Intelligent, incorporeal (but not undead) monsters that look like shadows. Able to slightly change their shape.

Armour Class 7 [12]
Hit Dice 2+2* (11hp)
Attacks 1 × touch (1d4 + strength drain)
THAC0 17 [+2]
Movement 90’ (30’)
Saving Throws D12 W13 P14 B15 S16 (2)
Morale 12
Alignment Chaotic
XP 35
Number Appearing 1d8 (1d12)
Treasure Type F

  • Surprise: On a 1–5.
  • Strength drain: Victims lose 1 STR per hit. Recovers after 8 turns. If reduced to 0 STR, the victim becomes a shadow.
  • Mundane damage immunity: Can only be harmed by magical attacks.
  • Spell immunity: Unaffected by charm and sleep spells.