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Kamadan (3pp)

This creature resembles a large leopard-like cat with emerald green eyes. From its shoulders sprout six long serpents, blackish-green in color, each about twice the length of a normal human. The serpents' eyes are reddish-yellow.

Kamadan CR 4

XP 1,200
N(E) Large magical beast
Init +2; Senses darkvision 60 ft., low-light vision, scent; Perception +8


AC 18, touch 13, flat-footed 15 (+2 Dex, +1 dodge, +5 natural)
hp 30 (4d10+8)
Fort +6, Ref +6, Will +2


Speed 40 ft.
Melee 2 claws +7 (1d6+4), bite +7 (1d8+4), and 6 snakes +2 (1d4)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 5 ft. (10 ft. with snakes)
Special Attacks sleep breath, snakes


Str 18, Dex 15, Con 15, Int 5, Wis 12, Cha 9
Base Atk +4; CMB +9; CMD 22 (26 vs. trip)
Feats Dodge, Skill Focus (Perception)
Skills Acrobatics +6 (+10 jump, +14 balance), Perception +8, Stealth +7 (+15 in undergrowth); Racial Modifiers +8 Acrobatics (for balance), +4 Stealth (+8 in tall grass or undergrowth)
Languages Common


Sleep Breath (Su)

Cone of sleep, 30 feet, every 1d4 rounds (but not more than 5/day); DC 14 Fortitude negates, as the sleep spell (caster level 8th). There is no HD limit to the number of creatures that can be affected. The save DC is Constitution-based.

Snakes (Ex)

Each snake attacks independently each round at the listed attack bonus. The snakes do not gain the kamadan's Strength bonus to damage.

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Poisonous Kamadan

A variant kamadan, one with poisonous snakes, is rumored to exist in the world. Encounters with such creatures are rare, for which most adventurers are thankful. The poisonous kamadan is CR 6 and uses the same statistics as the normal kamadan, but each snake head delivers a poisonous bite.

Poison (Ex)

Snakes—injury; save Fort DC 14; frequency 1/round for 6 rounds; effect 1d6 Constitution damage; cure 2 consecutive saves. The save DC is Constitution-based.