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Shadow Psychic

Shadow Psychic CR 3

XP 800
Astomoi mystic
CN Medium humanoid (astomoi)
Init +0; Senses blindsight (thought) 60 ft., blindsense (scent) 60 ft., sightless; Perception +8


HP 32; EAC 13; KAC 14
Fort +2; Ref +2; Will +6; -2 vs. disease and inhaled poison
Immunities ingested poisons
Weaknesses sensitive breath Defensive Abilities evasion


Speed 30 ft.
Melee lesser shadowstaff +5 (1d4+3 B or P or S)
Ranged lesser shadowstaff +7 (1d4+3 C)
Offensive Abilities backlash (3 nonlethal damage), share pain (DC 14)
Mystic Spell-Like Abilities (CL 3rd)


Mystic Spells Known (CL 3th; ranged +7)

1st (3/day)mind thrust (DC 16), fear (DC 16)
0th (at will)detect magic, token spell

Connection mindbreaker


During Combat A shadow psychic casts fear on the most dangerous opponents if outnumbered, then casts mind thrust on weaker opponents. He uses his lesser shadowstaff when out of spells.


Str +0; Dex +0; Con +0; Int +2; Wis +4; Cha +1
Skills Bluff +13, Culture +13, Diplomacy +8, Intimidate +13, Mysticism +13, Stealth +13
Languages Aklo, Common, Celestial, limited telepathy (100 ft.)
Other abilities mouthless, , telepathic senses
Gear clearweave I, lesser shadowstaff with 1 clip (40 charges), video camera scanner (modified), datapad


Mouthless (Ex)

Astomoi don’t need to eat or drink to survive. Instead, they absorb the essence of food and drink; this consumes the nutrients of the meal as though it had been eaten, rendering the food useless to others. Astomoi consume serums and other ingested materials in the same fashion. Since they never actually ingest anything, they can’t normally be exposed to ingested poisons.

Sensitive Breath (Ex)

Astomoi take a –2 penalty on saving throws against disease and inhaled poisons.

Telepathic Senses (Ex)

Astomoi can’t speak or see, granting them the sightless quality. They compensate by mentally sensing the area within 60 feet, granting them blindsight (thought). An astomoi can use language- dependent abilities with its telepathy, but not abilities that depend on audible components.

Astomoi shadow psychics appearance in the galaxy is rare but pervasive; they can be found in every corner of the known galaxy but rarely more than one at a time. Though a shadow psychic’s purpose and intentions are unknown, wary travelers learn to distrust their honeyed thoughts and rich promises. Once angered, they inflict horrors on the minds of their foes.

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