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One of the worst horrors in the universe!

>> No.38946353

Rolled 15 (1d20)

I roll for calming down, hugging and tea and biscuits.

>> No.38946389

Beholder? I barely knew 'er!

>> No.38946395

Isn't this that boss from final fantasy 1?

>> No.38946402

>>38946335

That beholder must have just finished reading the backstory for one of my player's characters.

Sorry, buddy.

>> No.38946430
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>>38946395

Evil Eye's tentacles come from below, not above.

>> No.38946441
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>>38946430
it looks like this tho

>> No.38946453
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>>38946441

Shh!

>> No.38946627
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>>38946335
It does look silly but that doesn't mean it can't be scary through being disturbing

>> No.38946678

>>38946335
How can something be so horrible with such a beautiful eye?

>> No.38946792
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>>38946335

Puh-leese.

Step aside bitches, hail the queen.

>> No.38947065

>>38946627
It doesn't look very disturbing either.

>> No.38947072

>>38946792
Say what you want about OA's "hard" sci-fi, the setting is rather neat.

>> No.38947295
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>>38946792
>>38947065
>>38946335

Gaze upon the grand ultimate terror! THE ENSLAVER OF STARS AND DESTROYER OF CIVILISATIONS!

>> No.38947306

>>38947295
kawaii desu ne

>> No.38947315
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>>38946335
MIKEZOUSKI!!

>> No.38947321
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38947321

BOW BEFORE THE LORD OF THE NINE HELLS!

>> No.38947458
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>>38946335

>> No.38947492

>>38947321
You're drunk Mel Gibson, go home.

>> No.38947638

>>38946335
Is he looking at us?

>> No.38947963

>>38947458
>Homeworld
Aren't they artificial creations?

>> No.38947972
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Why?

>> No.38948133

>>38946678
I guess it is as they say,
beauty is in the eye of the Beholder

>> No.38948181

>>38946335
I love beholders and their natural insanity.

Shit son, they are so cray cray that their crazies are incredibly stable and sane individuals.

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>>38948133

>> No.38948226

>>38947321
Don't be mean, that'sjust some old guy from the carnival show.

>> No.38948453

Beholders a shit, Illithid a best. Do Beholders have a lost empire of future/past? Did Beholders go back in time to start their race, pulling themselves up by their own bootstraps? I thought not.

>> No.38948486

>>38948453
REMOVE ELDERBRAIN

>> No.38949762

>>38948486
>>38948453

so what WOULD happen if you put an Illithid tadpole into a Beholder's brain

>> No.38949831

>>38947458
> the one on the right
I'm tired
My floatbag hurts
I want to go home

>> No.38949832

>>38949762
You get a beholder illithid, according to lords of madness.

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38950793

>>38949832

>> No.38950949

>>38950793
BEST DAY EVER WEEEEEEE

>> No.38951073

My favorite thing about Beholders is how they hate everything that isn't themselves.

>> No.38951125

>>38950793
>clearsignyourDMhatesyou.jpeg

>> No.38951958

>>38951073
Especially each other.

>> No.38951967

Beholders look goofy but they can really fuck you up.

>> No.38951971

>>38950793
It looks cute but this is, like, CR 15.

>> No.38951986

>>38951971
Probably more, the Illithid looks like it has class levels.

>> No.38952707

>>38946335
>One of the worst horrors in the universe!
A beholder that doesn't look exactly like me?

>> No.38952736

>>38946335
But that's not Matt Ward's magical realm.

>> No.38952930

>>38948214
CAAAARLOS!

>> No.38955699
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38955699

This pic is from wotc believe it or not.

>> No.38956085

>>38946335
I find it hilarious that by the time you get to a point in a campaign where these are something you might encounter or deal with, the easiest way to fight them is to jump into their mouths. Fucking excellent.

>> No.38956123

>>38946335
Glorious 2nd edition art.

>> No.38956658

>>38955699
Wasn't that from that module for introducing grade-schoolers to D&D?

>> No.38960167
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>>38946335
You know what they say

beauty is in the eye of the beholder

>> No.38962531
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>>38946335
I think they have developed well over the ages, but the early version has a certain goofy charm.

>> No.38962560

>>38962531
I think the last one is trying just a wee bit too hard

>> No.38962660

>>38950793
i think you will find thats just a normal illithid riding a beholder

still pretty fucking awesome though

>> No.38962687

>>38962531
The third one would be my favorite if the eyes were just a bit larger. 4th one has too many tentacles without eyes on them.

>> No.38962690

>>38962560
i think your right

the second to last one is pretty much perfect maybe tone it down a tiny tiny bit but that last one is far to over the top

>> No.38962707

>>38962687
yeah i do prefer the second ones eyes

>> No.38962723

>>38962531
wait why is there 4 images for 5 editions that 4th one is the 5th edition right

or is it 4th which would explain the lack of a 5th

>> No.38962763
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>>38962531
This one's my favorite design, it's got better proportions on the eyes than the main character art.

>> No.38962931

>>38950793
>Fable of the Illithid and Beholder

>> No.38962988
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38962988

Love hem in spelljammer, was great fun to play them off against each other.
Until you ran into the ones that could control whole empires worth of their lesser kin.. that was less fun.

>> No.38963003

>>38946430
>>38946395
no problem if you're animal husbandry skill is high enough

>> No.38963042

>>38962531
>>38962560
>>38962690
Yeah second to last is good for a beholder.

The last one is useable, but it feels like it would have to be some weird mutant beholder, maybe the creation of a mad alchemist that decided to graft dragon scales on it.
Looks like "warhammer chaosified" version of a beholder, but symmetrical.

>> No.38963073

>>38963042
It looks too much like the head of another being. Like, if you decapitated a Cyclops and glued eye stalks on it.

>> No.38963083

>>38963042
yeah that second to last one is almost perfect just make the eye much bigger and your set

>> No.38963085
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>>38962531

>> No.38963097

>>38963073
to be fair thats a fault of the pose not of the design

or maybe it would look that way regardless of pose but i think its just the fact its leaning forward like that

>> No.38963113

>>38963085
that is a good point beholders are meant to have a lot of variation

>> No.38963115

>>38963097
I think it's the tentacles coming off of it's mouth. Makes too much of a jawline asking for a neck type design for me.

>> No.38963129

>>38950793
How can I get a Beholder mount? Because I need to do this at least once.

>> No.38963139

>>38963115
hm i can see what you mean

>> No.38963161

>>38962531
First two are definitely the best.

>> No.38963294

>>38963085
Fuck me, spelljammer. I gotta break that shit out some time.

good taste, anon.

>> No.38963310

>>38963294
im pretty sure beholders are like that in all settings though

>> No.38963342

>>38962531
Second is best

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