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Scarab Stalker


The desert heat blurs the mysteries of the past. Forgotten ruins have given rise to a breed of hunters who call upon the powers of the gods to protect and explore the ancient sites of their people.

Sacred Animal Focus (Su)

A scarab stalker can select from the bull, falcon, and snake animal foci, as well as the following new animal foci.

Bee: The creature gains a +4 competence bonus on Fly checks. This bonus increases to +6 at 8th level and +8 at 15th level.

Cat: The creature gains a +4 competence bonus on Acrobatics checks. This bonus increases to +6 at 8th level and +8 at 15th level.

Cow: The creature gains a +1 competence bonus on Fortitude saving throws. This bonus increases to +2 at 8th level and +3 at 15th level.

Crocodile: The creature gains a +4 competence bonus on Swim checks. This bonus increases to +6 at 8th level and +3 at 15th level.

Ibis: The creature gains a +2 competence bonus on saving throws against disease. This bonus increases to +4 at 8th level and +6 at 15th level.

Jackal: The creature gains a +2 competence bonus on Survival checks. This bonus increases to +4 at 8th level and +6 at 15th level.

Kite: The creature recovers 1 additional hit point whenever it receives magical healing. This bonus increases to 2 at 8th level and 3 at 15th level.

Leopard: The creature gains a +4 bonus on Escape Artist checks. This bonus increases to +6 at 8th level and +8 at 15th level.

Lion: The creature gains a +4 competence bonus on Intimidate checks. This bonus increases to +6 at 8th level and +8 at 15th level.

Ram: The creature gains a +1 bonus on damage rolls with charge attacks. This bonus increases to +2 at 8th level and +3 at 15th level.

Scarab Beetle: The creature gains a +1 enhancement bonus to its natural armor bonus. This bonus increases to +2 at 8th level and +3 at 15th level.

Scorpion: The creature gains a +2 competence bonus on saving throws against poison. This bonus increases to +4 at 8th level and +6 at 15th level.

Sha: The creature ignores the Perception penalty from sandstorms, and can see twice as far in sandstorms. This increases to 3 times as far at 8th level and 4 times as far at 15th level.

Uraeus: The creature gains a +2 competence bonus on saving throws against breath weapons. This bonus increases to +4 at 8th level and +6 at 15th level.

This ability alters animal focus.

Desert Walker (Ex)

At 5th level, a scarab stalker and her animal companion can move through desert terrain at normal speed without taking damage or suffering any other impairments unless that terrain has been enchanted or magically manipulated.

This ability replaces woodland stride.

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