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Bunyip

Bunyip
Characteristics
Alignment Normally neutral with some chaotic good tendencies
Type Beast
Publication history
Source books Fiend Folio
First appearance 1981

In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, the bunyip is a type of magical beast.

DescriptionEdit

A bunyip is loosely based on the creature from Australian mythology. They live in lakes, marshes and some rivers, and are mostly playful rather than dangerous, but they do occasionally attack smaller creatures such as dwarves.

Publication historyEdit

The bunyip has appeared in the following publications:

  • It first appeared in the first edition Fiend Folio (1981).[1]
  • For the Forgotten Realms setting in second edition in Monstrous Compendium Volume Three: Forgotten Realms Appendix (1989),[2]
  • It was reprinted in Monstrous Compendium Annual Volume Three (1996).[3]
  • The Tome of Horrors (2002) from Necromancer Games.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Turnbull, Don, ed. Fiend Folio (TSR, 1981)
  2. Conners, William, et al. Monstrous Compendium Volume Three: Forgotten Realms Appendix (TSR, 1989)
  3. Pickens, Jon, ed. Monstrous Compendium Annual Volume Three (TSR, 1996)
  4. Green, Scott; Peterson, Clark (2002). Tome of Horrors. Necromancer Games. pp. 31. ISBN 1-58846-112-2.