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Pale Stranger

Pale Stranger CR 10

This nearly skeletal figure wields a pistol in each hand. Its garb is dusty and weathered, and smells of old decay.

XP 9,600
NE Medium undead
Init +8; Senses darkvision 60 ft.; Perception +22

DEFENSE HP 145

EAC 23; KAC 25
Fort +12, Ref +12, Will +11; DR 10/magic; Immunities undead immunities; SR 21

OFFENSE

Speed 30 ft.
Ranged stranger’s pistol +22 (2d6+10 P)
Multiattack 4 stranger’s pistols +16 (2d6+10 P)
Special Attacks stranger’s shot

STATISTICS

Str +3, Dex +8, Con –, Int +0, Wis +0, Cha +5
Skills Acrobatics +17, Intimidate +22
Languages Common
Other Abilities unliving

SPECIAL ABILITIES

Pistols (Su)

A pale stranger wields an enchanted pistol in each of its hands. The range increment of the attacks it makes with these pistols is 60 ft. and always targets KAC. In addition to dealing damage, these pistols never need to be reloaded, require no energy source, and count as magic for the purpose of bypassing damage reduction.

It can fire a total of four times as part of a full attack and its total attack bonus is calculated above.

Stranger’s Shot (Ex)

As a full-round action, a pale stranger can focus its aim and take a single devastating shot against a target’s EAC.

If the pale stranger hits, the attack deals double damage and the target must succeed at a DC 17 Will save or become panicked for 1d6 rounds.

ECOLOGY

Environment any
Organization solitary

Sometimes death itself cannot come between a gunslinger and its final revenge. When a gunslinger is slain by a hated enemy or murdered before it can achieve vengeance against a hated foe, the anger and wrath can animate its remains as a vengeful undead monstrosity. When a pale stranger first rises, it seeks out the source of its anger to finish the job—thereafter, it wanders the desolate parts of the world looking for new victims to vent its unending rage upon.

A pale stranger appears much as it did in life, though desiccated and obviously undead. Rare pale strangers have the ability to hide their undead nature and appear as they did in life using veil as a constant spell-like ability (CL equals their CR).

These pale strangers are often more powerful and have class levels in the operative or soldier class, and often attract large groups of adoring bandits and followers who may or may not realize that their murderous idol is in fact an unliving horror.

A pale stranger stands 6-1/2 feet tall and weighs 130 pounds.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

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