Monsters of Faerûn

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Monstrous Compendium: Monsters of Faerûn
Monsters of Faerûn (D&D manual).jpg
GenreRole-playing game
PublisherWizards of the Coast
Publication date
Media typePrint

Monstrous Compendium: Monsters of Faerûn is a supplement for the 3rd edition of Dungeons & Dragons.


It features 96 pages of monsters unique to the Forgotten Realms campaign setting. It was the first 3rd edition book to feature the now-common "in the Realms" section for each monster, offering helpful and concise hints to the Dungeon Master as to how and where to incorporate the creature into the campaign setting.

Publication history[edit]

The book was released in 2001. The book was co-authored by James Wyatt and Rob Heinsoo.[1] Cover art is by Brom and Henry Higginbotham, with interior art by Daren Bader, Ed Beard, Theodor Black, Carl Critchlow, Brian Despain, Scott Fischer, Michael Kaluta, Todd Lockwood, David Martin, Monte Moore, Allan Pollack, Adam Rex, Wayne Reynolds, Richard Sardinha, Brian Snoddy, and Sam Wood.



  1. ^ Ryan, Michael G. (March 2001). "Profiles: James Wyatt". Dragon. Renton, Washington: Wizards of the Coast (#281): 12, 14.