Grutik shaman

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Grutik shaman
Level 29
Family Grutik family creatures
Body Type Biped
Classification(s) Living
Area(s) Found Zaerthu Tunnels
Attack Attributes
Warding Spells
Sleep (501) na CS
Misc. Offensive Spells
Elemental Dispel (417)
Earthen Fury (917)
Elemental Wave (410)
Tremors (909)
Defense Attributes
 ? ASG
Defensive Strength (DS)
Unarmed Defense Factor
Target Defense (TD)
Bard Base 95
Cleric Base
Empath Base
Paladin Base
Ranger Base
Sorcerer Base
Wizard Base
Minor Elemental 115
Major Elemental 115
Minor Spiritual
Major Spiritual
Minor Mental
Defensive Spells
Mass Blur (911)
Prismatic Guard (905)
Wizard's Shield (919)
Treasure Attributes
Magic Items
Skin None

This misshapen humanoid has large luminous eyes from many years of living underground. It's dressed in scraps of mismatched cloth in an apparent attempt to make a crude patchwork robe. While not overly muscled, its eyes shine with a crude intelligence.

Hunting strategies

You *MUST* be quick to stun them. As a rogue ambusher, I go for a leg right off the bat. With these Shaman though, this might not happen fast or easily for the folowing reason:

The very seldom are below a defensive stance and they average a DS of 240-245!

If you remain hidden and they don't find you as they 'search' nervously, wait...they will sometimes kneel to perform some kind of prayer-like thing, or hteir spell of protection disipates, or they do one more thing I can't remember at the moment that puts them at a lower DS disadvantage. THEN you strike!

They will remain stunned for 3 or 4 rounds and you can take a head off (if ambushing).

Other information

These things cast boil earth, or make the ground shake to knock you down. They also try to hit you with their staff.

You will also get Sunfist promotion points from these things and the Grutik Savages.

Beware the ro'ater wormlings in this area!! Go read about those and why on their page.

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