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Wings composed of wood and vines grow out of the body of this lithesome fey.

Gathlain CR 1/2

XP 200

Gathlain sorcerer 1

CN Small fey

Init +3; Senses low-light vision; Perception –1


AC 17, touch 15, flat-footed 13 (+3 Dex, +1 dodge, +2 natural, +1 size)

hp 7 (1d6+1)

Fort +0, Ref +3, Will +1


Speed 30 ft., fly 40 ft. (poor)

Melee spear +2 (1d6+1/×3)

Gathlain Spell-Like Abilities (CL 1st; concentration +4)

1/day—entangle, feather step

Bloodline Spell-Like Abilities (CL 1st; concentration +4)

6/day—laughing touch

Sorcerer Spells Known (CL 1st; concentration +4)

1st (4/day)—color spray (DC 14), magic missile

0 (at will)—dancing lights, daze (DC 15), ghost sound (DC 13), ray of frost

Bloodline fey


Str 12, Dex 16, Con 11, Int 10, Wis 8, Cha 17

Base Atk +0; CMB +0; CMD 14

Feats Dodge, Eschew Materials

Skills Fly +1, Knowledge (arcana) +4, Spellcraft +4

Languages Common, Sylvan

SQ bloodline arcana (+2 DC for compulsion spells)


Environment temperate forests or jungles

Organization solitary, flight (2–6), or grove (2–12)

Treasure NPC gear (spear, other treasure)

According to some fey ballads, gathlains were one of the first peoples awakened in the primal world of fey. They were created from the seeds of an enormous magical tree, with the tree's mistletoe grown into their flesh forming their strange wings.

Mischievous and capricious, these creatures have discordant temperaments. They act purely to entertain themselves and sate their immense curiosity about the world around them. That very curiosity has caused many to migrate to the Material Plane and adventure there. These gathlains seek out and attempt to mingle with gnomes. However, gnomes often find gathlains too undisciplined, random, and foolish for their tastes.

Gathlain Characters

Gathlains are defined by their class levels—they don't have racial Hit Dice. All gathlains have the following racial traits.

+2 Dexterity, –2 Constitution, +2 Charisma: Gathlains are quick, with dynamic and engaging personalities, but are rather fragile.

Small: Gathlains are Small and gain a +1 size bonus on attack rolls, a –1 penalty on combat maneuver checks and to CMD, a +2 bonus on Fly checks, and a +4 size bonus on Stealth checks.

Normal Speed: Gathlains have a base speed of 30 feet and a fly speed of 40 feet (poor).

Low-Light Vision: Gathlains can see twice as far as humans in dim light.

Natural Armor: Gathlains have a +1 natural armor bonus.

Spell-Like Abilities: 1/day—entangle, feather step (caster level equals the gathlain's character level).

Languages: Gathlains speak Common and Sylvan. A gathlain with a high Intelligence score can choose from the following languages: Draconic, Elven, Goblin, Halfling, and Orc.