Kassoon

Medusa

Medusa

Medium monstrosity, Lawful EvilMedium monstrosity, Lawful Evil
Armor Class 15 (natural armor)15 (natural armor)
Hit Points 127 (17d8+51)127 ([17d8+51])
+/-/*

Speed 30 ft.30 ft.

STR
10 (+0)
DEX
15 (+2)
CON
16 (+3)
INT
12 (+1)
WIS
13 (+1)
CHA
15 (+2)

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Saving Throws
Skills Deception +5, Insight +4, Perception +4, Stealth +5 Deception [+5], Insight [+4], Perception [+4], Stealth [+5]
Damage Vulnerabilities
Damage Resistances
Damage Immunities
Condition Immunities
Senses darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 14darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 14
Languages CommonCommon
PB +3
Challenge 6 (2,300 XP)

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Petrifying Gaze. When a creature that can see the medusa's eyes starts its turn within 30 feet of the medusa, the medusa can force it to make a DC 14 Constitution saving throw if the medusa isn't incapacitated and can see the creature. If the saving throw fails by 5 or more, the creature is instantly petrified. Otherwise, a creature that fails the save begins to turn to stone and is restrained. The restrained creature must repeat the saving throw at the end of its next turn, becoming petrified on a failure or ending the effect on a success. The petrification lasts until the creature is freed by the greater restoration spell or other magic.

Unless surprised, a creature can avert its eyes to avoid the saving throw at the start of its turn. If the creature does so, it can't see the medusa until the start of its next turn, when it can avert its eyes again. If the creature looks at the medusa in the meantime, it must immediately make the save.

If the medusa sees itself reflected on a polished surface within 30 feet of it and in an area of bright light, the medusa is, due to its curse, affected by its own gaze.

[b]Petrifying Gaze.[/b] When a creature that can see the medusa's eyes starts its turn within 30 feet of the medusa, the medusa can force it to make a DC 14 Constitution saving throw if the medusa isn't incapacitated and can see the creature. If the saving throw fails by 5 or more, the creature is instantly petrified. Otherwise, a creature that fails the save begins to turn to stone and is restrained. The restrained creature must repeat the saving throw at the end of its next turn, becoming petrified on a failure or ending the effect on a success. The petrification lasts until the creature is freed by the [spell]greater restoration[/spell] spell or other magic. Unless surprised, a creature can avert its eyes to avoid the saving throw at the start of its turn. If the creature does so, it can't see the medusa until the start of its next turn, when it can avert its eyes again. If the creature looks at the medusa in the meantime, it must immediately make the save. If the medusa sees itself reflected on a polished surface within 30 feet of it and in an area of bright light, the medusa is, due to its curse, affected by its own gaze.

Actions

Multiattack. The medusa makes either three melee attacks-one with its snake hair and two with its shortsword-or two ranged attacks with its longbow.

Snake Hair. Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one creature. Hit: 4 (1d4 + 2) piercing damage plus 14 (4d6) poison damage.

Shortsword. Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 5 (1d6 + 2) piercing damage.

Longbow. Ranged Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, range 150/600 ft., one target. Hit: 6 (1d8 + 2) piercing damage plus 7 (2d6) poison damage.

[b]Multiattack.[/b] The medusa makes either three melee attacks-one with its snake hair and two with its shortsword-or two ranged attacks with its longbow. [b]Snake Hair.[/b] Melee Weapon Attack: [+5] to hit, reach 5 ft., one creature. Hit: 4 ([1d4 + 2]) piercing damage plus 14 ([4d6]) poison damage. [b]Shortsword.[/b] Melee Weapon Attack: [+5] to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 5 ([1d6 + 2]) piercing damage. [b]Longbow.[/b] Ranged Weapon Attack: [+5] to hit, range 150/600 ft., one target. Hit: 6 ([1d8 + 2]) piercing damage plus 7 ([2d6]) poison damage.

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Monster Statistics by Challenge Rating

CRProf. BonusACHPAttack BonusDamage / RoundSave DC
0+2<131-6<+30-1<13
1/8+2137-35+32-313
l/4+21336-49+34-513
1/2+21350-70+36-813
1+21371-85+39-1413
2+21386-100+315-2013
3+213101-115+421-2613
4+214116-130+527-3214
5+315131-145+633-3815
6+315146-160+639-4415
7+315161-175+645-5015
8+316176-190+751-5616
9+416191-205+757-6216
10+417206-220+763-6816
11+417221-235+869-7417
12+417236-250+875-8017
13+518251-265+881-8618
14+518266-280+887-9218
15+518281-295+893-9818
16+518296-310+999-10418
17+619311-325+10105-11019
18+619326-340+10lll-11619
19+619341-355+10117-12219
20+619356-400+10123-14019
21+719401-445+11141-15820
22+719446-490+11159-17620
23+719491-535+11177-19420
24+719536-580+12195-21221
25+819581-625+12213-23021
26+819626-670+12231-24821
27+819671-715+13249-26622
28+819716-760+13267-28422
29+919761-805+13285-30222
30+919806-850+14303-32023

Damage Severity by Level

LevelSetbackDangerousDeadly
1-41d102d104d10
5-102d104d1010d10
11-164d1010d1018d10
17-2010d1018d1024d10

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