This hulkinB monstrosity is not an undead creature but
rather a construct fashioned from discarded masic items and
animated by the spirit of a destroyed lich.
A scroll mummy is created from discarded magic
paraphernalia and the essence of a lich. The creature’s
frame is crafted from broken magic items, potion vials,
and similar materials, then wrapped in scroll parch·
ments and pages torn from ritual books.
Linked to Liches: The construct is animated
through a process that includes destroying a lich, recov·
ering its phylactery, and placing that object within the
construct before the lich re-forms.
Once the lich’s spirit is so contained, it becomes
bound to the scroll mummy and trapped in the service
of the construct’s creator. When the scroll mummy
is destroyed, the spirit of the lich bound with in it is
released. The lich’s phylactery survives the destruction
of the scroll mummy and can be recovered. Unless the
phylactery is destroyed, the lich re-forms in ldlO days.
The secret of scroll mummy creation is known to a
handful of evil mages and priests, many of whom worship
Vecna.lt is also known to the Mages ofSaruun
(page 76), who use scroll mummies to guard their private