Rules Cyclopedia (TSR, 1991)
  5. Cook, David, et al. Monstrous Compendium Volume Two (TSR, 1989)
  6. Stewart, Doug, ed. Monstrous Manual (TSR, 1993)
  7. Williams, Skip, Jonathan Tweet, and Monte Cook. Monster Manual. Wizards of the Coast, 2000
  8. Poisso, Dean. "Animal Ancestry." Dragon #313 (Paizo Publishing, 2003)
  9. Baur, Wolfgang, Jason Bulmahn, et al. Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary 2 (Paizo Publishing, 2010)
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