Chicken of the Starless Sea

Things have been really busy thanks to the holidays and some real life but I’m still managing to get a little gaming squeezed in. The Dungeon Crawl Classics group just finished up Sailors of the Starless Sea and I thought I’d throw something interesting. I’ll try to do this as spoiler free as possible but just in case you have been warned.
There’s a place in the module where living things get corrupted. The party threw a chicken in there. I decided to have it come back in the aftermath of the adventure. So here it is.

The Chicken of the Starless Sea. An unearthly creature. A featherless chicken with eerie green glowing eyes on the ends of twitching eyestalks.
Init +1
Atk 1d20, melee Chaos Peck (1 HP damage)
AC 11
HD 1d4 (2 HP)
MV 30′
SV Fort +1, Ref +3, Will +0
AL C.
Each day the chicken lays one egg with magical properties. After a day, the first egg becomes a mundane rotten egg.
An elf or wizard may eat the egg as part of casting a spell. The caster gains +1d3 on the Spell Check. If the result indicates any kind of spell failure, the caster losses the ability to speak and can only cluck like a chicken for the next 1d6 rounds. Plus the character suffers any other ill effects of rolling poorly.
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The players were really excited to level up to first level and keep playing so I didn’t make that many notes about the merry band of adventurers but a couple did really stick in my mind. There’s Nacho the Cleric. Really, that’s enough and so DCC. Plus a very lucky fighter. He has more luck than strength. (I think he has a STR of 13 or so but he does have an 18 Luck). I’ll have more notes after the next session.
Keep those dice a rolling folks.

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