View Full Version : Gremlin [3.5 monster]

2010-11-29, 10:57 AM
<Fluff to Come>

Small Fey
HD 10d6+10 (45 HP)
Speed 20 ft. (4 squares)
Init: +3
AC 16; touch 12; flat-footed 13
(+3 Dex, +1 Size, +4 Natural, -2 stance)
BAB +5; Grp +1
Attack Claw +8 (1d6, 19-20/x3 +1d6 (+1d6 first round of combat))
Full-Attack Claws +8/+8 (1d6, 19-20/x3 +1d6 (+1d6 first round of combat))
Space 5 ft.; Reach 5 ft.
Special Attacks Martial Adept
Special Qualities Fast Healing 5, Damage Reduction 2/cold iron
Saves Fort +4 Ref +10 Will +8
Abilities Str 10, Dex 16, Con 13, Int 11, Wis 12, Cha 8
Skills Tumble +16, Hide +16, Move Silently +16, Endurance +14, Spot +14, Listen +14
Feats Weapon Finesse, Combat Expertise, Rapid Assault, Ironheart Aura
Environment Temperate Forests
Organization Clutch (2d4)
Challenge Rating 6
Treasure 100% gold; 200% gems; 50% art; 0% magical items
Alignment Chaotic Evil
Advancement by class; Favored Class Warblade
Level Adjustment -

Martial Adept
A Gremlin knows 2 maneuvers and 1 stance of the iron heart discipline, within the limits of its initiator level (5) and the prerequisites of maneuvers. Most Gremlins know the Punishing Stance, Exorcism if Steel, and Iron Heart Surge. Gremlins have no way of recovering maneuvers in combat.

Zeta Kai
2010-12-11, 02:51 AM
Okay, first this gremlin (http://www.giantitp.com/forums/showthread.php?t=51095), then the Vote Up a Monster (http://www.giantitp.com/forums/showthread.php?p=4935219#post4935219) contest... you're following in my footsteps, aren't you? You want to become me, to steal my soul, to take my place? Is that your game? Well, it won't work! I'll fight you! You'll never get away with this! Help!


By the way, nice monster; needs some fluff, though.

2010-12-11, 03:21 AM
I had thought of this when I first read it, but I guess things got lost while I was busy & forgot to come back.

Basically, my only real issue with this is the name. When I think of Gremlins, I think of a mischievous imp that sabotages things & brings bad luck. Even the gremlins from the movie did that to a certain degree.

This is a faerie with interesting combat abilities. Which isn't a bad idea in and of itself, but doesn't fit the name.

Then again, D&D is great for taking a name from myth and warping the creature its based on for a few editions until it has no recognizable connection, so it is in-line from that point of view.

Lord Vukodlak
2010-12-11, 01:32 PM
I agree its a fine fey but it needs its own name, Gremlin just doesn't fit

2010-12-11, 01:40 PM
Ya when I saw Gremlin, I got very exited. I thought, "I wonder how the device destroying machanic will work!" Then I read this and I thought, "wow how disapointing, no fluff and no connection to it's name :,-( " Please change the name!