Storm griffin

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Storm griffin
Level 73
Family Griffin family creatures
Body Type Hybrid
Classification(s) Living
Area(s) Found Griffin's Keen
HP 400
Attack Attributes
Physical Attacks
Claw 368 AS
Impale 358 AS
Bite 358 AS
Bolt Spells
Major Shock (910) 321 AS
Misc. Offensive Spells
Call Wind (912)
Lightning mote
Defense Attributes
Brigandine Armor (natural) ASG 12N
Defensive Strength (DS)
Melee 264
Bolt 263
Unarmed Defense Factor
Target Defense (TD)
Bard Base
Cleric Base
Empath Base
Paladin Base
Ranger Base
Sorcerer Base 306
Wizard Base
Minor Elemental
Major Elemental
Minor Spiritual
Major Spiritual
Minor Mental
Treasure Attributes
Coins No
Gems Yes
Magic Items
Boxes No
Skin soft blue griffin feather
The storm griffin is a magnificent beast, as if designed by the gods to embody fierce and graceful predation.  Its front legs, forebody, wings, and head are those of a great eagle, complete with large powder-blue feathers and aquiline beak.  The rear half of the creature's body is that of a powerful lion, with short, sandy blonde fur and a long feline tail.  A tendril of electricity snakes across one outstreched claw as the storm griffin glares about with its piercing blue eyes.

Hunting strategies

Storm griffins, being a flying creature, are sometimes out of reach for melee attacks, predominantly when they have just soared into a room (though they also sometimes use it as a form of retreat).

Therefore, melee hunters should wait until the griffin itself attempts a melee attack (either with its beak or claws) against an adventurer before advancing (they can melee attack the yeti while remaining at high altitude). Ranged weapons and magical attacks perform as usual, although many knockdown and nature type spells (for example, Tremors (909)) do not affect them as they are not on the ground. They are also immune to stuns. When you see these birds Web (118) as soon as possible. These birds are even worse then the lesser griffins.

They also have various maneuver and spell style abilities which can cause roundtime, and can beat their wings for a Call Wind (912) style effect.

They can also release motes of essence, a maneuver attack which resembles the effects of Cone of Elements (518), and which affects both adventurers and creatures.

Other information

Storm griffins are immune to lightning flares and spells. However, they can be damaged by the standard damage caused by lightning flare weapons.

When using its Claw attack, the storm griffin attacks with two claws at once (similar to Two Weapon Combat).

Their beak has lighting flares:

A storm griffin swoops down from high overhead!
A storm griffin tries to bite you!
  AS: +358 vs DS: +365 with AvD: +24 + d100 roll: +97 = +114
   ... and hits for 5 points of damage!
   Swing at your eye catches your eyebrow instead!
 ** The storm griffin's beak crackles with energy! **
   ... 10 points of damage!
   Heavy spark to left eye causes tears and redness.

The storm griffin feathers will give lightning flares to arrows when fletching.


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