Wonder how 5E Monsters have a certain challenge rating? Wonder how to build a monster from scratch? Then Monster Building 301 – Deconstructing 5E monsters is made for you!
Take a dive into the mechanics on how one DM approaches building monsters and how those wacky 5E designers probably went about crafting all those different baddies that grace your weekly game. In this series, we take a look at how monster Challenge Ratings are arrived at – deconstructing different monsters and how they fit together.
5E Dungeon Master’s Guide – Creating a Monster (pg 273)