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Axe beak, Dungeons and Dragons Monster Manual, Gary Gygax, 1977

In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, the axe beak is a type of animal.

Publication history[edit | edit source]

The axe beak first appeared in the first edition in the original Monster Manual (1977).[1]

The axebeak appears in the first Monstrous Compendium Forgotten Realms Appendix (1989), under the "Pleistocene animals" heading.[2] The axe beak is reprinted with the other Pleistocene animals in Monstrous Compendium Annual Volume Two (1995).

The axebeak appeared in third edition in the Arms and Equipment Guide (2003).[3]

It also appeared in the fifth edition Monster Manual.[4]

Description[edit | edit source]

The axe beak is a prehistoric carnivorous flightless bird, a very fast runner that hunts aggressively.

Other publishers[edit | edit source]

The axe beak appeared in the Tome of Horrors (2002) from Necromancer Games.[5]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Gygax, Gary. Monster Manual (TSR, 1977)
  2. Conners, William, et al. Monstrous Compendium Forgotten Realms Appendix (TSR, 1989)
  3. Cagle, Eric, Jesse Decker, Jeff Quick, Rich Redman, and James Wyatt. Arms and Equipment Guide (Wizards of the Coast, 2003)
  4. Perkins, Sims et al. Monster Manual (Wizards of the Coast, 2014)
  5. Green, Scott; Peterson, Clark (2002). "Tome of Horrors". Necromancer Games. pp. 13. 

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