Hit Dice: 9d12
Armor Class: 4
Move: 120’/min., 240’/min. (flying)
Magic Resistance: 30%
No. of Attacks: 2
Defenses: See below
Attacks: See below
Alignment: Neutral good
Treasure Type: VII
Treasure Value: 1d6x10,000
Magical Treasure: 5 items (35% chance each)
General: Shedu (the name is both singular and plural) are magical creatures without fixed abodes that travel the world seeking to further the cause of neutral good, and they can be convinced to aid fellow travelers of that particular ethical outlook. To this end, they sometimes willingly serve particular deities of that ethos. They are frequent travelers on both the astral and ethereal planes, usually on some mission in furtherance of the cause of Good.
Combat: Shedu attack with their front hooves. In addition, they can use the following magical effects as indicated.
- Become ethereal at will
- Become astral at will
- Telepathy sufficient to communicate with any intelligent creature within 60’, at will
- 4 1st level spells
- 3 2nd level spells
- 2 3rd level spells
- 1 4th level spell
All healing and curative spells cast by shedu have double the normal effect.
Appearance: Shedu have the bodies of bulls, wise-looking human heads (males invariably have beards) and the wings of falcons.
(This is a sneak preview from the upcoming Adventures Dark and Deep Bestiary.)