Dairymaid (3.5e Monster)
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|Size/Type:||Medium Outsider (Angel, Extraplanar, Good)|
|Hit Dice:||10d8+40 (85 hp)|
|Speed:||40 ft. (8 squares), Fly 60 ft (good)|
|Armor Class:||24, touch 14, flat-footed 20|
|Attack:||+2 bull leader +17 melee (2d4+9/x3) or slam +15 melee (2d8+7)|
|Full Attack:||+2 bull leader +17/+12 melee (2d4+9/x3) or slam +15 melee (2d8+7)|
|Space/Reach:||5 ft./5 ft.|
|Special Attacks:||Spell-like abilities|
|Special Qualities:||Darkvision 60 ft.; low-light vision; immunity to acid, cold and petrification; resistance to electricity 10 and fire 10, protective aura, tongues|
|Saves:||Fort +11 (+15 against poison), Ref +11, Will +11|
|Abilities:||Str 20, Dex 18, Con 18, Int 18, Wis 18, Cha 18|
|Skills:||Concentration +17 , Knowledge (Any 2) +17, Diplomacy +17, Handle Animal +19 (+29 Bovines), Heal +17, Listen +17, Move Silently +17, Profession (Dairy Farmer) +17, Ride +19, Spot +17, Spellcraft +7, Use Magic Device +17, Survival +7 (above ground natural environments only)|
|Feats:||Animal Affinity, Mounted Combat, Power Attack, Ride-By Attack|
|Environment:||Amonia, 1st layer of the Blessed Fields of Elysium, usually near the shores of the River Oceanus|
|Organization:||Solitary or with United Defense of Dairymaids in Elysium, Regional Society|
|Alignment:||Always Neutral Good|
The dairymaids of Elysium appear as bronzed human-like creatures with long feathery wings, wearing a traditional milkmaid uniform. They are about 5½ feet tall and weigh 150 lbs.
The United Defense of Dairymaids in Elysium, Regional Society is a union of angelic dairymaids that was created by a sisterhood of angels who retired from the rigors of the Blood War to the farmlands of Amonia near the river Oceanus in order to create an agricultural community for the betterment of all the local inhabitants. Their numbers have been growing in recent years due to the increased popularity of their magical butters.
When the Butter Churns of Io became available, the sisters petitioned the Powers of Olympus to let them guard the minor artifacts. These magical devices are used to make the magical butters that the sisters sell on the various planes.
While the angels are mostly pastoral farmers, they have been known to ride their mounts (celestial war bulls) into battle. The celestial war bulls are male celestial cattle and have 2 more hit dice than holy cows. They are specifically bred for riding, require 6 weeks of training, and can wear special saddles. Dairymaids eschew wearing armor, preferring to ride into battle in their more comfortable milkmaid uniforms.
The dairymaids speak Abyssal, Celestial, Common, Draconic, Giant, Infernal, and Sylvan, though they can speak with almost any creature because of their tongues ability.
There is nothing more fierce (nor more comical) than an angelic dairymaid riding her celestial war bull into battle while brandishing a fierce bull leader against her enemies. She can indeed lead you around by your nose! See bull leader stats below.
Protective Aura (Su) Against attacks made or effects created by evil creatures, this ability provides a +4 deflection bonus to AC and a +4 resistance bonus on saving throws to anyone within 20 feet of the angel. Otherwise, it functions as a magic circle against evil effect and a lesser globe of invulnerability, both with a radius of 20 feet (caster level equals angel's HD). (The defensive benefits from the circle are not included in an angel's statistics block.)
Spell-like Abilities: At will—aid, calm animal, animal messenger, bear’s endurance, bull’s strength, 7/day—cure light wounds; 1/day—flame strike. Caster level 10. The saves are Charisma-based.
Tongues (Su): All angels can speak with any creature that has a language, as though using a tongues spell (caster level equal to angel's Hit Dice). This ability is always active.
Skills: Angelic dairymaids have a natural bonus of +10 to handle animals that are bovines and cow-like creatures including dire cattle, gorgons, oxen, hell bovines from the Diablo web enhancement, stench kows, etc.)
A successful Knowledge (The Planes) or Knowledge (Religion) check reveals the following information. A successful bardic knowledge check reveals the information marked with an asterisk (*).
|20||This creature is a Dairymaid, reveals type and all subtypes|
|25*||They raise holy cows and make the magical butter that is sold to fund the Blood War.|
|30||They are fierce warriors who sometimes ride celestial war bulls into battle. This reveals all special attacks and special abilities.|
|35*||Dairymaids are the keepers of magical butter churns.|
|Alignment||Always Neutral Good +|
|Challenge Rating||9 +|
|Environment||Amonia, 1st layer of the Blessed Fields of Elysium, usually near the shores of the River Oceanus +|
|Identifier||3.5e Monster +|
|Level Adjustment||— +|
|Subtype||Angel +, Extraplanar + and Good +|