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Carrion Dreg

Source Starfinder #7: The Reach of Empire pg. 55

Carrion Dreg CR 4

XP 1,200
NE Medium undead
Init +1; Senses darkvision 60 ft.; Perception +10

Defense

HP 48
EAC 16; KAC 18
Fort +6; Ref +6; Will +5
Immunities undead immunities
Weaknesses vulnerable to critical hits

Offense

Speed 30 ft.
Melee bite +12 (1d6+9 P)

Statistics

STR +5; DEX +1; CON —; INT —; WIS +3; CHA +0
Skills Acrobatics +10, Athletics +10, Stealth +15
Other Abilities grotesque adaptation, mindless, no breath, unliving

Ecology

Environment any
Organization solitary or abattoir (2–10)

Special Abilities

Grotesque Adaptation (Ex) A carrion dreg gains additional abilities based on the body parts it has scavenged. Roll 1d6 and consult the table below to add one of these abilities randomly, or pick one.
d6Ability
1Grasping Arms: The carrion dreg gains a climb speed of 20 feet.
2Leathery Wings: The carrion dreg gains an extraordinary fly speed of 20 feet with clumsy maneuverability.
3Rotting Fins: The carrion dreg gains a swim speed of 30 feet.
4Rough Hide: The carrion dreg gains a +1 bonus to its KAC.
5Sharp Fangs: The carrion dreg’s bite attack deals an additional amount of damage equal to half the dreg’s Strength modifier.
6Solid Thews: The carrion dreg gains 10% additional Hit Points.

Description

In places suffused with necromantic energy, such as the necrograft facilities of Eox, parts of discarded corpses sometimes spontaneously come together to form the undead creatures known as carrion dregs, horrifying amalgamations of severed heads, arms, and legs arranged haphazardly around central cores of rotting flesh and sinew. These undead creatures are savage predators, instinctually driven to gather more lifeless forms to add limbs and heads to their own bodies.

No two carrion dregs look the same, and their attributes vary based on the limbs they have scavenged, making the vicious creatures highly unpredictable and even more dangerous. When hunting, multiple carrion dregs act in concert with one another to kill their prey, but they quickly turn to fight among themselves over the remains.

Extra Content

The following extra content was found for this creature:
- Carrion Dreg (Other) Graft Template