This massive beast is a beautiful giantess from the waist up and a vicious hunting cat from the waist down. Somehow, the look of abject cruelty in her eyes is more unsettling than the feral claws of her lower half.
Harridan CR 12
Speed 60 ft.
Melee mwk greatsword +27 (4d6+12) and 2 claws +23 (1d8+4) OR touch +23 (1d8 Wis drain)
Space 15 ft.; Reach 10 ft.
Special Attacks Pounce, Rake (2 claws +21, 1d8+4)
Cleric Spells Prepared (CL 12th; Concentration +15)
6th—blade barrier (DC 19), greater dispel magic, harmD (DC 19)
5th—dispel goodD (DC 18), flame strike (DC 18), greater command (DC 18), true seeing
4th—air walk, dimensional anchor (DC 17), freedom of movement, inflict critical woundsD
3rd—blindness/deafness (DC 16), contagionD (DC 16), dispel magic, invisibility purge, meld into stone, prayer
2nd—aid, cure moderate wounds (3), death knell (DC 15), desecrateD
1st—command (DC 14), comprehend languages, cure light wounds, doom (DC 14), obscuring mist, protection from goodD, shield of faith
0—detect magic, light, read magic, resistance
D denotes domain spell; Domains destruction, evil
Str 26, Dex 15, Con 19, Int 13, Wis 16, Cha 16
Base Atk +17; CMB +27 (+31 to start/maintain grapple); CMD 39 (43 vs. trip)
Feats Dodge, Improved Natural Armor,Improved Natural Attack (claw), Iron Will, Mobility, Multiattack, Spring Attack, Weapon Focus (greatsword)
Skills Bluff +21, Climb +19, Diplomacy +10, Knowledge (arcana) +6, Perception +17, Stealth +13; Racial Modifiers +4 Climb, +8 Bluff, +8 Stealth
Languages Common, Giant, +1 additional
Gear masterwork breastplate, masterwork greatsword
Environment any mountain or desert
Organization solitary, pair, or gang (3–4)
Treasure double standard
Harridans are manipulators and slave takers, the spiritual leaders of the lamyros race’s dark faith. Megalomaniacal and corrupt, these giant lamias obsess over control, seeking to bend all they encounter to their will through lies and subtlety, brute force, or magic. Fewer in number than even the rare lamia matriarchs, harridans are the cunning masterminds of their race and all other lamias rightly fear and obey these powerful and cruel despots.
A harridan is a massive creature with the torso of a gigantic female humanoid sprouting from the body of a 20-foot-long dire lion. Her fur is darker than that of a normal dire lion, making it easier for her to blend in with the rocks of the mountains and deserts where harridans reside, and her upper body is hairless save for a luxurious mane of thick hair growing from her scalp. Harridans often weigh upwards of 6,000 pounds and can live to be more than 500 years old.
Pathfinder 6: Spires of Xin-Shalast. Copyright 2008, Paizo Publishing LLC. Author: Greg A. Vaughan