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Scrasamax
December 6, 2011
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Avatar of Pain    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

Some things come from places so dark they don't have names

hylandpad
October 29, 2011
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Votes: 3 / 4.333333
Peregrine Drake    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

"What I wouldn't kill for a rodent problem. I'd give anything for an infestation of plague-ridden rats. But no. We have Drakes. Bloody gods - it never ends."

Scrasamax
October 24, 2011
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Tager    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Any)

A extra-dimensional symbiote

hylandpad
October 19, 2011
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.333333
Alucardian Psionovariates    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

"That Inquisitor...what's his name? Hellenbrecht something? Matthias Hellenbrecht, I think it were? Don't let him near me again - made my skin crawl... You know that look you give a juicy steak after a straight day or two of marching? I swear to Iocath, he was giving me that very look."

-Private Dalton Hayes, Imperial Levy 304

hylandpad
September 4, 2011
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Votes: 2 / 4.500000
The Soul    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Any)

"A little bit of the arcane, hidden within the mundane."

-Victroinox, Archmage of the Circle of Masters

hylandpad
August 18, 2011
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.142857
Prophets and Sorcerers    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Any)

"I saw him! The Sorcerer! His skin cracked and glowed like it was smoldering beneath. His eyes burned like Sol and Radia. He spoke with a voice like a legion of hellspawn, in a strange tongue that parted the skies and reigned fire down upon the earth."

-Excerpt from Mycenae's Dissertation on Sorcerers.

Drackler
July 20, 2011
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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.

Moonlake
February 27, 2011
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On Violent Deaths and Ghosts    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Any)

When a life is snuffed out through a cause other than old age and natural ailments, the spirit lingers in the Mortal Realm rather than immediately entering the Spiritual World, as is its due. The incorporeal form attached to such a being is what is commonly referred to as a Ghost.

MysticMoon
February 22, 2011
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Votes: 6 / 3.750000
Skrelleth Demons    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Any)

How much hatred does it take to buy revenge?

Cheka Man
February 16, 2011
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.357143
30 Vampires    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

30 various vampiric varieties

Ouroboros
January 31, 2011
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 3.666667
The Seir and the death of the Old World    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

*In work*

An attempt to gather my thoughts on the cosmology and history of the Locastus setting.

I´m not quite finished with it, but I´m throwing it out there anyway

Silveressa
January 9, 2011
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Comments: 16
Ideas: 0
Votes: 12 / 4.708333
The Sanguine Mist    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Any)

They say you give up a few things, chasing a dream. In those mists that's the literal truth, for every dream of yours that comes true, a piece of yourself, mind, body, or soul, gets taken by the mist. Worst part is, you won't even know what the cost of your dreams are until you go to leave, and by then you might not even have a mind left to change...

A fragment of the mists of creation, drawn to those desperate to make their dreams come true. Suitable for any magical fantasy setting.

Pieh
November 22, 2010
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 4.000000
Horng Poh-Buh, The Bloodiest Cloth    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Any)

The Red-Wind Rag; Trappings of a Bloody Death; A Malevolent Sheet of Scarlet and Ichor.

Strolen
November 21, 2010
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Comments: 25
Ideas: 10
Votes: 8 / 3.375000
The Final Tests of All Tests Ever    Lifeforms  (Third Kingdom)   (Any)

This is a test wiki sub. Feel free to edit and play with it. Lvl 3 and up should be able to directly edit the sub.

Request help. Check Strolen's and Pieh's XP and then HoH it and see if they both gained 5xp. Also, please vote on it and see if both their XP goes up. I can't vote on my own subs. ;)

Dossta
November 9, 2010
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Comments: 24
Ideas: 1
Votes: 15 / 4.533333
Memory Moths    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Any)

Memory loss is a sort of living death -- and these moths are the Grim Reaper.

Ramhir
November 6, 2010
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Comments: 17
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 3.400000
The Starspawn    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Any)

The Armored Avenger is dead!"

"Look at him! He looks like hamburger, but his admantium armor is untouched! What could have done that?”

Pieh
October 8, 2010
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.000000
Parasitic Youth    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Any)

The poor boy.. Man, I mean. I tend to forget his age, given his appearance...

Pieh
August 26, 2010
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.083333
Augment Trees    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Any)

A warped and twisted, low-standing, tree covered in dark bark. It's wild, overgrown tangle of branches creep across the ground in a large circle. The entire thing is covered in a multitude of thorns that shift from a bright acidic green to a deep blood red.

Blydden
July 29, 2010
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Votes: 5 / 3.800000
Quasi-Soul    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Any)

Beautiful, crystalline beings...with an incompleteness inside...

Cheka Man
July 19, 2010
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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.

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Wet Faeries

       By: Murometz

Sages and naturalists frown at the common name given to these strange creatures by the small folk, but sometimes the silliest nicknames for creatures, places and people persevere in the minds of many. “Purifiers”, “Pond Jellies”, “Breath-Stealers”, “Lung-Ticklers” and “River Butterflies” are much less commonly heard appellations for these life forms. Wet Faeries are basically (and simply) a species of fist-sized, fresh-water jellyfish. Several traits steer them toward the peculiar category however. Firstly, Wet Faeries are nearly invisible in the water, much like their marine cousins but even more so. One can swim in a river swarming with these critters and not even notice their presence. Secondly, they possess the unique ability to clean and purify whatever body of water they inhabit. They do this via some sort of biological filtration process, sucking in all toxins present in the water, and releasing it back in its purest form. Needless to say, they are both a blessing and a curse to whichever folk dwell beside the rivers and lakes Wet Faeries inhabit. On one hand, no purer water can be found anywhere than a Wet Faerie lake or pond, and yet, in “pure” water “life” tends in fact to die out, lacking the needed nutrients to prosper. Thirdly, their “sting” is (unfortunately) virulently poisonous to all mammalians. Wet Faeries are loathe to sting anyone or anything, using their barbed fronds as a last line of defense, but if stung, most swimmers will suffer respiratory arrest, and die within minutes, usually drowning before they can make it back to shore.

Alchemists, druids, and less savory characters have studied these creatures over the years, and have predictably found all the ways Wet Faeries could be exploited. Morbidly humorous, some bards find it, that the Poisoners and Assassins Guilds as well as the Healer’s Union, all prize these creatures. The assassins use the extracted venom in obvious fashion, while the priests and healers use the still-living jelly-fish to sterilize other poison potions and to cure those already poisoned on death’s door.

It is known that a certain Earl Von Trumble keeps his vast castle moat stocked with Wet Faeries, the waters so clear that every bone of every one of his past enemies can be clearly seen on the bottom, twenty two feet below.

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