Favored minion of the necromancer Warmaker, the Ossilyth is a tank of an undead.
Clockwork angels. Servants of the Mechanogod Whrrrm.
...And 'lo, the days of Bennu drew to a close, and he built himself a pyre from which to be reborn in cleansing fire. But trickery snared his form, blackening radiant feathers to twilight...
A short sidebar of encounter information for the fel Shadowbeasts.
A name shrouded in the mists of time. A scheme of pure genius. A relic of the Mage Wars.
A flower that blooms in honor of the sun itself.
Beware thy deeds my child, for they may come back to haunt you…
Nearly every primitive culture has had rituals and celebrations to guarantee the proper passage of the seasons and to ensure the fertility of crops and animals. Oversight of these ceremonies was generally the provenance of local kings or priests.
Suppose that the adventurers dispatch one of these fellows. The local peasants may become hysterical, fearing famine and death will stalk the land. Alternatively, they may want one of the new heroes to become king. For a while, this can be a good thing, but the first time that the crops fail, the superstitious locals will want to sacrifice their new leader.