More Animal Machine Traits

Here are more traits for your biomechanical animals inspired by Horizon Zero Dawn.  Use the guidelines in the DMG or your gut feeling as a DM to determine how much of a CR increase, if any, this adds to the base monster. TRAIT Corrupted Machine. Machines are infected with a virus that is both digital and […]

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Biomechanical​ Wildlife

Since playing the Iron Gods Adventure Path I have made sure to include some kind of technological treasure or encounter in my game.  For example, I am currently running Tomb of Anhiliation and have converted the atropal into a demon-robot-Orcus and the Soulmonger is as much a technological device as magical (no real difference to the […]

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Into the Past: Furkas Xoud, Nano Mage

Previous entries in this series “Into the Past“: Gearsmen Mk. I – “Knight”  Gearsmen Mk. II – “Destroyer”  Gearsmen Mk. I – “Thunder Priest”  Gearsmen Mk. I – “Boneclaw”  Guardian-Skull Hunter-Killer – “Bastion Class” Prototype Robot Apprentice Smoke Archon Finally, the man himself, Furkas Xoud – before he was killed and turned into a ghost.  My players decided to […]

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Into the Past: Smoke Archon

Previous entries in this series “Into the Past“: Gearsmen Mk. I – “Knight”  Gearsmen Mk. II – “Destroyer”  Gearsmen Mk. I – “Thunder Priest”  Gearsmen Mk. I – “Boneclaw”  Guardian-Skull Hunter-Killer – “Bastion Class” Prototype Robot Apprentice A new type of paraelemental in the vain of the fire archons from 4e.  Essentially smarter and more martial versions of a standard […]

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Into the Past: Prototype Robotic Apprentice

Previous entries in this mini-series of visiting past Nimmeria: Gearsmen Mk. I – “Knight” Gearsmen Mk. II – “Destroyer” Gearsmen Mk. I – “Thunder Priest” Gearsmen Mk. I – “Boneclaw” Guardian-Skull Hunter-Killer – “Bastion Class” These new and updated gearsmen guard Xoud’s laboratory at the Technic League Compound before he had built The Choking Tower.  This is the prototype version of the […]

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Into the Past: Bastion Class Hunter-Killer

Continuing on from part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4  and part 5 with our visit into the past of Nimmeria here is another updated gearsmen guarding Xoud’s lab at the Technic League Compound. This is a melee attacker and anti-caster model.  A light version of the boss-mob Bastion. BASTION CLASS HUNTER-KILLER Medium construct (robot), unaligned Armour Class 18 (natural armour) Hit Points 33 (6d8 + 6) […]

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