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by Jamie Baty

DotE DM38
(CR 1): The zzonga-bush is a plant which grows to be about 4ft in diameter. It has short, spiky green leaves and a large fruit which looks like a pale pink strawberry. The fruit gives off a strong, distinctive, sweet odour.
Any creature within 30ft of a zzonga-bush must make a Will save vs DC10 or be enticed to sample the zzonga-fruit. A creature eating the raw fruit must make a Fort save vs DC 15 or become drugged. The drug effect is similar to being fascinated. The object of the fascination may change, and may even be the victim's own thoughts. While drugged, the creature blissfully stands or sits quietly, taking no actions other than to pay attention whatever is fascinating it at the moment. It takes a -4 penalty on skill checks made as reactions, such as Listen and Spot checks. Any potential threat, such as a hostile creature approaching, allows the drugged creature a new saving throw. Any obvious threat, such as someone drawing a weapon, casting a spell, or aiming a ranged weapon at the fascinated creature, gives a +2 bonus to the save. The drugged effects of the zzonga-fruit last for 1d4 days.
A zzonga-bush has 8 hp, and is vulnerable to fire (+50% damage).
Zzonga-fruit may be made in wine, jellies, liquors, or fruit filled pastries. Ingestion of these more concentrated forms of the fruit increases the Fort save DC to 20. Fortunately, the distinctive smell of zzonga prevents anything with a sense of smell from secretly being drugged with zzonga (unless they are unfamiliar with it, and that will only work once.) This plant/drug is very popular among the Alphatians, and has caused many to become addicted to its effects.