Displacer Beast

The cait sídhe (cat-shee), more commonly known as a displacer beast, or a fey-devil cat, is a fairy creature resembling a large black cat with six legs and two tentacles growing from its shoulders. The tentacles are tipped with horny edges which can inflict terrible wounds and resemble the club-shaped catching tentacles of a squid. This beast always appears to be three feet away from its actual position.

The displacer beast is famous as the favored animal of the eladrin. The beasts perform many roles for the eladrin such as hunting, protection, assisting soldiers and companionship. The eladrin mark the beasts tamed for these purposes with a white spot on its breast.

Legend has it that this spectral cat is not a fey beast, but a transformed witch.

Displacer beasts are fierce and vicious, and dislike non-fey creatures. These sentient, fey cats never fight among themselves. This beast uses a magical displacement ability, a form of illusion which causes it to appear to be a few feet away from where it actually is. This makes the creature hard to hit, while it attacks with its long tentacles.

The displacer beast is the natural enemy of the blink dog. The hide of a displacer beast has many useful magical properties, making it highly sought after by wizards and alchemists. Many thieves use the eyes of a displacer beast as good luck charms, believing that they will protect the bearer from detection.

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