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The Illithiad
Mindflayer Series Accessory
Item code: TSR9569
Type: Accessory
Release: 1998
Design: Bruce R. Cordell
Editor: Keith Francis Strohm
Brand Manager: Thomas R. Reid
Art Director: Dawn Murin
Fred Fields
Interior Art: Glenn Michael Angus
James Crabtree
David Martin
Mark Nelson
Interior Art: William O'Connor
Arnie Swekel
Cartography: Sam Wood
Format: 96-page perfect-bound softcover
Print Runs: → 1st (1998)
Rarity: Common
Value@NrMint: $18
ISBN: 0-7869-1206-5
Cover Price: $19.95 U.S.
Weight: 275 grams
Dimensions: Width: 21,5 cm;
Height: 27,5 cm;
Depth: 0,4 cm


'Something's back there!' he screamed. I turned to look, and beheld the incarnation of my fear staring back. A robed figure stood just out of the light, but I could see just enough to make out a misshapen head from which depend a writhing, coiling cluster of slick tentacles. As I opened my mouth to give warning of the true enemy, I felt a scratch across the surface of my mind....

The Illithiad is a visually stunning tome that details important information on mind flayers, their mental powers, and their dire plan to control the multiverse.

This 'complete book of illithids' covers:
  • The anatomy and physiology of the mind flayer.
  • The terrible truth abouth the mind flayer life cycle.
  • Illithid-kin, undead mind flayers, and new 'flayer-kin monsters.
  • A balanced look at illithid psionic powers.
  • Illithid origins, history, theology, psychology, and society.
  • A detailed desciption of a typical mind flayer community.
  • Unique mind flayer psionic abilities and items.
The Illithiad is the third volume in the popular MONSTROUS ARCANA® game accessory series and is indispensable to DMs who want to add these terrifying creatures to their campaigns. The Illithiad supports the mind flayer adventure trilogy: A Darkness Gathering, Masters of Eternal Night, and Dawn of the Overmind."
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