Zombie, Liquefied (Template)

Liquefied zombies cannot speak. They are generally between 5 feet and 6 feet tall, and they weigh about 150 pounds. Template Traits

“Liquefied zombie” is an acquired template that can be added to any corporeal creature other than a construct, elemental, ooze, plant, or undead (referred to hereafter as the base creature). The creature must be in an advanced state of decay, but not yet reduced to a skeletal corpse. The liquefied zombie uses all the base creature’s statistics and special abilities except as noted here.

Challenge Rating: A liquefied zombie’s Challenge Rating equals the base creature’s CR + the following modifier based on size: Tiny or smaller +0, Small +1, Medium +2, Large +4, Huge +5, Gargantuan +7, Colossal +10.

Type: The creature’s type changes to undead.

Hit Dice: Drop any Hit Dice gained from experience, triple the number of Hit Dice left, and raise them to d12.

Speed: If the base creature could fly, its maneuverability rating as a liquefied zombie drops to clumsy.

Defense: A liquefied zombie’s natural armor bonus to Defense increases to the following, based on its size (but use the base creature’s natural armor bonus if it’s higher): Small or smaller +0, Medium +1, Large +2, Huge +3, Gargantuan +6, Colossal +10.

Attacks: The liquefied zombie retains all the natural attacks, manufactured weapons, and weapon proficiencies of the base creature. A liquefied zombie also gains a slam attack.

Damage: Natural and manufactured weapons deal damage normally. A slam attack deals damage depending on the liquefied zombie’s size (but use the base creature’s slam damage if it’s greater): Fine 1, Diminutive 1d2, Tiny 1d3, Small 1d4, Medium 1d6, Large 1d8, Huge 2d6, Gargantuan 2d8, Colossal 4d6.

For purposes of Strength bonuses to damage, a slam attack attack is considered a two-handed attack.

Special Qualities: A liquefied zombie loses all of the base creature’s supernatural and spell-like qualities except for immunity or resistance to specific energy types. A liquefied zombie may retain any or all of the base creature’s extraordinary abilities at the GM’s discretion. In addition to gaining the undead type, a liquefied zombie has the following special quality.

Liquefied Spew (Ex): Whenever a liquefied zombie is damaged in combat by anything other than a bludgeoning weapon, some of the liquefied tissue spews forth, covering everything within 5 feet of the liquefied zombie. The scalding liquid deals 1d6 points of damage and exposes anyone it touches to the disease of necrotizing faciitis.

Darkvision (Ex): Liquefied zombies have darkvision with a range of 60 feet.

Allegiances: A liquefied zombie loses any previous allegiances and adopts a new allegiance to its creator. This allegiance cannot be broken.

Saves: A liquefied zombie’s saving throws are based on Hit Dice.

Action Points: A liquefied zombie does not acquire or amass action points. It loses any action points gained by the base creature.

Reputation Bonus: A liquefied zombie has a +0 Reputation bonus.

Ability Scores: A liquefied zombie’s ability scores change as follows: Str +4, Dex –2. Additionally, it has no Constitution or Intelligence score, its Wisdom changes to 10, and its Charisma decreases to 1.

Skills: The liquefied zombie loses all skills.

Feats: The liquefied zombie loses all the base creature’s feats except the following: Archaic Weapons Proficiency, Exotic Weapons Proficiency, Personal Firearms Proficiency, and Simple Weapons Proficiency. The liquefied zombie gains the Toughness feat.

Human Liquefied Zombie: CR 2; Medium undead; HD 3d12+3 (includes Toughness feat); hp 22; Init –1; Spd 30 ft.; Defense 10, touch 9, flat-footed 10 (–1 Dex, +1 natural); BAB +0; Grap +2; Atk +2 melee (1d6+3, slam); Full Atk +2 melee (1d6+3, slam); FS 5 ft. by 5 ft.; Reach 5 ft.; SQ undead, liquefied spew, darkvision 60 ft.; AL creator; SV Fort +1, Ref +0, Will +3; AP 0; Rep +0; Str 15, Dex 8, Con —, Int —, Wis 10, Cha 1.

Skills: None.

Feats: Toughness.

Otyugh Liquefied Zombie: CR 8; Large undead; HD 18d12+3 (includes Toughness feat); hp 120; Init +0; Spd 20 ft.; Defense 17, touch 9, flat-footed 17 (–1 size, +8 natural); BAB +9; Grap +19; Atk +14 melee (1d6+9, tentacle rake); Full Atk +14 melee (1d6+6, 2 tentacle rakes), +9 melee (2d6+3 plus disease, bite); FS 10 ft. by 10 ft.; Reach 10 ft. (15 ft. with tentacles); SQ undead, liquefied spew, improved grab, constrict 1d6+6, disease, darkvision 60 ft.; AL creator; SV Fort +6, Ref +6, Will +11; AP 0; Rep +0; Str 22, Dex 10, Con —, Int —, Wis 10, Cha 1.

Skills: None.

Feats: Toughness.

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