Animated object

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Animated object
Characteristics
Alignment Neutral
Type Construct[1]
Publication history
Source books Monster manual
First appearance 2000

In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy roleplaying game, the animated object is a type of fictional monster for player characters to encounter.

Description[edit]

Animated objects are constructs which come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. They owe their existence to spells such as animate objects and similar supernatural abilities.[2] Such objects act according to the commands of their creator; they lack intelligence and have only a minimum of wisdom. The abilities of an animated object vary based upon their type; rugs can grapple, objects with legs can run, heavy objects can trample, and so forth.

Publication history[edit]

Animated objects first appeared in the third edition Monster Manual. They also appeared in the 3.5 version of the Monster Manual.

References[edit]

  1. Monster Index, Wizards of the Coast, http://www.wizards.com/default.asp?x=dnd/lists/monsters, retrieved 2012-07-30 
  2. Monster Manual v 3.5, page 13-14