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[ERROR] No.33885799 [DELETED]  [Reply] [Original] [4plebs] [archived.moe]

Let's have a thread for mildly magical creatures. Not ones that are genuinely terrifying, more like pests which happen to have magical abilities. It's like the creature equivalent of the "mildly magical items" threads. So, let's get this thing rolling.

> Crack Spiders
Ever redecorated a house, and found that the walls were actually covered by hairline cracks in the plaster? Crackspiders. These little buggers leave tiny cracks wherever they go, scuttling along your walls leaving little irritating fractures in their wake. Given enough time and enough of an infestation, they could theoretically reduce a house to rubble. (Probably only affects inflexible materials: wood is probably safe)

>> No.33885962

>>33885799

> Ceiling Scratcher
That unidentified creature that sits in your ceiling and makes weird sawing noises; actually the mating cry of the Ceiling Scratcher cricket.

>> No.33886244

>>33885799

> Bear-Owl
Spawned from the same vein of research that created the better known owl bear, the bear owl is the logical opposite so far as bodily composition. A bear's head, tiny bear paws and the rest of it's body being that of an owl, they are occasionally found in the wild. However, being an incredibly defenseless and delicious species makes them vanishingly rare.

>> No.33886346

>>33885799

> Fey Wilds Lynx
Indistinguishable from most domestic species of tabby save for distinctive long ears, the fey wilds lynx is a favored pet of wizards and nobles alike, being highly intelligent and easy to train. They are very long lived, and tend to become smarter as they age, with some rumors persisting that they eventually will gain true intelligence whether a familiar or no.

>> No.33886389

>>33885799

> Sovereign Ooze
Not a king of oozes, but rather an ooze whose body is made of sovereign glue, this is occasionally made during young apprentice's first experiments with alchemy. Unfortunately, the beings have no natural way to replenish their own bodily substance as they inevitably cover everything they touch with it. Still, with care and a universal solvent coated jar, some specimens have been known to live for very long periods of time.

>> No.33886441

>Cricket Bat

A horrific blight upon sentient races everywhere created solely for the pun, the Cricket Bat is a large one foot insectoid creature with leathery wings as well as it's usual appendages, with it's powerful legs it can gain incredible heights in a single bound and then use whereupon it uses it's wings to glide and it's bat ears to navigate via echolocation.

Luckily they have a strictly vegetarian diet, but swarms of Cricket bats have been known to strip whole countrysides clean in a single night.
Plus they just look nasty.

>> No.33886447 [DELETED] 

>>33885799

> Fey Wilds Songbird
Like a more majestic cousin of the cockatoo, these birds' white plumage becomes a rainbow of thrumming colors as they sing, making them much sought after by exotic bird collectors. However, these birds then to be difficult to handle, being picky eaters, temperamental, and hard to groom.

>> No.33886458

>Nightmare Devourer
Despite this creature's name and imposing demonesque image, it's actually benevolent. The creature hides during the day in the shadow and comes out at night to eat the nightmares of people and as a result people's dreams become ordinary dreams. Cases where people have woken up and seen the creature are rare as it takes great care to hide should it detect the sleeper waking up. The reason for this is that the Nightmare Devourer greatly fears accidentally scaring someone. In fact, this fear is so strong scaring someone may cause the creature to enter a state of shock or even die.

>> No.33886489

>>33885799

> Fey Wilds Songbird
The more majestic cousin of the cockatoo, the Fey Wilds Songbird is also known as the Wisp Parrot. This is because the creature's white plumage becomes a dazzling rainbow of soft colors as they sing, a dazzling display in its own right as their voices are supernaturally beautiful. They are much sought after by exotic bird collectors, but equally difficult to care for in captivity. They have very specific dietary needs and tend to be highly temperamental.

>> No.33886494

>>33885799

>Unravellers
Small solitary ferret-like rodents with a strong scent for magics and enchantments, they are often found gnawing on enchanted locations and the catalysts that sustain them. They don't seem to gain any nourishment from the practice and feed mostly on small plants and fungi, but scholars believe the practice comes from having long tracked and fed on magical plants.

>> No.33886565

>>33885799
>Corpse Frogs
A large frog that smells of putridity and rotting flesh. They draw flies and other insects to their strange scent and feast on them. Since they do very little active hunting they grow quite corpulent, sometimes becoming unable to move if they find particularly good areas to feed in. Not dangerous and actually reduce the presence of other pests, but their smell is so strong and repugnant that most prefer then to be eradicated whenever possible.

>> No.33886629

>>33885799
>Fangorn's Rat
Named for the naturalist who first documented them, the Fangorn's Rat is understood to be a subspecies of the common Black Rat, exposed to high fluctuations of mana from an as yet unknown source and physically mutated into their current form. Smaller than the Black Rat, they are recognizable by the tuft of white fur running from behind the ears to the shoulders, and a bifurcation of the tail near the tip. They appear to subsist entirely on various forms of cloth or linen, and have a special preference for socks. Many a citizen can attest to having one in a pair of socks mysteriously disappear, to later be found inside the rat's gullet. Extermination measures have been suggested.

>> No.33886641

>Eternal Worm
A common ordinary soil worm that's entirely unremarkable, except for the fact that it's immortal. Not just biologically immortal, but physically as well. No matter what force, weapon, magic or ability is used the worm simply cannot die. Even if its body is reduced to ash, the ash will reconstitute into the original worm. Scholars are greatly interested in studying the species' immortality and because of this combined with the worm's rarity, specimens command outrageous prices. Though the worm is androdioecious reproduction has never been occured to happen even under laboratory conditions. Scholars assume it's because the worm has a very slow reproduction cycle (possibly once every thousand years).

>> No.33886644 [DELETED] 

>>33885799

> Armament Hog
The more magical cousin of the hedgehog, this small rodent shares its habit of forming into a defensive curl when threatened. However, rather than spurs made of cartilage, the very body of the armament hog changes into a steel-like substance, sometimes with spikes depending on species. Sometimes traveling nights will mistake them for a defunct piece of weaponry and try to get them "repaired" at a local smithy, much to everyone's embarrassment and bewilderment.

>> No.33886695

>>33885799

> Armament Hog
The more magical cousin of the hedgehog, this small rodent shares the habit of curling into a ball when threatened. However, rather than spurs made of cartilage, the very body of the armament hog changes into a steel-like substance, making it all but immune to conventional predators. The end form usually resembles the head of a mace, with spikes depending on species. Sometimes traveling knights will mistake a frightened armament hog for a defunct piece of weaponry and try to get them "repaired" at a local smithy. Hilarity usually ensues.

>> No.33886714

>>33885799

>Citronella Goat

A yellow-haired goat that smells strongly of citrus. The result of a magical crossbreeding experiment to create livestock that naturally drives away pests. It's very effective at this, but the revolting flavor of its meat and milk, and the obtuse smell of its fur, caused it to be considered a failure. Only the wild offspring of several escaped specimens remain.

>> No.33886762

>>33885799
Mush-Rooms
A type of symbiotic species of giant fungus that grows to resemble a small shack on the inside. It feeds off of the various dander, dust and organic leavings left behind, and provide travelers with a comfy, if a little creepy, getaway for the night.

Also comes in poisonous varieties with darker brown caps, which fill the rooms with toxic spores and then absorb the inhabitants.

