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Shemhazai, the WhispererScion that is both horse and woman, wielding utter control over the souls that wander the underworld, in opposition to the Martyr Igeyorhm, scion of light. Though she once served the gods as a guardian, when Ultima announced her rebellion, Shemhazai went to her, whispering of the gods’ hidden weaknesses. She then descended upon the land without leave of the gods, and taught men of destruction and evil. For this was she stricken down and bound. – KenjiGoombah

Shemhazai, the Whisperer (CR 15)

XP 51,200
CN Large Outsider (Boss, Demon, Extraplanar, Primal)
Init +5; Senses Blindsense 120 ft.; Perception +33


AC 25, touch 19; flat-footed 20 (-1 size, +6 natural, +5 deflection, +5 dex)
hp 400 [576] (16d12+96)
Fort +16, Ref +15, Will +19
DR 10/-;
Immune Blind, Charm, Confuse, Silence, Sleep, Slow, Stun, Doom;
Resist Wind 10, Lightning 10, Shadow 15;
Weakness Ice


Speed 40 ft.; Fly (perfect) 60 ft.
Melee 2 Hooves +20 (1d6+5)
Ranged +2 Hand Crossbow +21/+16/+11/+6 (1d6+7 19-20) and +2 Hand Crossbow +21/+16 (1d6+7 19-20)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 10 ft. 23
Special Attack Diseased Bolts, Soul Purge
Burst Mode Bolts of Ruin


Str 20, Dex 20, Con 22, Int 18, Wis 29, Cha 26
Base Atk +16; CMB +22; CMD 42
Feats Crossbow Mastery, Improved Two-Weapon Fighting, Point Blank Shot, Precise Shot, Rapid Reload (Light Crossbow), Rapid Shot, Two-Weapon Fighting, Weapon Focus (Hand Crossbow)
Skills Appraise +28, Bluff +32, Diplomacy +32, Fly +35, Intimidate +32, Knowledge (history) +25, Knowledge (planes) +28, Perception +33, Spellcraft +25, Use Magic Device +29
Languages All 21 each or 24 with class
SQ Deadly Assassin, Grit, Does not Eat, Does not Sleep, Whisper in the Wind


Bolts of Ruin (Su)

This Burst Mode lets Shemhazai imbues her power into her bolts. For a number of rounds equal to 1 + 1 round for every four HD, Shemhazai can apply the Shock, Frost, or Flaming properties to her bolts, dealing 2d6 points of that element’s damage, and can make an additional attack with each crossbow. This limit break requires only a swift action to activate.

Soul Purge (Su)

Once every 1d4+1 rounds as a standard action, Shemhazai creates 2d4 10 ft. explosions within 120 ft. away around the arena, dealing 4d10 points of fire damage to anyone caught in the explosions. A successful Reflex save (DC 27) halves the damage. Creatures hit with multiple explosions must make multiple Reflex saves.

Diseased Bolts (Su)

Once every 1d4 rounds, Shemhazai uses her bolts to create a 15-ft. cloud of Disease around her. She can move through this cloud freely, and gains Concealment when attacking from a distance while in this cloud. Additionally, anyone caught within the cloud must make a successful Fortitude save (DC 27) or be given the Diseased status effect.

Deadly Assassin (Ex)

Shemhazai has the ability to use her dexterity to apply damage to each of her bolts. She can also apply her dexterity as an extra defense protecting herself gaining that as a deflection bonus.

Whisper in the Wind (Ex)

This functions like Parry, except once every 1d3+1 rounds, Shemhazai can make an Acrobatics check. If successful, she hops back 15 ft. and can spend a Grit point to make a free attack with both crossbows.

Grit (Ex)

This functions like the Gunner’s Grit ability. She has 9 points of Grit.