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resources:bestiary [2018/10/13 07:31]
gm_seb [Crooked Man]
resources:bestiary [2019/12/07 20:44]
katiem
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   * Whenever you would have taken a STAGGER, HEAL 1.   * Whenever you would have taken a STAGGER, HEAL 1.
   * * **Special**:​ //​Countdown//​ When you drop from 7->6 hits, and from 4->3 hits, start counting down loudly from 10 to 0. When you hit 0, call MASS STAGGER. If another countdown is triggered when you're already counting down, restart from the newer one.   * * **Special**:​ //​Countdown//​ When you drop from 7->6 hits, and from 4->3 hits, start counting down loudly from 10 to 0. When you hit 0, call MASS STAGGER. If another countdown is triggered when you're already counting down, restart from the newer one.
 +
 +====The Eriden Leviathan (Composite Monster) [DEAD]==== ​
 +No one has seen the full extent of these creature which lurks at the bottom of the Eriden, born from centuries of toxic effluence sinking and settling on the riverbed. Reports suggest that it has many claws, eyestalks, mouths and at least one giant eye. \\ 
 +\\ 
 +//Updated: It seems that the Eriden Leviathan sadly died some time after the transportation of the cities, starved of the ichor waste on which it lived. Its corpse was harvested by the Commission for useful essence.//
 +\\
 +
 +**Giant claws**
 +  * 6 hits
 +  * 1 WOUND 
 +  * Two weapons
 +**Eyestalks**
 +  * 8 hits
 +  * **Special:​** //​Teamwork//​ Work in pairs with a FEAR every 10s, alternating. 4s concentration to call SINGLE at someone feared by the other eye.
 +**Giant eye**
 +  * 10 hits
 +  * IMMUNE all calls
 +  * Charge up 20s for a SINGLE REPEL beam
 +**Beak Mouths**
 +  * 6 hits
 +  * 2 WOUND
 +  * **Special:​** //Consume// HEAL 0 players who go down and spend 30s concentrating to swallow them.
 +
 +==== Flawed Ones ====
 +
 +//The floor mutates and twists and screams//
 +  * 9 hits
 +  * 1 wave
 +  * Unbalanced weapon
 +  * STAGGER on every blow
 +  * **Special:​** //Taking you with me// - call MASS STAGGER 10 when you are knocked out, and become part of the floor once more.
  
 =====Outside the Embrace===== =====Outside the Embrace=====
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 ====Level 2==== ====Level 2====
 +
 +====Warped Moss Poppets====
 +
 +Moss poppets with limbs sticking out at bizarre angles and far too many eyes.
 +
 +  * 8 hits
 +  * Short/​balanced weapons
 +  * Immune FEAR
 +  * 1 RESIST with a screeching laugh
 +  * Generally come in waves
  
 ====Crooked Man==== ====Crooked Man====
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   * Long weapons   * Long weapons
   * Walking pace   * Walking pace
-  * May 'pick up' at most a single downed person with 10s concentration. This stabilises them but means they cannot move (but can be healed). The next time the Crooked Man takes an effect call, they RESIST it, but drop the person they are carrying. The Crooked Man should brief anyone they pick up with these rules while they'​re doing so. They also get dropped if the Crooked Man drops to 0 hits.    +  * May 'pick up' at most a single downed person with 10s concentration. This stabilises them but means they cannot move (but can be healed). The next time the Crooked Man takes an effect call, they RESIST it, but drop the person they are carrying. The Crooked Man should brief anyone they pick up with these rules while they'​re doing so. They also get dropped if the Crooked Man drops to 0 hits.   
 + 
 +====Rot Monsters==== 
 + 
 +A hulking mass of rotten leaves, worms and shattered bone, which emits a powerful stench. 
 + 
 +  * 6 hits 
 +  * Swords 
 +  * Can emit a foul smelling cloud which temporarily incapacitates its victims through an ARC STAGGER 3   
 + 
 +====Level 3==== 
 + 
 +====Spiderlings==== 
 + 
 +Huge spiders about the size of a person. 