>> No.33886813

>>33885799
>Narcissus of Self-Image
A magical species of Narcissus plant that grows on people's heads and subsists on the person's ambient magical energy. The species is not parasitic and entirely harmless. It can only be seen by the person it's growing on (usually in a mirror), but not by other people. Also, it cannot be removed by the person it's growing on (trying to remove it in any way results in the plant remaining in place). The only way it can be removed is by convincing another person to pluck it, but as other people can't see it this is easily said than done.

>> No.33886852

>Lantermites

Small insects that inhabit trees and wooden structures that aren't taken care of. By themselves they glow faintly, like a candle, but adventurers have taken to raising them in special wooden spheres as a cheap and effective way of having a source of light at night.
But they'll still eat any wooden items you have.

>> No.33886875

>>33885799

> Walking Pits
A walking pit is a magical creature close in appearance to a frog crossed with a bulldog. These bizarre creatures naturally produce a dimensional storage pocket inside of their gullet similar to a bag of holding or a portable hole. Never content to sit on an empty stomach, these creatures eat anything they can get their mouth around, seemingly showing no preference between traditionally edible or inedible matter.

>> No.33886905

>>33886852
I really like these. I don't care if they're just fantasy fireflies.

>> No.33886964

>>33885799
>Benthic Shark
An offshoot of the Tiger Shark, this species has, over the course of several millennia, adapted to living in some of the deepest parts of the ocean. In such terrain, they have been altered by the faint echoes of eldritch power residing below even them. Their form is flattened, stretched wider and longer. The eyes now reside on top of the head, made bulbous and opaque to catch the faintest glimmers of light to be found on the sea floor. Though slender, their jaws have immense snapping power, suggesting that other species of their size must exist in the depths of the ocean, for they are inefficient at catching smaller meals. The knowledge of Benthic Sharks comes entirely from three specimens that had washed up on the shore, apparently having floated to the surface rather than sunk to the floor. When examined, notes recounting them turned into mad scribbles and visual recordings were marred by static interference, suggesting they had developed through contact with some eldritch power an anomalous aura. Only once the bodies were returned to the sea to float down to the bottom once more were notes able to be recorded.

>> No.33887005

Lucky Clover

Grown along the equator, these small plants can serve as a rudimentary compass, as whichever petal is facing north will become darker. They have a slightly metallic gleam to them, and cannot handle any sort of cold for too long.

>> No.33887105

>>33885799

> Painter's Chameleon
Whether it was created by magic or nature, this species of chameleon is truly bizarre. When perfectly calm, the creature produces a continuous wake of color as it plods along. This color remains indefinitely and changes with the lizard itself, no matter how far it may have gone since leaving the trail. However, if frightened or killed, the color disappears, making them a creative, if possibly easily disrupted method of marking one's path.

>> No.33887252

>>33885799

> Ash Moth
This rather hideous moth shares certain similarities to the legendary phoenix. Seemingly covered in lumpy ash, this moth is known to travel miles after maturity seeking out sources of open flame. Once found, these creatures throw themselves into the fire, experiencing a brilliant transformation whereupon they are more pleasantly called Flame Butterflies. Their smoldering form is beautiful to behold but lasts little more than a few hours before they produce their eggs and die.

>> No.33887443

>>33886458
>Nightmare Devourer

Dayum nigga, that's kawaii as fuck.

>> No.33887491

>>33887443
Sounds exactly like the Baku, only with a less-defined appearance.

>> No.33887542

>>33885799
D'aww. I want a sharkdog.

>> No.33887583

>>33885799

> Mandolin Spider
This is actually one of a rather vast species of musical spiders that have evolved a niche as entertainers for the intelligent species. Unlike normal spider webs, these creatures use a stiffly bound, high tension webbing which they pluck to elicit musical notes. How this adaptation originally came about is a question, but natural selection has ensured that most individuals that survive are excellent performers. While cultivating a large array of musical spiders in one location would seem a good idea and can have wonderful results, too often their artistic differences seem to force neighboring species into quite vicious competition.

>> No.33887717

Shrieker

This tiny frog has an innaturally potent voice, which uses both for hunting and self defense.
The fragorous, high pitched yell this frog emits stuns insects, on which then the frog feeds (this feature probably caused the atrophizaqtion of the frog tongue, which is a fifth of a normal frog tongue dimension).

>> No.33887723

>>33887583

>> No.33887935

>>33885799

> Emotional Tick
This creature is much the same as a normal tick, but rather than siphoning blood, it siphons emotion from living creatures. Strangely enough, communities where these creatures are more commonly sighted experience less civil unrest leading to a net gain in productivity. In fact, there are many parents who go looking for these "parasites" to help them deal with their teenage progeny.

>> No.33887964

Dust Bunny

Typically found in ill kept magical institutions, Dust bunnies are clumps of dust given life and proper form by ambient magical energies. Apart from being a symbol of poor housekeeping, Dust bunnies help keep their homes clean, by absorbing any future dust created. Their appearance depends on the magical energy surrounding them, exemplified in the necromancer's dust bunnies, which are shambling horrors of the dust of undead flesh.

>> No.33888022

>>33887964

Oh god, I can picture it now:
> "Adventurers, we meet at last! Now, prepare to meet your..." *squeek* "What the devil? Gregory, is that you?" *squeek* "Damnit Gregory, can't you see I'm in the middle of something?" *squeek* "I know my office is a mess but is this really the..." *squeek* "Fine, just don't muck about with my latest experiments! Now where were we?"

>> No.33888075

>>33887717
So, this, but louder?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBkWhkAZ9ds

>> No.33888196

>Flower Foal
This breed of equine is known to live in hilly and flower-y meadows, having adapted a colourful mane of flowers in place of usual hair. Some believe it to be a way of finding a mate. h most people lucky enough to find them just seem to take to training and using them as a cheap and effective way to collect bouquets of flowers, as the flowers frown in the manes and tails of the flower foal regrow quickly.

>> No.33888204

>Anus Snakes

Nobody knows why they're called that.

>> No.33888221

>Slavic Meerkat

Notably more intelligent than their traditional cousins, they are a sentient (if tiny) race in their own right, capable of forging armour and conducting wars with other sentient vermin for territory.

They have been known to sell people insurance as well.

>> No.33888247

>>33888221
Is there one named Lyle?

>> No.33888370

Colour Thief.

These creatures are the sole remnants of a long-destroyed Necromancer's work. During mating season they will drain.the hues out of paintings or other material, leaving behind only dulled greys. Fortunately this has no other known negative side effects.

The animal has the shape of a hand-sized butterfly.

>> No.33888697

>Rape horse
Wild horse that often grazes on fields of rape.
If left unattended, they may cause serious damage to the crops.
Rape horse is fairly meek and tame after having it's share of rape, but when there's rape no longer to be had, they turn aggressive towards humans.

Often used by farmers as beasts of burden in the summer and slaughtered for their meat after harvest.

>> No.33888846

>>33888697

>rape is a variety of large melon with a vagina on one side that makes a high-pitched squeaking sound when pierced
>rape horses have a mouth at the end of their dick
>even the females

>> No.33888917

>>33888846
No, it's a type of flower. With oily seeds.

