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Arda Pharn, Cleric of Lolth

Arda Pharn, Clr9 (CR 9)

Arda Pharn: Female drow Clr 9; CR 9; Medium-size humanoid (elf); HD 9d8+27; hp 54; Init +2; Spd 30 ft.; AC 13, touch 13, flat-footed 11; Atk +10/+5 melee (1d4+4/19-20, dagger of venom), or +8 ranged (1d4/19-20, hand crossbow); SA rebuke undead 5/day, spell-like abilities; SQ drow traits, SR 20; AL CE; SV Fort +12, Ref +5, Will +10; Str 16, Dex 15, Con 16, Int 15, Wis 18, Cha 14. Height 4 ft. 11 in.

Skills and Feats: Handle Animal +8, Knowledge (arcana) +12, Listen +6, Ride (monstrous spider) +10, Search +4, Spellcraft +14, Spot +6, Wilderness Lore +7; Exotic Weapon Proficiency (hand crossbow), Great Fortitude, Still Spell, Survivor.

Spell-Like Abilities: 1/day -- dancing lights, darkness, faerie fire. Caster level 9th; save DC 12 + spell level.

Drow Traits: Arda is immune to magic sleep spells and effects. She has a +2 racial bonus on saves against enchantment spells or effects and a +2 racial bonus on Will saves against spells or spell-like abilities. She also has darkvision (120-foot range) and is entitled to a Search check when within 5 feet of a secret or concealed door as though actively looking for it, but she also has light blindness (blinded for 1 round by abrupt exposure to bright light, -1 circumstance penalty on all attack rolls, saves, and checks while operating in bright light). Arda also has a +2 racial bonus on Listen, Spot, and Search checks (already figured into the statistics given above).

Spells Prepared (6/5+1/5+1/4+1/3+1/1+1; save DC 14 + spell level): 0 -- cure minor wounds (2), guidance (3), resistance; 1st -- bane, cause fear (2), curse water, entropic shield, protection from law*; 2nd -- augury, bull's strength, death knell, desecrate, endurance, shatter*; 3rd -- bestow curse, blindness/deafness, contagion, deeper darkness, magic circle against law*; 4th -- chaos hammer*, dismissal, divine power, freedom of movement; 5th -- circle of doom, dispel law*.

*Domain spell. Deity: Lolth. Domains: Chaos (cast chaos spells at +1 caster level), Spider (rebuke /command spiders as an evil cleric rebukes/commands undead 4/day).

Possessions:dagger of venom, hand crossbow, 20 quarrels, +1 ring of protection, potion of cure light wounds (2), traveler's outfit, unholy symbol.

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