Moldvay Basic D&D Treasure Types by Monster

A workmanlike post. I couldn’t find this by googling around; so here’s a list of the monsters in Moldvay Basic D&D, with their treasure types, in pipe-delimited format.

Here’s the link to an interactive Tableau viz I did with the data: LINK.

Make sure to use it with my treasure type generators here: LINK.

Can’t embed it here; so this is a picture of what it looks like:

moldvay basic treasure types by monster

And here is the raw text, in two tables (Z means NULL; 0 means no special treasure):

Name|Individual|Lair|SpecialKey
Acolyte|U|Z|0
Ape, White|Z|Z|0
Bandit|U|A|0
Bat|Z|Z|0
Bat, Giant|Z|Z|0
Bear, Black|Z|Z|0
Bear, Grizzly|U|Z|0
Bear, Polar|U|Z|0
Bear, Cave|V|Z|0
Beetle, Giant, Fire|Z|Z|0
Beetle, Giant, Oil|Z|Z|0
Beetle, Giant, Tiger|U|Z|0
Berserker|P|B|0
Boar|Z|Z|0
Bugbear|Z|B|0
Carrion Crawler|Z|B|0
Cat, Great, Mountain Lion|U|Z|0
Cat, Great, Panther|U|Z|0
Cat, Great, Lion|U|Z|0
Cat, Great, Tiger|U|Z|0
Cat, Great, Sabre-tooth Tiger|V|Z|0
Cave Locust|Z|Z|0
Centipede, Giant|Z|Z|0
Doppleganger|Z|E|0
Dragon, White|Z|H|0
Dragon, Black|Z|H|0
Dragon, Green|Z|H|0
Dragon, Blue|Z|H|0
Dragon, Red|Z|H|0
Dragon, Gold|Z|H|0
Driver Ant|U|Z|1
Dwarf|Z|G|0
Elf|Z|E|0
Ferret, Giant|Z|Z|0
Gargoyle|Z|C|0
Gelatinous Cube|V|Z|0
Ghoul|Z|B|0
Gnoll|Z|D|0
Gnome|Z|C|0
Goblin|R|C|0
Gray Ooze|Z|Z|0
Green Slime|Z|Z|0
Halfling|V|B|0
Harpy|Z|C|0
Hobgoblin|Z|D|0
Insect Swarms|Z|Z|0
Killer Bee|Z|Z|2
Kobold|P|J|0
Living Statue, Crystal|Z|Z|0
Living Statue, Iron|Z|Z|0
Living Statue, Rock|Z|Z|0
Lizards, Giant, Gecko|U|Z|0
Lizards, Giant, Draco|U|Z|0
Lizards, Giant, Horned Chameleon|U|Z|0
Lizards, Giant, Tuatara|U|Z|0
Lizard Man|Z|D|0
Lycanthropes, Wererat|Z|C|0
Lycanthropes, Werewolf|Z|C|0
Lycanthropes, Wereboar|Z|C|0
Lycanthropes, Weretiger|Z|C|0
Lycanthropes, Werebear|Z|C|0
Medium|V|Z|0
Medusa|Z|F|0
Minotaur|Z|C|0
Mule|Z|Z|0
Neaderthal (Caveman)|Z|C|0
Noble|V|Z|3
Normal Human|U|Z|0
NPC Party|Z|Z|4
Ochre Jelly|Z|Z|0
Ogre|Z|C|5
Orc|Z|D|0
Owl Bear|Z|C|0
Pixie|Z|Z|6
Rat, Normal|Z|L|0
Rat, Giant|Z|C|0
Robber Fly|U|Z|0
Rock Baboon|U|Z|0
Rust Monster|Z|Z|0
Shadow|Z|F|0
Shrew, Giant|Z|Z|0
Shrieker|Z|Z|0
Skeleton|Z|Z|0
Snake, Spitting Cobra|Z|Z|0
Snake, Pit Viper|Z|Z|0
Snake, Sea Snake|Z|Z|0
Snake, Giant Rattler|U|Z|0
Snake, Rock Python|U|Z|0
Spider, Giant, Crab Spider|U|Z|0
Spider, Giant, Black Widow|U|Z|0
Spider, Giant, Tarantella|U|Z|0
Sprite|S|Z|0
Stirge|Z|L|0
Thoul|Z|C|0
Trader|Z|Z|4
Troglodyte|Z|A|0
Veteran|V|Z|0
Wight|Z|B|0
Wolf, Normal Wolf|Z|Z|0
Wolf, Dire Wolf|Z|Z|0
Yellow Mold|Z|Z|0
Zombie|Z|Z|0

SpecialKey|Special
1|30% chance of 1-10 thousand gp worth of nuggets
2|2 pints of honey, works as 1/2 strength potion of healing
3|V x 3
4|U + V
5|C + 1000 gp
6|R + S

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