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Kyton, Glorious Interlocutor

Glorious Interlocutor CR 17

A mass of pulsing veins and twisted organs stretch artfully over a multi-limbed frame of bladed claws.

XP 102,400
Interlocutor kyton mystic
LE Medium outsider (evil, extraplanar, kyton, lawful)
Init +5; Senses darkvision 60 ft., see in darkness; Perception +29

DEFENSE HP 245

EAC 30; KAC 31
Fort +17, Ref +15, Will +20
Defensive Abilities regeneration 15 (silver or good-aligned weapons and spells); DR 15/silver or good; Immunities cold, pain; SR 28

OFFENSE

Speed 40 ft.
Melee torturous claw +28 (6d6+28 S nonlethal plus torturous claw)
Multiattack 4 claws +22 (4d6+28 S)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 10 ft.
Offensive Abilities rend (2 claws, 4d6+28 S), unnerving gaze (30 ft., DC 24)
Interlocutor Spell-Like Abilities (CL 17th)

1/daymystic cure (4th-level), overload systems (DC 24), rewire flesh (DC 24)
3/dayhealing junkbot, inflict pain (DC 22), lesser restoration, mystic cure (2nd-level)
At willshadow walk (from the Material Plane to the Plane of Shadow, self only), stabilize

Mystic Spells Known (CL 17th; ranged +26)

6th (3/day)mass inflict pain (DC 26), mystic cure
5th (6/day)resistant aegis, dominate person (DC 25), greater dispel magic, mind thrust
4th (at will)hold monster (DC 24), enervation

STATISTICS

Str +11, Dex +5, Con +5, Int +4, Wis +2, Cha +8
Skills Athletics +29, Culture +24, Medicine +34, Mysticism +34
Languages Celestial, Common, Draconic, Infernal, Terran

SPECIAL ABILITIES

Unnerving Gaze (Ex)

A creature that succumbs to an interlocutor’s unnerving gaze becomes staggered for 1 round.

Rend (Ex)

If the interlocutor hits a single target with two more claw attacks in 1 round, it deals an additional 4d6+28 slashing damage.

Torturous Claw (Su)

When it takes its time, the glorious interlocutor’s can use one claw to deal nonlethal damage, but untold amounts of pain. Those damaged by this attack are dazed for 1d4 rounds (Fortitude DC 24 negates). Targets immune to critical hits or pain are immune to this effect.

ECOLOGY

Environment any (The Shadow plane)
Organization solitary or cathedral (1 plus 5–30 other kytons)

Following a different path than the interlocutor prime, certain long-lived interlocutors reach strange insights through millennia of practice on countless life forms. Although more powerful kytons consider these insights to be a pale imitation of their enlightenment, lesser kytons often gather around glorious interlocutors in great numbers to gain a little of their wisdom and appeal to the glorious one’s unusual vanity among kyton-kind.

Glorious interlocutors (or, as they typically style themselves, simply “the glorious ones”) are kyton interlocutors who have mortified and rebuilt their flesh and metal so many times that they have developed an understanding of agony that dwarfs even their ordinary interlocutor kin. They have learned to channel that pain into emotional surges of incalculable intensity. Pain, fear, and rage are a melodic symphony of sensation for them and their victims.

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