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    Default Glom together... right now [4e Monsters]

    Hey. I've been gone for a while, like, a long while, like most of you probably don't remember me, but I'm back with my first 4e homebrew project, a project I like to call:

    Amorphous 4e
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    Glooples

    Common Gloople

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    Level 1 Minion
    Medium natural beast (ooze, blind, gloople)
    XP 25
    Initiative: +1
    Senses: blindsense 10
    HP: 1(A missed attack never damages a minion)
    AC: 15
    Fortitude: 13
    Reflex: 12
    Will: 13
    Speed: 5

    Slam (standard, at-will) +6 vs. AC: The target is stunned until the end of the Common Gloopleís next turn.

    Glom (standard, recharge 5, 6) This power starts out as if it has been used; it must be recharged before being used once. If another Common Gloople is present in an adjacent square, they can glom together to become an Oozle. Both glooples must be recharged to use this power.


    Alignment: Neutral
    Abilities: Str: 12, Con: 10, Dex:10, Int: 1, Wis: 12, Cha: 1


    Oozle

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    Level 3 Brute
    Large natural beast (ooze, blind, gloople)
    XP 150
    Initiative: +0
    Senses: blindsense 15
    HP: 54
    AC: 15
    Fortitude: 15
    Reflex: 12
    Will: 15
    Speed: 4

    Engulf(standard, at-will) +4 vs. Reflex: On a hit, the target is grabbed and pulled into the oozleís space; the target is dazed and takes ongoing 5 acid damage until it escapes the grab. A creature that escapes the grab shifts to a square of its choosing adjacent to the oozle. This oozle can move normally while creatures are engulfed within it.

    Glom (standard, recharge 5, 6) This power starts out as if it has been used; it must be recharged before being used once. If another oozle or a common gloople is present in an adjacent square, they can glom together to become a Gray. Both glooples must be recharged to use this power. Oozles cannot glom while one is engulfing another creature.


    Alignment: Neutral
    Abilities: Str: 14, Con: 14, Dex:8, Int: 1, Wis: 12, Cha: 1


    Stickie

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    Level 2 Minion
    Medium natural beast (ooze, blind, gloople)
    XP 31
    Initiative: +1
    Senses: blindsense 10
    HP: 1(A missed attack never damages a minion)
    AC: 16
    Fortitude: 13
    Reflex: 12
    Will: 13
    Speed: 5

    Slam (standard, at-will) +7 vs. AC: 5 damage, and the Stickie explodes, covering a zone 3. Anything entering the zone is slowed (save ends.) The zone lasts until the end of the encounter.

    Splat (immediate reaction) Trigger: The stickie dies. Effect: The stickie explodes (see above.)

    Alignment: Neutral
    Abilities: Str: 12, Con: 10, Dex:10, Int: 1, Wis: 12, Cha: 1


    Biter

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    Level 4 Minion
    Medium natural beast (ooze, blind, gloople)
    XP 44
    Initiative: +3
    Senses: blindsense 10
    HP: 1(A missed attack never damages a minion)
    AC: 18
    Fortitude: 16
    Reflex: 15
    Will: 15
    Speed: 5


    Slam (standard, at-will) +9 vs. AC: The target is stunned until the end of the biterís next turn.

    Lunge (standard, at-will) +7 vs. Reflex: 2d8+4 damage. The Biter must move up to 1d4 sqares as part of this attack. This movement must be a straight line.

    Glom (standard, recharge 5, 6) This power starts out as if it has been used; it must be recharged before being used once. If another biter is present in an adjacent square, they can glom together to become a Horror. Both biters must be recharged to use this power.

    Alignment: Neutral
    Abilities: Str: 16, Con: 14, Dex: 12, Int: 1, Wis: 12, Cha: 1


    Meltie

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    Level 5 Minion
    Medium natural beast (ooze, blind, gloople)
    XP 50
    Initiative: +2
    Senses: blindsense 10
    HP: 1(A missed attack never damages a minion)
    AC: 19
    Fortitude: 17
    Reflex: 15
    Will: 16
    Speed: 5

    Slam (standard, at-will, acid) +10 vs. AC: 10 acid damage, and the Meltie explodes, covering a zone 3. Anything entering the zone or starting itís turn there takes 10 acid damage The zone lasts until the end of the encounter.

    Splat (immediate reaction) Trigger: The Meltie dies. Effect: The Meltie explodes (see above.)


