By: Jan Willem v.d. Brink
Type: Planar Being (evil)
Difficulty: CR 4
Game: Dungeons & Dragons (D&D)
Small Outsider (Air, Extraplanar)
|Hit Dice:|| 3d8+6 (19 hp)|
|Initiative:|| +4 (Improved Initiative)|
|Speed:|| Fly 30 ft. (perfect) (6 squares)|
|AC:|| 15 (+1 size, +4 natural), touch 11, flat-footed 15|
|Base Attack/Grapple:|| +3/+3|
|Attack:|| Warhammer +7 melee (1d8+4/x3)|
|Full Attack:|| Warhammer +7 melee (1d8+4/x3)|
|Space/Reach:|| 5 ft./5 ft.|
|Special Attacks:|| Lightning strike|
|Special Qualities:|| Darkvision 60 ft., Electricity Immunity, Rain|
|Saves:|| Fort +5, Ref +3, Will +3|
|Abilities:|| Str 16, Dex 10, Con 15, Int 12, Wis 10, Cha 13|
|Skills:|| Hide +6*, Intimidate +7, Knowledge (nature) +6, Knowledge (the planes) +6, Listen +6,
Move Silently +6, Search +7, Spot +6, Survival +6|
|Feats:|| Flyby Attack, Improved Initiative|
|Climate/Terrain:|| Elemental Plane of Air|
|Organisation:|| Solitary, gang (2-5) or swarm (6-12)|
|Challenge Rating:|| 4|
|Alignment:|| Usually chaotic evil|
|Advancement:|| 4-6 HD (small)|
|Level Adjustment:|| +4|
These creatures look like small, male dwarfs, sitting on top of a small cloud and wielding a warhammer. The
cloud is actually a part of a thunder dwarf's body.
Thunder dwarfs speak Auran.
Thunder dwarfs love to kill and destroy. They like to attack when they're surrounded with clouds, and are
especially fond of thunderclouds.
Lightning Strike (Su): Five times per day, a thunder dwarf can strike its cloud with its warhammer,
unleashing a lightning bolt. This is a standard action that provokes attacks of opportunity. The bolt has a range of
50 ft., but is further similar to a Lightning Bolt (DC 14, caster level 5th). The DC is Constitution-based and
includes a +1 racial modifier.
The thunder dwarf can only hit the cloud from above, and so the bolt always comes from the bottom of the cloud,
with a maximum angle of 45 degrees.
Rain (Ex): A thunder dwarf can let it rain from its cloud as a free action.
Skills: *A thunder dwarf receives a +4 racial bonus to Hide checks when hiding in clouds.
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