Friday, February 3, 2012

Beast of the Week: seriously? Yeah, I'm going there.

Inspired by this post.  Thanks for the idea, Sean!

AC: -3 (23)
HD: 12***
Move: 90 (30)
Attacks: 1 plus Gaze
Damage: 2d6/paralysis
No. Appearing: 1-4 (1-6)
Save As: Fighter 12
Morale: 8
Treasure Type: H x2
Alignment: Chaotic
XP: 3500

Saurons are 10' to 12' tall, humanoid creatures with black skin, terrible features, and piercing eyes.  They tend to wear ornate plate armor and prefer to wield large maces, flails or hammers as weapons.  Saurons also use a gaze attack.  Each round in addition to their weapon or a spell, they may focus their eyes on one character, who must Save vs. Turn to Stone or stand stunned for one round by the withering gaze.  They may also cast spells as a 12th level Cleric.  Saurons can use Polymorph Self three times per day in addition to their clerical spells.  They are only hit by magical weapons.  Saurons often command lesser creatures, such as lycanthropes and shapechangers, goblinoids and giants, or undead. 


  1. Awesome! Now they need to get together for a confab just before the murder hobos break down the door...

  2. This is totally something you'd find in a dodgy late-seventies supplement for "fantasy adventure games"