Kassoon

Purple Worm

Purple Worm

Gargantuan monstrosity, UnalignedGargantuan monstrosity, Unaligned
Armor Class 18 (natural armor)18 (natural armor)
[~<13]
+/-/*
Hit Points 247 (15d20+90)247 ([15d20+90])
[~1-6]
Speed 50 ft., burrow 30 ft.50 ft., burrow 30 ft.

STR
28 (+9)
DEX
7 (-2)
CON
22 (+6)
INT
1 (-5)
WIS
8 (-1)
CHA
4 (-3)

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Saving Throws Con +11, Wis +4 Con [+11], Wis [+4]
Skills
Damage Vulnerabilities
Damage Resistances
Damage Immunities
Condition Immunities
Senses tremorsense 60 ft., blindsight 30 ft., passive Perception 9tremorsense 60 ft., blindsight 30 ft., passive Perception 9
Languages
PB +5
Challenge 15 (13,000 XP)

[+instructions]

Tunneler. The worm can burrow through solid rock at half its burrow speed and leaves a 10-foot-diameter tunnel in its wake.

[b]Tunneler.[/b] The worm can burrow through solid rock at half its burrow speed and leaves a 10-foot-diameter tunnel in its wake.

Actions

[~Hit +2, DC <13, DPR 0-1]

Multiattack. The worm makes two attacks: one with its bite and one with its stinger.

Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +14 to hit, reach 10 ft., one target. Hit: 22 (3d8 + 9) piercing damage. If the target is a Large or smaller creature, it must succeed on a DC 19 Dexterity saving throw or be swallowed by the worm. A swallowed creature is blinded and restrained, it has total cover against attacks and other effects outside the worm, and it takes 21 (6d6) acid damage at the start of each of the worm's turns.

If the worm takes 30 damage or more on a single turn from a creature inside it, the worm must succeed on a DC 21 Constitution saving throw at the end of that turn or regurgitate all swallowed creatures, which fall prone in a space within 10 feet of the worm. If the worm dies, a swallowed creature is no longer restrained by it and can escape from the corpse by using 20 feet of movement, exiting prone.

Tail Stinger. Melee Weapon Attack: +14 to hit, reach 10 ft., one creature. Hit: 19 (3d6 + 9) piercing damage, and the target must make a DC 19 Constitution saving throw, taking 42 (12d6) poison damage on a failed save, or half as much damage on a successful one.

[b]Multiattack.[/b] The worm makes two attacks: one with its bite and one with its stinger. [b]Bite.[/b] Melee Weapon Attack: [+14] to hit, reach 10 ft., one target. Hit: 22 ([3d8 + 9]) piercing damage. If the target is a Large or smaller creature, it must succeed on a DC 19 Dexterity saving throw or be swallowed by the worm. A swallowed creature is blinded and restrained, it has total cover against attacks and other effects outside the worm, and it takes 21 ([6d6]) acid damage at the start of each of the worm's turns. If the worm takes 30 damage or more on a single turn from a creature inside it, the worm must succeed on a DC 21 Constitution saving throw at the end of that turn or regurgitate all swallowed creatures, which fall prone in a space within 10 feet of the worm. If the worm dies, a swallowed creature is no longer restrained by it and can escape from the corpse by using 20 feet of movement, exiting prone. [b]Tail Stinger.[/b] Melee Weapon Attack: [+14] to hit, reach 10 ft., one creature. Hit: 19 ([3d6 + 9]) piercing damage, and the target must make a DC 19 Constitution saving throw, taking 42 ([12d6]) poison damage on a failed save, or half as much damage on a successful one.

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Source Monster Manual pg 255
 
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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
1/4+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+10111-11619
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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