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Tundra
September 8, 2011
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Votes: 3 / 4.166667
Girsh    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Plains)

Rabbit-leonine like grass dwellers, for flavour

Tundra
August 30, 2011
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 3.722222
Bobeerin    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Tundra/ Arctic)

Magical miniature blue oxen. Tufted.

Tundra
August 30, 2011
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.900000
Skirrin    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Water)

Dynamic Missile-Fish

Tundra
August 29, 2011
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.700000
Balarian Mountain Goats    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Mountains)

They hop, they bleat. They shed their skins.

Tundra
August 29, 2011
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.250000
Vastid    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Water)

Vastids - man-maimers who live in contaminated water areas and Balrin Algae.

Drackler
July 20, 2011
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 2
Votes: 5 / 4.000000
Tihewgoe    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Any)

Tihewgoe is a dark god of nightmares. Not the darkest and definitely not the biggest, but still a god in his own right.

Pieh
March 30, 2011
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.500000
Dust of Sages    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Underground)

When a thousand years of dust settled upon the worked stone floor of The Grey Tomb, a new sage was born. A creature, of dust, time, age, wisdom. The dust that was once the bodies of ancient wise men. It coalesced and swirled into being, small and wispy, dry as its home. It mutters words of wisdom for no one to hear. Begging its dark home for a soul to learn from.

EchoMirage
March 14, 2011
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 1
Votes: 8 / 4.375000
The Tree of Bone    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Mountains)

High above the lands of the living, where frost and howling of the wind reign, the morbid monument to a faith long dead calls the deceased on a last pilgrimage.

Cheka Man
July 19, 2010
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.000000
Xarloccians    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Any)

The rotting ghoul sunk it's teeth into the girl's throat, tearing it open, and then laid her down, and as she died, so the rotting body that had murdered her ceased rotting. Milky white eyes became green ones with normal pupils. Maggots swarmed out of the body, the damage they caused healing rapidly,and the stench of flesh gone bad vanished. The Xarloccian swore to itself that it would always tread the path of Evil from now on, just one earlier act of Good had nearly rotted away it's body and sent it's soul to the Nine Hells.

Siren no Orakio
March 21, 2010
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.333333
Kayrun the Disintegrator    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Space)

Silent and invisible, the only herald of the arrival of Kayrun the Disintegrator is the screams of his victims. 

Pieh
November 8, 2009
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.250000
Ghlims'Kurch'En    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Water)

In the dark one morning, the Bloated Black Beast slowly rose to the water's surface. Whence it crested, great gouts of flame erupted from its Misshapen Form and were hurled hundreds of feet in all directions. It dove again, and appeared as nothing more than an Inky Shadow of Malice. With no purpose, It swam on; occasionally cresting and flaming, but still without purpose.

Maggot
July 1, 2009
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.375000
The Slorghia    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Water)

This sea monster seeks to devour more than just mere flesh..

Cheka Man
May 26, 2009
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.666667
The Many    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Water)
Pieh
February 11, 2009
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.428571
Crustacalypse    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Water)

"Greetings, Mortal," Said the bubbly, hissing voice in his head… What the hell was that, he thought. "Not hell, the Ocean. Walk into the surf, my child. I will protect you."

Scrasamax
February 5, 2009
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.100000
Kazimiera    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Water)

She rose from the waters and cast her eyes across us. I dropped my spear, and the man who was moments before intent on my death did the same, letting his sword and shield fall to the sand at our feet. Let it not be said that the gods do not care for the deeds of men, nay they do care. And in our bloody case, they dissapproved.

Drackler
November 26, 2008
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.055556
Printer's Devils    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (City/ Ruin)

Thirteen souls the devil took
And thirteen sons back he sent
Lust, Greed, Gluttony
Perversion, Wrath, Envy
Pride, Vice, Blasphemy
Sloth, Misery, Catastrophe
And Malevolence

Pieh
June 15, 2008
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.000000
Noctumbra    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Space)

God of Strength in the Night, Hiding your Numbers, and The Silent Kill.

Shadoweagle
May 26, 2008
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.500000
Legend of the Opal Revenant    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Desert)

Herein lies the story of Aurali; the ghoul of Axtrami. The Vultuin Xactaki.

MoonHunter
May 17, 2008
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.583333
The Storm    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Any)

I know. I know. It sounds crazy. But look at it! Look at what it is doing. The lightning strikes! Three times right on top of us. The hail. It just struck our car. The Wind hitting the house so hard. It is after us. It wants something. And, if we can figure out what it wants, I say we give it to ... it.

Aramax
May 4, 2008
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Comments: 18
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.000000
Observer Beetles    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Swamp)

Bugs touched by the god of nature

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       By: Raptyr

Nine times out of ten, it’s the undead that do the running.

Not strictly animal or vegetable, the Corpse bud is a peculiar individual that shares characteristics from multiple kingdoms and species. In appearance, all corpse buds bear a shape of a large rounded top bud divided into four lateral segments, and a much longer, narrower bottom bud, also divided into four segments. Between the two halves are a set of four radial limbs, rounded on top and flat on the bottom, covered with tiny serrated hooks facing towards the body. In overall size, it’s limbs reach as wide as a spread hand, with the body being as thick as a fist. It is as long as a human hand from top to bottom.

Internally, the top bud of the corpse bud contains a bacteria filled membrane that produces the hydrogen that the corpse bud uses to stay aloft, and a series of fungal gills for the dispersal of spores for reproduction. The lower half of the bud contains a number of fine filaments, as well as a sharp barbed stinger containing a powerful local anaesthesia.

The Corpse Bud mobilizes by inflating its top bud, and steers by rotating its arms rapidly about its body. The corpse bud ordinarily drifts with the wind, orienting towards the scent of recent decay and death. It preys on the recently dead, burrowing the lower bud into the victim, using the anaesthesia in case the victim is dying, and not truly deceased. Once embedded, it releases its filaments into the body, replacing the current nervous system. This gives it full animation of the body, and allows the corpse bud to direct it.

Corpse buds are not a malevolent species, being primarily concerned with breaking down the host body for food, and infecting the reproductive cycle with spores in order to mate with other corpse-bud bodies. To preserve the corpse for this purpose, Corpse buds will seek out dry locations to prevent bacteria from destroying the corpses. This often causes a large number of corpse buds to gather in a single location.

In culture, Corpse buds are used to repair broken spines or degenerative diseases, as the sentient mind will easily overcome the mind of the non-sentient corpse bud. Once infected by a corpse bud, however, removal is usually fatal, and the infected individual cannot reproduce, or risk infecting another. Thus, it is a technique often reserved for the elderly, or a last resort.

Necromancers and other dark sorcerers will often preserve the corpses of their victims magically, and infect them with corpse buds, creating traditional undead as well, so as to seed their lairs with undead both offensive and non, in order to throw their enemies off balance. They will also enslave the rudimentary minds of the corpse buds, and transform the docile things into a plague. There have also been accounts of magically transformed corpse buds with stronger minds and a taste for living flesh, but thus far all accounts are unproven rumors.

Ideas  ( Lifeforms ) | October 12, 2011 | View | UpVote 3xp


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