A downloadable monster



The Garkain is a territorial, flesh-hungering creature of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander legend.

It ambushes its prey from above, enveloping them in it's fleshy wings and suffocating them with a stench so foul, it tears their very soul away.

In the attached .PDF you will find the stats and special abilities to use this horrifying creature in your games, as well as the lost, stinking souls it leaves in it's wake.

You may also like to use these "d6 AMBUSH ENCOUNTERS" I couldn't fit on the single-page submission:

  1. Carpeted over a pitfall in the earth, appearing as a mere moss patch across a path. Any fool that steps onto it, is ENVELOPED as they plummet.
  2. Torn to shreds, lying amongst a pile of stinking rags outside of a farmhouse. The beast is badly hurt (HP 8), but backed into a corner and beyond desperate (ENVELOP d8).
  3. Pressed tight against the moss-coated ceiling of a tunnel snaking through a hillside. It will drop to attack the last to pass beneath it, provided they do not carry a torch.
  4. A juvenile is blanketed over and blended in with the rain-swollen corpse of a bear it is too fussy to eat. (HP 6, Potent Stench - merely being within melee range causes players to begin to succumb to the STENCH).
  5. A "blanket" on a bed in a house thought abandoned. The twitching mass beneath the slow heaving creature is the mostly-eaten remains of the former house master. His GEIST drifts aimlessly in the fields outside.
  6. An immense specimen has draped itself over the skeletal frame of a burnt-out tent. From the outside it appears as a yurt composed of patched furs and soft leathers. From the inside, excited breathing beckons the coming of the overwhelming STENCH.  


I would like to acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to their land, sea and community.

I pay my respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.


The Garkain is an independent production by <Sneaky Beeping> and is not affiliated with Ockult Örtmästare Games or Stockholm Kartell. It is published under the MÖRK BORG Third Party License. MÖRK BORG is copyright Ockult Örtmästare Games and Stockholm Kartell.


Garkain.pdf 4 MB
Garkain_JamSub.jpg 4 MB

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