Lustling (3.5e Monster)
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To a Succubus/Incubus what an Imp is to a Pit Fiend, Lustlings are tiny, seductive demons, summoned for minor tasks of seduction and infiltration, or found running brothels in dark corners of various cities. Sometimes they end up serving powerful spellcasters as familiars, or more often, being served by not-so-powerful spellcasters.
|CE Tiny Outsider Evil, Chaotic, Extraplanar, Tanar'ri|
|Init/Senses||+3/Darkvision 60ft; Listen +8, Spot +8|
|Aura||Aura of Arousal (DC 17)|
|AC|| 21, touch 21, flat-footed 18|
(+2 Size, +3 Dex, +6 Profane)
|hp||(3d8 HD); DR 5/Good or cold iron; Fast Healing 1|
|Immune||to Fire and poison|
|Resist||Resist Cold, Acid and Electricity 10|
|Speed||20ft, fly 50ft (Perfect)|
|Special Actions||Spell-like abilities, Lustling's Kiss, Alternate Form|
|Abilities||Str 10, Dex 16, Con 12, Int 14, Wis 15, Cha 22|
|SQ||Telepathy 100ft, Strength Of Allure, Cloak Of Lust|
|Feats||Dodge B, Mobility, Improved Grapple|
|Skills||Bluff +12, Concentration +7, Diplomacy +12, Hide +17, Knowledge (Any one) +8, Listen +8, Move Silently +9, Search +8, Spot +8, Use Rope +9|
|Lustling's Kiss (Su)||When grappling an opponent, a Lustling can kiss the target with a successful Grapple check. Doing so deals 1d8 damage to the target (Fort save half; DC 10 + 1/2 HD + Cha modifier) and places a Suggestion on the target to kiss the Lustling again (DC is Charisma-based). The kiss also revitalizes the Lustling, doubling their Fast Healing rate for one round per HD of the victim (Multiple kisses don't further double the FH, and the duration overlaps).|
|Strength Of Allure (Su)||A Lustling's force of spirit and charm gives them a personality seemingly much larger than their body. Thus, a Lustling uses Charisma in place of Strength for attack rolls, skill checks and ability checks.|
|Cloak Of Lust (Su)||Lustlings rely not on tough skin nor pure agility to save their hide in battle, but seduction and the appearance that they are weak. A Lustling in natural form gains their Charisma bonus as a Profane bonus to armor class; But creatures immune to charm, compulsion, enchantment or mind-affecting effects bypass this bonus to AC, as do exceptionally-pure creatures. This Lustling can share this bonus to AC with their master as a swift action, using the same rules as sharing a spell.|
|Spell-Like Abilities (Sp)||Lustlings can use Fanservice and Enthrall at will, and they may also use Obsession once per encounter (Or once per every ten minutes outside of combat)|
|Alternate Form||As a standard action, a Lustling can assume an alternate form, gaining the form's physical statistics and appearance. Each Lustling can assume one or two of the following forms: Cat, Tiny or Small Viper, Tiny or Small Monstrous Scorpion, or Tiny or Small Monstrous Spider.|
Strategies and Tactics
Lustlings love to ambush their prey, luring them either into a group of Lustlings or to their Succubus masters. They would always rather fornicate than fight, so often they'll use their charm abilities to have others fight for them, milking their prey dry.
Lustlings feed on sexual desire, and thrive on manipulating others to serve their own ends.
Environment: When you find a Lustling, know that you have been lured into the flames, either those of the literal Nine Hells, or of the Lustling's machinations. You will find them both on their home planes, and occasionally among the common races, either being a puppeteer to the masses or accompanying an arcane spellcaster (Either as pet, or more often, master).
Typical Physical Characteristics: Resembling Succubi, Incubi or Tieflings, Lustlings stand about a foot and a half tall, appearing mostly humanlike, with skin ranging in both light and dark shades of grey, red, brown, and purple, and hair of black, white, deep red or coppery orange. They sport wings and prehensile tails, and two small horns atop their head, as well as pointed ears. Their eyes, most often intense shades of red, violet, yellow, blue, green, typically possess slit pupils, though some bear orbs of pure black.
Alignment: Lustlings are typically chaotic evil, though those who spend large amounts of time away from their home plane may either shift to chaotic neutral (Caring more about sexual pleasure than manipulating others) or neutral evil (Caring more about breaking the will of others for their own gain than actually enjoying their existence).
Lustlings, like Quasits, are on the bottom rungs of the demonic realm, existing only at the whim of stronger demons. Both either serve as scouts and manipulators, or leave the Abyss to seek out some semblance of power to call their own. Lustlings are prone to contacting mortals, offering to grant them power, for a price - The price of their innocence, their bodies, their bloodline. The mortal gains power from this bond, but becomes the Lustling's pet and sex slave, to be used as the Lustling desires, whenever and wherever the little demon wants. For many, this is a price too high to pay; To other, it's a dream come true.
Lustlings and Quasits dislike each other, so when you find the two species working in tandem, worry, for there are greater plots afoot.
Often, Succubi and Incubi will keep Lustlings around to serve them as pets, toys and scouts.
Lustlings prize objects of pleasure and beauty, thus art and various sex toys are most common in their collections (And in some case, objects that do both, such as gilded toys, or statues that are rather "well-sculpted" and may be animated. They also value items that will lure in prey, such as gems and magic items that are more impressive in appearance than effect, as well as items that help them keep their prey secure and alive, like animated ropes, enchanted shackles, and utility items like a Decanter of Endless Water or Sustaining's Spoon. Finally, the last common sort of item for a Lustling to keep are items that aid, enhance or supplement lust - Potions of spells like Bull's Strength or Bear's Endurance, Elixirs of Love, Salves of Slipperiness, Portal Toys, Figurines of Wondrous Power (Typically those of the Bronze Griffon, Golden Lions, Ivory Goats, Marble Elephant, Obsidian Steed or Onyx Dog), and various whips both mundane and enchanted.
For Player Characters
Lustlings can be gained as Improved Familiars. A caster must have a CL of 6th or higher, an alignment of CE, NE or CN, or the Evil, Demon or Tanar'ri subtype to select a Lustling as a familiar. The Lustling grants no bonus except that you may now spontaneously convert a spell you have available, of the appropriate level or higher, into the following spells: Fanservice, Enthrall, Obsession, Suggestion, Charm Monster.
Lustlings can likewise chose casters who meet the alignment or subtype requirements to be the Lustling's familiar, forming a special bond with their new mortal pet. They still grant their "pet" access to the same spells noted above.
|Benefit||The Lustling grants no bonus except that y … , Charm Monster. +|
|Challenge Rating||2 +|
|Identifier||3.5e Monster +|
|Prerequisite||CL 6+, Alignment: CE, NE or CN OR Subtype: Evil, Demon, or Tanar'ri +|
|Rated By||The-Marksman +|
|Rating||Rating Pending +|
|Summary||To a Succubus/Incubus what an Imp is to a Pit Fiend, Lustlings are tiny, seductive demons. +|
|Type||Outsider Evil, Chaotic, Extraplanar, Tanar'ri +|