Salt Mephit

Size/Type: Small Outsider (Earth, Extraplanar)
Hit Dice: 3d8+6 (19 hp)
Initiative: -1
Speed: 30 ft. (6 squares), fly 40 ft. (average)
Armor Class: 16 (+1 size, -1 Dex, +6 natural), touch 10, flat-footed 16
Base Attack/Grapple: +3/+2
Attack: Claw +7 melee (1d3+3)
Full Attack: 2 claws +7 melee (1d3+3)
Space/Reach: 5 ft./5 ft.
Special Attacks: Breath weapon, spell-like abilities, summon mephit
Special Qualities: Damage reduction 5/magic, darkvision 60 ft., fast healing 2
Saves: Fort +4, Ref +2, Will +3
Abilities: Str 17, Dex 8, Con 13, Int 6, Wis 11, Cha 15
Skills: Bluff +8, Escape Artist +5, Hide +9, Listen +6, Diplomacy +4, Disguise +2 (+4 acting), Move Silently +5, Spot +6, Use Rope -1 (+1 with bindings)
Feats: Power Attack, Toughness
Environment: Elemental Plane of Earth
Organization: Solitary (1), gang (2-4 mephits of mixed types), or mob (5-12 mephits of mixed types)
Challenge Rating: 3
Treasure: Standard
Alignment: Usually neutral
Advancement: 4-6 HD (Small); 7-9 HD (Medium)
Level Adjustment: +3 (cohort)

Salt mephits come from the Elemental Plane of Earth.

Salt mephits are sarcastic creatures who loathe water and moisture of any kind. Each one is about 4 feet tall and weighs about 80 pounds.

Salt mephits speak Common and Terran.


Breath Weapon (Su)

10-foot cone of salt crystals, damage 1d4, Reflex DC 13 half. Living creatures that fail their saves are tormented by itching skin and burning eyes. This effect imposes a -4 penalty to AC and a -2 penalty on attack rolls for 3 rounds. The save DC is Constitution-based and includes a +1 racial bonus.

Spell-Like Abilities

Once per hour a salt mephit can use glitterdust (DC 14, caster level 3rd).

Once per day it can draw the moisture from an area in a 20-foot radius centered on itself. Living creatures within range take 2d8 points of damage (Fortitude DC 14 half; caster level 6th). This effect is especially devastating to plant creatures and aquatic creatures, which take a -2 penalty on their saving throws. This ability is the equivalent of a 2nd-level spell. The save DCs are Charisma-based.

Fast Healing (Ex)

A salt mephit heals only if in an arid environment.