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Creatures in "Forsaken Legion" Category

Forsaken Arbalester3
Forsaken Defender4
Forsaken Foot Soldier2

Forsaken Legion, Forsaken Arbalester

An eerie green glow emanates from this decayed soldier’s bony eye sockets. It wears a rotted uniform and carries a massive crossbow.

Forsaken Arbalester CR 3

Source Pathfinder #102: Breaking the Bones of Hell pg. 86
XP 800
LE Medium undead
Init +5; Senses darkvision 60 ft.; Perception +7


AC 16, touch 11, flat-footed 15 (+5 armor, +1 Dex)
hp 27 (6d8)
Fort +2, Ref +3, Will +6
DR 5/bludgeoning or slashing; Immune undead traits


Speed 20 ft.
Melee short sword +4 (1d6/19–20)
Ranged mwk repeating heavy crossbow +6 (1d10/19–20)
Special Attacks rapid fire


Str 10, Dex 13, Con —, Int 11, Wis 12, Cha 13
Base Atk +4; CMB +4; CMD 15
Feats Improved Initiative, Point-Blank Shot, Precise Shot
Skills Knowledge (engineering) +3, Perception +7, Profession (soldier) +7
Languages Common, Jistka


Environment any ruins (Cheliax or Rahadoum)
Organization solitary, squad (2–10), or company (12–24 forsaken arbalesters, defenders, and foot soldiers)
Treasure standard (scale mail, short sword, mwk repeating heavy crossbow with 20 bolts)

Special Abilities

Rapid Fire (Su) As a full-round action, a forsaken arbalester can use its repeating heavy crossbow to make a total of three attacks using its full base attack bonus on each attack. At any time, the arbalester can reload its crossbow case with new bolts as a free action that does not provoke attacks of opportunity.

These soldiers were once specialists who operated a variety of ranged weapons, including ancient Jistkan siege weapons. The unholy power of the forsaken legion allows these arbalesters to fire ghostly bolts supernaturally quickly without sacrificing accuracy.