Rufus

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Description:
Hound Archon
LG Medium outsider (archon, extraplanar, good, lawful)
Init + 4; Senses darkvision 60 ft., detect evil, low-light vision, scent; Perception + 10
Aura aura of menace (DC 16), magic circle against evil

DEFENSE
AC 19, touch 10, flat-footed 19 (+ 9 natural; + 2 deflection vs. evil)
hp 39 (6d10+ 6)
Fort + 6, Ref + 5, Will + 5; + 4 vs. poison, + 2 resistance vs. evil
DR 10/evil; Immune electricity, petrification; SR 15

OFFENSE
Speed 40 ft.
Melee bite + 8 (1d8+ 3), slam + 8 (1d4+ 1) or mwk greatsword + 9/+ 4 (2d6+ 3), bite + 3 (1d8+ 2)
Spell-Like Abilities (CL 6th)
Constant—detect evil, magic circle against evil
At Will—aid, continual flame, greater teleport (self plus 50 lbs. of objects only), message

STATISTICS
Str 15, Dex 10, Con 13, Int 10, Wis 13, Cha 12
Base Atk + 6; CMB + 8; CMD 18
Feats Improved Initiative, Iron Will, Power Attack
Skills Acrobatics + 9, Intimidate + 10, Perception + 10, Sense Motive + 10, Stealth + 13, Survival + 14; Racial Modifiers + 4 Stealth, + 4 Survival
Languages Celestial, Draconic, Infernal; truespeech
SQ change shape (beast shape II)

SPECIAL ABILITIES
Change Shape (Su)

A hound archon can assume any canine form of Small to Large size, as if using beast shape II. While in canine form, the hound archon loses its bite, slam, and greatsword attacks, but gains the bite attack of the form it chooses. For the purposes of this ability, canines include any dog-like or wolf-like creature of the animal type. His favored form is that of a large, black mastiff with a scarred face and a twinkle in its eye

Bio:
As a mortal, Rufus was the companion of a freedom fighter who lost his way. Rufus always strove to keep his master on the path of good. Many time he bravely put his life on the line to save his companions. One day was his last, and his soul was judged worthy to return as a hound archon. One of his duties is to act as a battle companion to the warpriest Hargrev Ghontasavos.

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Rufus
Barbarian 4
NG Medium magical beast (Worg EL 4)
Init + 5; Senses darkvision 60 ft., low-light vision, scent; Perception + 18

DEFENSE
AC 19 (17-raging), touch 15, flat-footed 14 (+ 3 Dex, + 2 natural, + 2 level bonus, + 1 prowess bonus, + 1 deflection; + 2 vs. evil)
hp 87
Damage Resistance: 2/-
Saves: Fort + 13/15, Ref + 10, Will + 6/8 (+ 2 saves v. evil)

OFFENSE
Speed 40 ft.
Bite + 15/+ 10 (1d8 + 9 & trip)
Rage Bite + 17/+ 12 (1d8 + 12 trip)
Rage (13 rounds/day)

STATISTICS
Str 20/24, Dex 16, Con 16/20, Int 6, Wis 14, Cha 10
Base Atk + 8; CMB + 13/+ 15; CMD 26/28 (28/30 vs. trip)
Feats Run, Skill Focus (Perception), Toughness
Skills Perception + 18, Survival + 14, Acrobatics + 8, Stealth + 16
Languages Common, Halfling

Traits
Reactionary (+ 2 Initiative)
Highlander (+ 1; stealth is class skill)

Feat Plan
Racial: SF-Perception, Run
B1-Toughness
B3-Improved Natural Weapon (1d8)
Possible Feats
Improved Natural Armor
Improved Drag
Vital Strike

Barbarian Abilities
1-Fast Movement; Rage (6 rounds/day; + 4 Str/Con, + 2 Will Saves, -2 AC); Damage Resistance=1/2 Barbarian level (Invulnerable Rager)
2-Rage Power: Guarded Life; + 2 rage rounds
3-Endure Elements; +2 rage rounds (10)
4-Rage Power-Renewed Vigor (1d8 + 3); + 2 rage rounds (13)

Totemrix Affinity
Magic Fang
Protection from Evil (+ 2 AC & Saves vs. Evil)

Other Abilities Deflection + 1 (inherent)

Possible Future Rage Power Choices: come and get me (12th), guarded life (-), increased damage reduction (8th), inspire ferocity, reckless abandon (-).

Rufus was found as a pup by the halfling Viggo Blackbriar. The two were inseparable from that point forward. Rufus seemed like a normal if particularly perceptive dog until he came into contact with the artifact called the Totemrix. Since that fateful moment, Rufus has been a changed dog . . .

Rufus died in combat, fighting a horde of gargoyles, though the immediate cause of death was a fireball from Titus Oberigo.

Rufus

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