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Impulse Balechild

Impulse Balechild

About

They are vibrant, clever, and positive-minded, and always ready to put themselves on task to support and uplift the collective and its members.

Impulse has keen gut instincts that will serve them and their hive well throughout life. Let them say just the right word, throw out just the right idea, and reap the benefits. They’re a lot like Yiiupuess in that regard, except they manage to bring about beneficial situations for their bondmates much more than they do inflict bad ones upon others.

They are the first of the collective’s warriors, and for those reasons, they have also gained the provisional, granted rank of the hive’s first Praetorian. Their clever mind is not strictly built to lead, but their amazing situation awareness and their quick decision-making mean they’re an amazing field captain, as it were. They can plan ahead, too, when they put their mind to it, although their preferred method will always be an in-the-moment assess-and-respond. They are not the most patient of the collective’s members, that probably being their largest character flaw.

Wants

The chance, and resources, to flex their problem-solving muscles on interesting problems. To support and uplift their family.

Notes

Their teleportation is also occasionally need-based, in that it will bring them to what they need in the moment.

Corruption Powers: Mastery over the corruption of anything around them, organic, inorganic, and magical alike. Balespawn will actively corrupt other creatures to serve them, to punish them, or simply because they find it an aesthetic improvement. If a Balespawn corrupts another creature to the point that it is no longer recognizable in any way as their original species, it may be called a “Bane”. In terminology, corruption and blight may be used interchangeably. The corruptive essences of Balespawn are so powerful that their constant presence in an area will passively corrupt their entire territory.

Immortality: The cessation of physical aging upon reaching maturity and possession of eternal life thereafter. Can still be killed by lethal injuries.

Realm-Traveling: Above and beyond simple teleportation, the ability to realm-travel and cross into dimensions separated from the Nexus by more than mere space and time.

Plant Animation: The ability to exert direct control over their corrupted plants and grant them rapid movement, such as to wrap vines around an enemy or to fling thorns at them.

Plant Speak: The ability to communicate with blighted plants, turning their thorny fortifications into vigilant watchmen to help protect their homes and hives.

Species

Balemex (Myrmex Balespawn)

Colour

Blight

Gender

They/Them

Rank

Warrior, Praetorian

Size

will be 2.9m shoulder (medium)

Skills

Psionics

Telepathy, Teleportation

Verbal Speech

Acid Immunity

Corruption Powers

Immortality

Mindstream Communication

Realm-Traveling

Resin Secretion

Sizeshifting

Wall-Climbing

Plant Animation

Plant Speak

Lineage

Queens

Deception B., Corruption
Kudzu B., Blight
Sedition B., Resin
Thrive B., Cordyceps
Treason B., Ichor

Warriors

Brawl B., Ichor
Chance B., Blight
Hedge B., Corruption
Impulse B., Blight
Portent B., Cordyceps
Scorn B., Blight
Smite B., Resin
Steadfast B., Corruption
Swarm B., Cordyceps
Throng B., Cordyceps
Viper B., Blight
Viscera B., Resin
Wary B., Resin
Worthy B., Cordyceps

Drones

Absolute B., Corruption
Ambush B., Ichor
Barrage B., Blight
Cutting B., Resin
Fer-de-Lance B., Ichor
Foray B., Resin
Glare B., Cordyceps
Persuasion B., Cordyceps
Slough B., Corruption
Smash B., Blight
Sovereign B., Resin
Splice B., Corruption
Split B., Cordyceps
Tend B., Blight

Parent

Queen Paroxysm
Decay Myrmex

Grandparent

Queen Stride
Nectar Myrmex

Great-Grandparent

Queen Leash
Soil Myrmex

Great-Grandparent

unknown

Grandparent

unknown

Great-Grandparent

unknown

Great-Grandparent

unknown

Parent

Malice Balechild
Green-Black Xenodragon Balespawn

Grandparent

Naimhdeach Balechild
Green Balespawn

Great-Grandparent

Anathema Scalesbane
Corrupted Dalake

Great-Grandparent

The Red Demon
Unknown (Eldritch Abomination)

Grandparent

Unknown Xenodragon

Great-Grandparent

unknown

Great-Grandparent

unknown