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Headless Horror

Large monstrosity, neutral evil

Armor Class 14 (natural armor)
Hit Points 102 (12d10 + 36)
Speed 30 ft., climb 30 ft.

STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA
20 (+5) 14 (+2) 16 (+3) 4 (–3) 12 (+1) 13 (+1)

Saving Throws Dexterity +5, Constitution +6
Skills Athletics +8, Perception +7, Stealth +8
Senses blindsight 60 ft., tremorsense 60 ft., passive Perception 17
Languages Deep Speech
Challenge 5 (1,800 XP)

Special Traits

  • Blinded by Silence. The effects of a silence spell render the headless horror effectively blind. The headless horror automatically fails any ability check that requires the hearing. Attack rolls against the headless horror have advantage, and the headless horror attacks with disadvantage.

Actions

  • Multiattack. The headless horror makes three attacks: one with its bite and two slam attacks.
  • Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +8 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 9 (1d8 + 5) piercing damage.
  • Slam. Melee Weapon Attack: +8 to hit, reach 10 ft., one target. Hit: 10 (1d10 + 5) bludgeoning damage.
Section 15: Copyright Notice

Rappan Athuk © 2018, Frog God Games, LLC; Authors Bill Webb, Clark Peterson, Skeeter Green, Tom Knauss, Lance Hawvermale, WDB Kenower, Casey Christofferson, and Greg Raglund; based on the original creation of Bill Webb.