Medium (Fey)
CR 3
HP 14, hd4d6
AC 17 (+4 Dex, +3 natural), touch 14, flat-fooded 13
Fort +3, Ref +8, Will +6
Speed 30 ft. (6 squares)
Initiative +4
Spot , Listen
Standard attacks
BAB +2, Grapple +2
Full attack: Dagger +6 melee (1d4/19?20) or masterwork longbow +7 ranged (1d8/x3)
Special Attacks/Qualities
Spell-like abilities
Damage reduction 5/cold iron, tree dependent, wild empathy
Skills Escape Artist +11, Handle Animal +11, Hide +11, Knowledge (nature) +11, Listen +9, Move Silently +11, Ride +6, Spot +9, Survival +9, Use Rope +4 (+6 with bindings)
Feats Great Fortitude, Weapon Finesse
Str 10
Con 11
Dex 19
Int 14
Wis 15
Cha 18
Alignment Usually chaotic good,
Environment Temperate forests,
Organisation Solitary or grove (4?7)

A dryad?s delicate features are much like a female elf ?s, though her flesh is like bark or fine wood, and her hair is like a canopy of leaves that changes color with the seasons.
Although they are generally solitary, up to seven dryads have been encountered in one place on rare occasions.
Dryads speak Common, Elven, and Sylvan.


Shy, intelligent, and resolute, dryads are as elusive as they are alluring?they avoid physical combat and are rarely seen unless they wish to be. If threatened, or in need of an ally, a dryad uses charm person or suggestion, attempting to gain control of the attacker(s) who could help the most against the rest. Any attack on her tree, however, provokes the dryad into a frenzied defense.
Spell-Like Abilities: At will?entangle (DC 13), speak with plants, tree shape; 3/day? charm person (DC 13), deep slumber (DC 15), tree stride; 1/day?suggestion (DC 15). Caster level 6th. The save DCs are Wisdom-based.
Tree Dependent (Su): Each dryad is mystically bound to a single, enormous oak tree and must never stray more than 300 yards from it. Any who do become ill and die within 4d6 hours. A dryad?s oak does not radiate magic.
Wild Empathy (Ex): This power works like the druid?s wild empathy class feature, except that the dryad has a +6 racial bonus on the check.

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