Gargoyle, Green Guardian (3pp)

This winged humanoid creature is carved of a strange green stone with eyes rich black in color.

Green Guardian
CR 4

XP 1,200
CE Medium monstrous humanoid (earth)
Init +2; Senses darkvision 60 ft., low-light vision; Perception +7


AC 16, touch 12, flat-footed 14 (+2 Dex, +4 natural)
hp 38 (4d10+16)
Fort +5; Ref +6; Will +4
Defensive Abilities reanimation; DR 10/magic


Speed 40 ft., fly 60 ft. (average)
Melee 2 claws +6 (1d6+2), bite +6 (1d6+2), gore +6 (1d6+2)


Str 15, Dex 14, Con 18, Int 6, Wis 11, Cha 7
Base Atk +4; CMB +6; CMD 18
Feats Hover, Skill Focus (Fly)
Skills Fly +12, Perception +7, Stealth +9 (+13 stony environs); Racial Modifiers +2 Stealth (+6 Stealth in stony environs)
Languages Common, Terran
SQ freeze


Freeze (Ex)

A green guardian can hold itself so still it appears to be a statue. A green guardian that uses freeze can take 20 on its Stealth check to hide in plain sight as a stone statue.

Reanimation (Ex)

The eyes of a green guardian gargoyle are made of two pieces of jet (500 gp each) that detect as both magic (faint conjuration) and evil. After being destroyed, a green guardian automatically reanimates in 1d8+2 days unless the eye gems are crushed and disenchanted with both dispel magic (DC 15) and remove curse.


Environment any land, aquatic, and underground
Organization solitary, pair, or wing (5–16)
Treasure standard plus 2 gems (500 gp value) in eyes

Several different varieties of gargoyles exist. For all their differences, they do share some common traits. They prefer to remain still and then suddenly attack or dive into their prey. Green guardians attempt to hold their victims and then fly off with them. A group of margoyles and/or gargoyles works in unison to bring down their opponents.

Gargoyle’s natural weapons are treated as magic weapons for the purpose of overcoming damage reduction.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Green Guardian Gargoyle from the Tome of Horrors Complete, Copyright 2011, Necromancer Games, Inc., published and distributed by Frog God Games; Authors Scott Greene and Clark Peterson, based on original material by Gary Gygax.

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