|Monster Profile #26 at the official Dungeons and Dragons Online site features the Thaarak Hound.|
Creature Type: Outsider (Chaotic, Evil)
Attack: Bite, breath, dance of death
Special Qualities: Fear
Organization: Solitary, pair, or gang (5-10)
After meeting one of the daelkyrís hunting hounds, my advice to the adventurer encountering it for the first time would be: run. Of course, given the creatureís dogged (ahem) persistence and quick speed, thatís not especially likely to work. And while the tharaak hound may be amused by entreaties for mercy or surrender, that avenue isnít likely to meet with success. So, fight you must, though the odds be long. Perhaps youíll have time to scratch out a loving good-bye to a friend, mate, or mother on a nearby stone or wall.