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crinos ([personal profile] crinos) wrote2015-01-01 11:42 pm
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Rat Week: Sewer Drake

Sewer Drake

The small rat around your foot suddenly grows and swells into a mangy, scabby, dragon like beast the size of a dog. It snarls and hacks as it charges you.

 

Sewer Drake CR 3

XP 800

CE Small Dragon (Earth, Water)

Init+7 ; Senses Darkvision 60 feet, Low light vision

Perception +8

AC 15, Touch 14, Flatfooted 12 (Size +1, Dex +3, Natural +1)

hp 30 (4d12+8)

Fort +6; Ref +7; Will+5

Immune Paralysis, Sleep, Poison, Disease

Speed 30 ft. Fly 40 feet (Poor)

Melee Bite +6 (1d4+1 + Disease), Tail +1 (1d4

Special Attacks Disease

Spell like abilities (CL 4)

Constant- Speak with animals (Rats only)

1/day-Stinking cloud (DC 15)

Str 12, Dex 16, Con 14, Int 10, Wis 12, Cha 14

Base Atk +4; CMB +4 CMD 17

Feats Flyby attack, Improved Initiative

Skills Bluff +9. Fly+10, Intimidate +9, Perception +8, Stealth +10, Survival +8

Languages Common, Draconic, Speak with animals (Rats only)

SQ Change Shape (Rat or Dire Rat, Beast shape 1)

Environment Any sewer

Organization Solitary, pair, or mob (1 Sewer Drake + 2-8 Dire rats)

Treasure Standard

 

Disease (EX): Filth Fever: Bite-injury; Save DC Fortitude DC 14; Onset 1d3 days; frequency 1/day; effect 1d3 dex and 1d3 con damage; cure 2 consecutive saves. The Save DC is constitution based.

 

The Sewer Drake is a foul, degenerate species of drake found in sewers. They are stunted and malformed, lacking the size and breath weapon of normal sized Drakes (The closest they have is their stinking cloud ability). They make up for this with a diseased bite, and an affinity for Rats. Able to naturally change into a rat form, the Sewer Drake often bullies local Dire Rats into acting as his spies and minions, stealing treasures and trinkets and keeping them abreast of all the goings on of the surface world. They often go up in rat form themselves to spy on humans and to hunt down easy prey.

 

In its natural form the Sewer Drake is 3 feet tall and weights 200 pounds.

Authors note: And we're back to the Sewers for this one. This one is kind of stretching it, in that its not a rat but rather a dragon that assumes a rat like form. But hey, good enough for tax purposes.

You probably wont see any true dragons from me on this. Way, WAY too complicated. Well, maybe, once I get more comfortable with stating stuff up, but for now the best you will get from me are drakes.

Just two days left of Rat week. Are you as excited as I am? Is anyone even reading this?