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Hell Hound, Nessian


This creature resembles a powerfully built wolf the size of a large draft horse, with ebony fur and burning, fiery red eyes.
Nessian Warhound
CR 9
XP 6,400
LE Large outsider ( evil, extraplanar, fire, lawful)
Init +6; Senses darkvision 60 ft., scent; Perception +12
DEFENSE
AC 24, touch 11, flat-footed 22 (+6 armor, +2 Dex, +7 natural, –1 size)
hp 126 (12d10+60)
Fort +13, Ref +10, Will +5
Immune fire
Weaknesses vulnerability to cold
OFFENSE
Speed 40 ft.
Melee bite +20 (2d6+12/19–20 plus 2d6 fire)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 10 ft.
Special Attacks breath weapon (30-ft. cone, once every 1d4 rounds, 10d6 fire damage, Reflex DC 21 half)
STATISTICS
Str 27, Dex 15, Con 21, Int 4, Wis 12, Cha 6
Base Atk +12; CMB +21; CMD 33 (37 vs. trip)
Feats Alertness, Improved Critical (bite), Improved Initiative, Skill Focus ( Stealth, Survival), Weapon Focus (bite)
Skills Acrobatics +16, Perception +12, Stealth +21, Survival +13; Racial Modifiers +5 Stealth
Languages Infernal

ECOLOGY
Environment any (Hell)
Organization solitary, pair, or pack (3–6)
Treasure standard ( +2 chain shirt barding)

All are fitted with shirts of fire-scorched barding, and the loyal beasts obey their master perfectly. They are fearsome, snarling horrors in combat.