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This section is basically creatures that are limited to living on land and are not vaguely human.  Most of them are not very intelligent, and many make great minor encounters.  Some have some interesting abilities and quirks.

Ahuizotle                A dog like creature roaming river banks that mimics the cry of a child.  If someone gets close it grabs them with

                                itís monkey hand on the end of itís tail, kill them and eat their eyes, nails and teeth.

                                Fire:    3        Earth:    3        Water:    2        Air:    2        Powers: None

 

Amphisbaena           Serpent with two heads, one at each end,  and fiery glowing eyes. It eats ants and if split in two will join back

                                together.

                                Fire:    3        Earth:    2        Water:    2        Air:    1        Powers: It cut in two will rejoin

 

Basilisk                   A creature with the head and legs of a cock, the tongue and tail of a serpent and the wings of a bat.  It could kill

                                with a glance, and some can burn things by being near to them.  It is related to the cockatrice, and also kills crops

                                by being near them.  Weasels are immune to itís glare and are it's natural enemy.  If it hears a cock crow it dies

                                instantly.  It will also die if it sees itís own reflection.

                                Fire:    3        Earth:    5        Water:    6        Air:    1        Powers:  Kill with a glance anything with an earth of

                                                                                                                                  2 or less (except weasels).  Some combust

                                                                                                                                  nearby objects.  Nearby plants die.

 

Behemoth                A gigantic cross between a crocodile and a hippopotamus.  Whilst not generally malicious they are territorial and

                                also liable to injure through their size and mass without realising.

                                Fire:    4        Earth:    7        Water:    2        Air:    2        Powers: None

 

Calopus                    A goat like creature that has serrated horns, a boar's snout and lions teeth.  It's rear feet are dragon-like.  It uses

                                it's horns to cut through thickets, or cut down saplings to eat the leaves.

                                Fire:    3        Earth:    3        Water:    2        Air:    4        Powers: Saw like horns

 

Catoblepas              Basically a scaled bull, this creature is hard to injure and capable of doing vast amounts of damage with it's horns. 

                                Whilst they don't eat meat they are vicious and will kill anything that gets in their way.

                                Fire:    5        Earth:    6        Water:    3        Air:    2        Powers: It's scales are almost impossible to penetrate.

 

Centepede                Not to be confused with the centipede, this hundred legged creature is a man eater and the size of a mountain.

                                Fire:    7        Earth:    9        Water:    3        Air:    1        Powers: None

 

Cerynaean Hind       Slightly larger than a bull, this swift horse-like creature has golden antlers like a stag and brazen hooves.

                                Fire:    6        Earth:    4        Water:    4        Air:    2        Powers: Extremely fast running.

 

Chimera                    This large beast has the body of a female goat, the head of a lion and the tail of a dragon.

                                Fire:    5        Earth:    4        Water:    2        Air:    2        Powers: None

 

Cusith                        A large hound about the size of a bullock.  It is a dark green in hue, with a braided tail.  Not generally malevolent

                                 it is capable of defending itself.

                                Fire:    4        Earth:    4        Water:    3        Air:    1        Powers: None

 

Djien                       A man sized spider whoís heart is buried in the ground so it canít be killed.  Luckily it never leaves the vicinity of

                                it's web, and it is generally here that it's heart will be buried under some landmark.

                                Fire:    5        Earth:    4        Water:    4        Air:    2        Powers: Unkillable unless it's heart is pierced, bite has

                                                                                                                                    a paralysing toxin.

 

Dzee-dzee-bon-da     A monster so hideous it even scares itself.  Since not many have ever seen it and remained sane reports are

                                 sketchy, but it appears to be no larger than a pony, and non violent.

                                Fire:    4        Earth:    5        Water:    3        Air:    1        Powers: Anything looking at it will be frightened.

 

Fire Dogs                 Small dogs with pointed ears and whose fur is constantly aflame, though this does not harm them.  They tend to

                                be found near rivers.  They seem to behave just like normal dogs.

                                Fire:    4        Earth:    3        Water:    4        Air:    2        Powers: Constantly have flames running over them.

 

Flying Foxes            These are exactly what they sound like, foxes with bat wings.  They fly around and are often used as food.

                                Fire:    4        Earth:    2        Water:    3        Air:    3        Powers: Can fly

 

Gate Leeches            These small parasites exist in the space between worlds.  They latch on to unwary travellers with an anaesthetic

                                bite and feed upon their life energy.  If they emerge from the gate with the traveller they tend to grow to about 12

                                feet long depending on how much life energy they absorbed.  Scores given are for an enlarged leech.

