Size/Type: Medium Humanoid (Maenad, Psionic)
Hit Dice: 1d8+1 (5 hp)
Speed: 30 ft. (6 squares)
Armor Class: 14 (+3 studded leather, +1 light shield), touch 10, flat-footed 14
Base Attack/Grapple: +1/+2
Attack: Longsword +3 melee (1d8+1/19–20) or longbow +1 ranged (1d8/x3)
Full Attack: Longsword +3 melee (1d8+1/19–20) or longbow +1 ranged (1d8/x3)
Space/Reach: 5 ft./5 ft.
Special Attacks: Psi-like abilities
Special Qualities: Outburst
Saves: Fort +3, Ref +0, Will –1
Abilities: Str 13, Dex 11, Con 12, Int 10, Wis 9, Cha 8
Skills: Climb +3, Jump +3
Feats: Weapon Focus (longsword)
Environment: Warm hills
Organization: Party (2–4), squad (11–20 plus 2 3rd-level sergeants and 1 leader of 3rd–6th level), or band (30–100 plus 150% noncombatants plus 1 3rd-level sergeant per 10 adults, 5 5th-level lieutenants, and 3 7th-level captains)
Challenge Rating: 1/2
Alignment: Usually neutral
Advancement: By character class
Level Adjustment: +0
Maenads typically stand more than 6 feet tall and weigh about 200 pounds; males are the same height as and only marginally heavier than maenad females. Maenads have no facial or body hair, and they prefer heavier clothing and armor if possible.
Maenads speak their own language and Common.
Psi-Like Abilities: 1/day—energy ray. A maenad can deal only sonic damage with this ability. Manifester level equal to 1/2 Hit Dice (minimum 1st). The save DC is Charisma-based.
Outburst (Ex): Once per day for up to 4 rounds a maenad can subjugate his mentality. He takes a –2 penalty to Intelligence and Wisdom but gains a +2 bonus to Strength.
Maenads as Characters
Maenad characters possess the following racial traits.
- Medium size.
- Maenad base land speed is 30 feet.
- Naturally Psionic: Maenads gain 2 bonus power points at 1st level.
- Special Attacks (see above): Psi-like abilities.
- Special Qualities (see above): Outburst.
- Automatic Languages: Common, Maenad. Bonus Languages: Aquan, Draconic, Dwarven, Elven, Goblin.
- Favored Class: Wilder.
- Level Adjustment: +0.