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Dozus
February 23, 2017
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 8 / 4.562500
Liathghorm Salmon, or the Salmon of Knowledge    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

The Liathghorm salmon is prized not only for its flavor, but the unique psychic properties of its flesh.

valadaar
January 10, 2017
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.500000
Anemone Hydra    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

The Hydra Anemone is a powerful ambush predator found off the hidden Isle of Manjoo. The sorcerous energies there undoubtedly spawning this submarine horror.

Scrasamax
December 31, 2015
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 2 / 4.000000
Rusalka    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Water)

The Neo-Soviet marine biomods

valadaar
June 30, 2014
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.916667
The Black Leviathans    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Water)

The Black Leviathan from the eastern sea is a greater hazard in legend then in fact, as it only infrequently preys upon man. At least, as far as can be told, for many are taken by the sea with no record of their passing.

valadaar
April 21, 2014
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.000000
Yarnuks    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Water)

"Cities in the deep? I've never heard such foolishness. A talking lobster? Rubbish!"

MysticMoon
January 13, 2014
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 4.250000
River Horses    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Water)

Wild beasts of the imagination — untamed spirits of the quick and unfettered waters of this world. These steeds of the fast-flowing rivers are never to be captured, never to be controlled; to stop is to die — to be stopped is to be turned to droplets which return to the fast-flowing waters. Yet, while free they are things of pure beauty; mystical bringers of the gods' good will.

Scrasamax
November 10, 2013
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.250000
Bahamoot    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Water)

Before Final Fantasy turned Bahamut into a dragon, it was a fish

Gossamer
October 16, 2013
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.785714
Drowner Lice    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

-"He's dead, Jim. Drowned, from the looks of it."

-"Cramps? Swimming too soon after a meal?"

-"No, but something got a meal alright."

Scrasamax
June 20, 2013
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.875000
Tangaroa    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Water)

Greentails, sirens, mermaids, merfolk, the creature you think of when you hear these names is a Tangaroa.

Forganthus
November 28, 2012
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Votes: 5 / 4.100000
Hagula    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Water)

I try to avoid them if I can.  I see them sometimes herding their flocks of flabby grey creatures into and out of Boston harbor, and it always gives me the chills.  Briano tells me that they brought me back to life, but I can't remember it.  I can't remember a lot of stuff.  He also tells me that I was good friends with one of them once.  One of the ones that begs outside of Grand Island Bank for nickels or blood.  I can't tell you why I'm uncomfortable around them.  They're just fish.

caesar193
August 18, 2012
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 9 / 3.555556
Shnickels    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

"Ye've ne'er heard of the Shnickels? Ye must 'ave not grown up in yonder country. The Shnickels are pests. Varmints. They move in, and you're done, son."

-Old Gerald, man in the pub.

Scrasamax
April 18, 2012
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Comments: 16
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.550000
Cecaelia    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Water)

Not all of the mermaids and sea sirens are half fish, there are other things that live in the sea

Pieh
April 15, 2012
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 1
Votes: 5 / 4.200000
Lojcrelt's Lojcreltians    Lifeforms  (Ethereal)   (Water)

In the strangest parts of The Ocean, the Lojcreltians are born. Beings of weirdness and cosmic balance so profound they can alter reality.

Roack
February 10, 2012
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Comments: 23
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.800000
Turtle Lotus    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Water)

A response to Dragonlordmax's Freetext Friday. Specifically, Exotic Mounts.

Thanks to axlerowes for help fleshing out the details and helping me tie it in further with the rest of the setting.

Tundra
August 30, 2011
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.857143
Skirrin    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Water)

Dynamic Missile-Fish

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

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

Maggot
July 20, 2011
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.625000
Lurdi    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Water)

Toltep walked slowly along the avenue, it would have been easier to swim along in the viaduct, but he had made it a point to not do the easy thing. All to often the easy path lead to ruin, and he had not survived so long by taking shortcuts, or the easy road. The market, what was above water, was abuzz with conversation. A large school of blood-crazed lurdi had been diverted into an ambush where the brave people had slaughtered the monsters. There was some worry, Toltep gathered, as a few had escaped.

Pieh
November 22, 2010
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 4
Votes: 6 / 4.166667
Sonorous Aquaticus: The Beasts of Thunder Reef    Lifeforms  (Fauna)   (Water)

Welcome, Lads, to Thunder Reef. A marvel of magical energies existing in harmony with the local fauna. Here, in Thunder Reef, you can find a large variety of oceanic creatures just overflowing with sonic energy. From the lowly Cacophony Crab, to the mighty Thunder-Squid, we will be taking a look at all of them today.

Scrasamax
November 6, 2010
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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
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NAS Autopsy Report 14    Lifeforms  (Constructed)   (Water)

Classified as a category 4 threat, the Elib is somewhere between a vampire lord and Godzilla for limits of escalation. Yes, I would consider using a nuclear device to kill just one. I am that sure that I want it dead. 

Maggot
June 19, 2010
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.250000
The Usholal    Lifeforms  (Intelligent Species)   (Water)

''In a world dominated by savagery and barbarism, we alone represent civilization. Is it any wonder then that we are forced to keep the horrors of the outside world at bay?''

 

-an anonymous Usholal

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A wish in reverse

       By: Murometz

The Pcs discover an ancient, dusty oil lamp, somewhere in the bowels of a dungeon. Naturally they "rub it", and out pops a wizened, old djinn. So far so good. Then it speaks...

"Ah at last, at last I am free! Now grant me my wish!"

When the PCs explain that they are the ones that should be granted a wish, the malignant djinn explains to them that his particular oil-lamp has a curse placed upon it. Whomsoever releases the entity inside shall be geased to grant the djinn's wish to the best of their ability.

Groans ensue from the party. The djinn rubs his wrinkled hands, grins, and proceeds to name his wish. What could it be?

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