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Cave Wizard (Dwarf Evoker 9)

Cave Wizard
CR 8

XP 4,800
Dwarf Evoker 9
NE Medium humanoid (dwarf)
Init +3; Senses Perception +12

DEFENSE

AC 15, touch 10, flat-footed 15 (+4 armor, +1 deflection, –1 Dex, +1 natural)
hp 92 (9d6+58)
Fort +8, Ref +2, Will +9; +2 vs. poison, spells, and spell-like abilities
Defensive Abilities defensive training (+4 dodge bonus to AC vs. giants); Immune fire (108 points)

OFFENSE

Speed 20 ft.
Melee battleaxe +5 (1d8+1/×3)
Special Attacks +1 on attack rolls against goblinoid and orc humanoids, intense spells (+4 damage)
Arcane School Spell-Like Abilities (CL 9th; concentration +13)

At will—elemental wall (9 rounds/day)
7/day—force missile (1d4+4)

Evoker Spells Prepared (CL 9th; concentration +13)

Opposition Schools enchantment, necromancy

TACTICS

Before Combat The wizard casts bear’s endurance, mage armor, and protection from energy (fire).

During Combat The wizard casts greater invisibility, then uses transmute rock to mud to trap foes. He casts area damage spells at trapped targets and uses stinking cloud and resilient sphere to hinder those who escape the mud.

Base Statistics

Without bear’s endurance, mage armor, and protection from energy (fire), the wizard’s statistics are AC 11, touch 10, flat-footed 11; hp 74; Fort +6; Immune none; Con 16.

STATISTICS

Str 12, Dex 8, Con 20, Int 18, Wis 16, Cha 8
Base Atk +4; CMB +5; CMD 15 (19 vs. bull rush or trip)
Feats Combat Casting, Empower Spell, Improved Initiative, Scribe Scroll, Spell Focus (evocation), Spell Penetration, Toughness
Skills Appraise +15 (+17 to assess non-magical metals or gemstones), Climb +4, Craft (alchemy) +12, Fly +6, Knowledge (arcana, dungeoneering) +16, Knowledge (engineering) +12, Perception +12 (+14 to notice unusual stonework), Sense Motive +4, Spellcraft +16
Languages Common, Dwarven, Goblin, Terran, Undercommon
SQ arcane bond (bat)
Combat Gear potion of cure moderate wounds, scroll of clairaudience/clairvoyance, scroll of solid fog, scroll of stinking cloud, scroll of stone shape; Other Gear battleaxe, amulet of natural armor +1, headband of vast intelligence +2, ring of protection +1, spellbook, 665 gp

DESCRIPTION

The cave wizard manipulates the energy of deep rock.

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