Krynch

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Krynch
Level 31
Family Krynch family creatures
Body Type Biped
Classification(s) Living
Magical
Area(s) Found Mraent Caverns
BCS Yes
HP
Speed
Attack Attributes
Physical Attacks
Pound 240 - 262 AS
Special Offensive Abilities
Tremors Fists into ground
Defense Attributes
Armor
Full Plate (natural) ASG 20N
Defensive Strength (DS)
Melee 92
Ranged
Bolt 98
Unarmed Defense Factor
UDF
Target Defense (TD)
Bard Base 87 - 102
Cleric Base 98
Empath Base
Paladin Base
Ranger Base
Sorcerer Base
Wizard Base
Minor Elemental 106 124
Major Elemental 106 124
Minor Spiritual 99
Major Spiritual 99
Minor Mental 93
Defensive Spells
Natural Colors (601)
Treasure Attributes
Coins Yes
Gems Yes
Magic Items Yes
Boxes Yes
Skin a krynch shinbone
Other
Flecked with bits of mica and quartz crystal, the krynch shimmers in even the dimmest light.  Moving with a fluid grace that belies the granite composition of its body, the creature has a barrel chest and thick, powerful limbs.  The krynch has no visible ears or nose on its perfectly spherical head.  Its mouth is fixed in a perpetual scowl and its glossy black eyes glare at you with malevolent intensity.

Hunting strategies

Creature has low DS.

Creature is resistant to physical damage (full plate equivalent AsG) , immune to stuns from physical attacks and immune to fire attacks/flares.

You leap from hiding to attack!
You swing a twisted drakar talon sword at a krynch!
  AS: +247 vs DS: +20 with AvD: +18 + d100 roll: +75 = +320
   ... and hit for 69 points of damage!
   Hard blow breaks the femur!

 ** Your drakar talon sword flares with a burst of flame! **

The heat wafts over the krynch with little effect.
You swing an ebon mithril longsword at a krynch!
  AS: +241 vs DS: +18 with AvD: +17 + d100 roll: +35 = +275
   ... and hit for 44 points of damage!
   Well aimed shot, punctures calf!

 ** Your mithril longsword emits a searing bolt of lightning! **

   ... 5 points of damage!
   Light shock to head.  That stings!
Roundtime: 6 sec.

Creature can easily be defeated by stance dancing.

Wait for Attack, Stance Offensive, Attack, Stance Defensive (Repeat from beginning).

Once critically damaged, the critter can vanish (leaves the room).

A krynch sinks into the ground, leaving no trace of its passing.

AIM for the legs so that it will have to crawl away, this will give a direction where it's going and can also make it more difficult to leave.

A krynch crawls east.
A krynch tries to drag itself away but collapses in agony!

Other information

An example of a successful dodging of a krynch's boulder roll maneuver:

A krynch curls its form into a large boulder, and the boulder begins to move, quickly gaining momentum!
With great poise and balance, you leap at just the right moment to dodge the boulder as it careens recklessly by!
The boulder comes to a sudden stop and rises into the form of a krynch!

An example of a krynch's tremors maneuver.

A krynch sinks both fists into the ground!
The ground begins to shake violently, making it hard to stand.

References

Near-level creatures - edit
Level 29 Level 30 Level 31 Level 32 Level 33


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