Remorhaz
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The Remorhaz; also known as a 'Polar Worm,' is a monstrous beast resembling a cross between a worm and a centipede. A remorhaz is a creature that thrives in cold environments, particularly arctic regions.


Remorhaz have leathery tough wings (which it could not use to fly), an insect-like head, and a 40 ft (12 m) scaly body. The creatures are ice-blue in color, with dozens of legs, and its back glows red with an inner fire that can melt all but the strongest of metals. It has horns along its body and dagger-like teeth. The creatures are naturally very highly resistant to magic.

Combat


Remorhaz produce an incredible amount of heat, allowing it to take advantage of the vulnerability that many creatures in its native environment possessed. Its heat also allows it to melt non-magical weapons that strike its red-hot protrusions. Most Remorhaz prefer to wait in ambush for its potential prey. When a living creature draws near, the remorhaz will spring from the ground and struck. It primarily uses its teeth in combat, or will swallow its opponent whole and subject it to its gizzard and fiery insides.

Ecology


Some Remorhaz have sometimes been tamed by frost giants of the Northern Peninsula, who use them as guardians. However, because the remorhaz are such wild creatures, they are likely to turn on their masters at any time. Remorhaz eggs have been known to be sold for the purpose of raising the creatures as guards. The H√ľornen tribes have hunted these fierce creatures for centuries and used their tough, scaly hides to make both shields and armor.

Locations


The Remorhaz can be found in northern Marundi, the Northern Peninsula, Northern Wastes, Seltar Isle, and the Thalar Islands