2018-11-04

Monster: Kaikesi Asura

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Asura, Kaikesi
A voluptuous feminine entity, eerily attractive despite three horned heads with razor-sharp teeth, four clawed arms, serpentine tails instead of legs, and a pair of giant butterfly wings.

CR 17; XP 102,400
LE Large Outsider (asura, evil, extraplanar, lawful)
Init +12; Senses all-around vision, aura sight, darkvision 60 ft., low-light vision; Perception +33
Aura 

Defense
AC 32, touch 22, flat-footed 23 (+4 deflection, +8 Dex, +1 dodge, +10 natural, –1 size)
hp 270 (20d10+160); regeneration 10 (good spells and weapons)
Fort +15, Ref +20, Will +20; +2 vs. enchantment spells
Defensive Abilities veil of motherhood; DR 15/good; Immune charm, curse, disease, flanking, poison; Resist acid 10, electricity 10; SR 28

Offense
Speed 40 ft., fly 40 ft. (good)
Melee 4 claws +27 (1d8+8/19–20/×2), 3 bites +27 (1d8+8/19–20/×2)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 10 ft.
Spell-Like Abilities (CL 24th; concentration +34)
Constant—aura sight, see invisibletongues
At Will—discern location (any of her progeny only), greater scrying (any of her progeny only), greater teleport (self plus 50 lbs of equipment only), mindlink
3/day—blasphemy, charm monster (3rd level, DC 23), create mindscape (4th, DC 24), heal, mind probe (4th, DC 24), quickened suggestion (2nd, DC 22)
1/day—summon (level 9, up to three lesser asuras of CR 11 or less, 100%)

Statistics
Str 26, Dex 26, Con 24, Int 21, Wis 23, Cha 31
Base Atk +20; CMB +29; CMD 48
Feats Alertness, Combat Reflexes, Dodge, Great Fortitude, Improved Critical (bite), Improved Critical (claws), Improved Initiative, Iron Will, Quicken Spell-Like Ability (suggestion), Toughness
Skills Acrobatics +28 (+32 jumping), Bluff +33, Disguise +33, Fly +33, Heal +26, Knowledge (nobility) +28, Knowledge (planes) +28, Knowledge (religion) +28, Perception +33, Perform (dance) +31, Sense Motive +33
Languages Abyssal, Celestial, Common, Infernal, Sylvan; tongues; telepathy 100 ft.
SQ change shape (any Large or smaller humanoid or antrophomorphic outsider; shapechange), mother of fiends

Ecology
Environment any (Hell)
Organization solitary
Treasure standard

Mother Of Fiends (Su) A kaikesi can conceive a fiendish offspring with most mortal or immortal beings, either in the real world or in her midscape shared with the other parent. While pregnant, a kaikesi can cast create greater demiplane that will last for 1 day, with flowing time that will make its internal time equal to the remaining duration of pregnancy, emerging from within with a newly born offspring, usually a half-fiend or an occasional demigod, but sometimes merely a tiefling or a new asura.

Veil Of Motherhood (Su) A kaikesi gains +4 deflection bonus to her AC all the time. Additionally, any creature that sired an offspring with the particular kaikesi suffers –4 penalty to attack rolls, caster level checks against that kaikesi, and can't use any mythic abilities against kaikesi (including spending mythic power), the kaikesi gains +4 bonus to her saving throws against effects produced by that creature and ignores the creature's DR and SR as long as their shared progeny lives.


Kaikesi are powerful asuras that seduce gods, fiends, celestials, and occasional mortal hero to sire champions that will bring ruin to the divine powers and their creations. While other asuras often court them, kaikesi usually reject them, in favor of gods, demigods, and celestials. They rarely pick fiends for their consorts, choosing only the most powerful and the most closely related to the hated gods—for they seek to turn the power of deities and their own creations against them. They seem to have a degree of fondness for rakshasa accepting them more often than other fiends, though.

1 comment:

  1. You just keep on making great monsters! I really envy your talent at this.

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