The Beast of Yucca Flats, Gigantic horrors from a nuclear testing site.

Lurking the vast wastelands of Yucca Flats, a major nuclear test site in the state of Nevada, is The Beast of Yucca Flats. They are rarely seen as they live in a highly restricted area. However, every once in a while hunger drives one into more civilized areas in search of prey. 

These gigantic creatures are mutated Gila Monster, a pebble hided venomous lizard found through the American south-west. They can reach a length of eighty feet and weigh between fifty and eighty thousand pounds (the same as two city buses). While gaining their gigantic size the creatures have lost their venom producing glands. This hardly matters as most prey items are killed from the force of their bite. Their hard scaled hide gives them good protection from damage. Their sharp and powerful claws are not used in combat, but for digging. A Beast of Yucca Flats can rip a hole a building or crush a vehicle with ease. They have poor eyesight, but their long forked tongues are excellent particle receptors, allowing them to track by scent.

Author is aware this monster is technically the one from The Giant Gila Monster (1959) and not the one depicted in The Beast of Yucca Flats (1961). You don’t need to email me.

The Beast of Yucca Flats, Gigantic horrors from a nuclear testing site.

Char.  Averages rolls

STR   145 (6D6+15) x 5

CON   160 (4D6+18) x 5

SIZ   225 (6D6+24) x 5

DEX     45 (2D6+2) x 5

INT  35  2D6 x 5

POW   50  (2D6+3) x 5

HP  39

Av. Damage Bonus: 4D6

Average Build: 5

Average Magic Points: 10

Move 9 / 3 burrow


Attacks per round: 1 (Bite)

Fighting Attacks: Bite

Fighting, 40% (20 / 8), 1D4+db

Dodge 25% (13 / 5)  

Armor: 3 points of thick leathery hide. 

Skills: Listen 40%, Track 50%

Spells: none

Sanity Loss: 0/1D8 to encounter The Beast of Yucca Flats

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