This brass statue is sculpted in the shape of an angel with metal wings, and its halo takes the form of a burning crown.
Angelic Guardian CR 5
Str 18, Dex 15, Con —, Int —, Wis 11, Cha 1
Base Atk +6; CMB +10; CMD 22
Languages Common (cannot speak)
SQ metallic feathers
As a standard action, an angelic guardian can spread its wings and protect a single adjacent creature from the next ranged attack. The next time the protected creature would normally be hit with an attack from a ranged attack, the attack is instead deflected and the protected creature takes no damage. An angelic guardian can only deflect one ranged attack per turn in this way. This effect lasts until the angelic guardian’s next turn or until the protected creature leaves its square, whichever comes first.
An angelic guardian’s wings are honed to razor-sharp edges, and attacks with them deal slashing damage instead of bludgeoning damage.
Environment any urban
Organization solitary, assembly (2–4), or choir (5–8)
Nobles, entrepreneurs, and wealthy paranoiacs alike purchase angelic guardians to serve as their personal protectors. Though inspired by depictions of angelic beings, these metallic beings are not truly from another plane, but are instead merely stylized automatons designed to watch over and protect their masters. They can be found where they line aristocrats’ gardens and stand stoically for days or even weeks without moving, their burning halos the only feature suggestive of animation.
Angelic guardians can be forged from various substances, though their bodies are typically made from brass and their wings from steel. Angelic guardians stand nearly 7 feet tall and weigh 2,000 pounds.
Angelic Guardian Construction
An angelic guardian is made from 2,000 pounds of metal that is treated with unguents and ointments worth 2,000 gp.
CL 9th; Price 22,000 gp
Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Magnimar, City of Monuments, © 2012, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Authors: Adam Daigle and James Jacobs.