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Quick Note - No Love for the Bulette

I am currently outlining my next adventure for release and have finished my wandering monsters and over land map. During the creation of the idea for the story (a desert adventure) I decided I wanted to use some creatures I have rarely seen. Gnolls and Nagpas make appearances as well as Lamaras (as anyone can see I am getting use out of that copy of the Creature Catalog I won). One creature I decided to use was one that I have never seen outside a monster manual: The Bulette.

I truly wonder why? I've personally used the Bulette (and a Giant Bulette) a few times in my personal games, but have rarely heard mention of it outside of the monster manual.

So, what unique or under utilized creatures have you, gentle readers, encountered on your journeys through the fantastic?

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Arcane Gauntlets are small devices of leather and copper fitted to the wearer's primary hand and feature a small, thin gem imbued with pure arcane energies affixed to the palm. As a standard action the wearer of an Arcane Gauntlet may release its energies up to four times in a single encounter safely, and up to eight times if the wearer is willing to endure the burning residual heat from sustained use of the device.  If an Arcane Gauntlet is used to its maximum effect (eight times) it is inoperable until such a time as its wearer takes a long rest.
Arcane Gauntlet- Rare Magical Item - Requires Atunement - Ranged Magical Weapon - Range 60/120ft - One Target, Hit 6 (1d6 + 2) Arcane Damage - Special After 4 uses the Gauntlet inflicts 2 Arcane damage on its wearer during every use in an encounter, on the 8th such use the wearer incurs 1d6 damage from the gauntlet's use.