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Lantern archon

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Lantern archon
A lantern archon.

Traits Archon
Level 1
Images of lantern archons

Source: Pathfinder Bestiary, pg(s). 26

Type Outsider
(archon, extraplanar, good, lawful)
CR 2
Environment Any (Heaven)
Images of lantern archons

Source: Bestiary, pg(s). 20

Lantern archons are small, zealous, evasive, and social archons who often serve as messengers and scouts for the forces of Heaven.[1][2]


A lantern archon is a pale illuminated globe of pure spiritual energy. Its light can be any hue and ranges in brightness from a candle to a torch at will, but it cannot be extinguished completely until its death. Lantern archons in general enjoy modulating their light in time with music or to amuse others.[1][2]

They make no sound as they glide gracefully through the air, and their voices are echoing and airy.[1]


Lantern archons are formed from shaped living light.[2] Many serve as illumination fixtures in Heavenly settlements, simultaneously providing both light and surveillance.[1]

Lantern archons can be summoned by spellcasters.[3][4]


Lantern archons can work well together in large numbers, and in desperation can form a gestalt being comprised of nine archons that is more powerful together than apart.[1][2]

Like other archons, lantern archons can teleport at will and, in rare instances, bastion archons form when a lantern archon gestalt and shield archon fuse while attempting to swap positions via teleportation.[5]

Known lantern archons


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