Friday, March 20, 2020

OSE Encounter Activities - Manticore

Hope everyone is having a Happy Friday. Today I’ve done a table for those ornery Manticora.

I find it’s sometimes tricky to really differentiate these dastardly devils, so I try to make them a little more intelligent and give them very strange things to hoard among their other treasures.

For a surprise I sometimes give them Giant Scorpion stings or lace their spines with feculence and filth in order to foster infection. Or if one were feeling even eviller, there’s no rule against combining both the spines and a potent stinger. For other interesting venom types, feel free to crib from my table for Giant Centipedes (I really should just put together a d100 on Unusual Venoms at some point 😊).

Particularly nasty and loathsome encounters can sometimes be more memorable, so I’ve endeavored to lean a little toward their plain old rottenness.

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