 + 
 +  * 12 hits 
 +  * Short weapons 
 +  * Can call WOUND at range after 3s concentration by spitting venom at a target 
 +  * 5 DODGES 
 ====Level 4==== ====Level 4====
 +
 +====Blooded Oak====
 +
 +A large, flat-topped tree with blood dripping down its trunk and the sound of gnashing teeth from within. Usually found in a grove, and is accompanied by the Shroud'​s Snare.
 +
 +  * 50 hits
 +  * Immobile
 +  * No weapon
 +  * Immune STUN, FEAR, REPEL, STAGGER, BACKSTAB, WOUND
 +  * Calls EXECUTE after 30 seconds on anything dropped inside.
 +  * Can be forced to release its victims if attacked with fire or chopped down (killed).
 +
 +====Shroud'​s Snare====
 +
 +Long, grasping vines that ensnare themselves around the feet of victims, before dragging them into the maw of the Blooded Oak. Accompanies the Blooded Oak.
 +
 +  * 10 hits
 +  * Short weapons
 +  * Immune FEAR, STAGGER, BACKSTAB, WOUND
 +  * Can call the special call GRAPPLE on its victims after 5 seconds concentration. Once GRAPPLE has been called, the vine drags its victim towards the Blooded Oak, although the target can continue to attack and make calls. The vine cannot attack while using GRAPPLE.
 +  * Comes in waves.
  
 ===Leaves on the Wind=== ===Leaves on the Wind===
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   * 4 dodges   * 4 dodges
   * 1 STUN by melee.   * 1 STUN by melee.
 +
 +=== Sycophant ===
 +  * Your job is to big up your boss and make them seem more impressive. ​ Attach to a braggart and echo things they say.  You’re the LeFou to their Gaston and should remain loyal right up to the point where they start losing, at which point attach yourself to their opponent and follow them around, backing them up instead. ​ Avoid combat if possible, you’re super weak.
 +  * 3 hits
 +  * ZERO by blow
 +  * Daggers
 +  * **Special:​** //​Bootlicking//​ - Once per 20s you can compliment your lead to call HEAL 1.
 +  * **AI:** //Limpet// - You’re just here to stroke the ego of whoever you’re with in the hope of power in the future. ​ You have no true allegiance and will change to the most impressive person available.
 +
 +
 +=== Jellyfish of Hate ===
 +
 +  * 12 hits
 +  * 1 weapon, flail around with it
 +  * **AI:** //​Brainless//​ - You are not sentient and as such float about, bouncing off the walls.
 +
 +=== Jellyfish of Spite ===
 +
 +  * 12 hits
 +  * 1 weapon with ZERO STUN by blow
 +  * **AI:** //​Brainless//​ - You are not sentient and as such float about, bouncing off the walls.
  
 ==== Level 2 ==== ==== Level 2 ====
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   * **Special:​** //Salvage// On a downed player, call HEAL X on a friendly target (including yourself) for every second of mutilation you perform. ​ Don’t call EXECUTE!   * **Special:​** //Salvage// On a downed player, call HEAL X on a friendly target (including yourself) for every second of mutilation you perform. ​ Don’t call EXECUTE!
  
 +=== Braggart ===
 +
 +  * 7 hits
 +  * One weapon, preferably rapiers
 +  * **Special:​** //Single Minded// - Pick an opponent. ​ Only they may fight you.  Call DODGE to all damage from others.
 +  * **Special:​** //Proud// - While you are more impressive than your opponent, have a DODGE every 5s.
 +  * **AI:** //​Respectful//​ - You are under the permanent effect of FEAR from anyone who is more impressive than you
 +
 +=== Storm Scout ===
 +
 +  * 6 hits
 +  * 1 weapon
 +  * 2 DISAPPEARING DODGE (as you fly back into the sky) followed by MASS STAGGER upon landing
 +  * IMMUNE STAGGER
 +
 +=== Tempest Scout ===
 +
 +  * 6 hits
 +  * 1 weapon
 +  * 10s of cackling and praising the Lady of Storms to call DOUBLE STAGGER at range
 +  * IMMUNE STAGGER
 +
 +=== Strike Scout ===
 +  * 10 hits
 +  * Large Shield (IMMUNE calls that hit this)
 +  * Whistle loudly as you head into the middle of a group and then stop, perfectly silent as you count in your head to 10 and then call MASS DOUBLE STAGGER, MASS DOUBLE STAGGER, MASS DOUBLE STAGGER and disappear.
