by Edward May
The Blood Hawk is nothing too out of the ordinary, resembling a gigantic Peregrine Falcon, only that it's feathers are blood red. It's beak, claws, and skin are also all pitch black, and it's eyes are a disturbing shade of red, which glow when the creature is attacking, or thinking evil thoughts.
To date, the Blood Hawk has only been encountered on rare occasions when traveling in dimensions where demons are known to congregate in large numbers. Despite this trait, the Blood Hawk is not a true demon, but a psuedo-demon, similar to the Gargoyles actual relation to demon kind. Typically, these creatures will be used as cannon fodder by more powerful demons and evil magic users alike, sent ahead of the hordes to inflict damage upon the enemy from the sky. They are sadistic creatures which enjoy causing others pain, but even more so, enjoy ripping gaping wounds into their prey, and then feasting on it's internal organs while it is still alive.
Alignment: Evil Only.
Attributes: I.Q.: 2D6+3, M.E.: 3D6, M.A.: 2D6, P.S.: 6D6, P.P.: 3D6+3, P.E.: 4D6, P.B.: 4D6, Spd: 2D6+2 on the ground, 2D4x10+40 flying. P.S. & P.E. are considered supernatural.
Weight: 1,200 Lbs - 1,800 Lbs.
Average Life Span: 150 years.
Natural Abilities: Nightvision: 1,000', Regeneration: 2D6 M.D.C. per melee, Breath Magic Fire: 300' range, 1D6x10 M.D., and can naturally see the invisible.
Horror Factor: 12.
N.P.C./Villain Bonuses: +2 to strike, +3 to parry and dodge, +5 to save vs horror factor, and +3 to save vs magic. All of this is in addition to Attribute bonuses.
N.P.C. Combat Attacks: 6 attacks per melee. Bite inflicts 5D6 M.D., other damage is according to the supernatural P.S.
Average Level of Experience: 2D4.
Vulnerabilities: Takes double damage from rune weapons, and takes triple damage from Millenium Tree weapons.
Skills: Speaks Demongogian and 2 other languages at 90%, and has Land Navigation at 60%.
Allies: Evil magic users, demons, similar monsterous creatures, and fellow Blood Hawks.
Enemies: Creatures and Warriors of Light.
Value: None per se, but some have found the huge feathers to be interesting spoils of war.
Habitat: Can be found periodically anywhere, however they seem to prefer mountainous regions.
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