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Obbs are described in Action Check #2. Of all the creatures of GT, this one is the most monsterous to me. There are bigger creatures, similar creatures like the blaash and much more intelligent ones, but the fungal eye of doom is one of the best IMO. But that doesn't mean it can't be improved.

Obb is no longer a single species, but rather a diverse group of unrelated fungal organisms with one thing in common- the radioactive eye. Since the power level of the radiation varies, some obbs are kept as pets (usually by Radioactivists) and others wipe out life where ever they lair. There are 8 families of obbs with a couple to dozens of species per family. The 8 are:

Aquatic obbs dwell in freshwater and prey on fish and other subsurface species. There are 2 that hunt above the surface. One is similar to the common obb and hunt like a fleshin or flying fish; the other is wingless and grapples boats and small ships to get at the crew. The latter masses around 60 tons and is the second largest obb species.

Marine obbs are found in temperate and tropical waters. They die in cold water and are seasonal in the north. The largest member is 100 tons and feeds on whales, squid and krill (and their mutant equivilents). Most marine obbs are around 10 Kg and feed on plankton for both food and to collect the radioactive particles they need to power their eyes.

Micro obbs are smaller than 5 mm in length. The more radioactive species can be a serious hazard if they go unnoticed.

Common obbs include the one from AC and varients. Other than the photosynthetic species, most are different by just an Ordinary mutation or two as well as a few with defects.

Soil obbs are flightless and are not much larger than micros. They feed on insects and worms and are hazards to badders, varks and similar digging species.

Arboreal obbs are also wingless- they glide from tree to tree. They mass from 0.5 to 10 Kg and can be found from the taiga to the jungles.

Sky obbs are rarely found near the ground. They travel in packs, feeding on insects driven into the upper stratosphere. Planes are rarely harassed, but can easily mean the death of everyone on board.

Serpent obbs are shaped like centipedes, just much larger. They mass from 10 to 250 Kg and ambush prey on the plains. They are not fast runners and in addition to the radiation attack, they product toxic spore clouds. Animal life is usually absent from their hunting grounds.
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Lazarus, Group: Heroes, Amazing Hero submitted 0 Resources has rated 1 resources, submitted 0 artworks and is involved with 0 projects.

I always imagined obbs to be the size of large bats. But then there's the picture of the giant obb on the cover of GW 4th ed.

Scary!
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derek_holland, Group: Heroes, Master of Mutant Creation submitted 0 Resources has rated 10 resources, submitted 0 artworks and is involved with 0 projects.

Thinking about adding some kaiju and I think a giant obb would be perfect- a mixture of Rodan and Godzilla plus a good reason for the near invulnerable nature (being a solid blob of fungi).

But should the eye ray do physical or radiation damage or both?
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The serpent obbs also have a few species with chitinous limbs much stronger than the standard obb's. They are used to burrow and in combat can be treated as picks. Since they don't clean themselves, these legs can have many things (or parts of things) still impaled on them.
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https://postapocalypticflimflam.tumblr.com/...ge/179318965938

Though it has some slight differences from the standard obb, this image can be used to evoke the right sort of terror the heroes should feel when sighting a clutch of obbs.
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