Giant Undead Crocodile

Huge undead, chaotic evil

Armor Class 16 (natural armor)
Hit Points 138 (12d12 + 60)
Speed 20 ft., swim 60 ft.

24 (+7) 9 (-1) 20 (+5) 1 (-5) 8 (-1) 3 (-4)

Damage Immunities poison
Condition Immunities poisoned
Senses darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 9
Challenge 6 (2,300 XP)


  • Sunlight Sensitivity. While in direct sunlight, the undead crocodile has disadvantage on attack rolls, as well as on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on sight.
  • Swamp Camouflage. The undead crocodile has advantage on Dexterity (Stealth) checks made to hide in swampy terrain.
  • Turn Defiance. The undead crocodile has advantage on affects that turn undead.


  • Multiattack. The undead crocodile makes two melee attacks: one with its bite and one with its tail.
  • Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +10 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 29 (4d10 + 7) piercing damage, and the target is grappled (escape DC 18). Until this grapple ends, the target is restrained, and the crocodile can’t bite another target.
  • Tail. Melee Weapon Attack: +10 to hit, reach 10 ft., one target. Hit: 20 (3d8 + 7) bludgeoning damage.
  • Swallow. The undead crocodile makes one bite attack against a Large or smaller target it is grappling. If the attack hits, the target is swallowed, and the grapple ends. The swallowed target is blinded and restrained, it has total cover against attacks and other effects outside the undead crocodile, and it takes 9 (2d8) necrotic damage at the start of each of the undead crocodile’s turns. The undead crocodile can have only two targets swallowed at a time. If the undead crocodile dies, a swallowed creature is no longer restrained by it and can escape from the corpse using 15 feet of movement, exiting prone.


Something enormous swims towards a hunter’s boat. Feeling quite worried, the man starts rowing frantically in the opposite direction. He knows he just saw a giant undead crocodile.

Creepy Creature. Lizardfolk abhor these mutant reptiles and will attack them on sight. The reptilian humanoids feel these monsters are twisted versions of sacred beasts and must be destroyed.

Undead Nature. The undead crocodile doesn’t require air, food, drink, or sleep.

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