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Tear-Warped Wretch

Tear-Warped Wretch CR 4

This hideously malformed, hairless, pustule-covered corpse moves and snarls more like an undead beast than a person.

XP 1,200
NE Medium undead
Init +3; Senses darkvision 60 ft.; Perception +0


HP 50; EAC 16; KAC 18
Fort +6; Ref +6; Will +5
Defensive Abilities diseased pustules; Immunities undead immunities


Speed 30 ft.; spider climb
Melee bite +12 (1d6+9 P plus feed) or claw +12 (1d6+9 S)
Offensive Abilities feed


During Combat The wretches use their spider climb ability to scale the walls and ceiling to surround and flank opponents. They attempt to shove their foes into the oval pit with bull rush combat maneuvers, inflicting 1d6 falling damage before climbing down to feed on them.

Morale The wretches fight to the death.


Str +5; Dex +3; Con—; Int +0; Wis +0; Cha +1
Skills Acrobatics +10, Athletics +15, Stealth +10
Feats Improved Combat Maneuver (bull rush)
Languages Syaandu
Other Abilities unliving


Diseased Pustules (Ex)

When a wretch takes damage from a piercing or slashing weapon, some of its boils rupture, squirting the attacker with puslike fluids. The noxious secretions carry a potent contact disease that causes those infected to break out into painful necrotic boils.

Necrotic Boils

Type disease (contact); Save Fortitude DC 13

Track physical; Frequency 1/day

Cure 1 save

Feed (Su)

Every time a wretch deals damage with a bite attack, it feeds on its opponent’s flesh and gains 5 temporary Hit Points. The wretch cannot have more than 5 temporary Hit Points gained by this ability at one time.

Spider Climb (Ex)

The wretches benefit from a revolting adhesive created by the pus-like fluids released by their diseased pustules. The substance lets them climb walls and ceilings as if under a spider climb effect.

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