Blackfire Creeper
Medium shadow humanoid (cold, undead)
Level 19 Elite Soldier XP 4800

Initiative +18        Senses Perception +18; Darkvision
HP 368; Bloodied 184
AC 37; Fortitude 34, Reflex 35, Will 29
Resist 20 cold, 20 necrotic; Vulnerable 10 radiant
Saving Throws +2
Speed 5
Action Points 1

Claw (standard, at-will) Cold, Necrotic

+26 vs AC; 1d6+7 damage plus 2d6 cold and necrotic damage, and the target is marked until the end of the blackfire creeper's next turn.

Double Attack (standard, at-will) Cold, Necrotic

+24 vs ; 3d6+8 damage.. The blackfire creeper makes two claw attacks.

Blackfire Touch (standard, recharge ) Cold, Necrotic

+24 vs Reflex; on a hit, the target loses 1 healing surge and is engulfed in black flames (save ends). While engulfed, any creature that starts its turn in a space adjacent to the target takes 10 cold and necrotic damage. First Failed Saving Throw: The target is engulfed in black flames and cannot spend healing surges until it takes a short rest. Second Failed Saving Throw: The target is engulfed in black flames and cannot spend healing surges until it takes an extended rest.

Imperiled by Fire

If the blackfire creeper takes fire damage, it takes a -4 penalty to AC until the end of its next turn.

Alignment Chaotic evil        Languages Common
Str 17 (+12)      Dex 25 (+16)      Wis 19 (+13)
Con 24 (+16)      Int 10 (+9)      Cha 12 (+10)

Description: Chosen guardians created from exemplary Moilian dead, the blackfire creepers patrol the City That Waits to dispatch any interlopers they find.


Published in Dragon Magazine 371, page(s) 17.