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Unstable Skeleton GuardCreature -1

Source Pathfinder Society Scenario #3-10: Delve the Pallid Depths
Perception +2 (darkvision)
Languages none
Skills Acrobatics +6, Athletics +3
Str +2, Dex +4, Con +0, Int -5, Wis +0, Cha +0

AC 16; Fort +2; Reflex +8; Will +2;
HP 4 (negative healing)
Speed 25 feet
Immunities death effects, disease, mental, paralyzed, poison, unconscious
Resistances Cold 5, Electricity 5, Fire 5, Piercing 5, Slashing 5

Scimitar One Action +6 (+1, -4) to hit (forceful, sweep) 1d6+2 Slashing
Claw One Action +6 (+2, -2) to hit (agile, finesse) 1d4+2 Slashing
Shortbow One Action +6 (+1, -4) to hit (deadly d10, range increment 60, reload 0) 1d6 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.

Negative Healing

A creature with negative healing draws health from negative energy rather than positive energy. It is damaged by positive damage and is not healed by positive healing effects. It does not take negative damage, and it is healed by negative effects that heal undead.

Explosive Death

When the skeleton is destroyed, its bones shatter and explode as the necromantic energy holding it together is released.

Adjacent creatures take 1d6 slashing damage with a DC 13 basic reflex save.

The most common skeletal minions are mere guardians.

Made from bones held together by foul necromancy, skeletons are among the most common types of undead, found haunting old dungeons and forgotten cemeteries.



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 mindless creature has either programmed or rudimentary mental attributes. Most, if not all, of their mental ability modifiers are -5. They are immune to all mental effects.


This undead is made by animating a dead creature's skeleton with negative energy. An ability with this trait can be used or selected only by skeletons.