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Creepy Crawlies - Druid
« on: November 02, 2017, 10:02:27 PM »
As with the other books I have posted lately, here is another fun book I have been tinkering with.

Creepy CrawliesA Druid Stats Spellbookbuilt by the OCTGN SBBA Druid Spellbookbuilt by the OCTGN SBB
Attack2 x Acid Ball2 x Swell2 x Surging Wave2 x GeyserConjuration1 x Mana Flower5 x Tanglevine1 x Etherian Lifetree1 x Mohktari, Great Tree of Life3 x Wall of Thorns1 x Corrosive Orchid1 x Meredia's Blessing2 x SwampCreature1 x Colossal Crab2 x Ichthellid1 x Giant Wolf Spider2 x Death's Head Scorpion1 x Lightning Beetle2 x ThornlasherEnchantment1 x Gator Toughness1 x Enchantment Transfusion1 x Glancing Blow1 x Hydrothermal Vent1 x Cheetah Speed1 x Barkskin2 x Regrowth2 x Bull Endurance2 x Bear Strength1 x Falcon Precision2 x Rhino Hide2 x Eagle Wings1 x Rust2 x Agony2 x Marked for DeathEquipment2 x Mage Wand1 x Eagleclaw Boots1 x Enchanter's RingIncantation1 x Shift Enchantment1 x Extinguish3 x Dissolve2 x Dispel1 x Seeking Dispel1 x Remove Curse2 x Burst of Thorns1 x Teleport2 x Lesser Teleport3 x Force Push2 x Rouse the Beast
Total cost: 120 pts


The premise of this book was to use "arachnid" type creatures like the icthelids, spider, crab, etc.  Then I transitioned into Arthropods in general to include the scorpion and beetle; the thornlashers are thrown in for the hell of it because they are good for snatching guards, help with flyers, and I am making a druid book..I have to have at least 1 plant creature in here.  The butterfly was in here but it had to go because its effect was pointless.

I am not using the vine tree because I dont really need it and I wanted to try a book without it.  I had the samara tree for a bit but seedling pods and the insects became to much to juggle.  So I have the lifetree to help   the insects and the tree of life to drop in the center of the map, or wherever the action is taking place, to further support my creatures.  The lifetree puts the scorpion at 4 armor 8 life.  If it is in a swamp then they cannot run away from it and it has a chance to do 2 taints a turn. The beetle would have 4 armor 9 life  and can daze/stun.  So the insect work pretty well, they just need some help. 

Shift enchant is used mostly for moving eagle wings to another target.  If i really need to get an insect out of a swamp I can give them wings and they can continue on to the next zone.  I will either shift enchant that or just lesser teleport a wand. 

Force push with walls because.....yeah

The psychic immunity of the icthelids, beetle, and spider help for forcemaster and siren antics and the spider and scorpions ability to taint help with just about any living creature as long as they can stay alive long enough to do damage. 

But that is the book so far. :)
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Re: Creepy Crawlies - Druid
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2017, 07:46:10 AM »
Just remember that anything leaving a swamp loses slow. As per the current rules that means they get a second action. They only lose an action upon entering the swamp of their own volition.
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Re: Creepy Crawlies - Druid
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2017, 12:12:16 PM »
Looks like eagle wings to counter swamp is a waste of time then :/ lol
Thanks for the clarification!
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Re: Creepy Crawlies - Druid
« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2017, 09:20:22 PM »
What do you think about an enchanter's wardstone? Even if you don't mind losing 2-4 enchantments to dispels, you might be happy to have one out if you get purged / destroyed... could save one or more enchantments that way.
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Re: Creepy Crawlies - Druid
« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2017, 05:42:38 AM »
Shoalsdeep Crocodile is another 'creepy crawler' that works well with Swamp terrain. Grappled creatures are also susceptible to the Giant Wolf Spider's Tainted bite. A nice combo similar to the Colossal Crab.
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Re: Creepy Crawlies - Druid
« Reply #5 on: November 04, 2017, 09:30:14 AM »
What do you think about an enchanter's wardstone? Even if you don't mind losing 2-4 enchantments to dispels, you might be happy to have one out if you get purged / destroyed... could save one or more enchantments that way.

Not a bad idea,  I'll look into that!

Shoalsdeep Crocodile is another 'creepy crawler' that works well with Swamp terrain. Grappled creatures are also susceptible to the Giant Wolf Spider's Tainted bite. A nice combo similar to the Colossal Crab.

Idk if i would consider a croc a creept crawler. But the synergy of crab and croc with the spider is fantastic.  Which is the reason i chose the druid bc tanglevines work well with the spider!  A book using multiple spiders and a crac and crab is on my radar, though!

I just chose the crab for the dot over the croc
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