 +  * 2 waves.
 +
 +=== Storm Gate (Composite) ===
 +
 +  * 12 hits
 +    * Front line of JUST SHIELDS
 +    * Mid line of SWORDS
 +    * Back line of POLEARMS
 +  * IMMUNE REPEL
  
  
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 ===Fire=== ===Fire===
   * 3 hits    * 3 hits 
-  * BREAK by melee every 5 hits+  * STUN by melee every 5 hits
   * 3 waves.  ​   * 3 waves.  ​
  
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     * After 5 seconds, call MASS SINGLE     * After 5 seconds, call MASS SINGLE
     * After a further 10 seconds, take a HEAL ONE     * After a further 10 seconds, take a HEAL ONE
 +
 +==== Level 5 ====
 +
 +=== Dishonour Guard ===
 +//Armoured, Burning Red Skeletons//
 +  * 10 hits
 +  * 1 sword (1 RESIST), deliberately swing in large arcs the players have to dodge, call ROLEPLAY BURNING on everything you hit.
 +  * 1 shield (IMMUNE to WOUND or STUN on the shield)
 +  * **Special:​** //Eternal Servant// - Call IMMUNE to the EXECUTE call.  When dropped to 0 hits you fall over unconscious and regain 1 hit every 10s but don’t arise again until told to by a Liege of Conflict.
  
 =====The Plane of Perfection===== =====The Plane of Perfection=====
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   * Fights with a spear   * Fights with a spear
   * Pings Throne   * Pings Throne
 +
 +===== The Unbroken Chain =====
 +
 +==== Level 2 ====
 +
 +=== Conflict Binder Type A ===
 +
 +  * 6 hits
 +  * Every 3 hits call STAGGER
 +  * Once call STAGGER for free on top of that
 +
 +=== Conflict Binder Type B ===
 +
 +  * 6 hits
 +  * Every 3 hits call REPEL
 +  * Once call REPEL for free on top of that
 +
 +=== Connection Binder ===
 +
 +  * 5 hits
 +  * Ranged Healing
 +  * Cast HEAL FULL once at range
 +
 +=== Conflict Emu ===
 +
 +  * 10 hits
 +  * **AI:** //Eat it// - Prioritise Connection denizens and snacking on the players’ stuff.
 +  * **Special:​** //I’ll Eat Anything// - 10s of eating roleplay to eat anything. ​ Just.  Just eat it.  If you eat the Philosopher’s Stone, call TIME FREEZE and congrats you are now an Omega Emu.  An Emuga if you will.
 +  * **Special:​** //I’ll Yeet Anything// - Once you’ve eaten something, you may call STAGGER at range as you throw it from your mouth. ​ Just. Just yeet it.
 +  * **Special:​** //If you can’t see me…// - Instantly go into Stealth once by sticking your head in the sand.
 +
 +=== Perfection Kiwi ===
 +
 +  * 1 hit
 +  * Backstab at will
 +  * Short weapons
 +  * **Special:​** //Shy// - 6 reactive SELF-STASIS instead of being hit
 +  * **AI:** //Stupid// - Lose interest on anything not in your immediate vicinity ​
 +
 +=== Unbroken Chain Bats ===
 +
 +  * 5 hits
 +  * 3 DODGE
 +  * **Special:​** //I AM THE MID-AFTERNOON.// ​ 3 Stealths. ​ You may move while Stealthed so long as you go “EEE! ​ EEE!  EEE!” as you do.  If you don’t move you do not have to go “EEE! EEE! EEE!”
 +
 +===== Planar/​Ichor Conjunction Abominations =====
 +
 +These creatures are wrought when the planes are forcible conjoined with Ichor. ​ This is generally disastrous.
