A spectator was an extraplanar form of beholderkin with four eyestalks. Somewhat mild and even-tempered, they had even been known to form friendships with other creatures, a trait that no other beholderkin or true beholder ever displayed.
Some spectators served certain deities, including Gaerdal Ironhand, Gorm Gulthyn, Helm, and Savras. They were often employed by the Church of Helm, and watched over their temples as ever-vigilant guardians.
The four eyestalks of a spectator could cause effects like the spells paralyze, inflict moderate wounds, fear, and wounding ray Even more dangerous, the gaze of its central eye acted as the spell spell turning.
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- Dougal Demokopoliss (November 1988). “The Ecology of the Spectator”. In Roger E. Moore ed. Dragon #139 (TSR, Inc.), p. 86.
- ↑ Wizards RPG Team (2014). Monster Manual 5th edition. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 30. ISBN 978-0786965614.
- ↑ Richard Baker, James Jacobs, and Steve Winter (April 2005). Lords of Madness: The Book of Aberrations. (Wizards of the Coast), pp. 140–141. ISBN 0-7869-3657-6.
- ↑ Gary Gygax (August 1983). Monster Manual II 1st edition. (TSR, Inc), p. 112. ISBN 0-88038-031-4.
- ↑ Sean K. Reynolds (2002-05-04). Deity Do's and Don'ts (Zipped PDF). Wizards of the Coast. pp. 10–15. Archived from the original on 2016-11-01. Retrieved on 2018-09-08.
- ↑ Eric L. Boyd, Erik Mona (May 2002). Faiths and Pantheons. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 29. ISBN 0-7869-2759-3.