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Eternal Pyre

Source Horror Adventures pg. 178
CR 11; XP 12,800
CE chained fast free-roaming persistent spiteful tenacious haunt (30-ft. radius)
Caster Level 11th
Notice Perception DC 20 (to hear the crackling of a fire)
hp 49; Weakness water spells and effects (these effects damage the haunt); Trigger proximity; Reset 1 day
Effect A pillar of black and red flames manifests within the haunt’s area each round. This pillar functions as per flame strike (Reflex DC 19 negates), except its damage is half fire and half negative energy.
Destruction Destroying the witchfire also destroys the eternal pyre haunt.

Description

An eternal pyre is formed from the spirits of people who were burned alive during an overzealous witch trial. It hates all living beings, but it has a strong bond of kinship with the witchfire who arose from the most powerful of those spirits. The witchfire often lurks within the haunt’s area, as her witchflame intensifies the power of the pyre’s strikes, which in turn heal her.