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Bil’djooli Commander

Bil’djooli Commander CR 13

XP 25,600
Bil’djool envoy
LE Medium aberration (aquatic, bil’djooli)
Init +8; Perception +24, darkvision 60 ft., low-light vision
Aura contamination (5 ft., DC 21)


HP 210; EAC 27; KAC 28
Fort +12; Ref +14; Will +16
Defensive Abilities desperate defense, hidden agenda, selfish command; Resistances cold 10
Weaknesses vulnerability to toxins


Speed 20 ft., fly 30 ft. (average), swim 50 ft.
Melee paragon bil’djooli rod +22 (3d10+13 A, B, C, E, F or So; critical matter conversion IV)
Multiattack 4 tentacles + 16 (3d4 +13 B, plus contamination)
Ranged paragon bil’djooli rod +26 (3d6+13 A, B, C, E, F or So; critical matter conversion IV) or
Offensive Abilities improved get’em


During Combat A bil’djooli commander issues orders to all subordinates while attempting to provide a tactical angle. Bil’djooli commanders consider having to use their tentacles a humiliating sign of failure of their tactics and subordinates, and will attempt to avoid getting their tentacles dirty.

Morale An bil’djooli commander surrenders if his Hit Points drop below 35, or when the majority of their allies have been incapacitated, provided no other bil’djooli commanders, aquamancers or higher-rankling bil’djooli are present.


Str +0, Dex +8, Con +0, Int +4, Wis +0, Cha +6
Skills Acrobatics +24, Bluff +24, Diplomacy +29, Intimidate +29, Life Science +29, Medicine +24, Sense Motive +29
Feats Unfriendly Fire
Languages Bil’djool, Common
Other Abilities commander’s awareness, jet
Gear bil’djooli armor IV with jetpack (capacity 40), bil’djooli rod (paragon) with ultra-capacity battery (100 charges), mk III serum of healing (2)


Commander’s Awareness (Ex)

When an ally of the bil’djooli commander within 60 ft. has readied an action, and before the selected trigger occurs, the bil’djooli commander can use their reaction to change both the trigger and the action the ally has ready. The new action readied must be the same kind of action as the originally readied action or must be a lesser action that the ally could have theoretically readied instead. (For example, if the ally readied a standard action, the bil’djooli commander could switch that to another standard action, a move action, or a swift action.) This is a language-dependent and sense-dependent effect. The bil’djooli commander may use this ability four times per day before requiring an 8-hour rest to use it again.

Contamination (Ex)

As a bil’djooli elite soldier, but the save DC is 21.

Improved Get’em (Ex)

This functions as the envoy improvisation of the same name. The bil’djooli commander may use this ability four times per day before requiring an 8-hour rest to use it again.

Jet (Ex)

As a bil’djooli elite soldier.

Selfish Command (Ex)

When the bil’djooli commander is damaged by an attack, as a reaction, they can order an adjacent subordinate ally to intercede. The ally takes their reaction and takes half damage, while the bil’djooli commander takes the other half. This has no effect on spells, and any conditions delivered by the attack apply to the ally instead of the bil’djooli commander. This command only works on allies that have internalized the social mores of the bil’djooli and can’t force other allies to do so.


A bil’djooli commander is a harsh and powerful taskmaster, ruling over their subordinates with an iron tentacle. Charismatic and powerful, they demand unwavering loyalty from their soldiers, but tend to value the lives of their soldiers more than aquamancers do.

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