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    Weird, Blood

    This is a 10-foot long, crimson serpent with glistening scales, dark red in color. Bands of black spiral the length of its body and its eyes are a deep reddish-brown in color.

    Blood Weird CR 8

    XP 4,800
    CE Large outsider (chaotic, evil, extraplanar)
    Init +7; Senses darkvision 60 ft.; Perception +18

    DEFENSE

    AC 17, touch 12, flat-footed 14 (+3 Dex, +5 natural, -1 size)
    hp 75 (10d10+20)
    Fort +7, Ref +10, Will +8
    Defensive Abilities transparency; DR 10/bludgeoning

    OFFENSE

    Speed 40 ft.
    Melee bite +14 (2d6+6 plus siphon and grab)
    Space 10 ft.; Reach 5 ft.
    Special Attacks drench, drown

    TACTICS

    Blood weirds wait patiently in their pool for potential prey. When a foe wanders close, the weird lashes out and intertwines itself around the opponent. On the next round, it attempts to fall back into its pool, bringing the grabbed opponent with it. Grabbed foes are either drowned or subjected to its siphoning attack.

    STATISTICS

    Str 19, Dex 17, Con 15, Int 12, Wis 12, Cha 16
    Base Atk +10; CMB +15 (+19 grapple); CMD 28 (can't be tripped)
    Feats Alertness, Great Fortitude, Improved Initiative, Improved Natural Attack (bite), Weapon Focus (bite)
    Skills Bluff +16, Intimidate +16, Knowledge (planes) +14, Perception +18, Sense Motive +18, Stealth +12, Survival +14
    Languages Abyssal, Common, Weirdling
    SQ blood pool, reform

    SPECIAL ABILITIES

    Blood Pool (Ex)

    A blood weird's pool is a bubbling, flowing mass of dark, rich, red blood. Creatures pinned underneath the blood are subject to drowning (see below).

    Drench (Ex)

    The weird's touch puts out torches, campfires, exposed lanterns, and other open flames of nonmagical origin if these are of Large size or smaller. The creature can dispel magical fire it touches as dispel magic cast by a sorcerer whose level equals the weird's HD total.

    Drown (Ex)

    If a blood weird grapples a foe, it can fully immerses its victim in its blood pool as a free action. A victim completely immersed must hold its breath or drown. See the "Drowning" section in the Pathfinder Core Rulebook.

    Reform (Ex)

    When reduced to 0 hit points or less, a blood weird collapses back into its pool. Four rounds later, it reforms at full strength minus any damage taken from firebased spells and effects.

    Siphon (Su)

    A blood weird that hits a foe siphons off a portion of its blood. This attack deals 1d4 points of Constitution damage each time the blood weird hits. A creature struck can make a successful DC 17 Fortitude save to negate the ability damage that round. The save DC is Constitution-based. Creatures without blood (GM's discretion) are immune to this effect.

    Transparency (Ex)

    A blood weird is effectively invisible in its pool until it attacks.