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Gitwerc

Gitwerc CR 1/2

Suddenly the dweorg’s skin rips apart to reveal hard red flesh as the dwarf cackles, horns and spikes of bone jutting out of its arms as it charges at you!

XP 200
Gitwerc warrior 1
LE Medium outsider humanoid (dwarf, gitwerc, native)
Init –2; Senses darkvision 60 ft., see in darkness; Perception +1

DEFENSE

AC 17, touch 8, flat-footed 17 (+6 armor, –2 Dex, +1 natural, +2 shield)
hp 10 (1d10+5)
Fort +3, Ref –2, Will +0 Resist cold 5, electricity 5, fire 5
Weaknesses light blindness

OFFENSE

Speed 20 ft.
Melee battleaxe +0 (1d8–1, Crit x3)
Ranged throwing axe –1 (1d6–1, Crit x2, Range 10 ft.)

TACTICS

Before Combat Gitwerc are wickedly deceptive and disguise themselves as lost dweorg, attempting to insinuate themselves into a group and attacking as their new “friends” sleep.

During Combat Gitwerc rely on their brawniness and hit points to win a fair fight, gradually retreating as soon as a battle turns against them.

Morale A gitwerc flees when reduced to 4 hp or less.

STATISTICS

Str 9, Dex 7, Con 12, Int 15, Wis 10, Cha 10
Base Atk +1; CMB +0; CMD 8
Feats Toughness
Skills Bluff +1, Disguise +0 (+10 as dweorg), Perception +1, Sense Motive +4, Stealth –1; Racial Modifiers +10 Disguise (dweorg)
Languages Common, Infernal, Undercommon
SQ change shape (alter self, dweorg only), fiendish resistance, fiendish sorcery, infernal, skill training (Diplomacy, Sense Motive)

ECOLOGY

Environment underground
Organization solitary, pair, soul reaver party (4–16), or clan (20–50)
Treasure standard (battle axe, chainmail, heavy steel shield, throwing axe [4])

Gitwerc typically weigh more than their dwarven kin but are otherwise physically similar.

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