Demon, Barizou (Assassin Demon; 3pp)

This humanoid appears to be halfling-sized or smaller with gray skin, a wolf-like head, membranous wings, and hands and feet that end in sharpened talons. Its mouth is littered with a row of razor-sharp fangs. Its back is mottled with sickly patches of bluish-gray

Barizou (Assassin Demon)
CR 3

XP 800
CE Small outsider (chaotic, demon, evil, extraplanar)
Init +2; Senses darkvision 60 ft.; Perception +8


AC 17, touch 13, flat-footed 15 (+2 Dex, +4 natural, +1 size)
hp 16 (3d10)
Fort +1; Ref +5; Will +1
Defensive Abilities chameleon; DR 5/cold iron; Immune electricity, poison; Resist acid 10, cold 10, fire 10; SR 14


Speed 30 ft., fly 50 ft. (good)
Melee 2 claws +7 (1d4), bite +6 (1d6)
Special Attacks sneak attack +2d6, whisper of madness
Spell-like Abilities (CL 6th):

At willcause fear (DC 11), desecrate, detect good, invisibility (self only)
1/daysummon (level 3, 1 barizou 35%)


Str 10, Dex 15, Con 10 Int 6, Wis 6, Cha 10
Base Atk +3; CMB +2; CMD 14
Feats Weapon Finesse, Weapon Focus (claw),
Skills Fly +14, Perception +8, Stealth +12, Survival +1; Racial Modifiers +4 Perception, +8 Stealth
Languages Abyssal; telepathy 100 ft.


Chameleon (Ex)

As a free action, a barizou can alter its coloration to blend with its surroundings. This grants the barizou a +8 racial bonus on Stealth checks (included in its stat block).

Sneak Attack (Ex)

Anytime a barizou’s opponent is denied its Dexterity bonus to AC, or when a target is flanked by a barizou, the creature deals an extra 2d6 points of damage on a successful hit.


Environment any (Abyss)
Organization solitary
Treasure none

Called assassin demons or infiltrator demons, the barizou are employed as such because their small size allows them to move unseen in many places larger demons cannot go.

The typical barizou stands 3 feet tall and weighs about 60 pounds.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Barizou from the Tome of Horrors Complete, Copyright 2011, Necromancer Games, Inc., published and distributed by Frog God Games; Authors Scott Greene and Clark Peterson.

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