Name: shade
Difficulty: 14
Base level: 12
Base experience: 357
Speed: 10
Base AC: 10
Base MR: 0
Alignment: 0
Frequency: no random generation
Genocidable: No
    Touch: Drains victim's uninherent speed
Weight: 1450
Nutritional value: 0 (but leaves no corpse)
Size: medium
Resistances: cold, sleep, disintegration, poison, petrification
Resistances conveyed by eating: None

A shade can fly/float, and phase through solid rock. Due to its unusual body chemistry, It has no need to breathe. It is humanoid. It has an insubstantial body. A shade can see invisible creatures.

Shades are undead creatures. They differ from zombies in that a zombie is an undead animation of a corpse, while a shade is an undead creature magically created by the use of black magic.