Planetar (Dungeons & Dragons)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Planetar

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

Publication history[edit]

The planetar first appeared in first edition in Dragon #64 (August 1982),[1] and were reprinted in the first edition Monster Manual II (1983).[2]

The planetar appeared in second edition under the "aasimon" heading in the Monstrous Compendium Volume Outer Planes Appendix (1991),[3] and appeared for the Planescape setting in the first Planescape Monstrous Compendium Appendix (1994).[4]

The planetar appeared in the third edition under the "celestial" heading in the third edition Monster Manual (2000),[5] and appeared under the "angel" heading in the revised 3.5 edition Monster Manual (2003).[6]

Description[edit]

The planetar is a mighty general of the celestial armies that also helps powerful mortals on missions of good, particularly those that involve battles with fiends.

Other publishers[edit]

The planetar appeared under the "angel" heading in Paizo Publishing's book Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary (2009), on page 11.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gygax, E. Gary. "Featured Creatures." Dragon #64 (TSR, 1982)
  2. ^ Gygax, Gary. Monster Manual II (TSR, 1983)
  3. ^ LaFountain, J. Paul. Monstrous Compendium Outer Planes Appendix. (TSR, 1991)
  4. ^ Varney, Allen, ed. Planescape Monstrous Compendium Appendix (TSR, 1994)
  5. ^ Cook, Monte, Jonathan Tweet, and Skip Williams. Monster Manual (Wizards of the Coast, 2000)
  6. ^ Cook, Monte, Jonathan Tweet, and Skip Williams. Monster Manual (Wizards of the Coast, 2003)
  7. ^ Bulmahn, Jason (lead designer). Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary (Paizo Publishing, 2009)