Diseases

Diseases

Blacklung

Spread by inhaling the dust from mining. Symptoms include a hacking cough and exhaustion. The only known cure for this disease, short of powerful magics, is a concoction known as ‘Dwarf Oil’
Infection – Inhaled
DC – 15
Incubation – 1 month
Damage – 1d2 con (Blacklung deals 1 point of pemanent Constitution drain every other month)

Bloodhoof

This disease effects only equines or equine like creatures. Symptoms include the cracking of skin and bleeding around the joints
Infection – Contact
DC – 13
Incubation – 1d4 days
Damage – 1d3 Con

Mossbone

This disease effects only equines or equine like creatures. Symptoms include vomiting blood.
Infection – Ingested
DC – 13
Incubation – 1d3 days
Damage – 1d2 con, 1d2 dex

Shiverbone

This disease is often spread by unclean water. Symptoms include muscle spasms and cramps
Infection – Contact/Ingested
DC – 15
Incubation – 1 day
Damage – 1d8 Con

Sandeyes:

Infection – Contact
DC – 14
Incubation – 1 day
Damage – 1d4 Cha*
A creeping blindness caused by desiccated eye tissue.
*Each time the disease deals 2 or more points of Charisma damage, a victim must make another successful Fortitude save or become permanently blind.

Volcanic Fever:

Infection – Inhaled
DC – 17
Incubation – 1d3 days
Damage – 1d6 Con
This disease spreads through the inhalation of ash, which causes the victim’s body temperature to rise to an unearthly heat (see page 12). A character killed by volcanic fever crumbles into fine ash within 24 hours.

The Wasting:*

Infection – Injury
DC – 19
Incubation – 1 day
Damage – 1d4 Dex, 1d4 Con
This is a supernatural disease spread by demons and other foul creatures of the waste. Skin and tissues slowly dry and toughen, mummifying the victim.
*Victim must make three successful saving throws in a row to recover.

Afflictions

Consuming Passion:

Infection – Contact
DC – 17
Incubation – 1d3 Days
Damage – 1d4 Int
Consuming passion causes a creature to become covetous and paranoid as the affliction runs its course

Depraved Decadence:

Infection – Ingested
DC – 18
Incubation – 1d6 days
Damage – 1d4 Str
This affliction causes ravenous hunger and causes the victim to grow progressively weaker from hunger.

Eternal Torpor:

Infection – Contact
DC – 14
Incubation – 1 day
Damage – 1d6 Dex
Creatures afflicted with eternal torpor are constantly drowsy and cannot charge or run.

Haunting Conscience:

Infection – Inhaled
DC – 16
Incubation – 1d3 days
Damage – 1d4 Wis
This affliction causes a creature to dwell on its evil deeds, becoming guilt-wracked and violently angry.

Pride In Vain:

Infection – Ingested
DC – 20
Incubation – 1 day
Damage – 1d6 Cha
Creatures afflicted with pride in vain obsess about their status and appearance, eventually withdrawing to the point of staring incessantly into a mirror.

Raging Desire:

Infection – Inhaled
DC – 15
Incubation – 1 day
Damage – 1d3 Con
This affliction causes insatiable sexual desire while preventing any possible fulfillment of that desire.

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