My group had just killed off Dweller-in-Dark-Places and I knew next session they would face-off against Maukui. I wanted to make this an interesting fight and was turning over the idea of turning Maukui into a full blown Boss Fight ™ since this was basically a dragon and all dragon fights should be memorable and […]Read more "BOSS FIGHT: MAUKUI’S HOST 2.0"
This was an interesting conversion since Intellect Devourers in 5e would be no challenge against a party of 12th level characters. I ended up looking at the Pathfinder version as well as all the 4e versions to get ideas on the best way to create a challenge. I wasn’t really happy with any of them so […]Read more "MENACE MANUAL: MAUKUI"
This is the conversion of the Intellect Devourer inhabited void dragon from Valley of the Brain Collectors. Because during the course of the adventure I handed Maukui’s Host stat block to the players to run for a combat I decided to rework him into a boss encounter. Here is the original straight-up conversion though. MAUKUI’S […]Read more "MENACE MANUAL: MAUKUI’S HOST 1.0"
Standard rogue type monster except when killed its brain pops like a firework and a scuttling intellect devourer emerges. I described the head popping similar to the affect in the Kingsman. Made my players both laugh and puke a little. INHABITED KASATHA Medium humanoid (kasath), chaotic evil Armor Class 18 (psychic defense, plus buckler) Hit Points 84 […]Read more "XENOS: Inhabited Kasatha"