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I need to pull together a list of dinosaur equivalents for D&D by name, what dinosaur they are equivalent to, and ideally book.
I know the various monster manuals and other books have a bunch of dinosaur equivalents. I don't have all the books but I do have D&D insider which has a major weakness of no pictures. I have this big need for a plateau filled with dinosaurs (my daughter has been making tokens with dinosaurs stamped on them).
Sep 3, 2010 at 15:06
Behemoths are the D&D4 dinosauroids. I'm not sure they have obvious equivalents in all cases.
Bone-Crown - Pachycephalosaurus? - mm3
Skinwing - One of the pteradactyl types - mm3
Bloodspike - Stegosaurus? -mm1
Macetail - Anklosaurus! -mm1
Tri-Horn - Triceratops -Adventurer's Vault
Spirehorn - Like a.. really big Triceratops? -mm3
I'd also add in Fastieth (it's an Ebberon monster, but it's a nice little velociraptor guy)
Other ideas include a reskinned Destrachan, certain drakes, and maybe even reskin stirge's as pleistocene mosquitos. ;)
see this thread. The Fang Titan Drake (mm2) is highly recommended as a stand-in for a T-Rex.
Sep 3, 2010 at 15:39
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The older editions (AD&D 2, D&D Cyclopedia) have explicit Dinosaur Entries.
Dinosaur, Aquatic, Small
Dinosaur, Aquatic, Large
Dinosaur, Aquatic, Armored
Dinosaur, Land Carnivore, Small (raptors)
Dinosaur, Land Carnivore, Large (tyranosaurs)
Dinosaur, Land Carnivore, Flying (Pterodactyls)
Dinosaur, Land Herbivore, Small
Dinosaur, Land Herbivore, Medium
Dinosaur, Land Herbivore, Armored (Stegosaurs)
Dinosaur, Land Herbivore, Large (Sauropods)
None of them are explicit links in Cyclopedia, but the parenthesis are my guess based upon description matches.
Sep 3, 2010 at 18:03
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D&D 3.5e Monster Manual has a whole section on dinosaurs.
The section contains:
I don't know if there are any others in there that are closely based on but not quite dinosaurs.
Sep 3, 2010 at 22:14
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