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Maggot
October 29, 2005
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Stone Lizards    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Desert)

Large lizards about 5 feet long, nothing about them seems to stand out. As drab and colorless as the parched brown stone of the desert, these things come across as your average (admitedly huge) reptile residents. But what most wouldn’t know is that these scaly things are virtually unkillable, thanks to a unique gift that they possess.

manfred
October 29, 2005
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Votes: 4 / 3.375000
Stone Leech    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Large, difficult to kill, and long lived, this creature is responsible for the return of the Dagger as the primary tool of political intrigue.

MoonHunter
October 29, 2005
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Votes: 3 / 2.500000
Spoilsbugs    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (City/ Ruin)

Adventurers and Beetles both quest after the same things. The Beetles tend to win.

Shadoweagle
October 29, 2005
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Votes: 3 / 3.833333
Charyn Slug    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Found mainly in dense forests, the Charyn slug is a most irritating creature to the average adventurer. Not because it is dangerous in any way, but that it tends to disturb their sleep.

ephemeralstability
October 29, 2005
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Votes: 8 / 4.187500
Draconian parasites    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Other)

Dragons, being huge and meaty, are the ideal habitat for countless unpleasant parasites.

Strolen
October 29, 2005
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Votes: 7 / 3.714286
Rainbow Snails    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Underground)

Both beautiful and delicious, these highly sought creatures are almost extinct in some areas.

tarock ashar
October 29, 2005
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The Slurg    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

This slug like parasite is actually a symbiote. After attaching itself to a warmblooded host, it feeds off that being. However, its tenticles, growing under the skin, act as secondary nerves, increase the victims nerve responses.

Shadoweagle
October 29, 2005
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Votes: 6 / 3.750000
Lux Mites    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

These mites fly silently and are small enough to be nearly invisible to the naked eye. If it was not for light, no one would know they were there. These creatures absorb and re-emmit light, turning dim to bright, and bright to blinding.

manfred
October 29, 2005
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Votes: 5 / 4.000000
Globs    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

Globs are a partially amorphous life-form of the shape-changing kind.

MoonHunter
October 29, 2005
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The Fakastr    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

Fakastr are large brutal bull-like creatures. They are green and brown mottle in their fur. Their hooves are large and sharp, as are their long pointed horns. They also regenerate. If they were not dangerous enough, they are semi-intelligent.

Mourngrymn
October 28, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 11 / 4.045455
Choke Horror    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Other)

Choke horrors are nightmarish creatures that give the most knowledgeable and adventurous pause. They are tall gangly bipedal creatures that have four whip like appendages instead of arms.

Mourngrymn
October 28, 2005
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Votes: 7 / 4.642857
Dark Unicorn    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Other)

To kill a Unicorn is to bring bad luck and the hatred of nature itself down upon the foolish. It is said that the mate of a unicorn that is murdered will turn horrible in it’s pain and anger, turning against nature to hunt and kill the murderer of it’s mate. It turns dark and soulless and seeks nothing but the death of it’s enemy.

MoonHunter
October 28, 2005
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.166667
Glacier Fins    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Tundra/ Arctic)

The shark is the most efficient hunters in the realms. This has empowered the Shark Spirit, to become the Beast Hunting Spirit. This powerful spirit has bound elementals of various kinds and places with a shark imprint. These bound spirits spawn new shark races, land sharks, sand sharks, sky sharks, and as for here, ice sharks.

ScorpionJinx
October 28, 2005
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Selvaks    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Forest/ Jungle)

While Selvaks have some resemblance to their timid and weaker cousins - squirrels, they are far from cute and fluffy.

Maggot
October 28, 2005
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Dunkleoustous    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

Large and powerful, they are the aquatic equivalent of elephants in a battle situation-very dangerous, but no army can afford not to have large numbers of them.

Mourngrymn
October 28, 2005
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Votes: 7 / 3.785714
Blood Spiders    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

Blood Spiders are dark brown rust color, nearly the color of dried blood and have a body that is approximately 5’ wide, not including their legs. They have a desire only for survival and are not malicious. Tell that to one of their victims.

Mourngrymn
October 28, 2005
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Votes: 5 / 3.500000
Sandgrazer    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Desert)

These Camel like animals roam the desert in small herds. The desert folk have uses for these creatures.

CaptainPenguin
October 28, 2005
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Votes: 7 / 3.714286
Marongghovec aka Ale-Ox    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Tundra/ Arctic)

the Marongghovec, or Ale-Ox, is a large, yak-like animal native to northern Ageratos. To keep its belligerent, stubborn, and generally annoying personality in check requires an interesting ingredient.

Agar
October 28, 2005
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Glow Leach    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Underground)

A life form that emits bright light while feeding.

MoonHunter
October 28, 2005
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Wumpus    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Underground)

This ferocious creature has plagued adventurers that enter it’s cave for hundreds of years. No one knows what it gaurds in it’s lair, but rumors of vast wealth continue to draw adventurers to it.

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       By: Grendel

The Door

A nifty little encounter appropriate for any powerful sorcerer/magically adept monsters lair.

When the party have penetrated to an appropriatly impressive level/room they encounter The Door, this door is a vessel through which the Sorcerer/Monster can safely work against any intruders, the door is heavy duty iron bound studded oak wrought with craft skill and magic, set in the middle is a crystal orb, once the party get within a preset distance the orb flickers briefly as the door warns its "master" of the intruders, the master can then effectivly possess the door itself, this means that all movement the door is capable of (i.e. opening and closing) come under the control of the master, the master can also cast spells from the door as if he were there himself, all the while any damage that is inflicted in return merely damages the door, this will in effect ruin any of the parties chances of surprise, allow the master to assess the parties abilities while remaining safe and sound and finally will probably cause the party to waste some of their juicier items/spells on a chunk of wood and iron, and if the master happens to have a deadly spell or three it could also reduce the size of the party,

Of course if you wanted to be really nasty you could have the door open to admit one person and then slam shut on the second person (squish) whilst blasting away with every spell in the mastrs repetoir

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