When a restless spirit does not leave its corpse at the time of death and instead festers and putrefies within its decomposing mortal shell, it can eventually rise as an undead jiang-shi vampire.
Required Creature Type: Undead.
Suggested Array: Any.
Traits: Blindsight (breath) 60 ft.; DR 10/magic; Resist cold 10; jiang-shi weaknesses.
Abilities: Deft claws, drain chi, hopping gait, prayer scroll.
Starfinder Adventure Path #3: Splintered Worlds © 2017, Paizo Inc.; Authors: Amanda Hamon Kunz, with Thurston Hillman, Jason Keeley, and Owen K.C. Stephens.