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Unicorn

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This magnificent beast looks like a white horse, but with a goat's beard and a single long ivory horn on its brow.

Unicorns are fierce, intelligent creatures of the forest, noble beasts who keep their own counsel and typically appear only to defend their homes against evil. They universally shun all creatures except for good-aligned fey, good-aligned Humanoid women, and the woodlands' Native animals, though they may fight alongside other good creatures against common enemies. A typical unicorn is 8 feet long and 5 feet tall at the shoulder, weighing 1,200 pounds.

Unicorns mate for life, and the pairs generally make their homes in specific glades or dells within the vast forests they protect (these regions can cover anywhere from a few dozen square miles to hundreds). They allow good and neutral creatures to pass through, hunt for food, or reside in their woods unharmed, but evil creatures and those who Damage the local ecosystem more than necessary through sport hunting or commercial logging are swiftly driven out or killed. On rare occasions, lone unicorns without mates or whose partners have been slain have been known to adopt young women of exceptionally pure Virtue as surrogates, allowing the women to ride on their backs and becoming their guardians and protectors for life. This bond generally ends amiably if the woman becomes more committed to someone else—such as a lover or child—giving rise to the myth that unicorns only befriend virgins.

A unicorn's horn is the focus for its powers, and in order to use its Spell-Like Abilities on other creatures the unicorn must touch them with it. Evil creatures greatly value unicorn horns as reagents for Healing potions and other dark rites, and a single powdered unicorn horn counts as 1,600 gp when used as a component for crafting Healing magic.

Special Abilities

Magic Circle Against Evil (Su) This ability continually duplicates the effect of the spell. The unicorn cannot suppress this ability.

Magical Strike (Ex) A unicorn's gore attack is treated as a magic good weapon for the purposes of Damage Reduction.

Wild Empathy (Su) This works like the druid's wild empathy class feature, except the unicorn has a +6 racial bonus on the check. Unicorns with druid levels add this racial modifier to their wild empathy checks.

Attributes

AC
15, Touch 12, Flat-footed 12; (+3 Dex, +3 Natural, 1 Size; +2 Deflection Vs. Evil)
Alignment
Cg
Aura
Magic Circle Against Evil
Base Atk
+4
CMB
+9
CMD
22 (26 Vs. Trip)
CR
CR 3
Cha
24
Con
16
Creature Type
Magical Beast
Dex
17
Environment
Temperate Forests
Feats
Multiattack , Weapon Focus (Horn)
Fort
+7
HP
34 (4d10+12)
Immune
Charm, Compulsion, Poison
Init
Cg Large Magical Beast +3
Int
11
Languages
Common, Sylvan
Melee
Gore +8 (1d8+4), 2 Hooves +5 (1d3+2)
Organization
Solitary, Mated Pair, Or Blessing (36)
Racial Modifiers
+3 Survival In Forests, +4 Stealth
Reach
5 Ft.
Ref
+7
SQ
Magical Strike, Wild Empathy +17
Senses
Darkvision 60 Ft., Low-light Vision, Scent ; Perception +10
Size
Large
Skills
Acrobatics +8, Perception +10, Stealth +8, Survival +7 (+10 In Forests)
Space
10 Ft.
Special Attacks
Powerful Charge (Gore, 2d8+8)
Speed
60 Ft.
Spell-Like Abilities
(Cl 9th) At Will— Detect Evil (As Free Action), Light 3/day— Cure Light Wounds 1/day— Cure Moderate Wounds, Greater Teleport (Within Its Forest Territory), Neutralize Poison (Dc 21)
Str
18
Treasure
None
Will
+6; +2 Resistance Vs. Evil
Wis
21
XP
800
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