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Rakshasa

Fine jewelry and clothing accentuate this tiger-headed figure’s striped fur and formidable fangs.

Mythic Rakshasa CR 12/MR 5

Source Mythic Adventures pg. 215
XP 19,200
LE Medium outsider (mythic, native, shapechanger)
Init +14M; Senses darkvision 60 ft., scent; Perception +14

Defense

AC 35, touch 21, flat-footed 29 (+5 Dex, +1 dodge, +5 insight, +14 natural)
hp 165 (10d10+110)
Fort +9, Ref +12, Will +8
Defensive Abilities telepathic dodge; DR 15/epic and good and piercing; SR 27

Offense

Speed 40 ft.
Melee +1 kukri +16/+11 (1d4+6/15–20), bite +5 (1d6+3), claw +10 (1d4+5)
Special Attacks detect thoughts, modify memory, mythic power (5/day, surge +1d8), wild arcana (see page 14)
Spells Known (CL 7th; concentration +12)
4th (5)—charm monster (DC 19), dimension door
3rd (7)—lightning boltM (DC 18), suggestionM (DC 18), vampiric touch
2nd (7)—acid arrow, invisibilityM, minor image (DC 17), mirror image
1st (8)—charm person (DC 16), mage armor, magic missileM, shield, silent imageM (DC 16)
0 (at will)—dancing lights, detect magic, ghost sound (DC 15), mage hand, mending, message, prestidigitation
M Mythic spell

Statistics

Str 16, Dex 20, Con 22, Int 13, Wis 13, Cha 21
Base Atk +10; CMB +13; CMD 34
Feats Combat ExpertiseM, Dodge, Improved Critical (kukri), Improved InitiativeM, Weapon FinesseM
Skills Bluff +22, Diplomacy +18, Disguise +26, Perception +14, Perform (any one) +18, Sense Motive +14, Stealth +18; Racial Modifiers +4 Bluff, +8 Disguise
Languages Common, Infernal, Undercommon
SQ change shape (any humanoid; alter self), mythic spellcasting (see page 50)

Ecology

Environment any
Organization solitary, pair, or cult (3–12)
Treasure double (+1 kukri, other treasure)

Special Abilities

Detect Thoughts (Su) A rakshasa can detect thoughts as the spell (CL 18th). It can suppress or resume this ability as a free action. When a rakshasa uses this ability, it always functions as if it had spent 3 rounds concentrating and thus gains the maximum amount of information possible. A creature can resist this effect with a successful DC 20 Will save. The save DC is Charisma-based.

Modify Memory (Sp) A mythic rakshasa can expend one use of mythic power as a swift action to modify the memory of a creature whose mind it is reading, as the modify memory spell (CL 18th). The creature can resist with a successful DC 20 Will save. The save DC is Charisma-based.

Telepathic Dodge (Su) A mythic rakshasa gains an insight bonus to its AC against creatures whose minds it can read. It doesn’t need to use its detect thoughts ability to gain this bonus. The rakshasa doesn’t gain this bonus against creatures that are mindless or whose minds can’t be read (such as from a mind blank spell).

Description

A mythic rakshasa is a natural mind reader and uses its abilities to tempt great heroes into failure and ruin—all toward to ultimate goal of seeding an entire civilization’s destruction.