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Graveborne Simple Template (CR +1)[3pp]


Graveborne creatures are weathered, bony undead drawn forth from the land in which they were interred. While superficially resembling skeletons graveborne creatures are composed of a mix of aged, ossified and naturally occurring materials including patches of leathery skin, hair and even material from their interment including roots, soil and rocks.

A graveborne creature’s quick and rebuild rules are the same.

Challenge Rating: +1. A graveborne creature’s CR increases by +1 only if the base creature has 5 or more HD.

Type: Undead (the creature gains undead traits).

Senses: The creature gains darkvision 60 ft.

Defensive Abilities: Due to its strong link with its summoner and amalgam state the graveborne creature has channel resistance +2.

The creature also gains damage reduction, cold resistance, Dexterity bonus and a natural armor bonus as noted on Table: Graveborne Creature Defenses.

Feats: The creature gains the Improved Initiative feat.

Table: Graveborne Creature Defenses
Hit Dice Cold Resistance Damage Reduction
1-4 5
5-10 10 5/bludgeoning
11 + 15 5/bludgeoning
Size Natural Armor Bonus Dexterity Bonus
Tiny or smaller +0 +2
Small +1 +2
Medium or large +2 +1
Huge +3
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