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Accursed (CR +1)

Horror Adventures pg. 248
Acquired/Inherited Template Acquired
Simple Template Yes
Usable with Summons No

An accursed creature suffers under a powerful curse and can spread a spiteful curse of its own to others. Choose a thematic curse that you can convey to the players, but don’t change the creature’s statistics. You can use the <%CURSES%All%%>sample curses<%END> as inspiration.

Quick Rules: Two claw attacks that deal 1d4 points of damage (for Medium creatures); natural attacks cause bestow curse (DC = 10 + 1/2 creature’s HD + creature’s Cha modifier, CL = creature’s HD) on a successful hit (this can inflict any effect of bestow curse or spread the creature’s personal curse).

Rebuild Rules: Melee two claw attacks that each deal 1d4 points of damage (for Medium creatures); Special Attacks natural attacks cause bestow curse (DC = 10 + 1/2 creature’s HD + creature’s Cha modifier, CL = creature’s HD) on a successful hit (this can inflict any effect of bestow curse or spread the creature’s personal curse); Special Qualities the creature is under a particular curse.