Saturday, 29 December 2018

Monster: Grick

Monster: Grick

Gricks are quite simple monster that should be thrown at inexperienced adventurers. They are pictured with no eyes, but their description and statblock do not have anything about them being blind. Strange.

Grick [Monster Manual, page 139]

52 points
Attribute Modifiers: ST+5 (No Fine Manipulators, -40%; Size Modifier, -10%) [25]; DX+2 (No Fine Manipulators, -40%) [24]; IQ-4 [-80].
Secondary Characteristic Modifiers: SM+1; Will+4 [20]; Per+4 [20].
Advantages: Clinging [20]; DR 2 (Not vs. Magic, -15%; Tough Skin, -40%) [5]; Discriminatory Smell [15]; Extra Arms 2 (Extra-Flexible, +50%) [30]; Extra Attack 1 [25]; Extra-Flexible Arms [10]; Infravision [10]; Injury Tolerance (No Neck) [5]; Reduced Consumption 4 (Cast-Iron Stomach, -50%) [4]; Sharp Beak [1].
Disadvantages: Horizontal [-10]; No Fine Manipulators [-30]; Restricted Diet (Fresh Meat) [-10]; Weak Bite [-2]; Wild Animal [-30].
Features: No Legs (Slithers) [0].
Creature Type: Aberration.
Notes: Size 3 hexes; Weight 200 lbs.

Knowing Your Own Strength [77]
Replace ST+5 (No Fine Manipulators, -40%; Size Modifier, -10%) [25] with ST+5 [50]

Typical Stats
ST:
15
HP:
15
Speed:
5.5
DX:
12
Will:
10
Move:
5 ground
IQ:
6
Per:
10


HT:
10
FP:
10
SM:
+1
Dodge:
8
Parry:
N/A
DR:
1 (tough skin, not vs. magic)
Sharp Beak (14): 1d-2 large piercing (KYOS: 1d-3 large piercing), Reach C.
Tentacle (14): 1d+1 crushing (KYOS: 2d crushing), Reach C-1.

                Traits: Clinging; Discriminatory Smell; Extra Arms 2 (Extra-Flexible); Extra Attack 1; Extra-Flexible Arms; Horizontal; Infravision; Injury Tolerance (No Neck); No Fine Manipulators; No Legs (Slithers); Reduced Consumption 4 (Cast-Iron Stomach); Restricted Diet (Fresh Meat); Weak Bite; Wild Animal.
Skills: Brawling-14; Stealth-14; Tracking-14.
Creature Type: Aberration.
Notes: Size 3 hexes; Weight 200 lbs.




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