D&D Festive Figure of Legend

The Witch of Midwinter is a night hag who rides a cloud pulled by gorgons. She is assisted in her duties by suits of animated armor.

Generated from the tables below with rolls of 5, 2, 18 and 12.

Festive Figure

Many festivities have a festive legend or figure at the centre of many stories. They may have been born in the period, deliver many gifts or fly in a the sky pulled by many creatures.

The Hogfather from Terry Pratchett is a more recent examples of this.

A pdf of these tables and more festive tables is at the DM's Guild as Festive Encounter Tables, including encounters for Sky, Snow, Woods and Market, plus tables for gifts, celebrations and magic items.

Festive Figure - D&D Monster

1d20Festive Figure Type
1 Scarecrow
2 Couatl
3 Bone Naga
4 Succubus / Incubus
5 Night Hag or Cambion
6 Githzerai Zerth
7 Medusa or Mage
8 Oni
9 Assassin or Mind Flayer Arcanist
10 Cloud Giant or Gray Slaad
11 Guardian Naga
12 Deva or Yochlol
13 Djinni or Efreet
14 Archmage
15 Beholder
16 Adult Copper Dragon or Ice Devil
17 Mummy Lord
18 Planetar
19 Androsphinx or Ancient White Dragon
20 Lich or Empyrean

Transport

Many festive figures have a mode of transport to take them places such as sleigh pulled by hogs. Often this is enchanted with flying magic

1d20Transport
1 A cart
2 A cloud
3 A four-poster Bed
4 A *folding boat*
5 A sleigh
6 A longship
7 A large wooden table
8 A canoe
9 A chariot
10 A wagon
11 A barge
12 A train of wagons
13 A large broomstick
14 A coach
15 A rowing Boat
16 An airship (DMG)
17 A raft
18 A cauldron
19 A flying carpet
20 Nothing. Using the creatures pulling it as mounts instead

Transport Pulled by...

If needed give the creature a fly speed equal to its land or swim speed. Give it the amphibious trait if it can normally only breathe water.

1d20Transport Pulled by...
1 Manticores or Unicorns
2 Giant Wasps or Giant Vultures
3 Griffons or Draft Horses
4 A Young Dragon (any chromatic or metallic) or Giant Sea Horses
5 Pegasi or Giant Spiders
6 Centaurs or Killer Whales
7 Helmed Horrors or Elephants
8 Winter Wolves or Grells
9 Gargoyles or Camels
10 Giant Bats or Blink Dogs
11 Giant Eagles or Sharks
12 Ghosts or Giant Vultures
13 An Angel or Reindeer (Elk stats)
14 Giant Owl or Ghouls and Ghasts
15 Nightmares or Giant Goats
16 Pteranodons or Beholder Zombies
17 Polar Bears or Modrons
18 Swarm of Ravens or Gorgons
19 Warhorse Skeletons or Phase Spiders
20 Giant Stag(s) or Giant Octopi

Assistants

These assistants might make toys, decorate forests or give a reception to unwelcome guests..

1d20Assistants
1 Quasits
2 Winded Kobolds
3 Crawling Claws Sprites and Pixies
4 Homonculi
5 Deep Gnomes
6 Doppelgangers
7 Mephits of different types
8 Kobolds
9 Twig Blights and Needle Blights
10 Magmins
11 Duergar
12 Animated Armors
13 Hags
14 Zombies
15 Myconids
16 Goblins
17 Dretches commanded by Imps
18 Flumphs
19 Skeletons
20 Roll twice (ignoring more 20s)

More Festive Tables

A pdf of these tables and more festive tables is at the DM's Guild as Festive Encounter Tables, including encounters for Sky, Snow, Woods and Market, plus tables for gifts, celebrations and magic items.

Festive Tables on DM's Guild