I'd like to thank Ripper for his ideas, which have been mashed together with some brainstorming by me and the missus to create:
No really, Ripper's comment is in there - Wild West and cowboy boots became the drawl and the spurs.StumperThese curious fey creatures befuddle travelers with their strange ramblings and enjoy watching their confusion.Initiative +9 Senses Perception +5; low-light visionLevel 8 ControllerStumperXP 350Small fey magical beast
HP 89; Bloodied 44
AC 22; Fortitude 19, Reflex 21, Will 19
Speed 6, climb 6mSpur Kick (standard; at-will)+13 vs. AC; 2d6 + 2 damage.MKick to the Jimmy (standard; encounter)+12 vs. Fortitude; 3d10 + 5 damage and the target is dazed (save ends). Male humanoid targets are stunned instead of dazed.CStumping Drawl (free, once on its turn before it takes other actions; at-will) * PsychicClose burst 3; deafened creatures are immune; +9 vs. Will; the target is dazed until the end of the stumper’s next turn.Alignment Unaligned Languages Elven
Skills Athletics +11, Arcana +14, Stealth +14
Str 15 (+6) Dex 20 (+9) Wis 13 (+5)
Con 17 (+7) Int 20 (+9) Cha 17 (+7)Stumper TacticsA stumper moves among its enemies, hoping to daze as many as possible with its stumping drawl.Stumper LoreA character knows the following information with a successful Arcana check.
DC 15: Stumpers enjoy sowing confusion in mortals unfortunate enough to cross their paths.Encounter GroupsStumpers are often found near other fey beasts.
Level 9 Encounter (XP 1,900)
* 2 stumpers (level 8 controller)
* 3 displacer beasts (level 9 skirmisher)