|Child's rendition of the Coyote Man|
Many homes now lay vacant. The lawns have all died, tumbleweeds roll down the streets and coyotes openly roam some neighborhoods. Since the city is surrounded by an arid landscape, the coyotes aren’t too uncommon. New to the ecology, however, is a creature that is being called the “Coyote Man.”
Noticed first by children, and later by squatters in some of the abandoned homes, the Coyote Man is a monster, simply put. The creature hunts vacant lots and devours – among other things - the pets left behind by homeowners, who could no longer manage their ballooning interest only, adjustable rate mortgages.
The Coyote Man is frightening to behold. It stands nearly 8’ tall and is covered in a reddish-brown fur. Four tentacle-like arms, each covered with fur and featuring sharp pincers at the end, are able to rip flesh from its victims. Two horns sprout from its dog-like head. Whether the beast is some aberration in nature or summoned from another plane of existence, the Coyote Man is starting to capture imaginations. Bloggers have posted a child’s illustration of the creature and local police are on the alert for a “costumed freak hiding out in abandoned homes.”
|Coyote Man (395 points) |
SM +1 (8’ tall, 425 lbs.);
ST 20 (-10%) [+180], DX 12 , IQ 7 [-60], HT 12 ;
HP 20, Will 12 , Per 11 , FP 12;
Basic Lift 80, Damage: Thr 2d-1/Sw 3d+2;
Basic Speed 6.0, Basic Move 6;
Dodge 9, Parry -, Block -;
DR 1 .
Advantages and Perks
Ambidexterity , Dark Vision , Extra Arms (2 arms, extra flexible, long, +150%) , Extra Attack (x3) , Fearlessness 4 , Jumper (world) , Night Vision 5 , Sharp Claws , Sharp Teeth , Terror (Always On, -20%) .
Disadvantages and Quirks
Bestial [-15], Cannot Speak [-15], Ham-Fisted [-10], Horrific Appearance (-6 to reactions) [-24], Loner (6) [-10], Secret [-30].
Sharp Pincers-14, 2d+1 cut, Reach 1, Parry 10 (4/round, -3 vs. weapons other than thrusting attacks);
Bite-14, 2d cut, Reach C.
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