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Monster Focus: Skeletons


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Give Skeletons New Life!

Skeletons have always been a danger to young heroes venturing into lonely graveyards and ominous tombs, but these classic monsters are quickly replaced by their more powerful undead. Monster Focus: Skeletons is here to give Game Masters a wealth of options to give these clattering undead new "life".

Inside, you'll find a number of options for player characters facing off against skeletons. Options like the Bone Breaker feat, which allows a character to bypass damage reduction, or the new spell Maul of the Righteous, which can crush most skeletons with a single swing. In addition, there are a wide variety of new rules for Game Master to use in their game. There are new magic items like the bone sword, a dreadful weapon that can turn any creature it kills into a skeleton under the wielders control. Game Masters will also find new types of skeleton inside, including the skeletal lord that command the dead and create new minions to serve him. Inside you will find:

3 New Feats

6 New Alchemical Items

5 New Spells

7 New Magic Items

3 New Types of Undead

Monster Focus is a series of short, easy to integrate PDFs, designed to make one classic monster the central theme for an adventure or even a small campaign. Each PDF in the series includes options for player characters and game masters, including new feats, spells, magic items, and more! Written by veteran game designer, Jason Bulmahn, you can be sure that these rules will fit seamlessly into your campaign.

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January 23rd, 2016
This PDF is 6 pages long, with the conent 4 1/2 pages. The other half is the OGL. This is a rather nice PDF on skeletons, with new spells, feats, items, skeleton types, adventure hooks, etc. It contains better items and abilities for greater command an [...]
Timothy B. [Featured Reviewer]
May 13th, 2013
Six pages with cover and OGL. Presents some material for customizing skeletons and those that deal with these low level monsters. New uses for Knowledge (Religion), new feats, alchemical items and spells. New magical items, new monsters and some adv [...]
Peter I. [Featured Reviewer]
April 26th, 2013
Monster Focus: Skeletons is a short pdf for the Pathfinder RPG that presents a selection of skeleton-related options for both players and GMs. The product is neatly presented and well-written, and includes feats, spells, new alchemical items, new monst [...]
Shane O. [Featured Reviewer]
April 14th, 2013
Ah, the skeleton. One of the classic monsters, it occupies a sort of polar opposite to the mighty dragon or other monsters whose iconic status is (at least partially) concurrent with their great power. Indeed, skeletons are most notable for being the [...]
Megan R. [Featured Reviewer]
March 24th, 2013
Did you think you knew all about skeletons? You know, those low-level bony undead that clatter around, smash quite easily and aren't much of a problem once you've got a few levels under your belt (or a good cleric at your shoulder to turn them). [...]
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