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Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Blemmyes

Blemmyes are a race of monstrous people described by both Herodotus and Pliny the Elder and were believed to inhabit remote portions of Africa. Shakespeare also mentions the monsters but refers to them as the Anthropophagi.

Appearance: A race of men with no heads, but with the facial features located in the chest. For images of Blemmyes, click HERE.

Lore: Blemmyes were believed to be cannibals.

Powers: The Blemmyes only power is brute strength but this is offset by their dim-wittedness.

Defense Against Blemmyes: Blemmyes can be killed with normal weapons.

Blemmyes

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