- Natural Habitat
- Caverns, Rural, Woods
- Very Rare
- 1-8 (1)
- In their natural form, doppelgangers appear humanoid, with thin arms, and sharp teeth and claws. They have thick, rubbery, grey skin, and glowing eyes.
- Once a doppelganger has imitated someone, they will try to kill that individual, attacking by surprise. They will then replace that individual until they try the same manoeuvre with another member of the party.
- Doppelgangers have the ability to form themselves to look and act like any humanoid creature that is approximately their size and body weight (100-250 lb.). Even the clothes and equipment of a person can be imitated, although magical properties will not, of course, adhere to the duplicates. See the rules governing detecting illusions in the College of Illusions. Doppelgangers read the minds of the people they will later imitate so as to learn things they will need to know to duplicate the person properly. Their mind reading is more complete than Telepathy, for they learn the non-magical skills of the creature they are imitating (at two ranks lower).
- Movement Rates
- Running: 250
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- Dopplegangers may bite in their natural form.
Once having imitated something, they fight as it does, using the same weapons at a Rank two less than the creature they are imitating. Bite: BC 50%, [D + 3], Close, Rank 0.