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Plagued Steed

The rotting skeleton and muscles of this fanged, decaying horse seem barely able to hold together.

Plagued Horse CR 2

XP 600
NE Large undead (augmented animal)
Init +3; Senses darkvision 60 ft., low-light vision; Perception +6

DEFENSE

AC 14, touch 12, flat-footed 11 (+3 Dex, +2 natural, –1 size)
hp 16 (2d8+7)
Fort +5, Ref +6, Will +1
Defensive Abilities channel resistance +2; DR 5/slashing;
Immune cold, undead traits

OFFENSE

Speed 50 ft.
Melee bite +5 (1d8+5 plus disease), 2 hooves +0 (1d4+2)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 10 ft.
Special Attacks disease

STATISTICS

Str 20, Dex 16, Con —, Int 2, Wis 13, Cha 15
Base Atk +1; CMB +7; CMD 20 (24 vs. trip)
Feats Endurance, Run B, Toughness B
Skills Perception +6
SQ docile

SPECIAL ABILITIES

Disease (Ex)

Demon Plague: Bite—injury; save Fortitude DC 13; onset 1 day; frequency 1/day; effect 1d3 Constitution damage and 1d6 Wisdom damage, victim is fatigued if it takes any ability damage from the disease, and certain creatures slain by demon plague rise as plagued beasts; cure 3 consecutive saves.

ECOLOGY

Environment any
Organization solitary, pair, or herd (3–30)
Treasure none

When animals are stricken with demon plague, they may arise as undead and further spread the disease. Some demons and cultists are fond of using plagued horses as mounts.

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