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Piercer, Large

Large monstrosity, unaligned

Armor Class 17 (natural armor)
Hit Points 47 (5d10 + 20)
Speed 5 ft., climb 5 ft.

STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA
10 (+0) 16 (+3) 18 (+4) 1 (–5) 7 (–2) 3 (–4)

Skills Stealth +7
Senses blindsight 30 ft., darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 8
Languages
Challenge 3 (700 XP)

Special Traits

  • False Appearance. While the piercer remains motionless on the ceiling, it is indistinguishable from a normal stalactite.
  • Spider Climb. The piercer can climb difficult surfaces, including upside down on ceilings, without needing to make an ability check.

Actions

  • Drop. Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, one creature directly underneath the piercer. Hit: 4 (1d8) piercing damage per 10 feet fallen, up to 22 (5d8). Miss: The piercer takes half the normal falling damage for the distance fallen.
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