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Sixth creature, the Thunderbird. It's a half mile wide electrical elemental in the shape of a roc. It will TPK most parties, more of a plot device than something I expect people to actually fight.


by Glen Welch

AC: 2
Hit Dice: 70*** (L)
Move: 60'(20')
Flying: 240'(80')
Attack: 2 claws/1 bite/spells
Damage: 10d6/10d6/20d6
Number Appearing 0 (1)
Save As: F24
Morale: 10
Treasure Type: G
Intelligence: 12
Alignment: Neutral
XP Value: 29,000
Monster Type: Monster (Unique)

The most famous monster in all of the Atruaghin Clans, a creature so massive it can be see from parts of Darokin when it manifests. It is actually an elemental from the quasielemental plane of lightning, one of the largest elementals ever seen. It appears in the form of a giant bird, only comprised entirely of lightning. The thunderbird is almost half a mile from wing tip to wing tip, its appearance is a religious event among the Atruaghin. It rarely stays on the Prime Material Plane for more than a week, and few creatures or epic adventurers can come close to threatening it.

The thunderbird only crosses into Prime Material Plane high above the Great Plateau during the worst of the storms to strike the Atruaghin lands. It doesn't have any natural enemies, it is not a creature native to the Known World. But when it does appear it appears it enters the skies with an earthshattering roar of thunder. The Atruaghin view the appearance of the thunderbird as a good omen, a sign that Atruaghin is pleased with their current state of affairs.

There are few creatures that can remotely threaten the thunderbird. It is immune to all forms of electrical damage, mind affecting spells, poison and instant death spells. Every hit also inflicts 2d10 electrical damage. The thunderbird can cast call lightning, control winds, and control weather at will.