Monster - Gem Gnoll

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Monster - Gem Gnoll

Postby David » Thu Sep 12, 2013 10:50 am

Gem Gnoll
Hunched and feral, this furred, hyena-headed humanoid stands slightly taller than the average human. Dangling from its dirty coat are glittering bits of gems and baubles.
GNOLL CR 2
XP 600
CE Medium humanoid (gnoll)
Init +0; Senses darkvision 60 ft.; Perception +2
DEFENSE
AC 15, touch 10, flat-footed 15 (+2 armor, +1 natural, +2 shield)
hp 16 (3d8+3)
Fort +4, Ref +1, Will +1
OFFENSE
Speed 30 ft, Burrow 20ft
Melee spear +4 (1d8+3/×3)(+3/1d8+6 if power attacking)
Ranged spear +2 (1d8+2/×3)
STATISTICS
Str 15, Dex 10, Con 13, Int 8, Wis 11, Cha 8
Base Atk +2; CMB +4; CMD 14
Feats Power Attack
Skills Perception +2, Appraise +4
Languages Gnoll
ECOLOGY
Environment warm plains or desert
Organization solitary, pair, hunting party (2–5 gnolls and 1–2 hyenas), band (10–100 adults plus 50% noncombatant children, 1 sergeant of 3rd level per 20 adults, 1 leader of 4th–6th level, and 5–8 hyenas), or tribe (20–200 plus 1 sergeant of 3rd level per 20 adults, 1 or 2 lieutenants of 4th or 5th level, 1 leader of 6th–8th level, 7–12 hyenas, and 4–7 hyaenodons)
Treasure NPC Gear (leather armor, heavy wooden shield, spear, longbow with 20 arrows, other treasure)

Gem gnolls are a specific sub type of gnolls that have long been enemies of the Purrsians. Both covet the same gems and treasures of the earth. To the purrsian's disadvantage, gem gnolls are good at burrowing directly to the prize. This has caused Purrsian mines to suddenly intersect with gem gnoll tunnels and to the discovery that the beast men have already taken the prize right from under the felines' noses.

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Re: Monster - Gem Gnoll

Postby Intendant S » Thu Sep 12, 2013 10:53 am

You know, the first time I saw the episode with the diamond dogs I instantly thought "Hey! Those don't look like Hounds of Tindalos! Someone contact HP Lovecraft! I call fraud!"
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Re: Monster - Gem Gnoll

Postby David » Thu Sep 12, 2013 10:55 am

Gnolls, definitely gnolls.

What do you think of the beast?

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Re: Monster - Gem Gnoll

Postby Canada714 » Thu Sep 12, 2013 8:41 pm

I like it but don't they live underground?
...and I said "OATMEAL? ARE YOU CRAZY?!"...oh, sorry
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Re: Monster - Gem Gnoll

Postby David » Thu Sep 12, 2013 9:31 pm

Only while searching for the precious gems. Their precious...


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