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Noctila the Death Owl

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Balisk the Water Snake

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Koron, Jaws of Death

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

Tom faces his toughest Beast Quest yet - he must find the Tree of Being to rescue Freya and Silver from Tavania. But Sanpao the Pirate King controls six deadly Beasts, which seek to thwart Tom. Can our hero outwit cunning Koron?Don't miss the rest of the series!BALISK THE WATER SNAKEHECTON THE BODY SNATCHERTORNO THE HURRICANE DRAGON KRONUS THE CLAWED MENACEBLOODBOAR THE BURIED DOOM

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Murk the Swamp Man

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Terra, Curse of the Forest

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

Kayonia's forests are deathly silent - the animals have disappeared and no one dares set foot among the trees. A terrible danger lurks within: Terra, Curse of the Forest! To save his mother, Tom must track down and destroy Terra, or perish in the attempt...

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Vespick the Wasp Queen

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

Tom has nearly reached the end of his most challenging Beast Quest! The fate of his mother and the land of Kayonia depend on him and his faithful companions. Can he defeat the deadliest of his foes, Vespick the Wasp Queen, and wicked Wizard Velmal?

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Fliktor the Deadly Conqueror

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Kraya the Blood Shark

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

Max is about to face the most awesome Robobeast - Kraya the Blood Shark. He must also confront the evil force that has created these deadly creatures, and uncover dark secrets about his family. Max is pushed to the limits of fear at the climax of his Sea Quest!Dive into Sea Quest and live the adventure!

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Muro the Rat Monster

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

Tom now seeks the second potion ingredient that will free his ailing mother from Wizard Velmal's fiendish sorcery. He must battle against Muro the Rat Monster, who can command the vermin of Kayonia to do his wicked bidding!

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Fang the Bat Fiend

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

Evil Wizard Velmal holds Tom's mother captive, and death creeps closer with every moment. To rescue her, Tom still has to find four potion ingredients. Standing in his way is Fang the Bat Fiend - can Tom destroy this foul creature, or will he finally meet his doom?

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Battle of the Beasts: Amictus vs Tagus

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

Fight the Beasts, Fear the Magic!A clash of Beasts is about to begin!Evil Max is using the magical Golden Gauntlet to turn Tagus the Horse-man and Amictus the Bug Queen into mortal enemies.Meet a new Avantian hero...Evan must ride forth and take on a new Quest to rescue these noble Beasts from a terrible fate. Who will be victorious in this Battle of the Beasts?A brand new Beast Quest is about to begin!

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Kaymon the Gorgon Hound

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

In a ruined castle in the Dark Realm prowls Kaymon the Gorgon Hound. Kaymon is one of six fearsome Beasts unleashed by the wicked wizard, Malvel, to capture the good Beasts of Avantia. Join Tom on his quest to save the good Beasts and avoid being captured himself...Don't miss:TORGOR THE MINOTAUR - SKOR THE WINGED STALLION - NARGA THE SEA MONSTER - TUSK THE MIGHTY MAMMOTH - STING THE SCORPION MAN

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Sting the Scorpion Man

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Ravira Ruler of the Underworld

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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First Hero

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Master Your Destiny: The Dark Cauldron

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

Be the hero in this exciting adventure! Join Tom and his companions on a brand new Beast Quest, where your decisions determine the outcome. Meet old favourites Ferno and Sepron, and do battle with two new and terrifying Beasts: Aldroim - a huge shape-shifting Beast, and Cornix - a crow-like skeletal Beast who lures victims to their deaths!

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Creta the Winged Terror

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

Evil Wizard Malvel has conjured up Creta, a terrifying creature that can unleash thousands of vicious insects from its colossal body!? Tom must find a way to defeat Creta before the Beast destroys both him and Avantia...

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Kragos and Kildor the Two-Headed Demon

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

A ferocious Two-Headed Demon has stolen Avantia's most precious treasure: the Cup of Life. Tom must get it back, or the kingdom will be destroyed by evil Wizard Malvel. But unknown to Tom, Kragos and Kildor have a deadly secret power that puts him in terrible danger...

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Tusk the Mighty Mammoth

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Vedra & Krimon Twin Beasts of Avantia

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

New Beasts have been created in Avantia - twin dragons Vedra and Krimon. But the Wizard Malvel plans to capture them, so Tom must take the dragons into hiding. Can Tom save the twin Beasts from the wizard's evil spell?