    Alignment: Neutral
    Abilities: Str: 14, Con: 10, Dex:10, Int: 1, Wis: 12, Cha: 1


    Clutter

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    Level 3 Artillery
    Medium natural beast (ooze, blind, gloople)
    XP 150
    Initiative: +0
    Senses: blindsense 20
    HP: 38
    AC: 15
    Fortitude: 15
    Reflex: 14
    Will: 14
    Speed: 5

    Clutter shot (standard, at-will) Ranged 6. +8 vs. Reflex: 1d6 +3 damage, and a Baby Clutter latches onto the target (see below) On a miss, a Baby Clutter is formed in a square adjacent to the target.

    Slam (standard, at-will) +10 vs. AC: The target is stunned until the end of the clutterís next turn.

    Splat (immediate reaction) Trigger: the clutter dies. Effect: Three Baby Clutters appear in the clutterís space.

    Alignment: Neutral
    Abilities: Str: 10, Con: 14, Dex:12, Int: 1, Wis: 12, Cha: 1


    Baby Clutter

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    Level 1 Minion
    Small Natural beast (ooze, blind, gloople)
    XP 25
    Initiative: +3
    Senses: blindsense 10
    HP: 1 (a missed attack never damages a minion)
    AC: 15
    Fortitude: 12
    Reflex: 14
    Will: 13
    Speed: 7

    Clutter (standard, at-will) +4 vs. Reflex. The baby clutter latches onto the target. While it is latched on, the target is slowed. The target can free itself from the Baby Clutter by making a standard escape attempt. On a successful attempt, the target stays in its square, and the Baby Clutter is shifted into an adjacent square. The clutter cannot use it's grow ability while latched on.

    Grow: After 1d3 rounds, the Baby Clutter grows. Itís size increases to medium and it takes on the following stats: AC: 15, Fortitude:13, Reflex: 13, Will: 13, Speed 6. The Baby Clutter loses itís Clutter attack and gains the Clutterís slam attack, but with a +6 bonus. 1d3 rounds later, the Baby Clutter becomes a clutter.



    Alignment: Neutral
    Before grow:
    Str: 5, Con 10, Dex 16, Int: 1, Wis: 12, Cha: 1
    After grow:
    Str: 8, Con: 12, Dex 13, Int: 1, Wis: 12, Cha: 1


    Fuzzle

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    Level 6 Lurker
    Medium natural beast (ooze, blind, gloople)
    XP 250
    Initiative: +10
    Senses: blindsense 15
    HP: 56
    Regeneration 10
    AC: 20
    Fortitude: 18
    Reflex: 18
    Will: 16
    Speed: 5

    Slam (standard, at-will) +11 vs. AC. 1d10 +4 damage.

    Lunge (standard, at-will) +9 vs. Reflex: 3d10+4 damage. The Fuzzle must move up to 1d4 sqares as part of this attack. This movement must be a straight line.

    Alignment: Neutral
    Abilities:
    Str: 16, Con: 14, Dex 16, Int: 1, Wis: 12, Cha: 1


    Sharp

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    Level 8 Soldier
    Medium Natural Beast (ooze, blind, gloople)
    XP 350
    Initiative: +9
    Senses: blindsense 15
    HP: 86
    AC: 22
    Fortitude: 20
    Reflex: 20
    Will: 18
    Speed: 4

    Slam (standard, at will) +15 vs. AC. The target is stunned until the end of the sharpís next turn.

    Spiky Form (minor, recharge 5,6) The Sharpís body hardens and it sprouts dangerous spikes. The sharp gains resistance 10 to all damage. Itís speed increases to 6. It loses itís slam attack, and gains the Impale attack. While in this form, the Sharp is also immune to terrain effects created by other glooples. These changes last until the end of the sharpís next turn.

    Impale (standard, at-will) +15 vs. AC. 4d8+5 damage. This attack can only be used while the Sharp is in itís spiky form.

    Abilities
    Str: 16, Con: 14, Dex: 16, Int: 1, Wis: 12, Cha: 1


    Sharp (Modified version)

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    Level 8 Soldier
    Medium Natural Beast (ooze, blind, gloople)
    XP 350
    Initiative: +9
    Senses: blindsense 15
    HP: 86
    AC: 24
    Fortitude: 20
    Reflex: 20
    Will: 18
    Resist 10 all damage
    Speed: 6

    Impale (standard, at-will) +15 vs. AC. 4d8+5 damage. The Sharp cannot use this power if it grants combat advantage.

    Slam (standard, at will) +15 vs. AC. The target is stunned until the end of the sharpís next turn. The Sharp can use this power only while granting combat advantage.

