Fan monster

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A fan monster is a Diablo-inspired monster created in the minds of one or more fans of the franchise. These are not official monsters, or even official joke monsters from Blizzard.

The fan monsters are made to help give Blizzard ideas about their game development, for theorycrafting of what Blizzard might create next, or just right out unrealistic and funny. It can also be part of a contest or other event.

For a full list of fan monsters, see the fan monsters category.

Background[edit | edit source]

The idea to make a section for fan-created monsters in Diablo Wiki came from the fan class initiative back in early June 2009. When Veskin7 Bukito created his Dragon Warrior fan class, he also had a lot of ideas for monsters, so Leord adapted the regular monster boilerplate to help Veskin7 Bukito and other active community figures to create new and exciting creations that are made to inspire Blizzard, or just fellow fans.

Example Fan Monsters[edit | edit source]

Many fanmade monsters have so far been created, and a few in particular are good examples of these gruesome beasts. They all have illustrations, a background and additional information on how they would work in the game.

Questions and Answers[edit | edit source]

  • Who can make a new monster in DiabloWiki?

Anyone with a little bit of imagination can make a fanmade article in the Diablo wiki. A minimum level of seriousness, or effort is required, and any entry is welcome.

  • Can I improve others' monsters?

Normally in a wiki, you can edit anything anywhere, but since these articles are works by individuals, you should ask them for permission to edit. Fixing typos, grammatical errors or adding wiki links is of course always welcome.

  • Do I have to make a monster on my own, or can I collaborate with friends?

Of course you can collaborate with friends! Others then have to ask the collaboration group if they wish to help out.

  • How can you guarantee no one will edit my monster

It's a wiki, and we're all in it, there's no "you" to talk to to prevent it. The answer is that "we" can't prevent edits, only encourage people to ask the authors first. If you see edits classed as "vandalism" on your class, fix the issue and report the offending user to Leord or Holyknight3000.

  • How do I create a monster then?

Easy, just type in the name you want to call it in your browser, like this:
Then just click "Edit", write what you want, and save. We recommend you to just copy+paste the code from the Boilerplate:Monster, and replace the text to fit your class.

  • How can I find a cool image as a portrait to my monster?

Make one, or humbly ask one of the artists in the Fan Creation Forum over at for help.

  • Are there any help pages for editing wikis I can use?

DiabloWiki has a quite good Help section you can use. Primarily the markup section should help.

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