Monsters of Eberron – Daelkyr, Denizen of Xoriat

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Xoriat, it’s kind of like that.

If you thought their creations were scary, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet!  The terrifying masters of Xoriat are a seemingly all powerful alien force.  For ages, they’ve been behind much of the tension and turmoil in Eberron.  Some suspect that they control the realm best known in the multiverse as the “Far Realm.”  In fact, some scholars think it to be the very same plane as Xoriat.  No matter the truth, this fleshcrafting menace has goals still mostly unknown to everyone else.  For all we know, the denizens that visit the material plane could just be foot soldiers…  The worst could be yet to come!  Perhaps even more disgusting mutants and experiments await those unfortunate enough to get too close to their clutches.  And that’s not the most disturbing things about the Daelkyr.  The most disturbing part is they look like us!  Or should I say, WE look like THEM!

Is this a Daelkyr lord or one of their warriors that slipped through reality?  You decide!  Either way, get ready to lose A LOT OF SANITY!

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Races of Eberron – Daelkyr Half-Blood

EDIT 2019: This was very much an experiment.  As such, it might be a bit unbalanced.  I might return to this idea for an Eberron release for DM’s Guild.  Stay tuned.

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One of the experiments of the Daelkyr was to use their symbionts in an effort to create half-Daelkyr hybrids.  These beings would live their every day life until dark visions of Xoriat and an alien mindset slowly took over their victim.  Never at home anywhere and haunted by dark visions from beyond the void, the Half-Blood is a tragic being.

For the most part, half-bloods look like their parental race.  Some have naturally developed symbionts attached to their body in some way.  However, it isn’t hard for them to be hidden in some manner.  However, some Daelkyr Half-Bloods are more warped by their dark heritage.  These poor beings are more likely to go mad by their sick cosmic masters.

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Monsters of Eberron – Horrors of the Daelkyr P.2 – The Symbionts

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Fun in the Sun with Daelkyr Fleshcrafts, now in designer colors!

Among the grotesque “fleshcrafts” of the Daelkyr, the Symbionts are indeed a malevolent breed.  These warped monstrosities were likely creatures captured from Eberron, much like the far spawn.  Destroyed by the Daelkyr’s alien minds, these creatures obey their commands and try to force the Daelkyr agenda upon anyone falling victim to their parasitic evil.  These hosts inevitably become puppets for the plane of Xoriat, as the power their fleshcrafts offer is often too tempting.

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