>> No.33888987

>>33888846
Especially the females

>> No.33891277

>>33888917
Like grapes? Can you make wine out of them?

>> No.33892515

>>33891277
You can squeeze the rape oil out of them for cooking.

>> No.33892628

>>33885799

>Plainshog
Identical to the hedgehog in every way, but turns hedgerows into flat grassland once in its life cycle.

>> No.33892741

>>33886905
Glowing termites, my friend.

>> No.33893164

>>33892515
It makes for poor lubricant.

Name: Bee Burner (Northern, Southern, Greater, Ricker's)
Other Names: Little Firebird, Apiarist's Bane, Drakesparrow
Classification: Animal
Diet: Insectivorous, mostly bees
Size: Rarely more than half a foot in wingspan with the largest species.
Locomotion: Rapid flight, bipedal
Presence: Common
Location: Common near rivers, mostly found in areas with high insect density
Sociality: Fairly non-social
Intelligence: Moderate
Mating Habits: Egg-laying, mate for life


Description: Small, fast and colourful, Bee Burners are beautiful little birds possessed of quite astonishing hunting abilities. Most species are reddish orange, with green streaks around the eyes and on the tips of the wings and black markings under the beak. The Northern Bee Burner can be distinguished by a tuft of blue feathers at the back of the head, the Southern by a pair of purple tailfeathers, the Greater both by its size and its entirely black underbelly, and the Ricker's by an iridescent green ruff around the neck. The beaks are long, slightly curved and pointed - all the better for catching insects on the wing. Their heads are large for a bird, whilst their wings are comparatively small, designed for aerial manoeuvring rather than long distance flight. Bee Burners are non-migratory, and spend colder months dwelling in holes in trees or river banks. They hoard food in warmer months for this purpose.


Capabilities: Bee Burners possess two glands in the throat that spit out liquids that ignite when they mix. The streams of liquid make contact just outside of the Bee Burner's mouth and form into a beam of fire that is more than capable of killing any small unfortunate insect that gets in its way. It also makes an effective defence against predators, as even when consumed the liquids will ignite if mixed, quite literally giving many successful predators serious heartburn. They are also fast and acrobatic fliers.

>> No.33893183

>>33893164
Vulnerabilities: As small birds they are particularly fragile, and are attracted to insects and things that look like them, such as reflective pieces of glass.


Uses: The glands are particularly sought after by alchemists for use in potions and as an easy ignition formula. Richer people also like to use the feathers of these birds in ornamentations and clothing such as cloaks. Given the size of the average Bee Burner, a lot are needed for such endeavours, often depopulating whole sections of the countryside to create a single cape.

>> No.33893992

>>33887583
Gave me an idea of my own

>Melody Spider
A species thought to be a bizarre offshoot of the Mandolin Spider, each Melody Spider spins a web unique to that individual, and never to be repeated by any other. The web itself is similar to that of the common spider, but vastly more complex in nature, and created from the same high tension webbing which gives the Mandolin Spider it's namesake music. These webs have a nodule on the centre, which can be plucked to cause a chain reaction of notes, creating an ephemeral symphony, generally extremely well composed and very pleasing to the ears, and lasting anywhere from 15 to 20 seconds. Unfortunately, once played, a web loses it's structural integrity and can no longer produce any music.

The Melody Spider has no mouthparts, and will quickly expire within two weeks of hatching due to starvation, and taking with it the symphony it created. Attempts to keep them alive in labs via IV nutrition have been inconclusive.

>> No.33895386

>>33887583
>>33893992

/k/ here, regular spiders pluck their webs to gather information on their prey. Just thought y'all would like to know.

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/06/140605-spiders-silk-webs-pluck-string-vibrations/

>> No.33897386

>>33885799
>Corpse Rat
These otherwise unassuming rodents are dark grey with a white skull pattern on their backs. They naturally absorb mana from the environment, and when they expire they automatically reanimated as minor undead.

>> No.33897460

>>33886244
>bear-owl
>not owl cats

>> No.33898121

>>33897386
So when they die, the flesh just sloughs off and they keep on going?

>> No.33898153

>>33897460

The benefit to an owl bear is that they are large enough to fuck without causing damage to the creature opening up the possibility of repeated dickings.

Owl cats? Too small. one hump chumps.

>> No.33899091

>>33898153
have fun when the owlbear decides to fuck you instead

>> No.33900487

>Candleflies

Luminescent flying insects that lay their eggs in dead flesh, giving their larvae ample food supply when they hatch. Candleflies and their larvae produce a small amount of necromantic energy, not enough to raise anything on their own but well-known to reanimate a corpse in a colony given enough time to fully develop.
The mature flies do not usually stray far from the host corpse, instead breeding in and consuming its rotting flesh until the undead kills another or strays across another corpse whereupon the mature flies will migrate and form a new colony.
Cultures in the regions Candleflies are found consider it especially important to bury or incinerate their dead, as large-scale infestations can quickly lead to undead uprisings, blights upon the land and even attract liches and necromancers.

>> No.33900746

> Wizard's Eye
Tiny flying beholderkin with roughly scaled skin and bat wings. Eat magic. Often used as familiar.

>> No.33901309

Somebody should make a 1d4chan page to store some of these.

>Horseshoe Crabs

These small, land-borne crabs grow to roughly the size of a horseshoe and curve into a similar shape. They feed on rust, and often live near large deposits of iron. Unlike the related Rust Monster, these creatures have no magical ability to destroy metal, the only consume ferrous oxide.

>Fluffermoths
These large, fluffy moth-like creatures can grow to the size of a large cat. If raised from birth to be used to company, they make loyal and affectionate pets, feeding primarily on nectar, fruit, and attention.

>Writer's Block
Also known as the Scintilla Flower or Library Anenome, these anemone-like organisms proliferate anywhere were there are books, magic, and scholars. When there is nobody around, these creatures waft their tendrils lazily, feeding on stray ideas and concepts that drift out of magical books from time to time. However, in the presence of an intelligent being, the Writer's Block feeds on their inspiration and willingness to learn, causing the condition that gives them their name. They are considered an awful nuisance by most, but their sting is appreciated by some for being both a stimulant and a source of sudden, sporadic inspiration.

>> No.33902288

>Dorb

Resembling nothing so much as a fleshy ball roughly a third of the size of a common chicken, with short, bristly, almost hair-like feathers in a dull earthy hue, beady black eyes, and a narrow, elongated beak, the Dorb is nonetheless capable of locomotion, by way of a yet-indeterminate method of levitation, although it seems incapable of lifting itself off the ground by more than half the height of a man.

They are quite fond of fruit, and it's not terribly uncommon for vinyard or orchard owners to occasionally discover a small group of them feeding on one's crops. Fortunately, due to their size, it is rare for them to consume enough to be much more than a mild annoyance.

It is particularly amusing to discover some that have fed upon fruit that has begun to rot, as the alcoholic content of the fermenting sugars in the fruit affect them, causing them to wobble erratically and float into various objects and each other with cries of surprise and confusion.

>> No.33902418

>Harbinger Crab

By all normal appearances the Harbinger crab resembles a perfectly normal coconut crab, and on the whole, it prefers you maintain this falsehood. The only time the terrible truth is revealed is when someone tries to make it a familiar.

When the familiar speaks, it is always in an angry accented voice filled with profanities, revealing their desire to destroy all non-invertebrate life on the planet.

