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Ooze, Brown Pudding

Large ooze, unaligned

Armor Class 12 (natural armor)
Hit Points 68 (8d10 + 24)
Speed 20 ft., climb 20 ft.

14 (+2) 6 (-2) 16 (+3) 1 (-5) 6 (-2) 1 (-5)

Damage Resistances piercing from nonmagical attacks
Damage Immunities acid, cold, lightning, slashing
Condition Immunities blinded, charmed, deafened, exhaustion, frightened, prone
Senses blindsight 60 ft. (blind beyond this radius), passive Perception 8
Challenge 4 (1,100 XP)

Special Traits

  • Amorphous. The pudding can move through a space as narrow as 1 inch wide without squeezing.
  • Corrosive Form. A creature that touches the pudding or hits it with a melee attack while within 5 feet of it takes 4 (1d8) acid damage. Any nonmagical weapon made of wood or other organic material that hits the pudding partly dissolves. After hitting the pudding, the weapon takes a permanent and cumulative -1 to damage rolls. If its penalty drops to -5, the weapon is destroyed. Nonmagical ammunition made of wood or other organic material that hits the pudding is destroyed after dealing damage. The pudding can eat through 2-inch thick, nonmagical wood or other organic material in 1 round.
  • Spider Climb. The pudding can climb difficult surfaces, including upside down and ceilings, without needing to make an ability check.


  • Pseudopod. Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 5 (1d6 + 2) bludgeoning damage plus 14 (4d6) acid damage. In addition, nonmagical armor made of leather or other organic material worn by the target is partly dissolved and takes a permanent and cumulative -1 to the AC it offers. The armor is destroyed if the penalty reduces its AC to 10.


  • Split. When a pudding that is Medium or larger is exposed to lightning or slashing damage, it splits into two new puddings if it has at least 10 hit points. Each new pudding has hit points equal to half the original pudding’s, rounded down. New puddings are one size smaller than the original pudding.


A variety of the black pudding, the brown pudding is found only in temperate and subtropical swamps. It is dark brown in color. They attack by grabbing and constricting their prey.

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