Kassoon

Roper

Roper

Large monstrosity, Neutral EvilLarge monstrosity, Neutral Evil
Armor Class 20 (natural armor)20 (natural armor)
[~<13]
+/-/*
Hit Points 93 (11d10+33)93 ([11d10+33])
[~1-6]
Speed 10 ft., climb 10 ft.10 ft., climb 10 ft.

STR
18 (+4)
DEX
8 (-1)
CON
17 (+3)
INT
7 (-2)
WIS
16 (+3)
CHA
6 (-2)

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Saving Throws
Skills Perception +6, Stealth +5 Perception [+6], Stealth [+5]
Damage Vulnerabilities
Damage Resistances
Damage Immunities
Condition Immunities
Senses darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 16darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 16
Languages
PB +3
Challenge 5 (1,800 XP)

[+instructions]

False Appearance. While the roper remains motionless, it is indistinguishable from a normal cave formation, such as a stalagmite.

Grasping Tendrils. The roper can have up to six tendrils at a time. Each tendril can be attacked (AC 20; 10 hit points; immunity to poison and psychic damage). Destroying a tendril deals no damage to the roper, which can extrude a replacement tendril on its next turn. A tendril can also be broken if a creature takes an action and succeeds on a DC 15 Strength check against it.

Spider Climb. The roper can climb difficult surfaces, including upside down on ceilings, without needing to make an ability check.

[b]False Appearance.[/b] While the roper remains motionless, it is indistinguishable from a normal cave formation, such as a stalagmite. [b]Grasping Tendrils.[/b] The roper can have up to six tendrils at a time. Each tendril can be attacked (AC 20; 10 hit points; immunity to poison and psychic damage). Destroying a tendril deals no damage to the roper, which can extrude a replacement tendril on its next turn. A tendril can also be broken if a creature takes an action and succeeds on a DC 15 Strength check against it. [b]Spider Climb.[/b] The roper can climb difficult surfaces, including upside down on ceilings, without needing to make an ability check.

Actions

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

Multiattack. The roper makes four attacks with its tendrils, uses Reel, and makes one attack with its bite.

Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +7 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 22 (4d8 + 4) piercing damage.

Tendril. Melee Weapon Attack: +7 to hit, reach 50 ft., one creature. Hit: The target is grappled (escape DC 15). Until the grapple ends, the target is restrained and has disadvantage on Strength checks and Strength saving throws, and the roper can't use the same tendril on another target.

Reel. The roper pulls each creature grappled by it up to 25 feet straight toward it.

[b]Multiattack.[/b] The roper makes four attacks with its tendrils, uses Reel, and makes one attack with its bite. [b]Bite.[/b] Melee Weapon Attack: [+7] to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 22 ([4d8 + 4]) piercing damage. [b]Tendril.[/b] Melee Weapon Attack: [+7] to hit, reach 50 ft., one creature. Hit: The target is grappled (escape DC 15). Until the grapple ends, the target is restrained and has disadvantage on Strength checks and Strength saving throws, and the roper can't use the same tendril on another target. [b]Reel.[/b] The roper pulls each creature grappled by it up to 25 feet straight toward it.

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Source Monster Manual pg 261
 
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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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