>> No.33902483

>Dire Kiwi

This magical experiment gone wrong is roughly six meters tall when standing, and weighing almost a ton. Otherwise, it is a perfectly normal Kiwi in diet, appearance and temperament

>> No.33902523

>Cassowary

OH FUCK! RUN! RUN YOU BASTARD, CAN'T YOU SEE THOSE EYES!? THOSE ARE THE EYES OF HATE AND MURDER! FUCK SON!

>> No.33902730

>Strobe Scale

A species of lizards commonly found near places of bioluminescence or artificial light.

Their special scales absorb the primary lights in their environment but their eyes always remain an eerily bright white.

When frightened their scales will produce an exceedingly powerful strobe light effect that often disorients the aggressor and buys the lizard time to escape or attack their prey.

A properly trained strobe scale can function as an elemental catalyst, their attribute based on their scale color.

>> No.33902747

>>33902483
>diet
Do you know how much it would have to eat for being one ton?

>> No.33902761

Gotcharock

A small mysterious creature that lives under rocks. No one has ever actually seen a Gotcharock, aside from two long antennae, two bulging blue eyes and long spindly arms with tiny but strong fingers.

The only known behavior of this strange creature is to either grab or pinch things.

>> No.33902770

>>33902747
Are you going to question the diet of a Dire Kiwi?

>> No.33902803

>>33902770
Not from within reach of it, no.

>> No.33903144

>>33902803
Exactly. Now let them eat what they want and stay out of it's way.

>> No.33903216

>>33888917
As an Albertan I know a bit about rape. In fact rape oil is one of the primary exports of our province.

>> No.33903255

>>33886244
>Flying bear heads with bear jaws.
>Defenseless
>Not terrifying

>> No.33903389

>>33902523
he said mildly magical, not goddamned satanic

>> No.33903413

>>33903216
they produce what is commonly sold in the US as Canola Oil

>> No.33904226

>Scale Chinchilla
A tiny variety of the average exotic rodent that nest in the armor of knights. They feed off of any rust, dirt, and blood that may coat the armor. By doing so they help maintain the armor, so being accompanied by "Skinchillas" is considered a good omen to many circles of knights. In lower circles they are considered a symbol of misfortune as they eagerly await the next feeding of blood and foreign dirt.

>> No.33904367

>>33885799
>Crack Spiders

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHzdsFiBbFc

>> No.33905797

>>33902483
>>33902523
>Koala
This species can often be found riding one of the above mentioned creatures in its efforts to travel and expend a little energy as possible.
fyi they're also psychic.

>> No.33907070

>Blue bird of Happiness
An exceedingly rare species of flightless bird, the Blue bird of Happiness has evolved a peculiar defense mechanism. These birds naturally produce an emotion altering aura that causes feelings of euphoria. Much prized by collectors, their rarity has rendered them all but a legend to the average person.

>> No.33908572

>>33887252
I like that one.

>> No.33908619

>>33902418

>dalek familiar

>> No.33908658

>>33903255

> Bear Owl mounted flying cavalry.
> Spending every last coin in the kingdom to outfit them as your exotic unit for your warriors stronghold.
> Spending every last coin in the kingdom twice over to research Melf's Instant Bear Owl Cavalry spell.

>> No.33908672

>>33888075

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jrqzCQ1YMKA

This but louder

>> No.33908682

The sea turtle

This animal is actually a normal land turtle, except it walks on salt water. It is unable to swin.

>> No.33908729

>>33903389
YOU TALKIN SHIT ABOUT ME, BRO!?

>> No.33908750

The Chingawanga

This strange animal is a dog, but has a different name. It also enters into a homicidal rage if it is called "dog"

>> No.33908762

>>33900487
This is pretty fucking good.
Actually makes sense, is a nice phenomenon and pretty weird.

>> No.33908766

>>33900487
finally I hear a nice novel idea for zombies.
thanks

>> No.33908795

>The Disap-Pear
An extremely rare species of sentient fruit, the disap-pear will seemingly hang from any tree. If it has been observed in one tree once, it will never be seen hanging from that tree again, but may be found in one of the surrounding trees. No one has ever observed a disap-pear move from one tree to the other, but from the vast intelligence shining out of their large, slanted eyes it is deducted that they must posess some powerful psionic abilities, most probably teleportation being one of them. No one has ever tried eating a disap-pear, neither has anyone suggested trying it.
Disap-pears have been known to move millions of miles from tree to tree in their lifetime before finally disappearing for good.

>> No.33908838

>>33908729
>two seconds before the photographer has his bowels scattered all over the near vicinity like squishy streamers

>> No.33908842

>>33907070
Privet
Is that bird famous anywhere outside ex URSS?

>> No.33908843

> Supineness

A reptilian creature about the size of a small dog with four long, loosely hanging legs and a short stubby tail that crawls around very slowly among trees feeding on various insects with the one quick part of its body that it has, it's quickly flicking sticky tounge. The Supineness has a head similar in shape to that of an ant-eater, and is covered in small green or brown scales that camouflage it well among it's native jungle foliage.

It has amazing regenerative powers as long as it is well fed, but is virtually without any form of physical defense against predators. Interestingly, most natural jungle predators capable of piercing the somewhat tough scales have evolved to learn it is best to simply chomp off one of its legs when hungry, and let the creature regenerate the lost limb, only to return and feed on it again once it has grown back.

The Supineness' diet of poisonous and venomous insects other insectivores wouldn't touch render it virtually immune to all forms of poison. Even poisons of a magical and/or divine nature have often had a vastly diminished or negligible effect on the creature. Supineness blood is usually quite toxic, but blood extracted directly from the creatures liver with great care can be used to purify food and water with just a single drop. A single drop, with sufficient knowledge, can also be used to create a potion that grants the effect of cure poison on the imbiber. The potions creator must have extensive knowledge of the anatomy of the creature to be able to extract the blood from the proper organ, as a mistake will instead have a mildly toxic effect, as well as possibly killing the creature if the liver is too damaged in the process of extraction. Enough blood can be extracted to attempt to create one potion per day without permanently harming the creature, and up to three potions can be created by sacrificing the liver of the beast completely, but the creature will die within minutes.

>> No.33908877

>>33908838
THAT'S RIGHT FUCKER, QUESTION MY MAGIC AGAIN AND SEE WHAT HAPPENS.

>> No.33908967

>>33908877
I don't think cassowaries murder because they enjoy it, I think they murder simply because they just hate that much.

>> No.33911135

>>33908877
Go away cassowary, you are only a more flamboyant emu!

>> No.33912299

>>33911135
LOOKS LIKE WE HAVE A HEIR TO THE THRONE OF "ABOUT TO FUCKING DIE"

>> No.33912333

>>33911135
WHO THE FUCK ARE YOU CALLING AN EMU!??

>> No.33912722

>Filter Fly

A small insect that purifies the air as it flies through it. No larger than your average fruit fly, Filter Flys are released in humongous amounts to clean up areas with toxins in the air.

>> No.33912948

>>33885799

>gelatinous dice
Unlike their infamous cube cousins, these beings only grow to a maximum volume of 8 cubic inches. They're weakly acidic, usually preying only on small insects, but can slowly devour larger targets over a period of days.
They come in 4, 6, 8, 12, and 20-sided subspecies.

