Name: The Luideag
Alignment: Chaotic Neutral
Armor Class: 14 (natural armor)
Hit Points: 40 (9d8)
Speed: 40 ft., fly 40 ft.
STR: 16 (+3)
DEX: 14 (+2)
CON: 14 (+2)
INT: 10 (+0)
WIS: 12 (+1)
CHA: 18 (+4)
Skills: Stealth +4, Perception +3
Damage Resistances: Cold, Fire, Lightning
Damage Immunities: Poison
Condition Immunities: Charmed, Frightened
Senses: Darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 13
Languages: Sylvan, understands the languages of its summoner but can't speak them
Magic Resistance: The Luideag has advantage on saving throws against spells and other magical effects.
Magic Weapons: The Luideag's weapon attacks are magical.
Multiattack: The Luideag can use its Frightful Presence. It then makes two attacks with its claws.
Claws: Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 10 (2d6 + 3) slashing damage.
Frightful Presence: Each creature within 30 ft. of the Luideag and aware of it must succeed on a DC 13 Wisdom saving throw or become frightened for 1 minute. A creature can repeat the saving throw at the end of each of its turns, ending the effect on itself on a success. If a creature's saving throw is successful or the effect ends for it, the creature is immune to the Luideag's Frightful Presence for the next 24 hours.
The Luideag can take 3 legendary actions, choosing from the options below. Only one legendary action option can be used at a time and only at the end of another creature's turn. The Luideag regains spent legendary actions at the start of its turn.
- Attack: The Luideag makes one claw attack.
- Move: The Luideag moves up to its speed without provoking opportunity attacks.
- Charm (Costs 2 Actions): The Luideag attempts to charm one creature it can see within 30 ft. of it. The target must succeed on a DC 13 Wisdom saving throw or be charmed by the Luideag for 1 minute, or until the Luideag or its allies do anything harmful to it. The charmed creature is friendly to the Luideag. If the saving throw fails by 5 or more, the target is also incapacitated and unable to move or take actions until the effect ends.
Description: The Luideag is a mythical creature in Scottish folklore that has been the subject of many tales and legends. This elusive creature has been described as a beautiful, winged fairy with golden hair, who lives in the hills and forests of Scotland.
The Physical Appearance of the Luideag
The Luideag is often depicted as a graceful and beautiful creature, with long golden hair that cascades down her back. Her wings are said to be delicate and iridescent, reflecting the colors of the sun and the moon. She is usually depicted as wearing a flowing gown of the purest white, adorned with gems and other precious stones.
In some descriptions, the Luideag is also said to have a pair of horns on her head, which are said to glow with an otherworldly light. Her eyes are often described as being a bright, piercing blue, and her skin is said to be as fair as the finest porcelain.
The Luideag's Abilities
In addition to her physical beauty, the Luideag is said to possess a range of supernatural abilities. Some legends describe her as being able to control the elements, using her powers to create storms, calm winds, and even control the tides. She is also said to be able to communicate with the spirits of the dead, and to have the power to heal the sick and injured.
Some tales describe the Luideag as being able to cast spells, using her magic to transform humans into animals, or to create illusions and hallucinations. In other stories, she is depicted as a powerful sorceress, capable of wielding powerful spells and incantations to achieve her goals.
The Luideag's Role in Scottish Folklore
The Luideag has played a prominent role in Scottish folklore for centuries, appearing in tales and legends passed down from generation to generation. In many of these stories, she is depicted as a benevolent and protective spirit, who uses her powers to help those in need and to keep the land safe from harm.
In other tales, however, the Luideag is portrayed as a mischievous and capricious creature, who enjoys causing trouble and playing tricks on humans. In these stories, she is often depicted as a seductress, using her beauty and charm to lure men to their doom.
The Legend of the Luideag
One of the most famous legends about the Luideag tells the story of a young man named Fionn, who was out hunting in the hills one day. As he was tracking a deer, he came across a beautiful fairy, who was crying beside a stream. The fairy told Fionn that she had been cursed by an evil sorcerer, and that she would remain trapped in her current form until a brave and noble man agreed to help her break the curse.
Fionn was filled with compassion for the fairy, and he agreed to help her. Over the course of many trials and tribulations, he proved his bravery and his nobility, and he finally succeeded in breaking the curse. The fairy was transformed back into her true form, and she revealed herself to be the Luideag, one of the most powerful and benevolent creatures in all of Scotland.