Now filled with a few bodies.
Originally Posted by SRDTurn Resistance
Some creatures (usually undead) are less easily affected by the turning ability of clerics or paladins.
Turn resistance is an extraordinary ability.
When resolving a turn, rebuke, command, or bolster attempt, added the appropriate bonus to the creature’s Hit Dice total.
Rod of Defiance
Price (Item Level): 7,312 gp (11th)
Body Slot: — (held)
Caster Level: 10th
Aura: Moderate; (DC 20) necromancy
Weight: 3 lb.
This crudely shaped, bone-white rod resembles a cudgel.
You can use a rod of defiance in combat as a +1 heavy mace. In addition, each undead creature within 30 feet of you while you hold the rod is treated as if it had 4 fewer Hit Dice (minimum 1 HD) for the purpose of turn or rebuke undead checks.
Prerequisites: Craft Magic Arms and Armor, Craft Rod, turn undead or rebuke undead.
Cost to Create: 3,500 gp (plus 312 gp for masterwork heavy mace), 280 XP, 7 days.