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Dozus
December 6, 2016
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Votes: 5 / 4.700000
Buckfowl    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

A common domestic animal in the Siogalish household, the buckfowl isn't much different from a chicken at first. Until you get a look at its head.

Cherry
June 14, 2016
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 2.250000
Cervitaur    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

The Cervitaur was originally created out of a now extinct roe deer.

Jojokiwi
January 4, 2014
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 1
Votes: 7 / 3.928571
Robber Squirrels    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Once the shipment arrives at the kingdom it seems that all the boxes are empty and for some reason most of the coins were replaced with small rocks and acorns.

Scrasamax
October 25, 2013
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.750000
Sparrow Oak    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Keep your helmet on, there are sparrow oaks in this forest.

Scrasamax
October 25, 2013
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 1
Votes: 7 / 3.785714
Ratwood Tree    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

The hardest part about dealing with a ratwood tree is by the time you find it, there are dozens more you haven't found yet.

Cheka Man
June 25, 2012
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.375000
Changeling Wasp    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

The nobleman was out on horseback when he came too close to a nest of Changeling wasps. The first sting made him scream and sent him falling from his horse. When he felt the second sting and was close to passing out with the pain, he thought Whatever happens now, my life of freedom is over. Even if I am not stung again,and escape being paralysed or killed I will be a girl. I will no longer have the right to choose who I marry, to carry a weapon, to join the army or to have control over my own finances.My life is ruined now.

Forganthus
May 22, 2012
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Comments: 16
Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 3.750000
Dendrognaths    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Stay out of the woods.  It's not a place for men.  Not anymore.

Mourngrymn
October 21, 2011
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.666667
Talari Eggs    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Imagine this. You are the honored guest of the Conyamo himself and his chosen peers. You are placed at his right hand so everyone in attendance can look on you with wanting. Your every move, every breath will be watched. You are the highlight of this evening. Unfortunately, removing the talari eggs will cause you great pain. The nostrum I've just given you will not help the pain but it will burn your vocal cords so you do not disturb the dinner with your screams. With more than one talari loose inside you, you will beg for death. If you had a voice, and you will receive what you wish for. It will be a long and painful as they eat down to your hallows. I would almost pity you, but your not worthy of my pity. Do not worry though as my attendants are very skilled and will remove most of the eggs to be eaten, but not all. Enough of this dribble, be happy for tonight you are the honored guest of tonight’s celebration.

Syr Caran - Head Chef to the Conyamo

Raptyr
September 24, 2011
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 4.333333
The Moadi-Bird    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Out of all lifeforms on this planet, none is more feared than the insidious Moadi-Bird.

Seek Not the Moadi-Bird

Forganthus
June 30, 2010
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.400000
Mordanfey    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Only after the unicorn hunts ended did the people realize that the unicorns were not returning. Many were saddened to discover that they had killed the last unicorns.  Some wept.

But when they returned many long years later, many more would weep.

Cheka Man
October 10, 2009
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.500000
Fire Flies    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Some people might call them cute, but unlike fireflies that just glow and look pretty, Fire Flies can give you nasty burns if you mess around with them, so look but don't touch.

Drackler
January 26, 2009
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.800000
Wood Spiders    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Tiny, side-scuttling spiders.

Maggot
November 24, 2008
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
Gragami    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Rumored to be lurking in the dark jungles surrounding the exotic city of Zibaba, these elusive beasts have yet to be seen by anyone within living memory.

valadaar
November 4, 2008
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Comments: 0
Ideas: 0
No votes
Mesulu monkey    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

A tool-using monkey of great dexterity.

valadaar
December 5, 2007
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Comments: 7
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.833333
Headsmans Tree    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

A tree of somewhat macabre aspect - its coconut-sized fruit have hair-like fronds hanging down, suggesting decapitated heads dangling from the tree.

Scrasamax
August 14, 2007
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Comments: 12
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.000000
Timberwing Eagle    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Named Timberwings; for the girth and strength of their wings were as elder oaks, thick and tireless

valadaar
August 8, 2007
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Comments: 0
Ideas: 0
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Forest Encounters    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Forest Encounters

Scrasamax
May 6, 2007
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.500000
Dire Swine    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

The earth holds the fool and holds the wise,
endures that good and bad dwell (upon her);
she keeps company with the boar,
gives herself up to the wild hog.

The Atharva Veda

DarklingCandle
May 2, 2007
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.666667
Dream Eater    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

A scourge of sweet dreams and good nights… and nothing more than a harmless fox.

valadaar
March 23, 2007
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.857143
Voracious Slug    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Nothing like a slug to clean up a mess…

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Hu's Iron Ball

       By: Murometz

Hu was an ambassador of the Seventh Emperor of the Reng Dynasty. Throughout his life he traveled across many miles and lands to entreaty with neighboring kingdoms and the semi-savages who dwelled amidst the Metal Mountains.

During one such diplomatic mission, Hu was gifted a small iron marble as a gesture, by a shaman of the Kiy-Kiy tribe. Little else is known of Hu, but that marble was lost and is now somewhere out there for someone to find.

A tiny, shiny sphere, the marble has several properties. First and foremost it is a strong magnet, considerably stronger than its size and density would indicate.

Secondly, if thrown or rolled upon the ground and the command word is spoken, the iron ball will magically enlarge to either the size of an ogres's head or to that of a great globe, twelve feet in diameter. The rolling ball of either size will continue to roll or fly at the same relative speed it was when launched as a marble, and can thus cause great damage to anything in its path. The magnetic power of the ball will also magnify when enlarged.

Legends claim that the ball has been tossed from besieged castles upon attacking foes and rolled at marching armies in ages past. At the end of such rolls, the larger size globe has been known to not only crush soldiers underfoot, but to also "collect" many dozens of metallic weapons and bits of armor unto itself, appearing as an armored sphere, with swords and spears sticking out from it in all directions.

Owning this powerful marble has its drawbacks. Anyone carrying it on their person, will experience the iron ball's insidious effects after some time. The owner feels no worse for wear, but after two month's time they will suddenly awaken one morning to find that their hair has fallen out completely, their teeth loosened like baby's teeth ready to drop, and their fingernails simply shriveled and sliding off the fingers and toes. Perhaps unbeknownst to the owner at first, the iron ball also renders an owner sterile or barren by this time.

Regular clerical healing will not reverse this horrible malady. Only finding and beseeching a shaman of the Kiy-Kiy tribe to heal the iron ball's effects with their particular brand of magic, will work.

Hu's Iron Ball should be handled carefully by players and gms.

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