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A crypt thing is depicted as being an undead skeleton that wears brown robes, found within its private lairs. When attacked a crypt thing will attempt to teleport its attacker to a random location.
The crypt thing has appeared in the following publications:
- It first appeared in the first edition Fiend Folio (1981).
- The second edition for the Greyhawk setting in the Monstrous Compendium Greyhawk Appendix (1990).
- Reprinted in the Monstrous Manual (1993).
- The third edition in Living Greyhawk Journal #5 (March 2002).
- The third edition Fiend Folio (2003).
- The Tome of Horrors (2002) from Necromancer Games.
- Turnbull, Don, ed. Fiend Folio (TSR, 1981)
- Breault, Mike, ed, et al. Greyhawk Monstrous Compendium Appendix (TSR, 1990)
- Stewart, Doug, ed. Monstrous Manual (TSR, 1993)
- Cagle, Eric, Jesse Decker, James Jacobs, Erik Mona, Matt Sernett, Chris Thomasson, and James Wyatt. Fiend Folio (Wizards of the Coast, 2003)
- Green, Scott; Peterson, Clark (2002). Tome of Horrors. Necromancer Games. pp. 50-51. ISBN 1-58846-112-2.