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

Type Fey
Publication history
Source books Monster Manual
First appearance 1977


The brownie is a distant relative of the halfling that dwells in quiet, pastoral areas.

Publication historyEdit

The D&D brownie has appeared in the following publications:


  1. Gygax, Gary. Monster Manual (TSR, 1977)
  2. Nephew, John. Creature Catalog (TSR, 1993)
  3. Cook, David, et al. Monstrous Compendium Volume One (TSR, 1989)
  4. Stewart, Doug, ed. Monstrous Manual (TSR, 1993)
  5. Wizards of the Coast web site (Adventure Locales: The Silent Manse)
  6. White Dwarf (Games Workshop) (29): 24. February 1982. 
  7. Green, Scott; Peterson, Clark (2002). Tome of Horrors. Necromancer Games. pp. 30. ISBN 1-58846-112-2. 
  8. Dangerous Denizens: The Monsters of Tellene. (Kenzer & Company, Wizards of the Coast, 2003)