Bog spectre

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Bog spectre
Picture
Bog Spectre Colored.jpg
Level 47
Family spectre family creatures
Body Type Biped
Undead Yes, Non-Corporeal
Areas Found Fethayl Bog
BCS Yes
HP 240
Armor [?]
Attack Attributes
Physical Attacks
Ensnare +275 AS
Claw +269 AS
Warding Attacks
Disintegrate (705)
Quake (709)
Corrupt Essence (703)
Offensive Spells & Abilities
Gaze Attack
Defense Attributes
Melee <N/A> DS
Ranged <N/A> DS
Bolt +228 DS
Bard Base +182 TD
Ranger Base <N/A> TD
Sorcerer Base +201 TD
Wizard Base <N/A> TD
Cleric Base <N/A> TD
Empath Base <N/A> TD
Paladin Base <N/A> TD
Major Elemental +189 TD
Minor Elemental +186 TD
Major Spiritual <N/A> TD
Minor Spiritual <N/A> TD
Major Mental <N/A> TD
Minor Mental <N/A> TD
Defensive Spells & Abilities
Spirit Warding I (101)
Spirit Defense (103)
Spirit Warding II (107)
Elemental Defense I (401)
Elemental Defense II (406)
Treasure Attributes
Coins Yes
Gems Yes
Magic Items Yes
Boxes Yes
Skin None
Other  ?

The bog spectre's misty form fades to a faint silhouette at times, the outlines of its form barely visible against its surroundings. Two malevolent eyes stare out from under its deeply hooded robe, each illuminated by an unholy crimson glow. Its thin, lanky arms end in unnaturally long taloned fingers, the semi-translucent claws still holding a twinge of glistening red on their surface. The creature is completely silent, its flickering form stalking with surprising speed and grace as it traverses the bog.

Hunting strategies

For characters that cast from guarded, it is a good idea to kill any bog spectres during a swarm, as they the ability to leave you stunned and in an offensive stance on the ground. (Because their gaze is stance-based, swingers will have less trouble.) In addition, spectres can also knock characters down with Quake (709). If warrior shades are part of the swarm, their powerful attack and disarm skill can prove a deadly followup.

Other information

The bog spectre has the ability to stare at you, sometimes causing you to be stunned, in offensive stance, laying on the ground, and a loss of a few spirit and mana points. The more defensive a character's stance, the more likely this ability is to succeed.

A bog spectre's eyes flash a bright, ghostly blue as it stares deeply into your eyes!

An explosion of intense pain fills your mind, and you reel, captured by the bog spectre's dreadful stare!  You futilely try to scream as a tortuous wave ripples through your body, leaving you writhing as you collapse!
You feel drained!

Bog spectres will decay very quickly when killed (approximately upon their next turn), making it tricky to obtain loot if you are under hard roundtime (i.e. from swinging a melee weapon). This may make hunting bog spectres more suitable for spellcasters, who primarily undergo Cast roundtime during battle.

References

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