>> No.33913000

Are Cassowarys really that dangerous?

>> No.33913161

>>33903255
>>33908658
They're the size of owls. The largest and heaviest owls weight about 10 pounds, and aren't even a meter long.

>> No.33913369

>>33913000
They're not too bad. There have been a quite a few attacks, very few per year. There's only one documented death by cassowary and it was in 1926.

Wait, I mean, they're totally deadly bro. Kill more people than dropbears bro.

>> No.33913415

>>33913161
I'm imagining them to be like feathery wolverines personally.

>> No.33913605

Toriko is full of stuff like this. The previous page has the EcoSkunk that produces methane instead of stench.

>> No.33913650

>Paradise Horse
In almost all respects a normal horse, the only difference is the continuous cloud of steam it gives off. Anyone riding a paradise horse is kept at a comfortable room temperature regardless of the temperature of the environment.

>> No.33913959

>>33913605

that sea cucumber is insane.

>> No.33914048

>>33913415

I put them in my campaign. They were about a foot tall, with proportionately small bear parts. The paws were in place of their wings. Thus, they were like flightless, feathery teddy bears, also delicious.

>> No.33914331

>>33913369
....

>> No.33914387

> Single Headed Hydra
As the name suggests the Single Headed Hydra is a species of hydra with only one head. Single Headed Hydra’s are much smaller than their multiple headed cousins and they lack the ability to grow back their head after it is chopped off. In fact the Single Headed Hydra is essentially a semi aquatic snake, the only difference being that the Single Headed Hydra has a maw filled with massive razor sharp teeth; each of which bathed in deadly neurotoxin. Aside from that they make fantastic pets.

>> No.33914418

>>33914048
Sounds like a reason for the PCs to start up their own ranch and restaurant chain to me.

>> No.33915739

>The Disap-Pear
An extremely rare species of sentient fruit, the disap-pear will seemingly hang from any tree. If it has been observed in one tree once, it will never be seen hanging from that tree again, but may be found in one of the surrounding trees. No one has ever observed a disap-pear move from one tree to the other, but from the vast intelligence shining out of their large, slanted eyes it is deducted that they must posess some powerful psionic abilities, most probably teleportation being one of them. No one has ever tried eating a disap-pear, neither has anyone suggested trying it.
Disap-pears have been known to move millions of miles from tree to tree in their lifetime before finally disappearing for good.

>> No.33915872

>The Silver Apple

Closely related to the divine golden apple, the silver apple shares all the same properties as the Golden Apple, but due to divine market pressure, it's value is only about a tenth of that of the Golden Apple. As such, eating one will grant immortality, but you will always wonder if the Golden Apple tasted better.

>> No.33916090

>>33915872

The Bore

A small, dumpy relative of the wild boar. Unlike it's more territorial and violent cousin, this animal is docile and prefers a quiet simple life. If kept in one place, life within a square mile of the Bore will become routine and uneventful. Orcish hoards will randomly avoid the town, necromancers will find the town unimportant, and in general, nothing exciting will happen.

While these are popular in the countryside, too many can cause significant problems such as boredom, listlessness and eventually the town will be forgotten and removed from the map.

>> No.33916638

>>33913605
>routine and uneventful
the solar turtle looks really interesting, i would only change its appereance.. wonna use it

>> No.33917012

>>33885799
>Shrinkmoss

An unusual form of parasitic moss, this species hangs from trees over well trod paths, brushing over any animals of adequate height that pass beneath, on which it deposits its spores. Over the course of 12-30 days, the host shrinks as the spores mature, using the absorbed matter to grow into its adolescent phase, tendrils that drop from the host and creep up nearby trees.

The host will lose ~50-75% of its mass during the infestation, but the mass is lost in a uniform manner: afterward, the creature will appear as a perfectly healthy but bizarrely small specimen of its species.

>> No.33917107

>>33917012
>thisismyfetish.tiff
Can it be cultivated?

>> No.33917112

>>33917012
Be a great way to infiltrate a halfling community, provided you've got someone to cast cure affliction afterward.

>> No.33917160

>>33917107
I don't see why not. Obviously you'd need to handle it very carefully, likely taking magical precautions against infection. Not sure exactly what uses it might have except for things like >>33917112

>> No.33917185

>>33917160
...What if I want to cultivate an infection?
Look, I have a fetish, all right? It doesn't need to make sense.
Can someone who is already shrank be re-infected?

>> No.33917217

>>33917012
Can you get re-infected for further shrinkage?

>> No.33917284

>>33917185
>>33917217
>Can you get re-infected for further shrinkage?
Normal people would develop an immunity, so not usually. An immune-compromised individual might shrink more than others, as the infection would last longer and/or might get multiple infections.

>> No.33918158

>>33917284
Oh well.

>> No.33918503

>>33887583
>>33893992
If there is a subspecies named the Liberace Spider I am on board with this.

>> No.33918524

>>33918503
Those fuckers are cute as shit.

>> No.33918548

>>33918524
Not to mention fabulous.

>> No.33918611

>>33918548
And incredibly tiny

>> No.33918749

>>33912948

4-sided Gelatinous Dice are almost invisible, and tend to harden their points enough to feed on the blood of those who step on them.

>> No.33918808

>>33918749
If you get enough together, you can use them as caltrops.

>> No.33919201

> Swordog
Swordogs have always been a mystery in the magical community. No wizard, alchemist or necromancer has ever taken credit for their creation and at this point it seems like no one ever will. Swordogs (not to be confused with Doggers) are an “intelligent” weapon imbued with the spirit and personality of a household pooch. Although this might seem like a fun alternative to a normal sword, owners of Swordogs quickly realize that having to take your sword for two walks a day and let it do “business” that will never happen gets a little old after a while.
Four known breeds of Swordog exist: Dalmachion, Long Swordoberman, Khopeshund and the Labroadsword Retriever.

>> No.33920881

>>33885799
> Tree Jelly
Usually found floating amongst canopies in magical forests, the Tree Jelly is the only known terrestrial siphonophore, feeding off any small insects, birds or mammals caught in its dangling vines, which can reach up to 140 feet in length.
Any food caught is digested and fed back to the bell at the top, which uses the produced digestive gasses to float.
Stings from the vines of these creatures may be painful but are rarely deadly, due to the need to spread Tree jelly spores via any sufficiently large animals the vines may brush past.

Tree Jellys have also found use in more metropolitian areas to combat rock doves and other disease carrying avians.

>> No.33922917

>>33916090
>>33901309
>>33900487
>>33900487
>>33893164
>>33887964
>>33887935
>>33887252
>>33886852
Stealing these.

>> No.33925759

>>33922917

Kind of want to see this stick around.

>> No.33927567

I love everything about this thread. stealing a lot of them. Thank you, /tg/!

>> No.33927837

>>33927567
>>33922917

ARE YOU GOING TO USE ME!!?

>> No.33927862

>>33927837
I DIDN'T FORGET A PIC. YOU SAW NOTHING.

>> No.33927962

>>33927862
Cassowary CR is too high for my players.

>> No.33928157

Anyone gonnna archive the thread?

>> No.33932102

>>33928157
Pretty please, some of them are pretty great.

>> No.33932470

>>33902483
Instead of stealing windshield wipers, they steal entire cars.

