Wereboar

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Wereboar

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

Publication history[edit]

The wereboar first appeared in the original Dungeons & Dragons "white box" set (1974).[1]

The wereboar appeared in the first edition of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons in the original Monster Manual (1977).[2] The wereboar appeared as a player character race in Dragon #24 (April 1979).

The wereboar appeared in the Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (1977,[3] 1981, 1983). The wereboar appeared in the Dungeons & Dragons Rules Cyclopedia (1991).[4] The wereboar appeared as a player character class in Night Howlers (1992).

The wereboar appeared in the second edition of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons in the Monstrous Compendium Volume Two (1989),[5] and was reprinted in the Monstrous Manual (1993).[6]

The lycanthrope appeared as a creature template in the third edition Monster Manual (2000),[7] and in the 3.5 revised Monster Manual (2003), with the wereboar as a sample creature. The wereboar appeared as a player character race in Dragon #313 (November 2003).[8]

The wereboar appeared in the fourth edition in Monster Manual 2 (2009).

Description[edit]

A wereboar is a neutral lycanthrope found in dense woodlands and similar areas. A wereboar has an ugly temper and likes to attack. In its human shape, a wereboar is usually hot tempered and irascible.

Other publishers[edit]

The wereboar appeared under the "lycanthrope" heading in Paizo Publishing's book Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary 2 (2010), on page 182.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gygax, Gary, and Dave Arneson. Dungeons & Dragons (3-Volume Set) (TSR, 1974)
  2. ^ Gygax, Gary. Monster Manual (TSR, 1977)
  3. ^ Gygax, Gary, and Dave Arneson [1974], edited by J. Eric Holmes. Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set (TSR, 1977)
  4. ^ Allston, Aaron, Steven E. Schend, Jon Pickens, and Dori Watry. Dungeons & Dragons Rules Cyclopedia (TSR, 1991)
  5. ^ Cook, David, et al. Monstrous Compendium Volume Two (TSR, 1989)
  6. ^ Stewart, Doug, ed. Monstrous Manual (TSR, 1993)
  7. ^ Williams, Skip, Jonathan Tweet, and Monte Cook. Monster Manual. Wizards of the Coast, 2000
  8. ^ Poisso, Dean. "Animal Ancestry." Dragon #313 (Paizo Publishing, 2003)
  9. ^ Baur, Wolfgang, Jason Bulmahn, et al. Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary 2 (Paizo Publishing, 2010)