An obviously tipsy Sellsword of Elven Heritage by the name of Azaazair Audriian has offered a bet that the Party will be able to recover part of a Troglodyte. within 24 hours.
The man is willing to lay 553 Gold Pieces against the terms of the bet at 2/1 Odds. There is 1 other taker at 229 GP, so the Total Buy-In for this particular Wager is 782 Gold Pieces. The Payoff for this Wager is 2346 Gold Pieces if the Terms of the bet are met.
Troglodytes do indeed, inhabit this area. Here are the Stats should they elect to take the bet:
Squad of Troglodytes
Troglodyte (10, plus 2 Monitor Lizards ): Medium Humanoid (Reptilian); CR: 1; HD: 2d8+4 (13 hp); Init: -1; Spd: 30 ft.; AC: 15 (-1 Dex, +6 natural), touch 9, flat-footed 15; BAB/Grapple: +1/+1; Atk: Club +1 melee (1d6) or claw +1 melee (1d4) or javelin +1 ranged (1d6); Full Atk: Club +1 melee (1d6) and claw –1 melee (1d4) and bite –1 melee (1d4); or 2 claws +1 melee (1d4) and bite –1 melee (1d4); or javelin +1 ranged (1d6) Space/Reach: 5 ft./5 ft.; SA: Stench; SQ: Darkvision 90 ft.; AL: usually chaotic evil; SV: Fort +5, Ref -1, Will +0; Attributes: Str 10, Dex 9, Con 14, Int 8, Wis 10, Cha 10; Skills: Hide +5, Listen +3; Feats: Multiattack, Weapon Focus (javelin)
Lizard, Monitor (2): Medium Animal; CR: 2; HD: 3d8+9 (22 hp); Init: +2; Spd: 30 ft. , swim 30 ft.; AC: 15 (+2 Dex, +3 natural), touch 12, flat-footed 13; BAB/Grapple: +2/+5; Atk: Bite +5 melee (1d8+4); Full Atk: Bite +5 melee (1d8+4); Space/Reach: 5 ft./5 ft.; SQ: Low-light vision; SV: Fort +8, Ref +5, Will +2; Attributes: Str 17, Dex 15, Con 17, Int 1, Wis 12, Cha 2; Skills: Climb +7, Hide +6, Listen +4, Move Silently +6, Spot +4, Swim +11; Feats: Alertness, Great Fortitude
A blustering, drunk Patron of Gnomish Heritage by the name of Palleneb Silverleaf has offered a bet that the Party will not be able to recover part of a Purple worm. .
The man is willing to lay 55 Gold Pieces against the terms of the bet at 1/1 Odds. There is 1 other taker at 31 GP, so the Total Buy-In for this particular Wager is 86 Gold Pieces. The Payoff for this Wager is 172 Gold Pieces if the Terms of the bet are met.
Purple worms do indeed, inhabit this area. Here are the Stats should they elect to take the bet:
Solitary Purple worm
Purple worm (1): Gargantuan Magical Beast; CR: 12; HD: 16d10+112 (200 hp); Init: –2; Spd: 20 ft. (4 squares), burrow 20 ft., swim 10 ft.; AC: 19 (–4 size, –2 Dex, +15 natural), touch 4, flat-footed 19; BAB/Grapple: +16/+40; Atk: Bite +25 melee (2d8+12); Full Atk: Bite +25 melee (2d8+12) and sting +20 melee (2d6+6 plus poison); Space/Reach: 20 ft./15ft.; SA: Improved grab, swallow whole, poison; SQ: Tremorsense 60 ft.; AL: Always neutral; SV: Fort +17, Ref +8, Will +4; Attributes: Str 35, Dex 6, Con 25, Int 1, Wis 8, Cha 8; Skills: Listen +18, Swim +20; Feats: Awesome Blow, Cleave, Improved Bull Rush, Power Attack, Weapon Focus (bite), Weapon Focus (sting)
- Creepy Crawlies (wizards.com)
- [d20 Pirates] Interlude–The Troglodytes (d20pirates.blogspot.com)
- Supplement Review: The Vile Worm by Jimm Johnson and Jeff Lynk from Brave Halfling Publishing (gameknightreviews.com)