Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Shadow of the Demon Lord: Pig-Thing






The villagers of Plinth told wild and wicked stories about Miriam, who lived alone in the woods. They called her a witch and worse behind her back. But when she came to town ripe with a babe in her belly, their tongues got to waggling. "It must be a devil's baby, I mean it's just her and those pigs out there, no man would have her."
No one really knows what forces Miriam dallied with, but soon their world would change forever out in those woods with the squeal of her newborn.

As the year's went on hunter's began avoiding anywhere close to her cabin. "Something ain't right out her way," they would say. "There's something big around her place. Something just plain wrong," some would mutter in the safety of the Pub after they had a few too many.

Eventually animals started disappearing  first just chickens and cats, but then goats, dogs, horses and even cattle. But never pigs. Not a single pig.

Then Tilly Rorke went missing, she was only six. Then the Widow McPherson who was almost sixty.

Some of the villagers started bringing up Miriam and that babe she had been close to birthing all those years ago. And then the hunters brought up what they feared might be out there.

Two nights later, filled with whiskey and fire seven men went out to "set things right". They never came home.


PIG-THING (JUNIOR)          DIFFICULTY 50
Size 2 horrifying monster
Perception 11 (+1); shadowsight
Defense  15; Health 45
Strength 17 (+7)   Agility 11 (+1)   Intellect 8 (-2)   Will 12 (+2)
Speed 10

Ferocious When a pig-thing would become incapacitated, roll 
a d6. On a roll of 5 or 6 the pig-thing instead heals 10 damage.

ATTACK OPTIONS
Sweaty Paws (melee) +7 with 1 boon (2d6) 


SPECIAL ATTACKS

Devour The pig-thing eats one target defenseless or dead creature that is Size 1 or smaller and within its reach. A living creature dies instantly on being eaten.


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