61 WITCHDOCTOR'S LAIR. The door to this room is decorated with a cow skull. It is locked. There is a 20% chance that the witchdoctor will be here with his pet gnawga unless he has already been encountered and killed. If here is not here, there is a 50% chance his gnawga will be here by itself.
Ruggovion, Chaotic Evil male gnoll Witchdoctor (AC 5; MV 9”; C2/MU2; hp 12; #AT 1; D Footman's mace; SA Spell use, attacks as a 2+ hit die monster; XP 86)
First Level Cleric Spells:
Cure Light Wounds
First Level Magic User Spells:
Ruggovion is young and impetuous. He resents the high standing of the Black Tooth shaman Scardros. In addition to his wooden holy symbol of Bulg he has a red leather pouch holding 6 gold crescents, 23 silver spanners, 46 copper pieces, and a stoppered metal tube holding powdered brass (for the Push spell). About his neck is a silver chain (50 gold crescents) holding the key to this room.
Gnawga (AC 5; MV 15”; HD 2+1; hp 14; #AT 1 bite; D 2-8; SA See below; XP 77)
This gnawga is the devoted pet of Ruggovion and it will attack as a 6+ hit die monster if Ruggovian is injured.
The room is decorated as a bedroom with sloppily built furniture including a bed and wardrobe holding multiple yellow cloaks with fur lining that Ruggovion uses for ceremonial occasions (these are moth eaten and have no real value). Ruggovion hides his spell book in the straw he uses to stuff his mattress. It has the following magic user spells: Affect Normal Fires, Push, and Shield.