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Xill

Xill CR 6

This flame-red humanoid appears to be a strange mix of insect and reptile, with four arms and twitching, fanged mandibles.

XP 2,400
LE Medium outsider (evil, extraplanar)
Init +4; Senses darkvision 60 ft.; Perception +11

DEFENSE HP 75

EAC 19; KAC 21
Fort +8, Ref +10, Will +5; SR 17

OFFENSE

Speed 40 ft.
Melee tactical dueling sword +16 (1d6+9 S) or bite +16 (1d4+9 P plus paralysis)
Multiattack 4 tactical dueling swords +10 (1d6+9 S), bite +10 (1d4+3 P plus paralysis)
Offensive Abilities implant, paralysis (DC 14)

STATISTICS

Str +3, Dex +4, Con +2, Int +2, Wis +1, Cha +0
Skills Acrobatics +14, Intimidate +11, Stealth +11
Languages Common, Infernal
Other Abilities planewalk

SPECIAL ABILITIES

Implant (Ex)

As a standard action, a xill can lay 2d6 eggs in a helpless creature. A xill’s eggs hatch in 24 hours, at which point the young consume the host from within, inflicting 1 point of Con damage per hour per young until the host dies.

The young then emerge and planewalk to the Ethereal Plane, if possible, to mature. A remove disease spell (or similar effect) rids a victim of all implanted eggs or active young, or they can be cut out one at a time with DC 20 Medicine checks (each attempt takes 10 minutes). If a check fails, the healer can try again, but each attempt (successful or not) deals 1d4 points of damage to the patient.

Paralysis (Ex)

A creature damaged by a xill’s bite must succeed on a DC 14 Fortitude save or be rooted to the spot, frozen and helpless, for 1d4 rounds. At the end of this time, the creature must succeed on a secondary Fortitude save, or be paralyzed for an additional 1d4 hours.

Planewalk (Ex)

A xill can shift from the Ethereal Plane to the Material Plane as a move action. Shifting from the Material Plane to the Ethereal Plane takes 2 consecutive full actions, during which time the xill is immobile. As a xill fades away, it becomes harder to hit: opponents have a 20% miss chance in the first round and a 50% miss chance in the second. A xill can take a single willing or helpless creature along with it when it switches planes.

ECOLOGY

Environment any (Ethereal Plane)
Organization solitary, pair, or gang (3–6)

Xills are the scourge of the Ethereal Plane, conquering everything in their paths with only one purpose: to perpetuate their race at the expense of others. All xills are female and capable of fertilizing their own eggs, but require living hosts to incubate these eggs, which they inject into paralyzed victims by means of a grotesque ovipositor normally kept retracted behind their mandibles. Evil and alien, the plane-shifting xills possess impressive intelligence and a totalitarian, militaristic culture all their own. Though they see most other life forms as incubators, they particularly prize phase spiders for this purpose.

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