Val CHA Cost Roll Notes 20 STR 10 13- Lift 400 kg; 4d6 HTH Damage  11 DEX 3 11- OCV: 4/DCV: 4 18 CON 16 13- 18 BODY 16 13- 7 INT -3 10- PER Roll 10- 11 EGO 2 11- ECV: 4 25 PRE 15 14- PRE Attack: 5d6 0 COM -5 9- 10 PD 0 Total: 10 PD (6 rPD) 10 ED 0 Total: 10 ED (6 rED) 3 SPD 9 Phases: 4, 8, 12 8 REC 0 36 END 0 37 STUN 0 Total Characteristic Cost: 63 Movement: Running: 7"/14" Leaping: 4"/8" Swimming: 2"/4" Cost Powers & Skills 12 Claws: HKA 1d6 (2d6 w/STR); Reduced Penetration (-1/4), END 1 18 Thick Hide: Armor (6 PD/6 ED) 31 Dimensional Shift: Extra-Dimensional Movement (Any Dimension, Any Location corresponding to current physical location), x2 Increased Weight; Extra Time (Full Phase, -1/2), END 5 2 Faster Than It Looks: Running +1" (7" total), END 1 50 Dwells Between Dimensions: LS (Eating: Character does not eat; Immunity All terrestrial poisons and chemical warfare agents; Immunity: All terrestrial diseases and biowarfare agents; Longevity: Immortal; Safe in High Pressure; Safe in High Radiation; Safe in Intense Cold; Safe in Intense Heat; Safe in Low Pressure/Vacuum; Self-Contained Breathing; Sleeping: Character does not sleep) Skills 2 +1 with Claws 5 Shadowing 11- 3 Stealth 11- 5 Tracking 11- Total Powers & Skill Cost: 128 Total Cost: 191 75+ Disadvantages 0 Physical Limitation: Human Sized 10 Physical Limitation: Near Human Intelligence (Frequently, Slightly Impairing) 15 Psychological Limitation: Murderous And Malign (Common, Strong) 91 Experience Points 191 Total Disadvantage Points
Ecology: Shamblers dwell between dimensions. They can travel freely between planes, and will wander from planet to planet (or plane to plane) as they will. Dimensional Shamblers may act as servants of the Outer Gods and Great Old Ones, but otherwise, little else is known about them.
Personality/Motivation: It is unknown what drives a shambler. Some may be commanded by other forces, while most seem to simply travel at random. It should be noted that shamblers in general are hostile to those who encounter them.
Powers/Tactics: A shambler attacks with its long talons, slashing at a foe. It will also attempt to grapple with a foe and haul them off to another plane. If hard pressed or wounded, the shambler will also leave for the safety of somewhere else.
Appearance: A shambler is a tall, wide creature, with a slack, loose hide and a blank staring face. It is roughly humanoid, with large hands and long talons. It is said to be "... not wholly ape and not wholly insect."
Designer's Notes: The dimensional shambler is a creature of the Cthulhu Mythos of H.P. Lovecraft. This design was based upon the dimensional shambler presented in the 5th Edition of Call of Cthulhu. It makes a good template for a demonic servant (or other "wizard's pet"). Options for the shambler include larger size (more STR and BODY), a higher DEX, and the possibility of spells or spell-like powers. Note that most Call of Cthulhu spells aren't really combat type magic and are more like extended rituals for summoning and binding creatures.
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