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Anacite Ambassador

Anacite Ambassador CR 6

XP 2,400
LN Medium construct (technological)
Init +3; Senses darkvision 60 ft., low-light vision; Perception +13

DEFENSE HP 90

EAC 18; KAC 20
Fort +3; Ref +3; Will +7
Defensive Abilities retractable laser; Immunities construct immunities
Weaknesses light dependency

OFFENSE

Speed 40 ft.
Melee slam +13 (1d6+6 B)
Ranged retractable laser +15 (1d6+6 F; critical burn 1d4)

STATISTICS

Str +0; Dex +3; Con —; Int +4; Wis +1; Cha +4
Skills Bluff +13, Culture +18, Diplomacy +18, Sense Motive +13
Languages Common, up to four others; shortwave 100 ft.
Other Abilities language assimilation, unliving

SPECIAL ABILITIES

Language Assimilation (Ex)

An anacite ambassador can spend 1 minute accessing a planet’s infosphere to learn any language commonly spoken on that planet.

Alternatively, the anacite can learn a language by spending 1 day listening to it and reading it. An anacite ambassador can store knowledge of up to four languages at a time in this way, and it can choose which language to replace when it wants to learn a new one.

Light Dependency (Ex)

An anacite ambassador can acquire power from dim or brighter light, and it can store power generated in this way. The anacite can operate in darkness for 2 hours. After this time, the anacite gains the sickened condition until it returns to an area of dim or brighter light.

Retractable Laser (Ex)

An anacite ambassador’s retractable laser has a range increment of 90 feet. When not in use, this weapon is folded inside the anacite’s arm and hidden from sight. A creature unaware of the anacite’s hidden weapon must succeed at a DC 24 Perception check to find its compartment. The anacite can deploy or retract this weapon as a swift action or as part of making an attack or full attack. The weapon is mounted and leaves the anacite’s hands free, and the anacite can’t be disarmed of it. While deployed, the laser can be sundered as an item with a level equal to the anacite’s CR.

Shortwave (Ex)

An anacite can communicate wirelessly. This acts as telepathy, but only with other creatures with this ability or constructs with the technological subtype.

ECOLOGY

Environment any
Organization solitary or pair

Anacites have varied general designs, but some have evolved for specialized tasks. Two such specialists are the ambassador and the predator drone.

Anacite ambassadors travel to foster diplomatic relations. Most often, anacite ambassadors serve on seedships as emissaries. Anacite ambassadors can easily learn languages. Further, although they are not warriors, ambassadors can protect themselves with built-in lasers.

To avoid tension during diplomacy, ambassadors keep this weapon retracted until it’s needed, though they usually notify their hosts about the laser unless there’s a good reason to keep it a secret.

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