Neanderthal (Caveman)

From OSE SRD

Squat, powerful, primitive demihumans with ape-like faces. Dwell in caverns and hunt cave bears. Shy of contact with humans (with whom they are related), but friendly with dwarves and gnomes.


Armour Class 8 [11]
Hit Dice 2 (9hp)
Attacks 1 × weapon (2d4 or by weapon + 1)
THAC0 18 [+1]
Movement 120’ (40’)
Saving Throws D12 W13 P14 B15 S16 (2)
Morale 7
Alignment Lawful
XP 20
Number Appearing 1d10 (1d4 × 10)
Treasure Type C

  • Weapons: Prefer stone axes, stone hammers, clubs, or spears.
  • Leaders: Two 6HD leaders (one male, one female) live in the neanderthal lair. They are 10’ tall and of a related but distinct race.
  • Racial animosity: Attack ogres on sight. Hate goblins and kobolds.
  • Pets: Sometimes keep white apes as pets (see Ape, White).