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Guecubu
Guecubu
Guecubu
General Information
Alignment
LG NG CG
LN N CN
LE NE CE
Vision Darkvision
Homeland(s) Abyss
Language(s) Abyssal, Common, telepathy
Game Information
Challenge Rating 4[1]

A guecubu resembles a mass of vapor, and is born from dreamstuff tainted by evil. Guecubus can possess and control the body of sleeping humanoids. Once they are in control, they 'ride' silently, letting their victim go about his or her business. At some point they take control and lash out, trying to spread death and murder – particularly the victim's family and friends. Sometimes the guecubu will conceal its actions even from the victim, letting them believe that they are cursed or jinxed.

Guecubus believe that killings form some sort of pattern, and enough spilled blood will eventually reveal the meaning of creation in this pattern. They rarely form groups with other guecubus, preferring to remain hidden and anonymous. However, many of them can be found in the Dreaming Gulf (230th layer of the Abyss), where they are created spontaneously from the raw, churning chaos of dreams.

The Demonomicon of Iggwilv speculates that each breed of loumara evolved from the dreams of a different dead god, and that their natures are a corruption of that god's portfolio. The guecubus from those of a god of law and peace[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Ed Stark, James Jacobs, Erik Mona (June 13, 2006). Fiendish Codex I: Hordes of the Abyss. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 41. ISBN 0-7869-3919-2.
  2. James Jacobs (2007). “"Demonomicon of Iggwilv: Apocrypha."”. Dragon #359 (Paizo Publishing), p. 43.

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