Snow Construct

Medium construct, neutral good

Armor Class 11
Hit Points 22 (5d6+5)
Speed 30 ft.

Str Dex Con Int Wis Cha
10 (+0) 12 (+1) 12 (+1) 7 (-2) 11 (+0) 12 (+1)

Damage Vulnerabilities fire
Damage Immunities cold
Damage Resistances poison
Senses passive Perception 10
Languages Common
Challenge 1/4 (25 XP)
Proficiency Bonus +2

Special Traits

  • Snowborn. Snow constructs are animated ice and snow. Due to this nature, they are immune to cold damage, have advantage on saving throws against being poisoned, and you have resistance to poison damage. Also, they need neither food, nor drink, nor air, and you cannot catch a disease. Because they are made of ice and snow, however, they have vulnerability to fire damage.
  • Innate Spellcasting. The snow construct’s spellcasting ability is Charisma (spell save DC 11). The snow construct can innately cast the following spells:


  • Punch. Melee Weapon Attack: +3 to hit, reach 5 ft., one creature. Hit: 1 bludgeoning damage


Snow constructs are animated snowmen. They are loosely humanoid shape, with arms and legs and a body made of hard packed, icy snow. Their bodies are smooth and uniform, always appearing as though they had just been made out of clean snow. Some have tree branches for arms, whereas others have snowy arms. A few do not have legs, but glide around on a large snowy sphere at the bottom of their torsos. Most have faces made of ice and snow, though some have eyes that resemble rocks or lumps of coal. Fortunately for the snow construct, these cannot be removed, nor can their arms, except after the death of the snow construct.

Snow constructs are only found in cold arctic environments, and even there they are rare.

Snow constructs are snow people who have been endowed with intelligence and a semblance of life. Some are built in a snowbound transmuter’s lab, while others are brought to life by a magic item, such as the hat of snow constructs (see the arctic magic items section). Either way, these snowy friends can be formidable foes outside in the bitter cold, but they are vulnerable to high temperatures.

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