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


Bonesnapper, Dungeons and Dragons Fiend Folio, Don Turnbull, 1981

Publication historyEdit

The bonesnapper first appeared in White Dwarf #6 (April 1978). The bonesnapper appeared in the original first edition Fiend Folio (1981).[1]

The bonesnapper appeared in second edition for the Greyhawk setting in the Monstrous Compendium Greyhawk Appendix (1990).[2]

The Bonesnapper appeared in the AD&D Module N1: Cult of the Reptile God (1982)


A bonesnapper is descended from the dinosaurs, a small carnivorous beast about 5 feet in height that decorates its lair with human jawbones.

Other publishersEdit

The bonesnapper appeared in the Tome of Horrors (2002) from Necromancer Games.[3]


  1. Turnbull, Don, ed. Fiend Folio (TSR, 1981)
  2. Breault, Mike, ed, et al. Greyhawk Monstrous Compendium Appendix (TSR, 1990)
  3. Green, Scott; Peterson, Clark (2002). "Tome of Horrors". Necromancer Games. pp. 28. 

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