                                Fire:    5        Earth:    7        Water:    3        Air:    1        Powers: None

 

Hydra                        A serpent with between 5 and 100 heads.  One head is invulnerable to weapons, and when a head is cut off 2

                                more grow in it's place.  It has an extremely powerful poison, and feeds on whatever animals it finds.

                                Fire:    5        Earth:    5        Water:    2        Air:    2        Powers: Regenerate heads, 1 invulnerable head, poison

                                                                                                                                  bite.

 

Inapertwa                Small (beetle sized) creatures that are related to all plants, animals and birds.  They are transparent gelatinous balls

                                with a single circular blob near the front.  They seem completely harmless.

                                Fire:    2        Earth:    1        Water:    2        Air:    1        Powers: None

 

Manticore                This strange creature has the body of a lion, the head of a man with extra teeth and a scaled tail which fires

                                poisonous darts at it's prey, and acts like a club up close.

                                Fire:    4        Earth:    3        Water:    2        Air:    2        Powers: Shoots poisonous darts

 

Mantygre                A creature with the body of a tiger and the head of an old man with an ox's horns.  They are opportunists and will

                                eat anything that come their way.

                                Fire:    4        Earth:    4        Water:    2        Air:    2        Powers: None

 

Maski-mon-gwe-zo-os     A large toad creature that appears as a woman dressed in moss to lure and kill men and children.

                                Fire:    3        Earth:    4        Water:    4        Air:    2        Powers: Can appear as a beautiful woman.

 

Mermecolion            This strange creature is generally about the size of a large dog, though some are known to be much bigger.  It has

                                the head of a lion on the body of an ant.  Unfortunately the lion head likes to eat meat which the ant body has

                                problems digesting, so many do not live long.

                                Fire:    4        Earth:    3        Water:    2        Air:    1        Powers: None

 

Mokele-Mbembe     A large creature about the size and shape of an elephant.  They have long necks and single horn on their nose. 

                                They also have a long tail.  They like to live in caves near water.  They are vegetarian but will attack humans who

                                get too close to them.

                                Fire:    4        Earth:    6        Water:    3        Air:    2        Powers: None

 

Nemean Lion        Similar to an ordinary lion, but slightly larger, this rampaging beast has unbreakable skin.

                                Fire:    5        Earth:    4        Water:    2        Air:    2        Powers: Invulnerable skin

 

P-skig-demo-os        Female creature that slays women and children.  Looks similar to a horse-sized mouse.

                                Fire:    4        Earth:    3        Water:    3        Air:    2        Powers: None

 

Questing Beast        A strange type of creature with the head of a snake, body of a leopard, hooves of a deer and rear legs of a lion.  It

                                is fast, and rarely needs to eat or drink.  Some say they are un-catchable, and many men set out to try.

                                Fire:    6        Earth:    3        Water:    4        Air:    2        Powers: Very swift, rarely eats/drinks

 

Rainbow Serpents   These gigantic snakes are known to be intelligent.  They have appeared in many realms with sizes varying from

                                about 12 feet long and 8 feet circumference to over 40 feet long and 15 feet circumference.

                                Fire:    5        Earth:    6        Water:    5        Air:    7        Powers: Some control over rain, speak Tongue

 

Tangir Snakes          Despite their small stature these vicious creatures are perhaps the most deadly in all the spheres.  About 1 foot in    

                                length they are black serpents with the legs of a scorpion and the mandibles of a spider.  Whilst individually weak

                                they use a form of telepathy to hunt in packs.  They are also extremely hard to kill due to their ability to

                                regenerate wounds instantly.  However their most terrifying ability is that of spherewalking.

                                Fire:    2        Earth:    3        Water:    2        Air:    1        Powers: Venomous bite, Instant Healing, Inter-species

                                                                                                                            telepathy, Spherewalking.

 

Yale                        A horse-like creature, black in colour with the tail of an elephant and a boars mouth.  It's most impressive feature

                                is it's 2 foot long horns, that can move.  They face forward for battle, and the rear to show pacifism.

                                Fire:    4        Earth:    3        Water:    3        Air:    3        Powers: None

 

Yali                         This is basically a lion, however it has an elephants tusks and trunk.  Quite a noble beast it will not attack unless

                                provoked, or for food.

                                Fire:    4        Earth:    5        Water:    4        Air:    2        Powers: None

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