    Combat weakness: If the Sharp grants combat advantage to anyone, it loses itís spikes and becomes, essentially, a regular gloople. It loses all resistances, itís AC decreases by 4, and itís speed drops by 2. It can no longer use the Impale power.

    Abilities
    Str: 16, Con: 14, Dex: 16, Int: 1, Wis: 12, Cha: 1


    Torchie

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    Level 8 Minion
    Medium natural beast (ooze, blind, gloople, fire)
    XP 75
    Initiative: +6
    Senses: blindsense 10
    HP: 1(A missed attack never damages a minion)
    AC: 21
    Fortitude: 20
    Reflex: 19
    Will: 19
    Speed: 5

    Slam (standard, at-will, fire) +12 vs. AC: 10 fire damage. Ongoing 5 fire damage (save ends.)

    Splat (immediate reaction) Trigger: The Torchie dies. Effect: The Torchie explodes. All creatures in a burst 1 are affected. +10 vs. Reflex. 3d10 + 5 fire damage, and ongoing 5 fire damage (save ends.)
    Miss: Half damage, and no ongoing damage.

    Contagious flame: If the Torchie enters the same space as another gloople, that gloople catches fire. It takes no damage, but anyone who hits it with a melee attack takes 1d10 fire damage. Itís slam attack also deals ongoing 5 fire damage (save ends.) This effect lasts until the Torchieís next turn.

    Extinguishable: At the beginning of a Torchieís turn, roll a d6. On a one, the Torchie is extinguished (save ends) An extinguished Torchie does not explode when killed.

    Alignment: Neutral
    Abilities: Str: 14, Con: 10, Dex:10, Int: 1, Wis: 12, Cha: 1


    Frostie

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    Level 8 Minion
    Medium natural beast (ooze, blind, gloople, cold)
    XP 75
    Initiative: +6
    Senses: blindsense 15
    HP: 1(A missed attack never damages a minion)
    AC: 21
    Fortitude: 20
    Reflex: 19
    Will: 19
    Speed: 6

    Slam (standard, at-will, cold) +12 vs. AC: 10 cold damage. The Frostie explodes (see below.)

    Splat (immediate reaction) Trigger: The Frostie dies. Effect: The Frostie explodes. Burst 1, +10 vs. Reflex. Creatures who are hit are turned to ice (save ends). While turned to ice, creatures are immobilized and gain vulnerability 5 all damage and vulnerability 10 fire. In addition, whenever a this creature is hit with by a critical hit, that creature takes additional damage equal to their Bloodied value and this effect ends.
    Miss: Slowed, and vulnerable 5 fire (no other vulnerabilities.)

    Alignment: Neutral
    Abilities: Str: 14, Con: 10, Dex:10, Int: 1, Wis: 12, Cha: 1


    Gray

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    Level 8 Lurker
    Large natural beast (ooze, blind, gloople)
    XP 350
    Initiative: +7
    Senses: blindsense 25
    HP: 68
    AC: 22
    Fortitude: 20
    Reflex: 16
    Will: 18
    Speed: 4

    Engulf: (standard, at-will) +11 vs. Reflex: On a hit, the target is grabbed and pulled into the cubeís space; the target is dazed and takes ongoing 5 acid damage until it escapes the grab. A creature that escapes the grab shifts to a square of its choosing adjacent to the gray. This gray can move normally while creatures are engulfed within it, but cannot use itís spike attack.

    Spike (standard, recharge 4,5,6) line 6, +11 vs. Reflex. 4d8 + 5 damage, and the target is Engulfed (see above.)
    Effect: The Grayís body hardens, giving it resistance 10 to all damage until the end of itís next turn.

    Glom (standard, recharge 5, 6) This power starts out as if it has been used; it must be recharged before being used once. If an oozle is present in an adjacent square, they can glom together to become a Void Eater. Both glooples must be recharged to use this power. Grays cannot Glom while one is engulfing another creature.


    Alignment: Neutral
    Abilities: Str: 14, Con: 14, Dex:8, Int: 1, Wis: 12, Cha: 1


    Inky

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    Level 5 Minion
    Medium natural beast (ooze, blind, gloople)
    XP 50
    Initiative: +2
    Senses: blindsense 10
    HP: 1(A missed attack never damages a minion)
    AC: 19
    Fortitude: 17
    Reflex: 15
    Will: 16
    Speed: 5

    Slam (standard, at-will, acid) +10 vs. AC: The target is blinded (save ends), and the Inky explodes, covering a zone 3. Anything entering the zone slides across the zone, then slides three squares in whatever direction they were moving when they entered the square. If any attack with the fire keyword hits the zone, it goes up in flames, dealing 10 fire damage to anyone who starts or ends in that square. The zone lasts until the end of the encounter.

