Drow Shadowblade
Medium fey humanoid
Level 24 Lurker XP 6050

HP 171; Bloodied 85Initiative +24
AC 39, Fortitude 34, Reflex 37, Will 36Perception+24
Speed 7; phasingDarkvision

Standard Actions

Short Sword (weapon) At-Will

Attack: Melee 1 (one creature); +29 vs. AC

Hit: 2d6 + 15 damage.

Shadow Strike (necrotic, weapon, zone) At-Will

Attack: Melee 1 (one creature flanked by the shadowblade and its animated shadow); +29 vs. AC

Hit: 2d6 + 15 damage plus 10 necrotic damage, and the animated shadow ends and creates a zone in a close burst 2 centered on its square and including its square. The zone lasts until the end of the shadowblade’s next turn. The zone blocks line of sight for all creatures except the shadowblade. Any creature other than the shadowblade is blinded while within the zone.

Animated Shadow Recharge when the shadowblade's animated shadow ends

Effect: The shadowblade creates an animated shadow in an unoccupied square within 10 squares of it. The shadow lasts until the end of the shadowblade’s next turn. The shadow counts as an ally for the purpose of flanking with the shadowblade. When the shadowblade moves on its turn, it slides the shadow an equal number of squares.

Minor Actions

Soulrot Venom (necrotic, poison) Recharge when first bloodied

Effect: The next enemy the shadowblade hits before the end of the encounter is weakened (save ends).

    First Failed Saving Throw: The enemy takes ongoing 15 necrotic and poison damage (save ends).

    Second Failed Saving Throw: The enemy cannot benefit from immunities or resistances (save ends).

Triggered Actions

Persistent Blade Recharge

Trigger: The shadowblade misses an enemy with a melee attack.

Effect (Free Action): The shadowblade uses short sword against a different enemy.

Skills Acrobatics +25, Stealth +25, Thievery +25
Str 16 (+15)                Dex 27 (+20)                Wis 24 (+19)
Con 21 (+17)                Int 22 (+18)                Cha 19 (+16)

Alignment Chaotic Evil        Languages Common, Elven, Abyssal
Equipment: leather armor , short sword .

Published in Monster Manual 3, page(s) 78.