Watcher in the Bay

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Watcher in the Bay
(Creature)
Type Aberration
(aquatic)
CR 24
Alignment

Source: Black Stars Beckon, pg(s). 71

The Watcher in the Bay is a sea monster that features in the local legends of the Ustalavic town of Illmarsh. Thought to be a superstition by the mayor Early Greedle, the Watcher is real: it is a manifestation of the Outer God Shub-Niggurath in Lake Encarthan.[1][2][3]

The Watcher in the Bay appears as an horrific five-armed cephalopod with preternaturally good vision and a lamprey mouth. It measures nearly 60 feet from mouth to tentacle tip. Its very presence inflicts intense mental anguish and torment on all creatures nearby; its thoughts can drive anyone that interacts with them insane; and it can swallow its enemies whole, thereafter transforming them into loyal mutant minions that regard it as their mother.[4]

References

  1. Greg A. Vaughan and Rob McCreary. (2011). Wake of the Watcher. Wake of the Watcher, p. 15. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-311-8
  2. Greg A. Vaughan and Rob McCreary. (2011). Wake of the Watcher. Wake of the Watcher, p. 17. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-311-8
  3. Greg A. Vaughan and Rob McCreary. (2011). Wake of the Watcher. Wake of the Watcher, p. 57. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-311-8
  4. James Jacobs. (2017). Continuing the Campaign. Black Stars Beckon, p. 71–72. Paizo Inc. ISBN 978-1-60125-919-6