Val	CHA	Cost	Roll	Notes
25	STR	15	14-	Lift 800 kg; 5d6 HTH Damage [2]
14	DEX	12	12-	OCV:  5/DCV:  5
18	CON	16	13-
10	BODY	0	11-
10	INT	0	11-	PER Roll 11-
11	EGO	2	11-	ECV:  4
20	PRE	10	13-	PRE Attack:  4d6
2	COM	-4	9-

8	PD	3		Total:  8 PD (0 rPD)
5	ED	1		Total:  5 ED (0 rED)
3	SPD	6		Phases:  4, 8, 12
9	REC	0
36	END	0
32	STUN	0		Total Characteristic Cost:  61

Movement:	Running:	6"/12"
		Leaping:	5"/10"
		Swimming:	6"/12"

Cost	Powers & Skills
22	Sharp Teeth:  HKA 1d6 (2d6 w/STR), Armor Piercing (+1/2), END 2
8	Clawed Fingers:  HKA 1/2d6 (1d6+1 w/STR); Reduced Penetration (-1/4), END 1
5	Can See In The Dark:  Nightvision
5	Breathes Air And Water:  LS  (Expanded Breathing (breathes water))
3	Lives In Lakes And Rivers:  LS  (Safe in High Pressure; Safe in Intense Cold)
15	Creature Of Fairy:  LS  (Immunity: All terrestrial diseases and biowarfare agents; 
	Longevity: Immortal)
4	Lives In Lakes And Rivers:  Swimming +4" (6" total)	1

3	+1 with Bite, Claw, Grab
4	+2 with Grab
6	+2 with Concealment, Shadowing, Stealth

3	Climbing 12-
3	Concealment 11-
3	Shadowing 11-
3	Stealth 12-
7	Tracking 13-

Total Powers & Skill Cost:  94
Total Cost:  155

75+	Disadvantages
0	Physical Limitation:  Human Sized
20	Psychological Limitation:  Insatiable Hunger (Very Common, Strong)
15	Reputation:  haunter of rivers, eater of children, 11- (Extreme)
45	Experience Points

Total Disadvantage Points:  155

Ecology: Jenny Greenteeth and her sisters; Nellie Longarms and Peg Prowler, are water fairies, dwelling in rivers and stagnant pools across England. Jenny lives in Lacanshire, while Peg is known to inhabit the River Tees. These hags are also said to live in Derbyshire, Cheshire, Stropshire, and Yorkshire (where they are known as Grindylow).

Ponds covered with green scum and thick mats of algae are the typical homes of these fairies. Peg Prowler's presence in the River Tees can be detected by the presence of white foam or froth (known as Peg Prowler's Suds) or mats of green scum (known as Peg Prowler's Cream) on the surface of the river.

A relative of Jenny Greenteeth is Rawhead-and-Bloody Bones, an evil English water fairy from Lacanshire, Lincolnshire, and Yorkshire. Described as having the appearance of a human with blood running down its face and seated on a pile of bones, this creature is also known as Bloody-bones, Old Bloody-bones, and Tommy Rawhead. Lurking in deep pools of stagnant water, quarry pits, or under the stairs, it preys on children who have ignored warnings to avoid such places. As with Jenny Greenteeth, Rawhead was another form of deterrent meant to keep children away from dangerous places.

Personality/Motivation: These fairies are all driven by an insatiable hunger to attack and devour humans who stray too close to the water's edge. They prefer children, and Jenny Greenteeth delights in preying on those children who play near the river on the Sabbath Day.

Powers/Tactics: Lurking near the surface of the water, Jenny will wait patiently for an unwary child to stray too close to the water's edge, at which point she will lunge out to drag the unfortunate victim to the bottom ot the river to be devoured. Jenny tends to only attack solitary targets, will will probably flee if opposed by a strong show of force (such as one or more well-armed adults).

Appearance: Jenny, Nellie, and Peg are hideous water-dwelling hags with greenish skin, long stringy hair, long skinny arms, and extremely sharp teeth.

Designer's Notes: Jenny Greenteeth is the sort of fairy who exists as a deterrent. In her case it is to keep children from straying to close to the edge of a river of pond. One can easily picture a mother of the period warning her children "Stay away from the water, or else Jenny Greenteeth will get you!" and with her 25 STR and levels with Grab, Jenny is more than capable of snatching an unwary child with ease. Game Masters may feel a 25 STR is a bit much for a creature who preys on children (in which case a 15 or 18 should be more than enough), but this write-up has been designed to also be a threat to Fantasy Hero PCs as well.

Although Jenny Greenteeth is a fairy (albeit a horrific one), she can be used in more than just a fantasy setting. You could use her in a Horror Hero campaign, especially one set in the Pulp Era, or as an evil counterpart to the race of aquatic humans that inhabit so many super hero campaigns (although she will need to be rewritten to be more in line with the average superhero). Game Masters with a taste for the bizarre could even place Jenny in a Western Hero campaign, as the lethal inhabitant of an Old West water hole. Finally, with a different physical description and a slightly revised character sheet, Jenny could be come an amphibious inhabitant of some distant planet, preying on the unwary in a Star Hero campaign.

Jenny Greenteeth Hero Designer File

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