The purple worm uses its tail stinger only for rear defense or if fighting in a very spacious area. If you must fight one, avoid large open caverns. (David Sutherland from the AD&D Monster Manual, TSR,
the classic Owl Bear.
Mysterious robed dungeon-dwelling person/thing presents: The original golden age of fantasy role.
Alchemist by Erol Otus, from the Cook/Marsh Expert D&D rules, TSR,
Hughes If you’re like me, and you played Dungeons & Dragons in the and then you likely encountered someone who told you you were going to Hell. Maybe your born again aunt slipped you the infamous Jack Chick pamphlet, Dark Dungeons.
When it comes to horror in D&D the rot grub might be the most horrifying creature in the original AD&D Monster Manual even though it has only 1 hp, causes no hp damage, and the illustration looks like a fishing lure.
oldschoolfrp: “Vainamoinen, greatest hero of the Kalevala, and his sledge drawn by a magical horse who pulls enormous loads across any surface. (Jim Roslof from the Finnish Mythos in AD&D Deities & Demigods, TSR, ”