    Splat (immediate reaction) Trigger: The Inky dies. Effect: The Inky explodes (see above.)

    Alignment: Neutral
    Abilities: Str: 14, Con: 10, Dex:10, Int: 1, Wis: 12, Cha: 1


    Grinder

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    Level 12 Brute
    Huge Natural Beast (ooze, blind, gloople)
    XP 700
    Initiative: 5
    Senses: blindsense 5
    HP: 146
    AC: 24
    Fortitude: 25
    Reflex: 19
    Will: 20
    Resist 15 all damages, Vulnerability 15 acid. Once the Grinder is bloodied, itís resistances decrease to 5.
    Speed: 4

    Trample (standard, at-will) The Grinder can move up to itís speed and enter enemies spaces. This movement provokes opportunity attacks, and the Grinder must end its move in an unoccupied space. When it enters an enemyís space, the Grinder makes a Trample attack: +13 vs. Reflex; 3d6 +5 damage, and the target is knocked prone.

    Terrain immunity: Grinders ignore all difficult terrain, except the acid left by a meltie. They are also immune to the Frostieís splat ability.

    Alignment: Neutral
    Abilities:
    Str: 22, Con: 16, Dex: 8, Int: 1, Wis: 12, Cha: 1


    Amalgam

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    Level 12 Elite Lurker
    Large natural beast (ooze, blind, gloople)
    XP 1400
    Initiative: +10
    Senses: Blindsense 15
    HP: 192
    AC: 28
    Fortitude: 26
    Reflex: 22
    Will: 21
    Speed: 5

    Slam (standard, at-will) +17 vs. AC: 1d8+5 damage

    Engulf (standard, at-will) +15 vs. Reflex: On a hit, the target is grabbed and pulled into the amalgamís space; the target is dazed and takes ongoing 10 acid damage until it escapes the grab. A creature that escapes the grab shifts to a square of its choosing adjacent to the amalgam. This amalgam can move normally while creatures are engulfed within it. Only one creature can be engulfed at a time. If an engulfed creature dies, it is absorbed by the amalgam Ė see below.

    Absorb (standard, at-will) When any gloople with less than 100 HP enters an Amalgamís square, it is absorbed by the amalgam. The other gloople ceases to exist, and the amalgam gains 25 temporary hit points, plus 25 more for every size category above small that the absorbed gloople possesses. Once an Amalgamís Temporary hit points equal itís current HP total, it loses all temporary HP and divides into two identical Amalgams with HP equal to itís current total.

    Alignment: Neutral
    Abilities: Str: 16, Con: 18, Dex: 10, Int: 1, Wis: 12, Cha: 1


    I know I probably got a lot of numbers wrong because the guidelines in the DM's guide were confusing to me, (the monster roles table has no entry for minions?) so please help me fix those. Fixed, thanks Meek!
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    Awesome idea !

    I can't wait to see the stat of the rest particulary the Horror and the Gray.

    I'm sorry, I'm not qualified to judge the stat but they look good to me.

    Continue the good work man !
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    Quote Originally Posted by Glooble Glistencrist View Post
    Amorphous d20
    I think that it should be pointed out that 4E & the D20 system are mutually exclusive. Therefore, since this is based on 4E, it is a misnomer to say that this is Amorphous d20. Amorphous 4E, Amorphous GSL, or Amorphous: Total Conversion would be more apt titles.

    This does look nice so far, though.

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    Asmor's monster tools can help you with your math. It does minions too, though they're reverse-engineered from the Monster Manual if I recall correctly.

    http://www.asmor.com/scripts/4eMonst...cher/index.php

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    Thanks - I edited the stats. They should be right now.
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    Just one little thing... I think that oozles glom together with one more gloople to become a gray, not another oozle. This is because in Amorphous, two oozles glomming would be really rare, but I don't know how that translates to 4e.

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    You're right. I fixed that. I also renamed the standard gloople the Common Gloople, to differentiate it from the gloople subtype.

    I added two more dangerous glooples: The Fuzzle and the Sharp. Go crazy and critique them.
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    I changed the Sharp based on the Damage Reduction discussion in the other thread. Is it overpowered if it has resist all and no weakness, if that form can only be used when the power recharges?
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    Keep in mind that some glooples follow you or otherwise recognize your presence more clearly than others, such as clutters running away from you or melties sort of following you, or fuzzles being able to lock on to you quicker than biters. Such glooples should have a longer range for their blind sense.

