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Hi all! I've been running a somewhat regular feature on a friend's blog (long-time poster Marikurion) called Frightful Fridays! (the exclamation point is obligatory)

I've been posting a Pathfinder monster every week (admittedly, there are some gaps here and there), and it will be celebrating its fifth anniversary this Halloween. To commemorate the occasion, I've been posting and will be posting a monster every day, counting up from CR 1/2 to CR 30.

Here are the first 5 monsters:

Heliumf (CR 1/2)
Kairuku (CR 1)
Arachanine (CR 2)
Lake Kaida (CR 3)
Polar Cat (CR 4)

I hope you'll check it out and follow along the rest of the month!


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Love the Kairuku (spelling from memory, as it's been several minutes since I looked at the page.. lol)


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DungeonmasterCal wrote:
Love the Kairuku (spelling from memory, as it's been several minutes since I looked at the page.. lol)

Excellent. I hope you get some use out of the kairuku. It's not a mega-megafauna, but I don't think I'd be happy to see a human-sized penguin. :)


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No, no, that's okay, I'll go.

Waddles off looking for a dandelion patch.


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Next up: The CR 5 Grimthane


A construct that will turn PCs to gold is the next monster up on the blog.

Check out the CR 6 goldipillar


Oh deer! Today’s monster is the CR 7 Capreolinal Agathion


The hits keep coming, especially with the CR 8 Kinetic Giant


Another day, another monster.

Meet the CR 9 Glom Slug


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The CR 10 Dragonhead Caterpillar gets its turn.


The CR 11 Orc Furybeast is not happy to meet you.


Friday the 13th brings one of the more messed up monsters I’ve worked on: CR 12 Slurryfish


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I really, really like the Grimthane and the Slurryfish. The latter is downright creepy. I dig it.


The CR 14 Devil's Egg Fungus just wants to eat your characters and shoot spores around. That's all.


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That's some good stuff right there!


DungeonmasterCal wrote:
That's some good stuff right there!

Thanks!


Rawr! wrote:
The CR 13 Devil's Egg Fungus just wants to eat your characters and shoot spores around. That's all.

Ack! I just realized I should have listed this as CR 13.

The CR 1/2 monster is causing "off by 1" errors. :)


Next up is a self-appointed guardian of planar travel: the CR 14 Byway Crab


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The CR 15 Great Wight Shark reminds you to stay away from the water.


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I'm going to favorite just for the pun, and then wish I could again for the nostalgia I get from said pun. A friend has a great story about a party getting asked to deal with the 'white' dragon up on a mountain and wondering why fireball didn't hurt the albino wight red dragon. :)

EDIT: Holy %#*€ that thing is nasty! Especially since most adventurers aren't ready for underwater combat!


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Yeah, he does good work!


Azten wrote:

I'm going to favorite just for the pun, and then wish I could again for the nostalgia I get from said pun. A friend has a great story about a party getting asked to deal with the 'white' dragon up on a mountain and wondering why fireball didn't hurt the albino wight red dragon. :)

EDIT: Holy %#*€ that thing is nasty! Especially since most adventurers aren't ready for underwater combat!

Thanks!

I really like the wight dragon story. That’s awesome!


There’s no escaping the CR 16 Ineluctable Quarryhound


Rawr! wrote:
There’s no escaping the CR 16 Ineluctable Quarryhound

I like it a lot, though the name reminds me of the titles of 2e Forgotten Realms spells. Personally, I think "Quarryhound" alone works. But aside from my minor quibble, it's a great monster!


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DungeonmasterCal wrote:
Rawr! wrote:
There’s no escaping the CR 16 Ineluctable Quarryhound
I like it a lot, though the name reminds me of the titles of 2e Forgotten Realms spells. Personally, I think "Quarryhound" alone works. But aside from my minor quibble, it's a great monster!

I’m glad you like the monster!

I admit I was a little self-indulgent with the name. :)

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