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05-20-2011, 02:14 AM
Originally posted on Friday 05-20-2011 02:12 AM at koboldquarterly.com (http://www.koboldquarterly.com)

(Illustration by*Chris McFann)

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Most adventurers know the sound of a wild boar rustling through the underbrush. But when the boar turn out to be the underbrush, very few are prepared for the surprise.

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The typical “adult” form of these creatures, the porky pine bears a resemblance to a small coniferous tree. Wide needle-like growths along its sides and on its back give it a conical appearance. They typically form small family units of three to six members and several young hedge hogs. A porky pine is quick to attack intruders and rarely backs down from a fight, a quality that makes them desirable as attack beasts for fey creatures or others with strong ties to nature…

Porky Pine (Level 9 Brute)

Medium natural animate (plant); XP 400
Initiative +8; Perception +11, low-light vision

HP 118; Bloodied 59
AC 22, Fortitude 23, Reflex 19, Will 20
Speed 5 (forestwalk)
Resist 5 radiant; Vulnerable 5 fire


TRAITS
Needle Coat • Aura 1
Non-plant creatures in the aura take a



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