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Creatures in "Gargoyle" Category

NameCR
Four-Armed Gargoyle9
Gargoyle4
Gargoyle Abductor10
Gargoyle Guardian8
Kapoacinth Hunter7

Gargoyle, Gargoyle Abductor

The stone statue of a menacing fiend crouches here, as though ready to spring to life and devour innocent passersby. Then it moves—to do just that.

Gargoyle Abductor CR 10

Source Pathfinder #48: Shadows of Gallowspire pg. 84
XP 9,600
Gargoyle fighter 5
CE Medium monstrous humanoid (earth)
Init +8; Senses darkvision 60 ft.; Perception +7

Defense

AC 24, touch 15, flat-footed 19 (+5 armor, +4 Dex, +1 dodge, +4 natural)
hp 94 (10 HD; 5d10+5d10+40)
Fort +9, Ref +9, Will +4; +1 vs. fear
Defensive Abilities bravery +1; DR 10/magic

Offense

Speed 40 ft., fly 60 ft. (average)
Melee bite +15 (1d6+5), 2 claws +15 (1d6+5), gore +15 (1d4+5)
Ranged +1 longbow +16/+11 (1d8+2/×3)
Special Attacks weapon training (bows +1)

Statistics

Str 20, Dex 18, Con 18, Int 8, Wis 9, Cha 7
Base Atk +10; CMB +15; CMD 30
Feats Combat Reflexes, Coordinated Maneuvers, Dodge, Fly-By Attack, Hover, Improved Initiative, Lookout, Skill Focus (Fly)
Skills Fly +23, Perception +7, Stealth +17; Racial Modifiers +2 Stealth (+6 in stony environs)
Languages Common, Terran
SQ armor training 1, freeze
Gear +1 chain shirt, +1 longbow

Special Abilities

Freeze (Ex) A gargoyle can hold itself so still it appears to be a statue. A gargoyle that uses freeze can take 20 on Stealth checks to hide in plain sight as a stone statue.

Description

Many races adorn their buildings and structures with carved gargoyles to make them look more fearsome, to ward off evil spirits, or in the hope of making real gargoyles think another tribe is already occupying the area. Many magic-users also create constructs in the shapes and forms of gargoyles, emulating those creatures’ ability to blend in with stone structures and taking advantage of the pervasiveness of sculpted gargoyles to create stealthy protectors and watchdogs.

Many spellcasters construct gargoyle guardians that have special abilities, making them even more capable and vigilant sentinels.

Gargoyle Sentry (+0 CR): These gargoyle guardians are created with eyes of citrine linked to a 1-footdiameter orb of the same stone. The orb always displays what the gargoyle guardian sees, though without the construct’s darkvision or low-light vision. If the gargoyle sentry is destroyed, its eyes and the linked orb shatter into worthless dust.