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PFS StandardArboreal Regent

Arboreal regents—also called treants—are lumbering, solitary creatures responsible for guarding an entire forest. They take an especially long view of affairs and never act brashly or without much deliberation. They occasionally come together in small groups called groves to share news and pass their wisdom down to the arboreal wardens that have sprouted under their watch. In times of grave danger, all the groves in a region may gather for a great months-long meeting to plan and, eventually, act upon a threat.

The typical arboreal regent is 30 feet tall, has a trunk 2 feet in diameter, and weighs 4,500 pounds.

Recall Knowledge - Plant (Nature): DC 24
Unspecific Lore: DC 22
Specific Lore: DC 19

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Arboreal RegentCreature 8

NG Huge Plant 
Source Bestiary pg. 25
Perception +18; low-light vision
Languages Arboreal, Common, Sylvan; speak with plants
Skills Athletics +19, Diplomacy +16, Intimidation +16, Nature +18, Stealth +11 (+21 in forests)
Str +7, Dex -1, Con +6, Int +1, Wis +4, Cha +2
AC 26; Fort +20, Ref +11, Will +16
HP 150; Resistances bludgeoning 5, piercing 5; Weaknesses axe vulnerability, fire 10
Axe Vulnerability The arboreal regent takes 5 additional damage from axes.
Speed 25 feet
Melee [one-action] branch +19 [+14/+9] (reach 15 feet), Damage 2d12+7 bludgeoningMelee [one-action] root +19 [+14/+9] (trip), Damage 2d8+7 bludgeoningRanged [one-action] rock +19 [+14/+9] (brutal, range increment 120 feet), Damage 2d10+7 bludgeoningPrimal Innate Spells DC 26; Constant (4th) speak with plants
Awaken Tree [two-actions] (concentrate, primal) The arboreal regent causes a tree within 180 feet to uproot itself and fight as a minion using the statistics for an awakened tree. The arboreal regent can control up to two awakened trees at a time, and it can issue commands to both trees as a single action, which has the concentrate and auditory traits.Sunder Objects When an arboreal regent damages an item or structure, it deals an additional 2d10 damage to that item or structure.Throw Rock [one-action]

All Monsters in "Arboreal"

Arboreal Archive12
Arboreal Reaper7
Arboreal Regent8
Arboreal Warden4
Awakened Tree6
Canopy Elder19


Source Bestiary pg. 24
Arboreals are guardians of the forest and representatives of the trees. As longlived as the woods they watch over, arboreals consider themselves parents and shepherds of trees rather than their gardeners. Consequently, while arboreals tend to be slow and methodical, they are terrifyingly swift when forced to fight in defense of the woods. Though they rarely seek out the companionship of short-lived folk—even elves are fugacious in the eyes of arboreals—and have an inherent distrust of change, arboreals have been known to tolerate those who seek to learn from their long-winded, rambling monologues, especially if such pupils also express a desire to protect the timberlands. Against those who threaten their realm, such as loggers eager to harvest lumber or settlers aiming to establish croplands or a town, arboreals’ wrath is unwavering and devastating. Perhaps ironically, arboreals are gifted at tearing down what others build—a trait that serves vengeful members of their kind well.

Sidebar - Additional Lore Felled Arboreals

Arboreals have a great respect for dead members of their species. Their elaborate burial rituals involve laying the fallen arboreal down in a mossy bed in the center of a grove of saplings. The decomposing arboreal nourishes the saplings, ensuring the growth of a new generation of trees.

Sidebar - Additional Lore Fungus Network

Particularly old arboreal regents and other powerful arboreals can tap into the extensive network of fungus that connects the roots of all the trees in the forest. By doing so, the arboreal can learn of threats throughout the entire woodland, even from miles away.

Sidebar - Additional Lore Late Bloomers

Though they grow faster than trees, arboreals take decades to reach maturity. They spend their early years rooted in place, developing an affinity with the flora of their homeland and attuning to its rhythms while adult arboreals keep a watchful eye on their progress. After the first century, young arboreals become more mobile, often apprenticing with senior arboreals in their territory as they take up the mantle of forest guardian.