Wormspawn

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Wormspawn
Sons of Kyuss.JPG
Sons of Kyuss, shown in the original Fiend Folio 1981.

In the Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game, wormspawn are a broad category of monsters created by Kyuss.

Wormspawn figured prominently in the Age of Worms adventure path in Dungeon magazine.

Physical description[edit]

Most wormspawn have a wormlike appearance or are crawling with green worms.

Types of Wormspawn[edit]

Avolakia: Aberrations who dine on undead flesh.

Broodfiend: An almost headless, grotesque mix of worm, lizard, bat, and ape.

Earthcancer Centipede: Kyuss's attempt to generate undead useful in sieges.

Eviscerator Beetle: One variety of undead vermin known as the Hounds of Kyuss.

Kyuss Knight: The former generals of Kyuss' armies.

Kyuss Spawnling: Designed to infiltrate lizardfolk society.

Mastiff of Kyuss: Plague-spreading hunters and harbingers of the demigod of worms.

Mindkiller Scorpion: Has a knack for seeking out and focusing its attacks on the most intelligent living foe in the area.

Overworm: Gargantuan Kyuss worms.

Spawn of Kyuss: The footsoldiers of the Wormgod's legions.

Sword of Kyuss: The elite shock troops of the Wormgod's legions.

Ulgurstasta: A massive, pale yellow maggot.

Worm Naga: Kyuss's most promising spellcasters fused with worms.

Worm that Walks: Evil arcane spellcasters whose will and personality live on in the worms that devoured the corpse.

Wormcaller: The lesser priests who helped Kyuss ascend, rewarded with undeath.

Wormdrake: A fusion of dragon and overworm, combining the worst and most ferocious features of both.

Wormswarm: Thousands of Kyuss worms banded together.

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References[edit]

Additional reading[edit]

  • Baur, Wolfgang. "A Gathering of Winds." Dungeon #129 (Paizo Publishing, 2005).
  • Bulmahn, Jason. "The Hall of Harsh Reflections." Dungeon #127 (Paizo Publishing, 2005).
  • Decker, Jesse. "The Spire of Long Shadows." Dungeon #130 (Paizo Publishing, 2006).
    • Decker, Jesse. "Worm Bound: The Secrets of Kyuss." Dragon #343 (Paizo Publishing, 2006).
  • Jacobs, James. "Into the Wormcrawl Fissure." Dungeon #134 (Pazio Publishing, 2006).
  • Leati, Tito. "The Champion's Belt." Dungeon #128 (Paizo Publishing, 2006).
    • Leati, Tito. "Dawn of a New Age." Dungeon #135 (Paizo Publishing, 2006).
  • Logue, Nicholas. "The Library of Last resort." Dungeon #132 (Paizo Publishing, 2006).
  • Mearls, Mike. "The Three Faces of Evil. Dungeon #125 (Paizo Publishing, 2005).
  • Mona, Erik. Age of Worms Overload (Paizo Publishing, 2005). [1]
    • Mona, Erik. "Backdrop: Diamond Lake." Dungeon #124 (Paizo Publishing, 2005).
    • Mona, Erik. "The Whispering Cairn." Dungeon #124 (Paizo Publishing, 2005).
  • Pett, Richard. "The Prince of Redhand." Dungeon #131 (Paizo Publishing, 2006).
  • Reynolds, Sean K. "Encounter at Blackwall Keep." Dungeon #126 (Paizo Publishing, 2005).