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Bugbear

This dark-furred creature raises a spiked morningstar, its tiny, milk-white eyes glittering with the thrill of the coming kill.

Creatures in "Bugbear" Category

NameCR
Bugbear2
Bugbear Ambusher10
Bugbear Bloodmage11
Bugbear Cultist7
Bugbear Flesh Glutton8
Bugbear Gnasher4
Bugbear Lurker8
Bugbear Shadow Sneak10
Bugbear Stalker5
Bugbear Tyrant13

Bugbear, Bugbear Shadow Sneak

Bugbear Shadow Sneak CR 10

Source Monster Codex pg. 25
XP 9,600
Bugbear ninja 5/shadowdancer 4 (Pathfinder RPG Ultimate Combat 13)
CE Medium humanoid (goblinoid)
Init +4; Senses darkvision 90 ft., scent; Perception +15

Defense

AC 25, touch 16, flat-footed 20 (+4 armor, +1 deflection, +4 Dex, +1 dodge, +5 natural)
hp 82 (12d8+29)
Fort +6, Ref +14, Will +4
Defensive Abilities evasion, improved uncanny dodge

Offense

Speed 30 ft.
Melee +1 short sword +15/+10 (1d6+6/17–20) or mwk dagger +13/+8 (1d4+5/19–20)
Ranged mwk dagger +12 (1d4+5/19–20)
Special Attacks sneak attack +3d6
Spell-Like Abilities (CL 4th; concentration +5)
2/day—shadow illusion (DC 11)
1/day—shadow call (DC 15)

Tactics

Before Combat The shadow sneak uses hide in plain sight to ambush foes.

Statistics

Str 20, Dex 18, Con 14, Int 8, Wis 10, Cha 12
Base Atk +8; CMB +13; CMD 29
Feats Combat Reflexes, Dodge, Extra Ki, Improved Critical (short sword), Mobility, Weapon Focus (short sword)
Skills Acrobatics +19, Climb +20, Intimidate +5, Perception +15, Perform (dance) +6, Stealth +23, Survival +11
Languages Common, Goblin
SQ hide in plain sight, ki pool (5), ninja tricks (fast stealth, stand up), no trace +1, poison use, rogue talent (slow reactions), shadow jump (40 ft./day), stalker, summon shadow
Gear +2 leather armor, +1 short sword, mwk daggers (3), amulet of natural armor +1, cloak of resistance +1, ring of protection +1, 374 gp

Ecology

Environment temperate mountains

Description

Many bugbear sneaks serve as scouts and assassins for hobgoblin armies. They sometimes become enamored of the act of killing itself, and use their natural affinity for moving quietly to become unseen murderers in cities.