 +
 +    * (BURN = cannot make offensive calls, cannot defend self, in agony, this is for 10s or until 2s spent doing nothing but extinguishing self)
 +
 +==== Level 4 ====
 +
 +
 +=== Bloodier Scythe===
 +//An arcing scythe dripping with black ichor//
 +  * 8 hits
 +  * Balanced weapon
 +  * **Special:​** //Arc of a Scythe// - 5 Conflict Charge: ARCED WOUND ARM
 +  * **Special:​** //Bloody Pool// - When you die, call WOUND ARM on anyone within 5m who strikes a blow
 +  * **Special:​** //​Resonance//​ - If you are subject to ARCED WOUND ARM from an Ichorwerker,​ take a HEAL 3 and call ARCED WOUND ARM.
 +
 +=== Brutish Folly ===
 +
 +//A hulking humanoid with burning red skin and dribbling ichor waste from its mouth. ​ You were created to help people survive, but only the strongest deserve to survive.//
 +  * 8 hits
 +  * Blunt Weapon + Parrying Dagger
 +  * **Special:​** //Brutish Nature// - 3 Conflict Charge: 1 STAGGER
 +  * **Special:​** //Survival of the Fittest// - 5 Conflict Charge: 1 FIGHT ON
 +
 +=== Hate Grenade ===
 +//A screaming ball of hatred//
 +  * 3 hits
 +  * 4 waves
 +  * Balanced weapon
 +  * **Special:​** //Vitriol// - 5 seconds after you die, call MASS ROLEPLAY ENRAGED
 +
 +===Men At Tentacles===
 +//​4-tentacled creatures, with each arm armed to the teeth (and teeth armed to the teeth too)//
 +  * 10 hits
 +  * 2 waves
 +  * Dual wield
 +  * 4 RESIST on calls that hit your arms (representing more arms doing the work)
 +
 +
 +=== Spite Rotter ===
 +//A rotting hound dripping fire and darkness//
 +  * 15 hits
 +  * Short Weapons
 +  * 1 BURN every 3 hits
 +  * 1 DODGE
 +  * Wave until the ritual is complete.
 +  * **AI:** //Jurassic Instincts// - You can only see them if they’re moving.
 +  * **Special:​** //Spiteful Salvage// - On a downed player or monster, call CURSE at range on an unfriendly target for every 10s second of mutilation you perform, then call HEAL 3 on your prey.
 +
 +
 +=== Unstable Thunderclap ===
 +
 +//A crystal Constantly vibrating with the power of Ichor and Conflict//
 +  * 1 hit
 +  * 1 short weapon
 +  * **Special:​** //​Instability//​ - When dropped, after 5s call MASS REPEL. ​ After a further 10s, take a SELF HEAL ONE.
 +
 +===== Outsiders - Magos =====
 +
 +==== Level 2 ====
 +===Beautiful Butterfly===
 +//A beauuutiful butterfly with intricate and swirling patterns on its wings. ​ It is a proud and splendiferous creature, and is here to spread the glory of the Magos.//
 +  * 6 hits
 +  * 1 regular weapon + 1 parrying dagger
 +  * 1 STUN
 +  * IMMUNE STAGGER
 +  * **Special:​** //Eye of the Beholder// - if attacked, screech as you transform into a hideous moth and call FEAR on your attacker.
 +  * **Special:​** //Cocoon// - with 10s roleplay of cocooning your quarry, you may call STASIS PERMANENT on an unconscious player. ​ They will receive a mutation and become associated with the Magos.
 +
 +
 +==== Level 5 ====
 +===Permutations on Metamorphoses===
 +
 +//Beautiful Butterflies that are constantly shifting//
 +
 +  * 10 hits
 +  * 3 waves
 +  * Ambidex daggers
 +  * IMMUNE Ichorwerk
 +  * 2 DISAPPEARING DODGE
 +  * 10s roleplaying to call STASIS PERMANENT on anyone who is downed
 +  * When you die, you are reborn into the next form
 +    * On Wave 1: You are beautiful and lovely, and can call ROLEPLAY AWE once every 10s.
 +    * On Wave 2: You are fiery and furious, and can call ROLEPLAY BURNING once every 10s.
