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    Stymphalidies

    Every feather like a plate of shimmering armor and its beak the length and sharpness of a knight’s lance, this towering, ibis-like bird looks to be sculpted from silver and brass. Standing upon long legs ending in powerful metallic talons, its beady eyes dart about voraciously.

    Stymphalidies CR 8

    XP 4,800
    N Large magical beast
    Init +6; Senses low-light vision; Perception +12

    DEFENSE

    AC 22, touch 11, flat-footed 20 (+2 Dex, +11 natural, -1 size)
    hp 94 (9d10+45)
    Fort +11, Ref +10, Will +5
    DR 10/magic and adamantine; Immune fire
    Weaknesses vulnerable to sonic

    OFFENSE

    Speed 20 ft., fly 120 ft. (poor)
    Melee bite +14 (1d8+6 plus bleed), 2 talons +14 (1d6+6), 2 wings +9 (1d6+3 plus bleed)
    Ranged 2 wing razors +10 (1d6+6 plus bleed)
    Space 10 ft.; Reach 5 ft.
    Special Attacks bleed (1d6), glare, wing razors

    STATISTICS

    Str 22, Dex 15, Con 20, Int 2, Wis 15, Cha 17
    Base Atk +9; CMB +16; CMD 28
    Feats Critical Focus, Flyby Attack, Improved Initiative, Lightning Reflexes, Skill Focus (Perception)
    Skills Fly +4, Perception +12

    SPECIAL ABILITIES

    Glare (Su)

    As a standard action, in any area of normal or brighter light, a stymphalidies can ruffle its metallic feathers in such a way as to blind all creatures nearby. Any creature within 30 feet must succeed at a DC 19 Fortitude save or be blinded for 1d6 minutes. A creature can defend against this effect in the same way it would a gaze attack. This is a sight-based effect. The save DC is Constitution-based.

    Wing Razors (Ex)

    A stymphalidies's metallic feathers are razor-sharp. In addition to being able to slash creatures with its wings as a melee attack, it may beat its wings, flinging two large, feathered shards at a single target. These wing razors deal 2d6 points of damage and cause bleed, with a range increment of 50 feet. A stymphalidies can use this attack a number of times per day equal to its Constitution modifier (5 times per day for most stymphalidies).

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