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Memetic Zenith

Source Starfinder #24: The God-Host Ascends pg. 56

Memetic Zenith CR 15

XP 51,200
NG Medium outsider (good, technological)
Init +5; Senses darkvision 60 ft.; Perception +26


HP 228
EAC 28; KAC 29
Fort +13; Ref +15; Will +18
Defensive Abilities digital rejuvenation (1d8 days, DC 41); SR 26
Weaknesses network dependency


Speed 30 ft., fly 30 ft. (Su, perfect)
Melee digitizing touch +23 (5d8+15 A & E)
Ranged sonic disruption +25 (4d6+15 So)
Spell-Like Abilities (CL 15th; +25 melee)
1/day—control machines (DC 25), synapse overload (DC 25)
3/day—destruction protocol, mind thrust (4th level, DC 24), overload systems (DC 24), soothing protocol
At will—command (DC 21), holographic image (3rd level, DC 23), suggestion (DC 23)


STR +0; DEX +5; CON +5; INT +5; WIS +5; CHA +9
Skills Acrobatics +26 (+34 to fly), Computers +31, Culture +31, Diplomacy +26
Languages truespeech; digital telepathy 300 ft.


Environment any urban
Organization solitary, pair, or realization (3–4)

Special Abilities

Digital Rejuvenation (Su) The essence of a memetic zenith is stored within the popular media that created it. When its incorporeal form is slain, the memetic zenith goes into a state of dormancy. It can be truly destroyed only if someone spends 1 hour on an infosphere deleting or discrediting the references and succeeds at a Culture check (DC = 10 + the memetic zenith’s total Culture bonus). Alternatively, a creature can attempt the same check to reinvent the memetic zenith, changing its alignment by one step and altering its subtypes accordingly. Regardless of intent, only one of these checks can be attempted per day targeting a given memetic zenith. If not destroyed, a memetic zenith reawakens fully healed in 1d8 days.
Digital Telepathy (Su) A memetic zenith can speak telepathically with digital devices, as well as with creatures that have the android or technological subtypes.
Digitizing Touch (Su) A memetic zenith targets EAC with its touch; this attack’s damage has the force descriptor.
Network Dependency (Ex) A memetic zenith requires access to a digital network to project its incorporeal body. If no digital devices are within range of the memetic zenith’s digital telepathy, the memetic zenith shunts to the nearest device in the same star system and takes damage equal to half their total Hit Points. If no device exists in the same star system or within a similar range, the memetic zenith is slain.
Sonic Disruption (Ex) A memetic zenith’s sonic disruption has a range increment of 30 feet. As a full action, a memetic zenith can use this ability and apply the blast weapon special property to it. This attack’s damage has the force descriptor.


Like any other form of information, widely circulated pop culture leaves its imprint in the Akashic Record. On rare occasions, these imprints grow and manifest as memetic zeniths. Each memetic zenith is a unique, living idea that attempts to foster the ideology that brought them to life.