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Huecuva (3pp)

This rotting and decaying humanoid is dressed in defiled and tattered priestly vestments. Worms crawl and slither into and out of its eye sockets, rib cage, and other decaying areas of its rotting form.

Huecuva CR 2

XP 600
CE Medium undead
Init +6; Senses darkvision 60 ft.; Perception +5; Aura faithless (30 ft.)

DEFENSE

AC 17, touch 12, flat-footed 15 (+2 Dex, +5 natural)
hp 16 (3d8+3)
Fort +2; Ref +3; Will +4
DR 5/magic or silver; Immune undead traits Spd 30 ft.
Melee 2 claws +4 (1d6+1 plus disease)
Spell-like Abilities (CL 3rd)

3/daydisguise self

STATISTICS

Str 13, Dex 14, Con —, Int 4, Wis 12, Cha 12
Base Atk +2; CMB +3; CMD 15
Feats Improved Initiative, Weapon Focus (claw)
Skills Perception +5, Stealth +7

SPECIAL ABILITIES

Disease (Ex)

Filth fever: Claw—injury; save Fort DC 12; onset 1d3 days; frequency 1/day; effect 1d3 Dex damage and 1d3 Con damage; cure 2 consecutive saves. The save DC is Charisma-based.

Faithless (Su)

The huecuva and all undead creatures within 30 feet receive a +2 profane bonus on Will saves made to resist channeled energy and any effects based off that ability. This bonus stacks with channel resistance.

ECOLOGY

Environment any
Organization solitary, pair, or cloister (5–10)
Treasure standard

Huecuva are the undead spirits of good clerics who were unfaithful to their god and turned to the path of evil before death. As punishment for their transgression, their god condemned them to roam the earth as the one creature all good-aligned clerics despise — undead. Huecuva resemble robed skeletons and are often mistaken for such creatures. A huecuva attacks with its claws, raking and slashing at its opponents. It attacks relentlessly until either it or its opponent is dead. During combat, if a good-aligned cleric attempts to turn a huecuva and fails, the huecuva concentrates all attacks on that cleric, ignoring all other opponents until the cleric or the huecuva is dead.

A huecuva’s natural weapons are treated as magic weapons for the purpose of overcoming damage reduction.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Huecuva from the Tome of Horrors Complete, Copyright 2011, Necromancer Games, Inc., published and distributed by Frog God Games; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Underworld Oracle