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

Publication history[edit]

The ustilagor first appeared in first edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons in Dragon #69 (January 1983), and then appeared in the original Monster Manual II (1983).[1]

The ustilagor appeared in the second edition of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons under the "intellect devourer" entry in The Complete Psionics Handbook (1991),[2] and reprinted in the Monstrous Manual (1993).[3]

The ustilagor appeared in the third edition of Dungeons & Dragons in Dragon #337 (November 2005).[4]


A ustilagor is a small creature that appears to be a brain-like fungal growth with coral-like appendages. Although soft and not fast by normal standards, a ustilagor can scuttle and dart about. Its attack consists of flicking out a 3-foot long, ribbon-like tendril coated in caustic alkaline fluids. A ustilagor has no intelligence or mind by human standards, but it does have some form of brain because it has psionic powers.


  1. ^ Gygax, Gary. Monster Manual II (TSR, 1983)
  2. ^ Winter, Steve. The Complete Psionics Handbook (TSR, 1991)
  3. ^ Stewart, Doug, ed. Monstrous Manual (TSR, 1993)
  4. ^ Baase, Kevin, Eric Jansing, and Oliver Frank. "Monsters of the Mind." Dragon #337 (Paizo Publishing, 2005)