The Split Spore ‘Shroom devours carrion in the Portan Mushroom Forest. Its mycelia tendrils and moist sap contain toxins that spread disease, decay and disfigurement upon contact.
The shabby ‘shroom also discharges deadly spores, but every time it does this, it rends and separates a little more, forming a liplike opening. Eventually its body falls apart, though a “healthy” mushroom sometimes splits to form multiple mushrooms.
INKTOBER DAY 21 (BAD DOG): Beware: The Bog’s Frothing Dog is a bad boy!
This dangerous dog escaped its cage and headed for the swamp while still entangled by cables and shackled with a hooked chain anchor ax. A layer of caked-on peat moss and thick stitch scars protect the canine’s hide. The dog swims amid its own rabid foam, and its bite siphons off power while causing ritual contamination.
Shoresh family: בכל
Habitat: Medinat Taṿ, Swamp
Attributes: DOM 3R, VIG 3R, GRA 1R, CRE 1R, WIS 0R, PEA 0R, BLE 0R
INKTOBER DAY 11 (EAGLE): The Fallout Griffin is an mutant eagle/bobcat/lynx hybrid that developed due to exposure to radioactive fallout. That exposure makes the griffin powerful but clumsy, as it often drops from the sky due to molting too many feathers. While it’s a ferocious predator, its favorite food is fruit.
INKTOBER DAY 6 (BOUQUET): The Blizzard Blade Bouquet is a flail of frozen flowers. The user holds onto the ceramic handle and swings and shakes it at enemies. That causes sharp, bladelike shards of ice and cirrus clouds of pollen-like snow to break off from the wintry flowers. Skin contact with the pollen forms rashes and leprous lesions. While effective, many warriors find this weapon shameful to use.
INKTOBER DAY 4 (SCALLOP): The Scurvy Scallop’s shell is tough mother of pearl, but its pearly whites leave something to be desired! One bite from its hinged, diseased maw can spread tetanus to the victim! However, this illness doesn’t affect the minnows that swim inside the scallop or the fountain on its head.
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