Beasts which attack humanoids and thus
classify as "monsters" are a nightmare for every regular adventurer roaming the
lands. Flying creatures, small or large, often represent a serious danger due to
their elusiveness and agility compared to their opponent on foot. Never
underestimate a flying monster swooping down on you!
following Flying Monsters have been recorded so far:
Groshmite (also referred to as the "Giant Woodboring Mite") is only distantly
related to mites. Rather it is an airborne insect, with no more
than two to four nailsbreadths
in size. A Groshmite might not pose a threat when encountered alone, but can be a
deadly danger if a whole swarm attacks, which unfortunately is the rule. A swarm is a group of
Groshmites existing collectively as an airborne pestillence containing hundreds, in
few cases even thousands, of individual insects. Though peaceful in general, the
swarm should definitely be avoided to be stirred up. Groshmites exist around the
countryside mainly in Santharian regions
around and north of the Hèckranian volcano until the foothills of the
Tandala Highlands. They can mainly
be found at the borders of various forests, sometimes also in the vicinity of
swamps, forming up to 10 ped
sized clouds of insects.
are the most impressive animals of the Zharkanion Mountains in
Nybelmar and also the rarest. One of few
flying beasts, these bird-lizards are the most feared predator in the mountains.
With a wingspan of more than 3 peds a full-grown Tager is a very powerful
animal. It can lift a dwarven child without
much effort. The dwarven name for them, Hun,
plural Huunerons ("The ones who take"), were given to them due to precisely that
fact. The lifespan is hard to determine, but most experts among the
dwarves agree that it’s between 50-80 years.