Nixie, Debased

The creature looks like a nixie, save for its burning red eyes, blackened skin and elongated nails.

Debased Nixie CR 2

XP 600
NE Small fey (aquatic)
Init +3; Senses low-light vision; Perception +9


AC 15, touch 15, flat-footed 11 (+3 Dex, +1 dodge, +1 size)
hp 10 (3d6)
Fort +1; Ref +6; Will +4; +4 vs. spells and spell–like abilities cast by good–aligned fey
DR 5/cold iron; SR 16


Speed 20 ft., swim 30 ft.
Melee short sword +5 (1d4–2), 2 claws +5 (1d4–2)
Ranged light crossbow +5 (1d6/19–20)
Special Attacks defiling touch (DC 17)
Spell-Like Abilities (CL 4th):

3/daycharm person (DC 15)
1/daywater breathing


Str 7, Dex 16, Con 11, Int 12, Wis 13, Cha 18
Base Atk +1; CMB -2; CMD 12
Feats Alertness, Dodge, Weapon FinesseB
Skills Bluff +10, Craft (any one) +7, Escape Artist +9, Handle Animal +7, Perception +9, Sense Motive +9, Stealth +13 (+18 in water), Swim +6; Racial Modifiers +5 Stealth in water
Languages Aquan, Sylvan
SQ amphibious, anathema, wild empathy
Gear short sword, light crossbow, 20 crossbow bolts


Anathema (Su)

A debased fey has been rejected by the purity of nature. Normal plants within 20 feet wither and die if the debased fey remains in proximity for more than 5 minutes. Pure environments such as untouched forests and clear streams and ponds may become spoiled and polluted if the debased fey remains in that environment for more than 1 day. Plant creatures (such as shambling mounds, for example) take 1d2 points of damage each round they remain within 20 feet of a debased fey. A Fortitude save negates the damage for that round. A new save can be made each round.

Defiling Touch (Su)

The damage dealt by a debased fey’s natural attacks resists all magical healing (though it can be healed normally through rest). A creature attempting to cast a cure spell or a heal spell on a creature damaged by a debased fey’s natural attacks must make a successful caster level check (DC 10 + 1/2 the debased fey’s HD + the debased fey’s Constitution modifier, +2 racial bonus), or the spell has no effect on the injured creature.

Wild Empathy (Ex)

This ability works like the druid’s wild empathy class feature, except that a nixie has a +6 racial bonus on the check.

Editor’s Note

Base template: Debased Fey (CR +1)


Environment temperate aquatic
Organization gang (2–4), band (6–11), or tribe (20–80)
Treasure no coins, 50% goods (metal or stone only), 50% items (no scrolls)

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Debased Nixie from the Tome of Horrors Complete, Copyright 2011, Necromancer Games, Inc., published and distributed by Frog God Games; Author Scott Greene.

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