>> No.33932564

>>33885962
>That unidentified creature that sits in your ceiling and makes weird sawing noises
Yeah. When it woke me up and I pounded on the ceiling to get it to stop, well... it turns out it was a rattlesnake slithering along. I realize there was a ceiling between us, but when you hear that rattle just inches away from where you were beating your fist... it kind of freaks you out.

>> No.33932666

>>33885799
>Rabbit Panda
Outwardly resembling normal pandas, the rabbit panda is so named for its rabbit like mannerisms, including their capacity for breeding. The rabbit panda's capacity for infestation is multiplied by the resultant cuteness of the rabbit pandas combination of adorable traits, rendering it unkillable to all but the most stone-hearted of individuals, who would then have to deal with the unexpected challenge, absurdity, and humiliation, of likely being outmaneuvered by a panda. To add to that managing this task would bring one into disrepute and infamy, making rabbit panda infestations a great annoyance, or they would if people would stop cooing over them for one second.

>> No.33932748

>>33898153
what the fuck man? Just... what the fuck?

>> No.33933867

>>33932748
New to /tg/? Enjoy your stay.

>> No.33935125

>>33933867
And remember, you can never leave.

>> No.33935248

>>33927837
>>33927862

As many times as I am able. No Cassowary Cavalry though. No one is brave and/or stupid enough to try and ride them.

>> No.33935258

>Frost Beetles
Also known as Brown Ice Beetles, these half-inch long beetles have developed a symbiotic relationship with Brown Mold. The beetle is naturally immune to the heat drain of the mold, and in fact gains energy from the mold as it wanders in search of food. The mold is in turn exposed to new sources of heat, and its spores spread over a wider area. Whole forests have been drained of heat by frost beetle infestations, and crops are equally vulnerable. Frost beetles must hibernate in a warm place during winter, or the mold and beetle will die from lack of heat to feed on.

>> No.33935901

>>33935248
I seen people riding Hippos and mooses. Trust me, if they could bear a human, people will use them as mounts.

>> No.33936313

>Fire Flies.
Different from Fireflies in that they are just regular fruit fries that are constantly on fire.

>> No.33936376

>>33935901
Gnomes and Halfling Cassowary Cavalry?

>> No.33936688

>>33935901

It isn't a "can they support a human" thing, it's a "the mount will throw the rider, brutally murder him, then kill everything else in the area that is not a Cassowary" thing.

>> No.33937024

>>33936688
You only have to breed them to acept people, and done. The Russians did it with the foxes, in less than 50 years you had foxs as trusting as puppies.

>> No.33937082

>>33937024
But foxes are somewhat friendly and good mannered. Cassowaries remember the time when the ancestors ruled the planet and resent the mammals for usurping their rightful place.

>> No.33937193

>>33937082
>somewhat friendly and good mannered
Said no farmer ever. The vicious cunts will kill the chicks in instants. Also the fuck did they rule, they are only gay emus, three times as flamboyant.

>> No.33937289

>>33937193
I said somewhat. In that they don't have a murder boner for human beings.

Cassowaries are birds. Birds are descended from dinosaurs, specifically theropods.

>> No.33937346

Odradek
http://livelongday.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/odradek.pdf

>> No.33937374

>>33901309
I want a fluffermoth

>> No.33938763

this thread is still up?

anyway some of Periodic dragons not already made should be created here as a Pet.

>> No.33939578

>>33937082
HA! THOSE WERE THE GOOD TIMES! WHEN MAMMALS KNEW THEIR PLACE. SMALL, FURRY, AND TORN LIMB FROM LIMB.

>> No.33939631

>Neutral Dragon.

Interestingly enough, there is little that distinguishes a Neutral Dragon from others of it's kind, being average sized and of average temperament. The best way to identify them is their dull grey coloration, perfect for fitting in rocky terrain on cloudy days. Because of their lack of flamboyant colors, few believe they exist.

>> No.33939705

>>33935248
DAMN RIGHT. WE RIDE YOU.

>> No.33939933

I have a few I made for a campaign. Let me see...

>The oakrot ant
Eats wood, shits obsidian. Known by the markings on their heads that resemble tribal masks

>Lowlands long-ear
A panther with two ft. long ears. Able to hear everything in a mile radius. Highly sensitive to low frequencies. Their pelts are highly valuable.

>The Dalyvek Demon
An urban legend. Associated with nursery rhymes. The head of a tiger with pincers like a crab's, and hooves that track fire with every step. Thought to be an endangered species.

>Paper moth
A moth that crosses over the desert with ease. Resembles paper. Can be trained. Used as a crude way of corresponding across the impassable sands.

>Rainbow millipede
Used in alchemy since the Age of Discovery. Their pupal stage involves burrowing into another animal's skin. Upon completion, it bursts out of its host with an explosion that leaves a rainbow in its wake.

>Golgoran chuckler
A furry biped that emits a chuckling sound by scraping its tusks together, like skin on a balloon. It uses this sound to lure in its favourite meal. Guess what it is!?

>Shocknewt
Conducts electricity when exposed to water. Makes an unholy screeching sound to ward off predators.

>Fellowship fingerling
A fish regarded by gourmands as a delicacy. Can be eaten raw, and is poisonous when cooked. Very sweet, slightly salty.

There are so many of these. Should I keep going, or is anyone still interested?

>> No.33940050

>>33939933
Go one dude, that's what this thread is about.

>> No.33942848

Bump

>> No.33943477

>>33885799
So there was a mildly magical items thread? I missed out on it. Anyone have a link?

>> No.33943942

>>33943477
There are lots of them, just look on foolz.

>> No.33946926

Bump to keep this alive while I come up with some critters.

>> No.33946953

Ibrixus: A long-legged, broad-winged river-banks foraging quadruped. It lives primarily on a diet of small fish, amphibians, and water mamals. Solitary.

>> No.33947263

>>33946953
Polyregis: Two-headed avian quadrupedal herbivore, which is farmed for their luxurous plumage, which makes the most comfortable bed fill ever conceived. Sleeping on a small throw pillow stuffed with Polyregis feathers has been likened to sleeping in the Elysian fields, and the value of their feathers is reflective of that quality.

However, polyregis are slow breeding, and difficult to mate, partially due to the fact that all polyregis are hermaphroditic in addition to dual-brained, and before mating may occur, each head must find both heads of the other polyregi to be agreeable, and they must all four come to mutual agreement on what position they will take sexually, oh, and the two heads, hypothetically, are of opposite gender, and narcissism is both rampant and confusing.

>> No.33947488

>>33947263
The Trackless Shadow Hand-Bird is possibly the most ostentatiously named creature from the shadow realms, but it is mostly harmless. They take well to pulling carts and other simple labor, though their heads are known to cause some distress.

>> No.33947509

>>33939578
Cassowaries must have the ability to smite lawful.

Saturday, January 8, 2011

>A CASSOWARY attacked and injured four policemen including two junior officers after the "flightless bird" escaped from Zamboanga City aviary on Tuesday, officials said.

>Police Station 7 chief Felixberto Martinez said the attack happened when the bird crossed the training field of the Philippine National Police Regional Training School (PNP-RTS) in Pasonanca village.

