Shambling Mound
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Lord RasputinLord Rasputin, entered by DammannDammann

Note: This creature was originally published in the Monster Manual, p.222.

Shambling mounds, also called shamblers, appear to be heaps of rotting vegetation. They are actually intelligent, carnivorous plants.
A shambler’s brain and sensory organs are located in its upper body.
A shambler’s body has an 8-foot girth and is about 6 feet tall when the creature stands erect.

ST: 21 HP: 21 Speed: 5.25
DX: 10 Will: 11 Move: 2
IQ: 8 Per: 10 Weight: 3,800 lbs.
HT: 11 FP: 11 SM: +1
Dodge: 8 Parry: 9 DR: 5

Garbage Appendage (13): 2d+2 crushing, and it counts as a grappling attack. If it succeeds, it starts its Constriction Attack its next round. Reach C, 1.

Traits: Acute Hearing 4; Amphibious; Chameleon 3 (Limited, Swampland); Constriction Attack; Damage Resistance 30 (Limited, Electricity); Damage Resistance 5 (Limited, Heat/Fire); Detect (Light); Doesn't Breathe; Infravision; Injury Tolerance (Homogenous; No Blood); Loner (6); No Legs (Sessile); No Fine Manipulators; No Legs (Slithers); Wild Animal.
Skills: Brawling-13; Camouflage-9 (12 in swampland if moving, 15 if perfectly still); Stealth-12.
Class: Plant.
Combat Effectiveness Rating: 79 (OR 11 and PR 68).
Notes: Electrical attacks that do not get through DR instead grant 1d-3 temporary HP, which fade at the rate of 1 HP an hour.


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