Thursday, August 14, 2008
This is an interesting find apparently Dungeons and Dragons is allot older than we thought.
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
Posted by epwait at 8:50 PM
Thursday, August 7, 2008
Caryatid Column XP 250
Medium Natural Animate Cconstruct Level 6 Lurker
Initiative +10 Perception -2, Tremorsense 10
HP 61 Bloodied 30 AC 23, Fortitude 22, Reflex 19, Will 16
Immune: Disease, poison, sleep
Bastard Sword +2 (standard; at will) magic, weapon
+13 vs AC; 1d10+5 damage
At the start of an encounter, Caryatid Column has combat advantage against any creatures that have not yet acted.
Once per round, Caryatid Column gains +2d6 damage when it has combat advantage.
Shifty (Minor; at will)
Shift 1 square.
Column Form (standard; at will)
The Caryatid becomes a Column gains tremorsense 10 it loses all other senses. Whenever struck by a weapon that weapon makes an immediate save or breaks dealing no damage if save is made normal damage is taken. magic weapons get a bonus equal to it's enhancement. Non-magical range shatter upon hitting the column, magic ranged save as magic weapons. Caryatid can animate (minor action).
When Caryatid is in column form it radiates no magic, it is immune to any arcana skill checks like detect magic or true seeing (if true seeing shows up in future products). A perception check can be made to discern faint and distorted lines that make the pillar resemble a woman. A second successful check (if someone climbs the pillar) reveals that the pillar is not cemented or jointed at the ceiling. The DC is 10+level+4, anyone with dungeoneering get a +2 bonus to their perception check.
Alignment Unaligned Languages Non
Str 20(+8) Con 19(+7) Dex 16(+6) Int 6(+1) Wis 1(-2) Cha 1(-2)
A Caryatid Column will wait until no one is paying any attention to it and strike with first strike at the nearest target to deal sneak attack damage hopefully use its shifty ability to get in range. On it's next standard action it take on Column form so that it enemies break its weapons.
Wednesday, August 6, 2008
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3.5 to 4.0 conversion Test monster comments welcome
Large Magical Beast Level 6 Brute
Initiative +1 Perception +8, Darkvision
Metal Repulsion Aura 10; Enemies with metal or metal items within the aura, treat
area as difficult terrain. Enemies without metal move normally.
HP 100 Bloodied 50
AC 22, Fort 22, Reflex 16, Will 19
Bite (standard; at will)
Reach 1 +9 vs AC 1d8+4 damage
Telekinesis (minor; at will)
Range 10 +7 vs Fort target slides 4 squares
Metal Attraction (standard; at will) Area close burst 3 +5 Targets are slowed (save ends). First failed save: the targets
are immobilized (save ends) due to metal magnetizing to itself.
Metal Storm (standard, Bloodied) area close burst 2 +5 vs reflex 2d6+4 damage as shards metal that were clinging to the Metalmaster whirl around the slug.
Str 19 (+7) Dex 6 (+1) Wis 13 (+5) Con 18 (+7) Int 6 (+1) Chr 11 (+3)
AC bonus of +4 due to metal clinging to its hide.
This is a monster from Wizards of the Coast and in not an official conversion.