>The victims, two of whom were identified as Insp. Crisanto Yabo and Insp. Nicanor Bautista, are undergoing schooling at the PNP-RTS.

>Martinez said four policemen, who were attacked one after the other, suffered injuries and were no match to the Cassowary.

>The cassowary is a very large flightless bird native to the tropical forests of New Guinea and the nearby islands and northeastern Australia.

>The cassowary is the third tallest and second heaviest living bird, smaller only than the ostrich and the emu.

>The bird had escaped from the City Government's aviary, which is located a few hundred meters away from the PNP-RTS.

>Martinez said the cassowary wandered in the woods near the PNP-RTS once it escapes from the aviary.

>Engineer Rene dela Cruz, head of the General Service Office (GSO) and is in charge of the aviary, said the cassowary had made several escapes in the past.

>Dela Cruz said the bird seems to be angry with people in uniform and "we are still wondering why."

>Cassowaries feed mainly on fruits, though all species are truly omnivorous and will take a range of other plant food including shoots, grass seeds, and fungi in addition to invertebrates and small vertebrates.

>Cassowaries are very shy, but when disturbed, they are capable of inflicting serious injuries on dogs and children. (Bong Garcia)

>> No.33947539

>>33947488
The "Fancy" Lap Stoat is the preferred pet of the aristocratic sort. They come in a variety of outlandish ornate styles, and the elite hold competitions for most remarkable grooming and breeding. The species itself tends to be unable to survive in the wild.

>> No.33947636

>>33947539
(Last one)
Shell-bodied Quilicans, inherently shy, they will bristle their needle-like head plumage when frightened, and make a series of wild swings with their skull.

>> No.33947712

>>33947488
where is this from?

>> No.33947770

>>33897460
a catterowl, perhaps

>> No.33947838

>Lightningrod Pine

This tall, spindly tree is often found near mines and at high altitude. The tree accumulates metal (especially copper) in its wood, and especially the sap. Although the poisonous effect of the wood from the metal concentration and toxic resin prevents most predators, some insects (verdegris beetles and miner's cap fungus are a particular threat) still feed on it.

The most unusual feature of the Lightningrod Pine, however, is the one that gives it its name. The sap and resin make up a form of natural liquid battery or capacitor with incredible energy and power density. The tree naturally accumulates a small charge from Earth currents via the roots and the small potential difference between the ground and it's tall crown. Predators that brush the glittering needles find themselves warned off by a spark as the tree discharges.

When the tall tree is struck by lightning, however, much of the sap stored up over the spring and fall is overcharged and rapidly discharges, letting loose all of its stored energy in an explosion. If one is lucky enough to witness a strike in a stand of Lightningrod Pines, you may see a whole series of chained arcs as the discharged energy jumps to another tree, which overloads in turn. The explosion sends shards of wood far and wide - as well as seedlings, which are dispersed to the wind.

The burned-out stump that remains holds a stock of the remaining resin that didn't cook off, now fully charged. The tree will use this sizable store of energy to quickly grow again in the coming spring.

The tapped sap and hardened resin from the tree are commonly used as power sources - the substance, when fully charged has a energy storage density comparable to gasoline - explosives, and weapon components for electrical technology in the dwarf mountains the pines grow on, where burning coal would foul the air underground with smoke and blackdamp.

>> No.33948559

The chester tree is a hardwood found wherever still water pools. It is noted for its feather like leaves that, when burned, are known to attract birds from the surrounding area.

>> No.33950134

>Spectral Locust
Made by a Necromancer who had a feud with another Necromancer, these ghostly insects feed on negative energy, and are harmless, nay, even beneficial to the living, feeding on undead and necromantic spells.

>> No.33950443

I just wanted to say that I love all of you. Even you, Cassowary. (please don't murder me)

>> No.33950904

>>33950443
BITCH, YOU THINK FLATTERY WILL SAVE YOU?

>> No.33950905

>>33946926
>Spark Bugs (aka: Thunder Beetles)
Related to the common stink bug, spark bugs do not release a foul stench when in danger. Instead, they release a powerful electric shock, which can temporarily stun an attacker or even kill them. While not lethal to any predator larger than a spider, the shock is extremely unpleasant. As such, few creatures prey upon spark bugs.
(Picture not to scale)

>Keravnix (aka: Electric Phoenix, Shockbird)
Related to the true Phoenix, the Keravnix is smaller than it's fiery relative. They commonly release small but focused discharges of lightning against smaller birds in order to stun them before ripping them apart with their claws. The Keravnix is one of the few natural predators of spark bugs, which they enjoy as a treat. Unlike the common Phoenix, the Keravnix is only truly immortal during a thunderstorm. While inside a such a storm, any Keravnix that would be killed is instantly struck by lightning, and is reborn as a young Keravnix. A Keravnix killed outside of a thunderstorm may be revived by one, provided the storm rolls in within a day of the Keravnix's death. Sufficiently powerful magical lightning has also been successfully used to revive a Keravnix. Due to their natural intelligence and affinity for lightning, many storm mages have a Keravnix as their familiar.

>> No.33951994

>>33886641
What happens if someone chops it in half, do both parts regenerate?

>> No.33952433

>>33951994
You can't cut it in half, that's the point.

>> No.33954185

>>33952433
>Even if its body is reduced to ash, the ash will reconstitute into the original worm.
It doesn't seem to be invulnerable. Rather, it regenerates infinitely. Hence the question.

>> No.33954295

The Moon Crickets.

A druid enchanted a forest's worth of crickets to have biting intellects and wisdom, and a pathological need to put down and tease people who walk through the forest, antagonizing them with the voices of an entire theater full of black people.

Travelers are treated to a Night at the Apollo, every time they try to go through the forest for the night. There's nothing physically threatening in the forest, just the spiteful laughter of thousands of insects and dozens of smartass anonymous crickets.

A few weak willed individuals have taken their own lives after a night of sustaining such ribbing, put down and heckling. Others just wind up shouting at the horrible beasts and not getting a wink of sleep. But you cannot successfully insult a Moon Cricket, as all wit will be wasted on them. They'll simply mock whatever you say and resume putting you down.

>> No.33957064

has someone archived this little gem? really, between kidpunk and this it seems /tg/ most productive time of the year is summer

>> No.33957074

>>33957064
I dunno, but I'm bumping the thread from time to time. Mildly magical monsters should be more common.

>> No.33957510

Bump

>> No.33957680

>>33957064
I did, it's on suptg

>> No.33957933

>Tartan Dragon

Largely considered to be a rare mountain dwelling variety of chromatic dragon, the Tartan Dragon is largely considered a rare menace to all concerned.

A living ball of ornery and hate, Tartan Dragons like nothing more than rampaging about large towns and villages and despises royalty of all kind for reasons never properly discovered.
Luckily they have one great weakness a fondness for strong alcohol of all kinds. Indeed, a Tartan Dragons horde consists of rare spirits and empty bottles more than anything else.
Despite their fondness for it, Tartan Dragons are curiously weak to the effects of alcohol, and the best way to deal with such a beast is to ply it first with strong paint-stripper before attacking.
Their breath weapon seems to use ignited alcohol as it's primary component, which makes it relatively weak compared to other dragons breath attacks, however it does allow the dragon to replenish the number of times it can use it's breath weapon per day simply by drinking further.

