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Lawful

Source Bestiary 6 pg. 305, Pathfinder RPG Bestiary pg. 312, Bestiary 2 pg. 308, Bestiary 3 pg. 306, Bestiary 4 pg. 307, Bestiary 5 pg. 307
This subtype is usually applied to outsiders native to the lawful-aligned Outer Planes. Most creatures that have this subtype also have lawful alignments; however, if their alignments change, they still retain the subtype. Any effect that depends on alignment affects a creature with this subtype as if the creature had a lawful alignment, no matter what its alignment actually is. The creature also suffers effects according to its actual alignment. A creature with the lawful subtype overcomes damage reduction as if its natural weapons and any weapons it wields were lawful-aligned (see Damage Reduction).