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Onyx Alliance ScoutCreature 1

Source Pathfinder Society Intro: Year of Shattered Sanctuaries
Perception +5 (darkvision)
Languages Common, Shadowtongue
Skills Acrobatics +7, Athletics +4, Deception +5, Diplomacy +5, Society +3, Stealth +7, Thievery +7
Str +1, Dex +4, Con +2, Int +0, Wis +0, Cha +2

AC 18; Fort +5; Reflex +9; Will +5;
HP 18
Speed 25 feet

Dagger One Action +9 (+5, +1) to hit (agile, finesse, versatile s) 1d4+1 Piercing
Dagger One Action +9 (+5, +1) to hit (agile, finesse, thrown 10, versatile s) 1d4+1 Piercing


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.

Shadow Blending

When the fetchling scout is Concealed as a result of dim light, the flat check to target them has a DC of 7, not 5.

Shadow Stride One Action (illusion, occult, shadow)

Requirements The fetchling is in dim light

Effect The fetchling Strides. They have a +10-foot status bonus to their Speed during this Stride. The DC from shadow blending increases to 11 during this Stride, and the fetchling remains Concealed by dim light until the end of the movement, even if they leave dim light during the Stride.

Sneak Attack

The fetchling scout's Strikes deal an additional 1d6 precision damage to Flat-Footed creatures.

Occult Innate Spells (DC 15, +7 to hit)

1st Level: Illusory Disguise

The people known today as fetchlings are a distinct ancestry descended from generations of humans who became trapped ages ago on the Shadow Plane. No longer human at all, these people, who call themselves kayals, have become monochromatic in coloration, with flesh tones and hair colors varying between white, black, and all shades of gray. Their limbs are lithe and willowy, and their eyes are generally solid yellow, yellow-green, or white, though a rare few have a purple or blue glow.

Fetchlings have developed their own complex societies in the Shadow Plane, often under the tolerance of or in servitude to the strange, malignant creatures there, such as the sinister velstracs or the enigmatic d'ziriaks. While individual fetchlings can be any alignment, they are all survivors in a harsh environment, which leads to a tendency toward pragmatism. Fetchling clothing mimics the regions they dwell in, with drab colors tending toward darker shades. When they trade with humans or other societies on the Material Plane, they often wear masks or concealing clothing to hide their appearance.

Typical fetchling communities are insular and swiftly close ranks in the event of an intruder. Though individual fetchlings don't mind traveling to and blending in with other societies to facilitate trade, they often hide or even react defensively if they have their own visitors. When one considers the nature of the other denizens of the Shadow Plane, however, this tendency to assume the worst of interlopers might make sense to some.

Fetchlings are not as common on the Material Plane; most of those who dwell there are loners by choice who have left their home to seek out adventure elsewhere, exiles who were banished from their homelands, or planar castaways with no ability to return to the Shadow Plane. This last category, the lost and stranded, are the most likely to be found in larger groups. In cities of significant size, one can sometimes even find a small community of a few dozen or more fetchlings living among humans, although they often do so subtly by dyeing their hair, wearing brightly colored clothing, and utilizing layers of makeup to hide their pallid complexions.



Something of uncommon rarity requires special training or comes from a particular culture or part of the world. Some character choices give access to uncommon options, and the GM can choose to allow access for anyone. Less is known about uncommon creatures than common creatures. They typically can't be summoned. The DC of Recall Knowledge checks related to these creature is increased by 2.


A creature with this trait is a member of the fetchling ancestry. Fetchlings were once human, but generations of life on the Shadow Plane have transformed them.


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


This magic involves shadows or the energy of the Shadow Plane.