4d6 RKA, NND (appropriate Immunity, alien metabolism, or anti-venom, +2), Persistent, Gradual Effect (5 Hours), No Range, only if bite does BODY damage (-1⁄2), only affects living things (-1⁄2), 4 Charges – venom Swimming +1″ (2″ total); +3 STR Additional Abilities (Egyptian Cobra) END 4d6 RKA, NND (appropriate Immunity, alien metabolism, or anti-venom, +2), Persistent, Gradual Effect (1 Hour), No Range, only if bite does BODY damage (-1⁄2), only affects living things (-1⁄2), 30 Charges – venom Additional Abilities (Ringhal) END Cost 42 15 5 3, 4 4d6 RKA, NND (appropriate Immunity, alien metabolism, or anti-venom, +2), Persistent, Gradual Effect (1 Hour), No Range, only if bite does BODY damage (-1⁄2), only affects living things (-1⁄2), 8 Charges – venom 3d6 Flash, Persis., Linked to RKA, 1 hex Range (-1⁄2), only if venom is spat (-1⁄2), 8 Charges – venom Bite is Continuous +3 STR; +2 w/ spit attack 170 Appearance: The Timber Rattlesnake grows from 4-8 feet long.
Its body is yellowish brown in color with transverse brownish patterns.
The Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake grows to over 8 feet and is patterned with brown diamond shaped markings.
The lance shaped Fer-de-lance is 4-6 feet long with grayish brown body and dark, diamond shaped splotches.
The Asp Viper reaches a size of only 3 feet long.
Its coloring is reddish brown with a black dorsal stripe and spots running down the length of its back, sometimes forming a zigzag band.
Death Adders grow to a size of 18-36 inches long with a gray or reddish to yellowish brown color.
It is patterned with irregular brownish bands.
Sea Snakes are black and light grayish green, either dark above and light below or dark ringed along their 5 foot length.
Egyptian Cobras grow to 4-6 feet and possibly up to 10 feet long.
Coloring is yellow to almost black, the yellow often having black spots.
The Ringhal is a hooded snake which grows to 24-36 inches in length.
Coloring is dark brown with an irregular pattern of light colored stripes and small black spots.
The King Cobra ranges in length from 14-18 feet and is dark yellowish green in color.
Mambas grow to a size of 812 feet long and are dark, metallic gray in color.
There is a regular pattern of darker rings along their entire length.
Ecology: Timber Rattlesnakes range from New England to Florida and west to the Mississippi River.
They are found in wooded hills in the northern sections and in swamps and low forests in the southern.
Eastern Diamondbacks range from North Carolina to Florida and west as far as Louisiana, commonly encountered in coastal lowlands, dry pine woods, in fields, or occasionally in the water.
The Fer-de-lance is found only on the West Indian island of Martinique in less inhabited forests.
The Asp Vipers are found across southern Europe, Asia, and Africa.
They commonly stay fairly close to their burrows and are most frequently encountered HERO Beastiary warming themselves on warm rocks and logs or in scrubby bushes.
Death Adders are found across Australia (except in the central desert) and on the surrounding islands such as New Guinea.
They frequent dry, scrubby areas in Australia and rain forests elsewhere.
Seas Snakes are found throughout the world inhabiting most temperate and tropical coastal areas.
The Egyptian Cobra is found across the northern three quarters of Africa and throughout the Arabian Peninsula.
They can be found here in almost any setting except tropical rainforests.
The Ringhal is found in southeast and southern Africa from Rhodesia to Cape Province.
The King Cobra can be found over a wide range from India through Southeast Asia.
Mambas can be found from Ethiopia and Somalia south to Natal and southwest Africa in any low, dry scrubby areas.
Motivations: Normal animal motivations.combat Techniques: The only combat ability of most snakes is their bite and subsequent venom (see section on Venom).
In addition the Death Adder and the Ringhal have the ability to hold their prey while continuing to inject venom and the Ringhal to spit venom into the eyes of a foe, blinding it.
Other Names: Hamadryad (King Cobra), Rumors: Legends of the Basilisk describe it as the king of snakes, able to kill anyone whom it looks at.
Its venom was said to be so powerful that it could kill anyone who smelled it at a distance. HERO Beastiary 171 GIANT SQUID Val 35* 14 30 30* 2 5 18 10 20 10 3 10 60 53* Cost 27 12 17 2 8 20 5 10 9 6 4 4 -12 Char STR DEX CON BODY INT EGO PRE COM PD ED SPD REC END STUN Abilities Cost 5 12 40 32 -8 -10 8 0 17 4 6 2 0 5 50+ Disadvantages 15 15 20 125 Physical Limitation: No fine manipulation Hunted by Sperm Whales 83d6/Turn when out of water (Uncommon) Creature Bonus OCV: 5; DCV: 3*; ECV: 2; Phases: 4, 8, 12 COSTS: Char Powers Total Disadv.
Base 113 + 112 = 225 = 175 + 50 * Bonuses for Growth already figured in.
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