Shadow-Rat CR 1
This ghastly little rodent is enshrouded by a veil of black shades that roils off of it as it chitters and leaps across the floor in your direction, malevolence in its eyes.
During Combat Shadow-rats use their incorporeal form and focus their attacks on the character reflecting the most light.
Str 6, Dex 15, Con —, Int 2, Wis 12, Cha 12
Base Atk +0; CMB +0; CMD 10 (14 vs. trip)
Feats Skill Focus (Perception), Weapon Finesse
Skills Acrobatics +2 (+6 jump), Climb +10, Perception +8, Stealth +14; Racial Modifiers +4 Stealth, Shadow-rats use their Dexterity modifier for Climb checks.
The DC for this ability is Charisma-based.
Incorporeal Form (Su)
A shadow-rat can, as a standard action, assume an incorporeal form for up to 1 hour per day. In this form, the shadow-rat loses its natural AC bonus but gains a +2 deflection bonus to AC (AC 16, touch 15, flat-footed 13).
The shadow-rat can still attack corporeal opponents while in its incorporeal form, but its attack only inflicts Strength damage and cannot cause physical damage. The shadow-rat gains the incorporeal subtype while using this ability.
Shadow Blend (Ex)
Strength Damage (Su)
Environment any underground
Organization solitary, pair, pack (3-8), or infestation (9-20)
Shadow-rats are created whenever rodents are left to feast upon the flesh of the undead and then allowed to breed. The resulting offspring is evil from birth, quickly using its abilities to slay the parents and any natural siblings nearby, soon after heading off to find new prey (often killing things not out of hunger, but for the thrill of the act).
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