>> No.33958050

>>33957933

>Zinc Dragons

A rare, thought extinct species of metallic dragon. Zinc Dragons are beleived to be the prgenitors of the Brass Dragon along with Copper Dragons. Zinc Dragons are garrellous to the extreme, and always on the lookout for new gossip or some rare literary work.

Largely singular by nature, Zinc dragons will make their lairs in isolated spots so that they can read from their library horde in peace. Creatures of habit, they tend to roam the surround areas of habitation in changed form, looking for news and gossip in a regular pattern.
Their breath weapon is a realtively impressive example of firebreath for a Dragon, especially considering that they are smaller than most metallic dragons.

Whilst their total extinction is still in doubt, their solitary nature DID lead to very low birth rates amongst Zinc Dragons, even by Dragon standards, and it would not be unthinkable that over the years unscrupulous scholars, warlocks and mages seeking fabled Zinc Dragon Library Hordes could have rended the entire subspecies extinct.

>> No.33958079

Boom-root
A woody tuberous herb that synthesises a noxious and volatile compound in its root/tuber.
Once the extremely hard seeds within the tuber has matured, the compound explodes a day or so after heavy rain, sending the seeds far and wide and massively shifting the top soil around.
Commonly used in consumption by barbarian clans in coming of age rituals and prankster wizards.

>> No.33958683

>>33957933
I'm psychic: you are English.

>> No.33960875

>>33958079

I call those bomb flowers in my game.

> Bomb flowers
A spherical shaped fruit native to the fey wilds. Exceedingly difficult to grow by design, this plant has been known to grow into solid rock but wilt in contemporary fertliized soil. Over the course of roughly a month, the plant blossoms, producing a roughly cantaloupe sized black sphere that when agitated or exposed to extreme heat results in a detonation that spreads the plant's spores. Refining the contents of the fruit via alchemy is a dangerous process, but one of the easiest ways to procure high-quality gunpowder in sizeable quantities.

>> No.33960956

>>33885799

> Blood Moss
Adventurers in dire straits have been known to seek out any means to stopper a possibly fatal wound. In such case, many have resorted to blood moss, sometimes called troll moss. This grayish-green plant life grows well exceedingly quickly in human flesh, quickly growing to cover bleeding wounds. However, with good comes bad, and the removal of this inherently parasitic plant life can pose a greater danger than the original wound itself.

>> No.33960974

>>33887964
Bumping with shitty drawfaggotry

>> No.33961052

>>33960974
sorry, forgot pic

>> No.33961142

>Golemlings
Areas with many stray rocks and a high ambient magical level can sometimes spawn small, free rock golems. Golemlings will wander about in a seemingly random direction, but will never tread the same path twice. They also leave an imprint in the stone that allows a skilled mage to learn of the places they've been, making them valued for cartography.

>> No.33961146

>>33961052
adorably creepy

>> No.33961268

Floatstone- lighter then air conglomerate stone, found where magical battle have taken place. The release of energy seeps into the earth and, with the right conditions, congeals with the natural compression of sedimentary rock to form the unnatural magical rocks ranging in size from from pea sized pebbles to boulders the size of small houses. The rocks generally work themselves up through the soil after formation, eventually forming 'rock gardens' formations, with the smaller stones hovering only a few inches above the ground and larger boulders seen floating up to ten to twenty feet.
Prized by magicians and alchemists, who harvest the rocks and render them down for their imbued magic to power spells and act as a base for magic potions

Not to be confused with Fisurite, or 'Fools Floatstone' which is a naturally occurring lighter then air rock with no magical properties

>> No.33961454

with all the love moth have been recieving what is the best moth pet we have?

>> No.33962579

>>33886762
Can there be a pscillociben variant?

>> No.33962753

Pseudodrake, or Facus Draconis

Looks exactly like a dragon in every sense except size; it's only six inches long. It cannot breathe fire or do any magic. Primary forms of defense include biting, clawing, and walking around with its wings in the air trying to act tough.

>> No.33962796

>>33962753
I'd have it be capable of creating fire, but only enough to light cigars or roast marshmallows.

>> No.33962918

>>33962753
The pseudodrake is part of the larger subfamily of the Clade Draconis, denoting many species known commonly referred to as "Common dragons" or "Heraldic Wyrms"
Draconic in shape, they lack many of the qualities of the "Noble Drake" family, including intelligence and mastery of spell casting. However they share many of the common qualities of scales, flight (to some degree) and an instinctive drive to horde items.

>> No.33962923

>>33962796
About as effective as a cheap plastic lighter, yeah.

>> No.33962937

>>33962796
Pseudodrake, or Facus Draconis

Looks exactly like a dragon in every sense except size; it's only six inches long. Primary forms of defense include biting, clawing, and walking around with its wings in the air trying to act tough. Due to the bending of the very fundamentals of the universe, it can breathe fire, but only enough to roast marshmallows and light cigarettes.

>> No.33963028

>>33962918
I like this. No longer Facus Draconis. Now Draconis Facus. And everything else you wrote, naturally.

>> No.33963178

>>33962579
Why the fuck not?

>> No.33963409

>>33885799

> Treasure Fish
Those who seek to plunder the hidden riches of the seas dream of the day their nets have the good fortune to turn up a treasure fish. Similar to a carp in appearance, these fish range in size from as small as a minnow to as big as a house. While some believe that the name comes from the fact that the scales of these fish are composed of precious metals, the more valuable thing is the fish's natural ability to seek out valuables in the open sea. Like a shark's keen scent for blood, the treasure fish can detect hidden valuables for miles in open water, even past seemingly impassible obstructions. Many people use this homing mechanism as a compass to find all manner of riches, and a few wise merchants have made an art of using it in their business negotiations.

>> No.33964897

>>33950904

Maaaaaybe a little.

>> No.33966330

Tunedfish

A variety of tuna, the tunedfish has evolved a complex language consisting of pure song notes. the clarity and purity of the notes is good enough that many seaside musicians will use a caught specimen to test their instrument against.

>> No.33966822

>Snuggle-worm
Skirting between the border of adorable and squicky, all a snuggle-worm wants is to... well... snuggle. They are not picky eaters and require very little energy to survive, so they spend most of their time seeking the warmest and softest place to sleep. They resemble a large, two-foot long caterpillar, are covered in soft white fluff, and have six, small black eyes (usually barely visible due to their fluff). They are completely harmless and about as intelligent as a dog or cat, and make a pleasant cooing sound when stroked. As such, many keep them as pets.

However, those who are not fond of insects may find them to be deeply unpleasant to be around. Whilst rarely found in the wild, feral populations of snuggle-worms do exist; They will often chew through the insulation of a home and curl up with the unsuspecting owners in their sleep. This can be pleasant or absolutely terrifying, depending on whether or not one can afford another pet, as well as their disposition toward insects.

>> No.33967054

>Thunder spud
A potato that explodes on impact. A single one is usually not that dangerous, more than enough to heavily stun all but the toughest of targets, but rarely lethal. However, upon eruption they spread spores that grow into new thunder spuds. Left unchecked, a hillside can be turned into an extremely volatile minefield. Farming them is notoriously difficult, as they tend to chain react, blowing up an entire crop in mere seconds.

>> No.33967637

>>33967054
Is this thread on suptg? It needs to be.

>> No.33969638

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