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Charau-ka Acolyte of AngazhanCreature 3

Source Pathfinder Lost Omens: The Mwangi Expanse
Perception +9 (darkvision, scent (imprecise) 30 feet)
Languages Abyssal, Draconic, Mwangi
Skills Athletics +7, Intimidation +7, Nature +9, Religion +11, Stealth +7
Str +2, Dex +2, Con +1, Int +0, Wis +4, Cha +2

AC 19; Fort +8; Reflex +7; Will +11;
HP 45
Speed 25 feet (climb 25 feet)

Fist One Action +10 (+6, +2) to hit (agile, nonlethal) 1d4+5 Bludgeoning
Spear One Action +10 (+5, +0) to hit (thrown 20) 1d6+5 Piercing
Spear One Action +10 (+5, +0) to hit (deadly d6, thrown 20) 1d6+5 Piercing
Thrown Debris One Action +10 (+5, +0) to hit (deadly d6, thrown 20) 1d6+5 Bludgeoning


A monster with darkvision can see perfectly well in areas of darkness and dim light, though such vision is in black and white only. Some forms of magical darkness, such as a 4th-level Darkness spell, block normal darkvision. A monster with Greater Darkvision, however, can see through even these forms of magical darkness.

Scent (Imprecise) 30 feet

Scent involves sensing creatures or objects by smell, and is usually a vague sense. The range is listed in the ability, and it functions only if the creature or object being detected emits an aroma (for instance, incorporeal creatures usually do not exude an aroma).

If a creature emits a heavy aroma or is upwind, the GM can double or even triple the range of scent abilities used to detect that creature, and the GM can reduce the range if a creature is downwind.

Shrieking Frenzy Free Action (primal, transmutation)

Trigger The charau-ka's turn begins.

Frequency once per hour

Effect The charau-ka is Quickened until the end of its turn, and can use the extra action to Stride or Strike.

While in the frenzy, the charau-ka can't speak and automatically critically fails Stealth checks, due to its loud wailing.

Thrown Weapon Mastery (deadly d6, nonlethal)

Any weapon a charau-ka throws gains the deadly d6 weapon trait.

Furthermore, when a charau-ka throws an improvised weapon, it does not take the -2 penalty for doing so, nor does it take a penalty for using a thrown improvised weapon with the nonlethal trait to make a lethal attack.

Divine Prepared Spells (DC 17, +11 to hit)

Cantrips (2nd Level): Daze, Detect Magic, Divine Lance, Guidance, Message
1st Level: Fear, Heal, Ray of Enfeeblement
2nd Level: Entangle, Sound Burst

Even with the Gorilla King's fall, many charau-ka still worship the terrible might of the god Angazhan. The strongest of these acolytes guard the steps of the High Throne in Usaro, ensuring that no one without Angazhan's favor or suitable physical prowess can approach the top of the massive stone step pyramid.

Legend tells that charau-ka share ancestry with the demon lord Angazhan, who transformed the dead bodies of humans who waged war against his cult, causing them to rise as the first of the mandrill-like humanoids. Though long unproven, rumors persist that charau-ka priests have perfected a hideous ritual that forces the slain to reincarnate as new charau-ka in honor of this ancient tale. Other stories say that powerful altars devoted to Angazhan contain this power, and that conducting ritual sacrifices before these magical artifacts causes the spirits of the dead to return to life as violent devotees of Angazhan, the master of those who revel in savagery and destruction.

The largest charau-ka stronghold in the Mwangi Expanse is the city of Usaro, located on the shores of Lake Ocota. Though the death of their Gorilla King has led to political turmoil, the charau-ka will happily unite to kidnap or murder any outsiders in the area.



Anything that doesn't list another rarity trait (uncommon, rare, or unique) automatically has the common trait. This rarity indicates that an ability, item, or spell is available to all players who meet the prerequisites for it. A creature of this rarity is generally known and can be summoned with the appropriate summon spell.


Humanoid creatures reason and act much like humans. They typically stand upright and have two arms and two legs.