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Angheuvore

Angheuvores, or mortic elves, have an insatiable hunger for raw humanoid flesh— though they're reluctant to feed on other elves. Most stalk the streets of human nations, such as Druma, Razmiran, and the River Kingdoms. Impatient and impulsive, they're opportunistic hunters, preying on the wounded and isolated.

Recall Knowledge - Humanoid (Society): DC 21

Angheuvore Flesh-GnawerCreature 2

RareNEMediumElfHumanoidMortic
Source Bestiary 3 pg. 174
Perception +7; darkvision, carrion scent (imprecise) 30 feet
Languages Common, Elven, Necril
Skills Acrobatics +8, Athletics +7, Intimidation +5, Medicine +5, Stealth +8, Survival +5
Str +3, Dex +4, Con +3, Int +2, Wis +1, Cha +1
Items composite shortbow (20 arrows), elven curve blade
AC 18; Fort +9, Ref +10, Will +5
HP 30 (negative healing)
Consecration Vulnerability An angheuvore in a place of worship dedicated to a non-evil deity or on sacred ground, such as an area blessed by sanctified ground, is slowed 1.
Speed 30 feet
Melee Single ActionSingle Action jaws +10 [+5/+0] (finesse), Damage 1d6+5 piercing plus paralysisMelee Single ActionSingle Action elven curve blade +10 [+5/+0] (finesse, forceful), Damage 1d8+5 slashingRanged Single ActionSingle Action composite shortbow +10 [+5/+0] (deadly d10, propulsive, range increment 60 feet), Damage 1d6+3 piercingDeath Gasp Single ActionSingle Action (divine, necromancy) The angheuvore draws in a deep breath and holds it, temporarily suspending their biological processes and becoming undead. The angheuvore gains the undead trait and becomes immune to bleed, death effects, disease, paralyzed, poison, and sleep. Any such effects the angheuvore is currently suffering from are suspended, but take effect again once they take a breath.
Death Gasp lasts as long as the angheuvore holds their breath (up to 8 rounds).
Invigorating Feast Single ActionSingle Action (manipulate) Requirements The angheuvore is adjacent to a paralyzed, restrained, or unconscious creature, or a deceased creature that died in the last hour; Effect The angheuvore feasts upon the creature, dealing their jaws Strike damage (basic Fortitude save); a corpse automatically critically fails with no save. If the target takes damage, the angheuvore gains 5 temporary Hit Points and a +10-foot circumstance bonus to their Speeds for 1 minute.Paralysis (divine, incapacitation, necromancy) Any living creature hit by an angheuvore's jaws Strike must succeed at a DC 15 Fortitude save or become paralyzed. It can attempt a new save to end the condition at the end of each of its turns, and the DC cumulatively decreases by 1 on each save.

Sidebar - Additional Lore Scholarly Pursuits

Angheuvores retain the elven love of education, although the topics that interest them are decidedly macabre. Many study anatomy, haruspicy, medicine, pain, putrefaction, or trauma, preferring hands-on experiments and research whenever possible.

All Monsters in "Mortic"

NameLevel
Angheuvore2
Etioling10
Gurgist6
Lifeleecher8

Mortic

Source Bestiary 3 pg. 174
Mortics are humanoids overwhelmed by negative energy who still cling to life, surviving as twisted amalgams of living and undead. Though they feel unnatural cravings and resemble corpses, mortics live, breathe, eat, sleep, and procreate. However, a mortic can suspend their living functions simply by holding their breath, becoming more like a true undead.

Mortics are largely new to Golarion, with most created in droves when the Whispering Tyrant destroyed entire cities with his Radiant Fire, a magical explosion fueled by the collision of negative and positive energy. From among the corpses of these tragedies rose mortics, living survivors mistaken for corpses and left behind as a result. They found themselves in a twilight state—neither fully alive or undead. The necrotic pollutants of the Gravelands and the Isle of Terror continue to create mortics, seeping into neighboring lands through the air, earth, and water to infect the populace. Though most of the living in these lands fear becoming transformed, some believe becoming a mortic is their best chance of survival in the face of the encroaching hordes of the dead.

A mortic's powers differ by ancestry, though they do have a few commonalities. Reading or hearing scripture induces headaches, and they experience great discomfort when treading upon sacred ground. For those who were religious in life, these new changes can be devastating.

Sidebar - Related Creatures Other Mortics

The mortics presented here are four of the most prevalent variations. Others—such as relictner dwarves, shadern goblins, and jitterbone halflings—are also common.