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A Proasm (plural Proasmae) is a flesh elemental. It is composed of muscle, fat, blood and bone. Proasmae kill by leaping into their victims' flesh, bursting out again larger than before and leaving behind only skin and hair.

Use in Combat[]

During an encounter between the Iron Council and a company of New Crobuzon Elementarii, Proasmae are used by the Elementarii to attack the train and its defenders. They are nearly impossible to kill, and are ultimately lured away by the arrival of reinforcements. As the battle winds down and the proasmae run out of corpses to use, they retreat into the nearby wilderness.

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