dungeons and dragons monster: nalek

2019.04.17 (updated : 2019.10.06)

No. Enc.:   1 (1d4)
Alignment:Master race
Movement:5m (5m)
Armor Class:0
Hit Dice:9d10 + 40
Damage:see below
Hoard Class:Nil

War will drive desperate people to do unforgivable things. According to the elves, the creation of the nalek was one such act of desperation.

Nalek appear to be mutated ropers, mounted on flying saucers and plated with outlandish metal armor. With the head encased in armor, the nalek sees through an external stalk-mounted sensor that works through unknown magic. Instead of the tentacles that appear on ropers, nalek have two short stalks that sprout from gaps in their armor. One of these stalks produces the effect of the disintegrate spell, something it can do three times in a round but also no more than three times in ten minutes. The other is a grappling appendage used to manipulate things. Nalek use their flying saucers to levitate in perpetuity.

Sadly, nalek keep turning up no matter how many times they are eradicated. It is no longer plausible that all these creatures are remnants of the war. Someone in the vicinity of the fabled city of ‘s Davro is still creating the terrifying creatures.

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When I first saw the name, Neil MacKenzie, I became excited as that was my ggrandfathers name. I have been researching my family history to no avail. He was born in Scotland in 1816, emigrated to CB about 1828. He Married Margaret Morrison who was from Loch Lomond,CB. I know both died at Fourchu. I would appreciate any information that viewers may have.

Thank you in advance.

Malcolm Neil MacKenzie

New Hampshire

Mac MacKenzie
2010.12.04 00:00:00

Let's hope so, Malcolm. A lot of this stuff is available in ancestry.com. For a fee, mind you.


Mac from New Hampshire,

Although I don't have any info for you on Neil, I believe he's also my ancestor.

I tried your email on capebretongenweb, but it doesn't work anymore.


2010.12.18 00:00:00

Looks like the fellow has descendants all over this end of the continent! And one little boy born in Tokyo.


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