This snake-bodied humanoid hisses with anger. Spines of crackling flame dance along the creature’s blackened, fiery-red scales.
Unique Noble Salamander CR 10
Speed 20 ft.
Melee +3 scythe +24/+19/+14 (2d6+13/x4 plus 1d8 fire and poison), tail slap +15 (2d8+3 plus 1d8 fire and grab)
Melee (Power Attack) +3 scythe +20/+15/+10 (2d6+25/x4 plus 1d8 fire), tail slap +11 (2d8+7 plus 1d8 fire and grab)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 10 ft. (20 ft. with tail)
Special Attacks constrict (2d8+10 plus 1d8 fire), heat (1d8 fire)
Spell-Like Abilities (CL 15th; concentration +16)
Str 25, Dex 11, Con 22, Int 14, Wis 15, Cha 13
Base Atk +14; CMB +22 (+26 to grapple); CMD 32 (can’t be tripped)
Feats Alertness, Cleave, Great Cleave, Iron Will, Power Attack, Skill Focus (Perception), Weapon Focus (scythe)
Skills Acrobatics +18, Bluff +19, Craft (weaponsmithing) +24, Diplomacy +19, Intimidate +19, Knowledge (planes) +20, Perception +29, Sense Motive +23, Stealth +18; Racial Modifiers +4 Craft (armorsmithing, blacksmithing, and weaponsmithing)
Languages Common, Ignan
Combat Gear 4 doses of deathblade (Fort DC 20, 1d3 con 1/rd. for 6 rds., 2 saves); Other Gear +3 scythe
The cutthroat is a noble salamander who has passed beyond the boundaries of madness. For years he stalked one of the City of Brass’s poor districts, committing brutal murders upon its hapless residents.