[New Monster] Senufio: Gray Slayers

Senufio- Gray Slayers

 

All will be revealed in good time,” the strange man told Graff, the innkeeper of the Drunken Dragon Inn.

The gruff man growled.

You still owe me for a week’s stay in my room,” the innkeeper said.

The door suddenly burst open and a group of road weary adventurers strolled in.

Graff! We return! Chalk and his companions safe and sound again!” the wizard shouted.

The stranger suddenly turned and regarded the newcomers with a sneer.

Chalk?” the man asked.

Yes?” the sorcerer inquired in return.

The man snarled and suddenly transformed into a hideous emaciated gray humanoid frog.

I m afraid that you must die at the behest of my masters,” the creature snapped.

The brawl began, with Graff howling about fights at his inn constantly.

Senufio- Gray Slayers

No. Enc.: 1d4-1 (minimum 1)

Alignment: Chaotic (Neutral)

Movement: 180′ (60′)

Armor Class: 0

Hit Dice: 10

Attacks: 2

Damage: 1d6+4/1d6+4 (claw/claw or bite) or by weapon

Save: F10

Morale: 12

Hoard Class: XIV

X.P.: 1200

Among the senufio the Gray Slayers are the least imposing in appearance and the most dangerous. About the height of a man and somewhat scrawny, these bipedal frog-like creatures are the feared assassins of their masters and the most powerful of the lesser senufio. Yet these creatures too live in a kind of fear for anytime a body part is severed from a Gray Slayer, even a finger, it will, within four rounds, grow into an independent senufio (30% chance of Scarlet Marauder, Indigo Invader or Emerald Oppressor, 10% chance of another Gray Slayer). Many Gray Slayers have themselves been slain by maniacal senufio that failed to gate in others for surely nobody else would deliberately chop up a Gray Slayer just to create more senufio.

Gray Slayers roam the planes at will on assignments from their masters, usually in the form of charismatic humans and wielding a magical sword that is at least +1 although most (80%) have a quirk that compels these creatures to reveal themselves before they attack. Once per round Gray Slayers can cast the following spells: Detect Invisible, Ray of Enfeeblement, Locate Object, Web, Infravision, Tiny Hut, Arcane Eye, Polymorph Self (human/senufio), Massmorph and Passwall. Once per day these creatures can cast Dweomer of Rage and Vanish as well as trying to gate in 1d4 more Gray Slayers with a 65% chance of success. Rumors abound that these creatures are also able to enchant items with minor abilities or create lesser magic items.

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2 Responses to [New Monster] Senufio: Gray Slayers

  1. wilmanric says:

    Bat! I love these! Awesome work! Extremely exciting! Can’t wait to throw these guys at my players!!! Thanks!

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