Onset 1 minute; Frequency 1/day.
1d4 Charisma damage. If the subject reaches a Charisma value of 0 or less, it is slain, its flesh melts off its bones (if any), and it rises as a fledgling obitu within 24 hours.; Cure 3 consecutive saves.
Special The vivification virus bypasses a corporeal undead’s normal immunity to disease. In addition, this disease has no effect whatsoever on the living. This disease only affects corporeal undead. All obitu carry this disease, and some even manage to master control over it through certain feats. Undead who are not Medium-sized humanoids that die from this disease, do not rise as obitu. Vestiges related to the type of undead, as well as any damage to the skeleton itself, disappear by the time the obitu reaches basic sentience (at about 6 months old). This disease cannot be cured by magical means.
Remarkable Races: Compendium of Unusual PC Races, Pathway to Adventure Edition. Copyright 2009, Alluria Publishing; Author: J. Matthew Kubisz