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Sky Spore

Gargantuan plant, unaligned

Armor Class 15 (natural armor)
Hit Points 203 (14d20 + 56)
Speed 0 ft., fly 20 ft.

STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA
20 (+5) 10 (+0) 19 (+4) 2 (-4) 14 (+2) 2 (-4)

Skills Perception +6
Damage Immunities lightning
Condition Immunities charmed, blinded, deafened, frightened, prone
Senses blindsight 60 ft., passive Perception 16
Languages
Challenge 11 (7,200 XP)

SPECIAL TRAITS

  • Amorphous. The sky spore can occupy another creature’s space and vice versa. A typical sky spore fills a sphere 20 feet in diameter.

ACTIONS

  • Multiattack. The sky spore uses floating spores and then makes an engulf attack against each creature sharing its space.
  • Engulf. The sky spore engulfs all creatures sharing its space (usually a 20-foot sphere which would include up to 2 Large, 4 Medium or 8 Small creatures). An engulfed creature is restrained, has total cover against attacks and other effects outside the sky spore, and takes 21 (6d6) acid damage at the start of each of the sky spore’s turns. When the sky spore moves, the engulfed creature moves with it. An engulfed creature that is not paralyzed and has a fly speed can try to escape by using an action to make a DC 15 Strength check. On a success, the creature escapes and enters a space of its choice within 5 feet of the sky spore’s body.
  • Floating Spores (Recharge 5-6). A sky spore can eject a 15-foot cone of unusual spores from anywhere on its body. Living creatures caught in the cone must succeed on a DC 22 Constitution save. If a creature fails this saving throw, it becomes buoyant, floating upwards 20 feet per round until it drifts with the highest clouds. A creature affected by these spores also gains the paralyzed condition. The creature may make another saving throw at the end of each of its turns to end the paralysis, with a second successful save required to end the buoyancy.

ABOUT

Floating among thick clouds, a solid mass slowly changes colors to match its surroundings. A sky spore is 20 to 30 feet across and weighs over a ton, but its buoyant gases bear it aloft as if it were weightless.

Slow Moving Death. Sky spores float high in planetary atmospheres for centuries, slowly growing as they feed on living creatures that happen too close to them. A creature affected by its spores simply floats helplessly while the clumsy airborne fungus slowly maneuvers until its mouth moves over the helpless prey. The sky spore then digests its dinner over the course of days. Floating Fungus. A creature paralyzed, but not eaten, by a sky spore floats on the wind until the paralyzing spores eventually begin to multiply, slowly altering a host’s body until a new sky spore is formed.

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