by Scott Paul Maykrantz
Need stronger demons? How about weaker demons? Then use these two new spells, a brand-new demon generation table, and two expanded tables (based on those on p. 103 of GURPS Magic). And be sure your pentagram is in good shape . . .
This spell works like the Summon Demon spell, except as specified. All rolls on the Speed and Size Table, Basic Abilities Table, and Special Abilities Table have a -6 modifier.
Minor demons are conservative in appearance (compared to other demons). Most look like gray-skinned, midget reptile men with tiny, useless wings. Each summoning results in 1d +2 minor demons, not just one. They may all have identical stats and appearance, or you can roll up each demon separately.
Minor demons under control of a mage can be given any number of commands until the duration of the spell is over. If the mage cannot control a minor demon, it will simply vanish.
Duration: 1 hour
Time to Cast: 2 minutes
Prerequisites: Magery, and at least one spell from each of ten different colleges.
Item: As for Summon Demon (see p. M65).
This spell works exactly like the Summon Demon spell, except that a modifier of +10 is added to rolls on the Size and Speed Table, Basic Abilities Table, and the Special Abilities Table. Every major demon has a unique name.
Duration: Until the demon's task is done, or one day, whichever is less.
Time to Cast: 1 hour
Prerequisites: Magery 3, Summon Demon, Enchant
Item: As for Summon Demon (see p. M65).
Roll 1d for each column. Alternately, the GM can roll once, using all statistics in that line for the demon. Use the unmodified table for normal demons; roll at -6 for minor demons and +10 for major demons. Modify the die roll, not the resultant score or weight.
|Roll||Speed||Move||Hexes in Size||Weight|
Split Move indicates the demon can fly – either by wings or another means devised by the GM. The second score is flying Move.
[Roll 3d for basic abilities. Use the unmodified table for normal demons; roll at -6 for minor demons and +10 for major demons.]
|24||100||18||21||16/80||9/30||ST+1 imp/m. wpn|
|25||110||19||22||16/85||9/35||ST+2 imp/m. wpn|
|26||125||20||23||17/90||9/45||ST+3 imp/m. wpn|
|27||140||22||24||17/100||9/55||ST+4 imp/m. wpn|
|28||160||25||25||17/110||10/70||ST+5 imp/m. wpn|
Wpn indicates the demon has (and knows how to use) a weapon at skill equal to its DX. This weapon can be used in addition to its normal ST attacks in hand-to-hand combat.
Wpns indicates the demon has (and knows how to use) two or more weapons at skill equal to its DX (including at least one ranged weapon). These weapons can be used in addition to its normal ST attacks in hand-to-hand combat.
Crush, cut and imp indicate the damage type of the demon's natural attacks. Impaling and cutting attacks mean the demon has claws (unless the GM can come up with another appropriate natural weapon).
M. wpn indicates the demon has a magic weapon.
Roll 3d for special ability. Use the unmodified table for normal demons; roll at -6 for minor demons and +10 for major demons. Ignore any "roll again" result for minor demons. Roll twice for major demons.
|-3||Damage from magic weapons or spells is doubled|
|-2||Odorous: detectable by smell at 30 feet|
|-1||Goes berserk in the presence of fire3|
|0||Very hungry: if unfed, will try to eat anything|
|1||Has no sense of sight|
|2||-1 HT/turn when away from spot where it appeared|
|3||Beautiful, unearthly human shape|
|4||Regenerates 1 HT per turn; roll again|
|5||Unaffected by weapons|
|6||Skill 21 with all Fire Spells|
|7||1d-3 extra arms (at least 1), each with weapon-16|
|8||Invisible (see p. M12)5|
|11||Roll twice more|
|12||Magic Resistance 5; roll again|
|13||Mass Daze spell, skill 251|
|14||Anyone who sees it must make a Fright Check at -5!|
|16||Magic Resistance 10|
|18||Invulnerable to physical attacks|
|19||All Elemental spells at level 25|
|20||Regenerates 4 HT per turn; roll again|
|21||Breathes fire: 5d6, SS 12, Acc 01|
|22||Has second form (roll second set of stats/size)|
|23||Can destroy any enchanted item by touch!2|
|24||Has 1d minor demon servants|
|25||Worshipped as a god by as-yet-undiscovered evil coven|
|26||Can transform into any creature it sees3|
|27||Enchanter: all Enchantment spells at 30|
|28||Has Great Wish-154|
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