Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Baatezu, Greater - Cornugon

Baatezu, Greater - Cornugon

Climate/Terrain: Baator
Frequency: Very Rare
Organization: Solitary
Activity Cycle: Any
Diet: Carnivore
Intelligence: Exceptional (15-16)
Treasure: D, S
Alignment: Lawful Evil
Number Appearing: 1-4
Armor Class: -2
Movement: 9, Fl 18 (C)
Hit Dice: 10
THAC0: 11
Number of Attacks: 4 or 1 + Weapon
   Claws (x2): d4, d4
   Bite: d4+1
   Tail: d3 + bleed for 1 hit point per round until treated
   Tail: d3 + bleed for 1 hit point per round until treated
   ALL +6 (18/00 Strength Bonus)
 Special Attacks: 
   Advanced Illusion (per spell, Baatezu Ability)
   Animate Dead (per spell, Baatezu Ability)
   Charm Person (per spell, Baatezu Ability)
   Fear Aura, 5' Radius: Save vs. Rod/Staff/Wand or flee in panic for d6 rounds
   Gate, per spell: 2d6 Barbazu (50% chance, 1/day), 2d8 BlackGreen or Red Abishai (35% chance, 1/day) and d3 Cornugons (20% chance, 1/day)
   Know Alignment (per spell, Baatezu Ability, always active)
   Lightning Bolt, 3/day (per spell, Cornugon Ability)
   Produce Flame (per spell, Cornugon  Ability)
   Pyrotechnics (per spell, Cornugon  Ability)
   Suggestion (per spell, Baatezu Ability)
   Wall of Fire (per spell, Cornugon Ability)
Special Defenses: 
   Regeneration: 2 hit points per round
   +2 or better Weapons to hit, but takes half damage from Silver Weapons
   Immune to fire (including magical and dragon) and Poison
   Takes half damage from Cold and Gas.
Special Abilities:
   Detect Magic (per spell, Cornugon Ability)
   ESP (per spell, Cornugon Ability)
   Infravision (per spell, Baatezu Ability)
   Teleport Without Error (per spell, Baatezu Ability)
Special Weaknesses:
   Takes half damage from Silver Weapons
Magic Resistance: 50%
Size: L (9 feet tall)
Morale: Elite (13-14)
XP Value: 10,000

Their favored weapon is a Barbed Whip (Speed 8, d6/d6, Save vs Palatalization or be stunned for d4 rounds)

Unless otherwise noted, all special abilities are usable 1/round.  

Source: 2nd Edition AD&D 2602, Planescape Monstrous Compendium Appendix, page 21

Ed's Notes: Elite troops, sometime forming armies under Pit Fiends up to 2000 strong. Cornugon are among the most loyal of the Baatezu. 

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