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Re: Monster Creations and Conversions Discussion

PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2015 5:53 pm
by AlMan
Leprechauns are now posted in the Monsters 2015 thread. Please correct as needed to fit the standards.

Re: Monster Creations and Conversions Discussion

PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2015 7:39 pm
by SmootRK
AlMan wrote:Leprechauns are now posted in the Monsters 2015 thread. Please correct as needed to fit the standards.

I saw it, and I will run through the language usage that Solo likes and has become pretty much standard... mostly just reigning back on plural pronouns when singular will work. I won't judge the crunch at this time but others may give you some commentary to consider.

Re: Monster Creations and Conversions Discussion

PostPosted: Thu Aug 27, 2015 4:08 pm
by arcbolt21
Thinking of making a monster that is a mix between an elephant abd a dragon (inspired by a picture I saw at a restaurant for kids to doodle on and some added really cool dragons wings and such to it).

Question is how many HD should it be? I was thinking somewhere between 8 and 12, just not sure is all.

Re: Monster Creations and Conversions Discussion

PostPosted: Thu Aug 27, 2015 4:41 pm
by Dimirag
Just as many as you think are right. An elephant has 9HD so you can use it as a base, but if you feel that between 8 and 12 are a good amount then use that range.

Re: Monster Creations and Conversions Discussion

PostPosted: Thu Aug 27, 2015 7:57 pm
by chiisu81
I would certainly give it at least 10.

Re: Monster Creations and Conversions Discussion

PostPosted: Thu Aug 27, 2015 11:33 pm
by arcbolt21
I agree, 10 sounds just right for them. I'll have them up sometime this weekend.

ALL FEAR THE MIGHTY DRAGOPHANT!

Re: Monster Creations and Conversions Discussion

PostPosted: Fri Aug 28, 2015 12:29 am
by arcbolt21
Want to get some feedback before I make this an official one. Thoughts?

Dragophant

Armor Class: 18
Hit Dice: 8**
No. of Attacks: 2 tusks/1 stomp or breath (steam [cloud])
Damage: 1d6/1d6/3d8 or breath
Movement: 30' Fly 60' (15')
No. Appearing: 1, Wild 1d4
Save As: Fighter: 8 (as Hit Dice)
Morale: 7
Treasure Type: H
XP: 1,015

A monster of the savannahs and low hills of the south and east, the Dragophant is some foul mixture of dragon and elephant. Some legends speak of a vile experiment, others saying that some tribe angered the ancestors or gods. Where they came from matters little.

Though rare, these beasts often travel in small groups dominated by an alpha male. Agressive and fairly mean-spirited, they appear not to be as intelligent as a dragon, incapable of speech or spell, but cleverer than the typical dragon. Groups tend ot surround whoever the alpha is attacking and will not stop attacking until the foe is defeated.

Like their dragon bretheren, Dragophants often have treasures, adorning themselves haphazordously with shiny baubles and such.

Re: Monster Creations and Conversions Discussion

PostPosted: Sat Aug 29, 2015 6:18 pm
by arcbolt21
Any questions of comments on the Dragophant?

Re: Monster Creations and Conversions Discussion

PostPosted: Sat Aug 29, 2015 6:37 pm
by SmootRK
arcbolt21 wrote:Any questions of comments on the Dragophant?

Nice addition... port it over to the New Monster Thread.

Re: Monster Creations and Conversions Discussion

PostPosted: Sat Aug 29, 2015 7:07 pm
by Dimirag
I think the male alpha should have its own stats.