Dark shambler

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Dark shambler
Dark shambler Colored.jpg
Level 17
Family shambler family creatures
Body Type Biped
Undead No
Areas Found Temple of Hope
Plains of Bone
Vornavian Coast
HP 200
Armor [?]
Attack Attributes
Physical Attacks
blackened twohanded sword +175 AS
Defense Attributes
Melee +104 to +112 DS
Ranged <N/A> DS
Bolt +94 DS
Bard Base +51 TD
Ranger Base <N/A> TD
Sorcerer Base +51 TD
Wizard Base <N/A> TD
Cleric Base +51 TD
Empath Base <N/A> TD
Paladin Base <N/A> TD
Major Elemental +51 TD
Minor Elemental +51 TD
Major Spiritual <N/A> TD
Minor Spiritual +51 TD
Major Mental <N/A> TD
Minor Mental <N/A> TD
Armor Brigandine Armor
CvA +8
Treasure Attributes
Coins Yes
Gems Yes
Magic Items Yes
Boxes Yes
Skin a glistening black eye
Other  ?

Very little of the dark shambler is not thickly muscled. This squat humanoid lumbers through the countryside, surveying the world through glistening black eyes. Were it not for the eyes, the dark shambler could almost be taken for a shadow from a distance, for its skin is also entirely black. The eyes glisten eerily, though, while the rest of the dark shambler is a flat shade of charcoal that appears to absorb the light more than reflect it.

Hunting strategies

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Other information

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Behind The Scenes

In the I.C.E. Age these were known as "black stalkers." In the Rolemaster bestiaries they are assassins possessed by demons, who will relentlessly hunt down their victims forever, much like a shadow assassin or the dark assassin. Still more similar would be a black reaver, though much less dangerous. When they were first implemented back in 1990 the black stalkers were one of the most powerful creatures in GemStone III.


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