Tsukumogami, Kasa-Obake

Kasa-Obake CR 4

XP 1200
N Small outsider (kami, native)
Init +3; Senses darkvision 60 ft., low-light vision; Perception +8


AC 20, touch 14, flat-footed 17 (+3 Dex, +6 natural, +1 size)
hp 27 (2d10+16); fast healing 5
Fort +3, Ref +6, Will +6
Defensive Abilities hardness 5; Immune construct traits, petrification, polymorph; Resist acid 10, electricity 10, fire 10


Speed 30 ft.
Melee 3 slams +6 (1d6+2)
Spell-like Abilities (CL 2nd; concentration +4)

At-willdecrepit disguise (self only), ghost sound, invisibility (self only), mending, quintessence (self only), ventriloquism


Str 14, Dex 16, Con 17, Int 15, Wis 17, Cha 14
Base Atk +2; CMB +3; CMD 16
Feats Weapon Focus (slam)
Skills Bluff +7, Craft (cloth) +7, Disguise +7, Knowledge (history) +7, Perception +8, Sense Motive +8, Sleight of Hand +8, Stealth +12
Languages Common; telepathy 100 ft.
SQ construction points (additional attack), freeze, merge with ward, ward (100-year-old umbrella)


Environment any
Organization solitary, pair, or group (3–12)
Treasure none

One of the most famous tsukumogami is the one-eyed and one-legged umbrella creature known as kasaobake, a creature that is alternately creepy, curious, and mischievous. Kasa-obake are as likely to scare a creature away as they are to assist it, though their seemingly unpredictable nature always has a pattern behind it.

For instance, most kasa-obake react more positively to those who treat their belongings well. Kasa-obake can be sources of wisdom if approached correctly, but they are also likely to tell amusing tall tales instead of the truth.

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