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    This dark grey caterpillar would be completely unremarkable, save for its large size. It almost looks bloated, as if it were ready to burst.

    Auvvik CR 1/2
    XP 200
    N Tiny magical beast
    Init +2; Senses darkvision 60 ft., low-light vision; Perception +5
    AC 14, touch 14, flat-footed 12 (+2 Dex, +2 size)
    hp 4 (1d10-1)
    Fort +1, Ref +4, Will +1
    Weaknesses fragile skin
    Speed 20 ft.
    Melee bite +5 (1d3-2)
    Space 2-1/2 ft.; Reach 0 ft.
    Special Attacks blood drain
    Str 6, Dex 15, Con 8, Int 2, Wis 12, Cha 6
    Base Atk +1; CMB -3; CMD 9
    Feats Weapon Finesse
    Skills Perception +5
    SQ engorge
    Environment temperate or cold forests, hills, and plains
    Organization solitary
    Treasure none
    Blood Drain (Ex): An auvvik can drain blood from a helpless or willing creature as a standard action, inflicting 1 point of Constitution damage and granting the auvvik 5 temporary hit points.

    Engorge (Sp): An auvvik that has at least 1 temporary hit point can cause its body to expand rapidly as a move action, losing all remaining temporary hit points in the process. This functions as the enlarge person spell (caster level 3rd), except that it only works on the auvvik and the effects remain for 24 hours. An auvvik that uses this ability while already enlarged does not increase any further in size, but it does add 24 hours to the duration of its current enlargement.

    Fragile Skin (Ex): The skin of an auvvik is not particularly durable, and it becomes even more fragile when the creature is engorged. Critical hits are automatically confirmed against the auvvik for as long as it is engorged.

    The auvvik is a strange caterpillar-like beast that feeds on the blood of other creatures, but they are not particularly dangerous despite this diet: an auvvik needs only a small amount of blood to live, and they have never been known to kill outside of self-defense. They are surprisingly intelligent, able to learn and follow commands at least as well as a dog. Auvviks are sometimes kept as pets or raised as a source of food, since they are relatively easy to care for compared to other predatory animals. An auvvik that is treated well and fed regularly behaves much like a domesticated animal, showing some degree of loyalty to its caretaker and sometime even defending that creature from harm.
    Last edited by Dracomortis; 2015-01-15 at 01:02 AM.
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