Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes

The next D&D product release is Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes.

General Information

  • Focus: Extraplanar conflict, higher levels of play
  • Lore: Reproduction of Mordenkainen’s notes obtained by Sigil-based Arcanaloth Shemeshka the Marauder
  • Release Date: May 29, 2018
  • Length: 256 pages
  • Price: $49.95

Cover Art (incl. Limited Edition)
















  • 130+ pages
  • 50% of Monsters CR 10+
  • Instruction for running high-level monsters
  • Specific Monsters: Geryon, Marut, Astral Dreadnaught
  • Templates for Existing Monsters (i.e. types of Cultists)


  • Greyhawk
  • Feywild
  • Shadowfell
  • Underdark
  • Limbo
  • Chaos
  • River Styx
  • Rine Hells
  • The Abyss

Playable (Sub-)Races?

  • Githyanki
  • Githzerai
  • Elven subraces (Eladrin, Shadar-Kai, Sea Elves)
    • Eladrin have teleportation ability, various AoE after teleport, not all necessarily battle-centric
    • Shadar-Kai have teleportation ability with spectral form, resistance to necrotic
  • Tiefling subraces (Zariel, Mephistopholes, Belzebub, Feirna/Beliel, Glaysa, Levisitus, Dispater, Mammon)

Cosmic Conflicts and Lore

  • Elves
    • Who? Corellon Larethian, Lolth & Drow (Underdark), Eladrin (Feywild), Raven Queen & Shadar-Kai (Shadowfell)
    • Where? Arvandor, Underdark, Feywild, Shadowfell, Greyhawk(?)
  • Dwarves
    • Who? Dwarves vs. Duergar, Duergar vs. Drow(?)
    • Where? Underdark
  • Blood War
    • Who? Demons vs. Devils vs. Yugoloths, Cultists
    • Where? River Styx, Nine Hells, The Abyss
  • Gith
    • Who? Githzerai, Githyanki, Mindflayers
    • Where? Limbo, Chaos
  • Halflings (Non-Conflict)
  • Gnomes (Non-Conflict)
    • Gnome Clockwork Inventions
  • Constructs
    • Inevitables (constructs made to enforce cosmic contracts)
  • Giff


On March 13, 2018, Stan Shinn made a post on Google+ after attending a Wizards of the Coast seminar with Mark Price. He revealed that the Giff will appear in Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes. This has since been confirmed in art releases.




Thanks to @fistfullofdice on Twitter for these index images:

Stat Blocks By CR (MTF)Creatures by Environment (MTF)

Stat Blocks by CR (MTF) 2

Astral Dreadnought

Astral Dreadnought.jpg



Art Previews

Dragon+ Preview 2.27.2018

Stay tuned for updates!