• hoof +5 (1d6+5)
SP Camouflage, Shade form, Charging attack
creatures are less nimble than the khambilaeus, but what it lacks in
dexterousness, it makes up for in speed and brute strength. A
monstrosity that looks something like a couple of draft horses put
together the wrong way (with parts left over), it roams underground
passages, looking to satisfy it's insatiable hunger.
greatly prefers to have all of it's bulky limbs able to reach surfaces
all around it, so it will not enter larger chambers or passages than it
is adapted to, unless powerfully motivated. All of it's limbs are
double-jointed, leaving no defensible angle of approach.
khambilaeus absorbs traces of its environment through it's hooves, so
that it takes on the coloring of it's surroundings, effectively making
it nigh-invisible when more than 50 feet away, with a 3-in-6 chance to
surprise explorers. Further, it can become shadow-like, whereupon it is
nearly invisible in low-light situations, surprising potential prey on a
6-in-7 chance. It cannot attack in this form, and can only be hit by
magic or spells.
When charging into melee, it can deal
double it's normal number of attacks, if entering with surprise. The
khambilaeus described here is large enough to nearly fill a ten-by-ten
corridor; others suited to other sizes and shapes of passage have been