 +    * On Wave 3: You are constantly mutating into something new and horrid, and can call STUN once every 10s.
 +
 +===== Outsiders - Painter =====
 +
 +==== Level 2 ====
 +
 +=== Amethyst ===
 +
 +//Brilliant violet strokes of paint that are almost impossible to behold//
 +  * 5 hits
 +  * Long weapon
 +  * **AI:** //​Resplendent//​ - walk in a slow but purposeful line toward the players
 +  * **Special:​** //Beyond the Visible// - 1 DISAPPEARING DODGE
 +  * **Special:​** //Paint// - 10s to call CURSE (VIOLET) on an unconscious target
 +    * Violet: Strong Mind Affliction - The first time you are hit in an encounter, call DISAPPEARING and reappear 10s later without moving.
 +
 +=== Azure ===
 +//​Shockingly BLUE creatures that resemble balls of ink that bounce off everything they touch//
 +  * 8 hits
 +  * 1 unbalanced weapon (1 STAGGER)
 +  * **AI:** //​Exuberant//​ - charge the players and hope you get through!
 +  * **Special:​** //Boing!// - Call MASS REPEL when you die
 +  * **Special:​** //​Exuberant//​ - ROLEPLAY EXUBERANCE every 20s
 +  * **Special:​** //Paint// - 10s to call CURSE (BLUE) on an unconscious target
 +    * Blue: Strong Mind Affliction - You are less inclined to think through the consequences of your actions
 +
 +=== Prismatic Scarf ===
 +
 +//Free flowing fabric that seeks to simply make everything beautiful and exciting//
 +  * Composite Monster 2-3 Monsters. ​ Each is attuned to an emotion, pick it at the start.
 +  * 10 hits per segment
 +  * **AI:** //​Artistic//​ - move in a pattern that is more pretty than tactical
 +  * **Special:​** //​Empathetic//​ - once per 20s if you see someone experiencing your specific emotion, you may call ROLEPLAY <THAT EMOTION> at someone else
 +  * **Special:​** //​Encircle//​ - if you walk around a target 3 times, you can freely call your ROLEPLAY effects at them every 10s until the end of the encounter
 +  * **Special:​** //Paint// - 10s to call CURSE (PRISMATIC) on an unconscious target
 +    * Prismatic: Severe Mind Affliction - You take all ROLEPLAY calls at triple duration
 +
 +=== Saffron ===
 +//​Shockingly YELLOW creatures that resemble aging paper that turn the ground to a crumbling yellow in their every step//
 +  * 7 hits
 +  * 1 weapon - calling ZERO
 +  * **AI:** //​Opportunist//​ - don’t get into a fight unless you know you can damage something
 +  * **Special:​** //Make it Brittle// - Strike for TRIPLE on a target under an ongoing effect
 +  * **Special:​** //Paint// - 10s to call CURSE (YELLOW) on an unconscious target
 +    * Yellow: Strong Body Affliction - Take all effects at double duration
 +
 +===== Outsiders - Thief =====
 +
 +==== Level 2 ====
 +
 +===Theft===
 +//Shifting shadows that coalesce into stretching arms and hands. ​ “Let me just borrow that…”//​
 +  * 9 hits
 +  * 1 weapon
 +  * **Special:​** //You Wouldn’t Download a Bear// - You are capable of stealing abilities. ​ When you are struck with a single target call (i.e. melee or not MASS or ARCED), and don’t have a call already prepared by this ability, call RESIST and then gain one use of that call.
 +
 +===Treachery===
 +//“You can trust me… I’m on your side, after all.  I just got locked out by mistake, and now you can just let me back in, right?”//
 +  * 5 hits
 +  * 3 DODGE
 +  * 1 balanced weapon (1 RESIST)
 +  * BACKSTAB
 +  * 1 instant-disappearing
 +  * **AI:** //Deception Incarnate// - You are willing to say anything to get what you want.  You are not beholden to anything you agree.
 +  * **Special:​** //Keeping Up Appearances//​ - You look like someone from Rastaban who should plausibly be in the city, but that ideally the players won’t instantly be able to write off as impossible to be here.
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