Val	CHA	Cost	Roll	Notes
25	STR	15	14-	Lift 800 kg; 5d6 HTH Damage [2]
15	DEX	15	12-	OCV:  5/DCV:  5
16	CON	12	12-
13	BODY	6	12-
13	INT	3	12-	PER Roll 12-
13	EGO	6	12-	ECV:  4
13	PRE	3	12-	PRE Attack:  2 1/2d6
8	COM	-1	11-

6	PD	1		Total:  6 PD (0 rPD)
6	ED	3		Total:  6 ED (0 rED)
3	SPD	5		Phases:  4, 8, 12
8	REC	0
32	END	0
34	STUN	0		Total Characteristics Cost:  68

Movement:	Running:	8"/16"
		Leaping:	5"/10"
		Swimming:	2"/4""

Cost	Powers & Skills
12	"Nails... Grown Like The Talons Of A Wild Beast":  HKA 1d6 (2d6 w/STR); Reduced 
	Penetration (-1/4), END 1
10	Teeth:  HKA 1/2d6 (1d6+1 w/STR), END 1
2	Heavy:  Knockback Resistance -1"
4	Long Legs:  Running +2" (8" total), END 1
25	"Not Men":  LS  (Immunity All terrestrial poisons and chemical warfare agents; 
	Immunity: All terrestrial diseases and biowarfare agents; Longevity: Immortal)
15	"Nodded And Gestured But Did Not Speak":  Mind Link, "Human" class of minds, One Specific 
	Mind (Black Ones), Number of Minds (x32); Only With Others Who Have Mind Link (-1)
4	Long Arms:  Stretching 1", Reduced Endurance (0 END; +1/2); Always Direct (-1/4), No 
	Noncombat Stretching (-1/4), No Velocity Damage (-1/4)

5	+1 with HTH Combat

3	AK: Isle of the Pool of the Black Ones 12-
3	Climbing 12-
2	Concealment 12-; Self Only (-1/2)
3	Shadowing 12-
3	Stealth 12-
91	Total Powers & Skills Cost
159	Total Character Cost

75+	Disadvantages
5	Physical Limitation:  Large, up to twice human size (roughly 8' tall and 400+ lbs) (Infrequently, 
	Slightly Impairing)
15	Psychological Limitation:  Extremely Aggressive/Xenophobic (Common, Strong)
64  Experience
159	Total Disadvantage Points

Cost	Powers
3	Taller And Stronger:  +3 STR (28 STR total)
4	Taller And Stronger:  +2 CON (18 CON total)
4	Taller And Stronger:  +2 BODY (15 BODY total)
28	Pipes:  Mind Control 12d6, Telepathic (+1/4), Reduced Endurance (0 END; +1/2); 
	OAF (pipes; -1), Gestures (play pipes; -1/4), No Range (-1/2), Set Effect (dance; -1)

Ecology: The Black Ones are a race(?) of beings who live on an otherwise empty island far out in the Western Ocean. They are not men, but seem to be some sort of demonic or diabolical beings made in the shape of men. They dwell amid a series of semicircular stone walls, each enclosing courtyards carpeted in green grass. At one end of this layout is a tower, and near the center is a deep pool of green water.

Personality/Motivation: The Black Ones are apparently the servants/slaves/priests of a pool of greenish liquid. They will capture anyone who ventures onto their island, sometimes tormenting them by playing a pipe or flute-like instrument, causing their captive to dance uncontrollably. Once done tormenting their captive, one of the Black Ones will then thrust him into the green pool, where the hapless victim will then shrink down to about the size of a man's hand, transformed into statue of (apparently) petrified bone. The resulting statue is then placed on a ledge in one of the courtyards.

Powers/Tactics: Even the smallest of the Black Ones stands about seven and a half feet in height, with the tallest at least nine feet tall. They are immensely strong, and can carry a man (or two) with ease. Although they seem to have no knowledge of weaponry, their long, talon-like fingernails make for excellent weapons, as do their sharp teeth. The priest of the Black Ones possess a pair of pipes that can cause a victim to dance uncontrollably. This artifact is used to torture captives.

Black Ones do not (or cannot) speak, but seem to communicate by a form of telepathy.

Appearance: Black Ones have the appearance of tall, rangy, well-formed men. Their skin is as black as ebony, while their eyes are a tawny gold. They have no body hair, while their faces are said to be diabolical in appearance. Black Ones don't seem to wear any clothing.

Designer's Notes: The Black Ones appeared in the Conan story The Pool of the Black Ones. This character sheet represents a typical Black One. Use the optional powers to create the head "priest." You could easily add additional powers if desired, such as Damage Resistance, Damage Reduction, more Life Support, and magic spells (or spell-like abilities). They shouldn't be powerhouses in combat, however, as a band of semi-drunken pirates was able to wipe out the entire band (granted, it was something like 60 pirates versus 30 Black Ones...).

(Black Ones created by Robert E Howard, character sheet created by Michael Surbrook)

Black Ones Hero Designer File

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