Animated Jack-O’-Lantern

Leaping from its place, this mundane object takes on an unnatural life of its own, moving as though it were a wild animal provoked into attacking.

Animated Jack-O’-Lantern
CR 2

XP 600
N Small construct
Init +1; Senses darkvision 60 ft., low-light vision; Perception –5


AC* 12, touch 12, flat-footed 1 (+1 Dex, +1 size)
hp 21 (2d10+10)
Fort +0, Ref +1, Will -5
Defensive Abilities hardness 5; Immune construct traits
Weaknesses vulnerability to cold


Speed 20 ft.
Melee bite (1d6 plus burn), slam +2 (1d4)
Special Attacks burn (1d6, DC 11)


Str 10, Dex 12, Con –, Int –, Wis 1, Cha 1
Base Atk +2; CMB +2; CMD 13
SQ construction points (additional natural attack [bite], burn), flaws (brittle)

*Editor’s Note

This construct is missing its natural armor bonus (+4). The correct value should be AC 16, touch 12, flat-footed 15 (+1 Dex, +4 natural, +1 size)


Environment any
Organization solitary, pair, or patch (3–8)
Treasure none

Animated objects come in many sizes and forms, often to the dismay of careless adventurers. Magically brought to pseudo-life, these items follow the will of their masters and are often created as guards or sentries in dungeons or castles.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Pathfinder 43: Haunting of Harrowstone. Copyright 2011, Paizo Publishing, LLC, Author: Michael Kortes

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