    On Sharps, they shouldn't need to recharge being in the sharp form, since in the game, they do it as a reaction. They come out of it when you come up behind them. In 4e, this translates best to combat advantage. basically, the impale power should be the default, and they lose it when you have combat advantage against them.
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    That makes a certain amount of sense. I think I would have to remove the slam attack completely if that was the case, to avoid this scenario:

    Two PC's flank the Sharp. It loses it's spiky form.
    Sharp slams one PC, stunning him or her. Stunned creatures can't flank; combat advantage gone. Sharp reverts to Spiky form before other PC ca get another hit on it.

    That might not be so bad though. Thoughts?
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    Two more new glooples now, and a different take on the sharp.
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    For if we don't glom together, we shall surely glom apart!

    Yeah, finally got that out of my system. After a few days. I have nothing to pick at, because my skills at producing monsters is very small. But I like them.
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    This is pretty cool, and the game is fun too!

    Really like to see you do the Inkies next. Maybe come up with some items/weapons to be used in combat against the glooples?

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    Added the Gray and the Inky. Yeah, I might do the rewards later.
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    As far as the baby Clutters go, instead of making their Grow ability an actual power, make it so after...maybe 1d4+1 turns, it becomes a normal Clutter if it isn't latched on to a target.

    This makes sense, and it seems the baby clutters are always growing while not latched onto you. The way you currently have it, they have to recharge their ability which means they could never grow during their brief lifespan.

    In addition, are you planning on making glooples for higher tiers?
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    The last five (Amalgams, Grinders, Horrors, Void Eaters, and Queens) will be paragon tier. Void Eaters and Queens might make it to epic, but I doubt it.

    I like your baby clutter suggestion. I think I'll implement a compromise version.
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    Could someone do a 3.5 version of these guys?
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    Woo! I was helpful!

    Here's another thought: When your frozen by a Frostie in the game, if you get bumped, you shatter. Obviously, in D&D having a creature that can put an effect on you that lets other creatures kill you instantly is kinda overpowered, so what about this:
    Splat (immediate reaction) Trigger: The Frostie dies. Effect: The Frostie explodes. Burst 1, +10 vs. Reflex. Creatures who are hit are turned to ice (save ends). While turned to ice, creatures are immobilized and gain vulnerability 5 all damage and vulnerability 10 fire. In addition, whenever a this creature is hit with by a critical hit, that creature takes additional damage equal to their Bloodied value and this effect ends.
    Miss: Slowed, and vulnerable 5 fire (no other vulnerabilities.)
    This way, the freezing thing becomes even more deadly and retains a lot of it's original game-flavour, but it's not overpowered to the point of game-breaking. After all, it can still miss and you can still survive it.
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    I really like that. Thanks Crabs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Glooble Glistencrist View Post
    I really like that. Thanks Crabs.
    *steals*
    Glad to be of assistance. The only thing is that that game is too addicting. Stupid little blobs.

    God, I don't know why I'm so attracted to this concept, but I just can't stop critiquing it!

    You should change the Biter's skills to the following:

    Slam (standard, at-will) +9 vs. AC: The target is stunned until the end of the biterís next turn.

    Lunge (standard, at-will) +10 vs. Reflex: 2d12+3 damage. The Biter must move up to 1d4 sqares as part of this attack. This movement must be a straight line.
    In the game, Biters must lunge at their target, otherwise they just bump into the player. In this form, the Biter's lunge is much more lethal, and they can use it whenever, just like in the game. However, it now has to leap to the player in order to attack them.

    Also, this movement must be a straight line, so a DM cannot manipulate a roll of 3 to the Biter turning around and attacking a player (hope that makes sense). It's like that in the game too, so...yeah.

    Also, maybe give the Biter an action point? They seem to sometimes lunge at me, then lunge again immediately after that.

    Maybe do this with the Fuzzle too?
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    I like that. I think I'll change it.

    I used your idea, but not your numbers. Thanks.

    Grinders and Amalgams coming next.
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    The Grinder is up! I'll probably just edit this post when I finish the amalgam.

    Edit: Amalgam's up too. Please critique.
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    Default Re: Glom together... right now [4e Monsters]

    Here I go again....

    Have Amalgam split into two when it hits it's bloodied value. The resulting Amalgams are small, and should have an increased speed. They should have HP equal to the Amalgam's surge value.

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