King Rats «Squeeker»

Reported By: unknown contributor in 3rd Edition

Role: Pests
Base Stock: Rat

MCC Stat Block: Squeeker 'King Rats' (1d100 (50)): Init +2; atk bite melee (1d5-1) and 2 x claws melee (1d3-1); AC 14; HD 3D7 hp 12 each; MV 30' ; 1d20; SV Fort +0, Ref +0, Will -1
Mutations: (P) Sonic Blast

Number Appearing: 1d100
Morale: 9
Hit Dice: HD 3D7
Armor: 4 (AC 14)
Size: Small 1.5 Meters

Movement: MV 30'

Attack: Bite melee (1d5-1)
2 x Claws melee (1d3-1)

MS: 7   PS: 6
IN: 5   DX: 11
CH: 7   CN: 11

Frequency: Uncommon
Organization: Pack
Activity Cycle: Night
Diet: Scavenger
Habitat: Any
Tech Level: 0 - 0
Artifacts: None

Description (Initial Observations): Mutated Rats that are 5 times the size of normal rats, at over 1 meter in length.

Description (Additional Observations): Looking like nothing more than grossly overgrown brownish or rust-colored rats, Squeekers are easily identified by the shrill, painful cries they make in combat. Of course by this time the knowledge may come to late to save the intended victim.

Reactions: No known interactions

Behavior: They hunt in packs and find PSH flesh a delacy

Behavior: Behavior not recorded

Society: Squeekers can be found in any terrain, but are most frequently encountered near settlements, lurking around garbage pits, or close to the lair of larger creatures. They prey on passerby or scavenger food from the waste of others. Their dens are usually a small complex of underground tunnels with several shambers and exists. Squeekers can be domesticated somewhat and trained to severlike guard dogs and hunting animals. This requires that they be trained from birth and even then can only be accomplished by those immune to their sonic blast mutation. Hissers, in particular, keep pens of the animals for use both in the hunt and as food. Indeed it is likely that the hisser immunity to sonic blasts developed slowly from a close relationship Squeekers.