BoL Foes: Coztli – The Warriors Of Tlactoztlan

Wherein your humble scribe presents a set of opponents for his Mesoamerican themed setting for Barbarians of Lemuria.

The warrior caste of Tlactoztlan are known as Coztli, the yellow-headed ones. Like the yellow-crowned parrots whose feathers comprise their distinctive headdresses, the Coztli are deadly combatants and fearless defenders of their homeland. These men and women are a varied lot – coming in all shapes and sizes – for it is only their martial prowess that makes them worthy of the name Coztli and the rights and privileges that come with it. Respected throughout Tlactoztlan – and feared beyond the lost valley – Coztli serve not only as soldiers but also as guards and escorts for the Tlactozotl priests, the Texotli.

Below are stats for Coztli Rabble and Coztli NPCs. Individual Coztli Villains, like Chalchiquahchimal, are unique and should be created as needed by the Game Master.

Coztli Rabble

The average warrior or temple guard.

Lifeblood 4

Strength 1
Agility 0
Mind -1
Appeal 0

Combat Abilities
Melee 1
Ranged 0
Defense -1

Warrior 0

Protection: 1 (Shield)
Weapons: Macuahuitl 1d6+2 (-1 to hit)
Atlatl (dart thrower) 1d6-1

Coztli NPCs

A leader or other individual of significant rank, experience, or responsibility, such as the bodyguard of a well-established merchant.

Lifeblood 11

Strength 1
Agility 1
Mind 0
Appeal 0

Combat Abilities
Brawl 0
Melee 1
Ranged 1
Defense 0

Warrior 1
Soldier 1

Protection: 1d6-1 (quilted cotton armor & shield)
Weapons: Macuahuitl (obsidian-toothed wooden swords) 1d6+2
Atlatl (dart thrower) 1d6-1

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  2. GoblinkiN

    Good work on statting up some frequently seen npcs and enemies.
    As soon as I get settled (we are doing the whole backpack through Asia at the moment before the big move) I’m going yo get a game of this up and running!

    1. the venomous pao Post author

      Aha! I wondered where you’d wandered off to, Gobbo. Enjoy yourselves and let me know when you get settled back in.

      A setting needs antagonists, and I do love to antagonize 🙂

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