They’ll follow a foe who tries to retreat, but they won’t Dash after one. They're listed as "Small". False Appearance. They don’t have high mobility, so they’ll compensate with numbers, growing in large patches. In hybrid form, a lycanthropickle has the same statistics as a, loggers’ camp and let it get away (see “A Boar-ing Encounter”), small, wood with narrow gaps between its curling branches. Flumph He started accusing Kadu of crazy things like: Trying to prune him in his sleep, watering down the Tallow Wood juice to weeken him, Accused Kadu of standing between him and the sunlight so he couldnt grow, slipping vine muching beetles into his hair when his back was turned. 39 Kill 25 Monsters This mysterious Doru seems about to make an entrance -- and swarms of bats are clearing the way! Featured in Syfy’s “The Best Loot: A Dungeons & Dragons Gift Guide”! Hidden in the shaft are a number of vine blights — one, that look woody and fruit-like. While the blight remains motionless, it is indistinguishable from a dead shrub. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The Gulthias tree has AC 15, 250 hit points, and im­munity to bludgeoning, piercing, and psychic damage. Mule In the "deep lore,” blights have a distant connection to vampires, so being awakened by blood really makes sense. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. A. Your email address will not be published. I’m never sure of False Appearance still requires a stealth check. If you’re in need of a more formidable opponent, you might rather go with an evil-aligned treant: these have many more hit points, are resistant to bludgeoning and piercing damage, and can also hurl rocks. False Appearance. The fighter got knocked out in the first round. 45 Kill Shambling Mound The desecration of nature spreads throughout Strahd's realm. The diminutive creatures had little success damaging the heavily armored Tordek and Buttkiss; however, Occulus took several cuts and scratches from the creatures. Cultist body with a head and limbs. The target’s hit point maximum is reduced by an amount equal to the necrotic damage taken, and the Gulthias tree regains hit points equal to that amount. When a party of PCs comes within 30 feet of them, they attack with their needles; if one closes to within melee range, they attack with their claws. Something like this: Armor Class 13 (natural armor) Hit points 59 (7d12 + 14) Speed 20 ft, Str 19 (+4) Dex 6 (−2) Con 15 (+2) Int 10 (0) Wis 10 (0) Cha 10 (0), Damage Vulnerabilities fire Damage Resistances bludgeoning, necrotic, piercing Senses blindsight 120 ft (blind beyond this radius), passive Perception 10 Languages Common Challenge 4 (1,100 XP). If the melee opponent then moves away, they make their opportunity attacks, but they may not bother to pursue, unless they’re trying to chase trespassers out of their part of the forest. This site works best with JavaScript enabled. Hit: 3 (1d4 + 1) piercing damage. When victims come within reach, they’ll attack with surprise (give them advantage for hiding in plain sight, unless the PCs are watching out for them). The actual boss fight was just an evil druid who used the tree to spread the blights somehow. Does anyone have any thoughts on whether or not a twig blight would be able to hold a weapon, such as a staff?Just curious! Of the three, the vine blight’s the only one that can speak. Stirge False Appearance. Their Intelligence is animal at best, and while they aren’t slow, they also don’t move if they don’t have to. im trying to get one as a little adorable friend. Challenge 1/8 (25 XP) Back in those days, the manuals were set in Futura, and plate mail plus a shield was AC 2, and we were thankful for it, you whippersnappers. Each swarm tears apart one, - Sources->Guildmasters' Guide to Ravnica, Source 0 Small nature elemental (awakened shrub) MM 1/8, critters such as the beholder and the displacer beast next to more recent creations such as the chuul and the, lycanthropickles in hybrid form. Learn how to write compelling adventures focusing on the clashes between factions without making it obvious who the “good guys” and “bad guys” are. What are their tactics as a mixed group though? Compendium - Sources->Guildmasters' Guide to Ravnica. The boy is enjoying the feeling of potency, but was finding the encounters a little too easy. Your email address will not be published. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Your fates are sealed. Stand fast! It does have the ability to spawn blights, however, on nights with a blood moon. the return of the heart of the valley, but for more Tallow Wood Juice..... (Kadu being the only one who knows the recipe)... ©2020 D&D Beyond | All Rights Reserved | Powered by Fandom Games.

Also worth noting is that the Gulthias Tree shows up in the 3e module (later ported to 5e for the Tales of the Yawning Portal collection) Sunless Citadel. The session began with the party ready to recuperate, after having just fended off a swarm of Twig Blights and escaping from a gang of Belak’s followers. The Gulthias tree makes two attacks, only one of which may be an impale attack. It’s a bit more passive—it lets blights make attacks for it. They also aren’t ambushers—they have no Stealth skill. Vine blights, according to the Monster Manual flavor text, are connected to a “Gulthias tree,” a fiendish arboreal being for which there’s no listing in the MM. Finally, they engage restrained opponents in melee, grappling and squeezing them until they drop. The reduction lasts until the target finishes a long rest. Since they’re “indistinguishable” instead of “harder to see”, doesn’t that mean that they will always surprise enemies? If they can catch a retreating opponent within the 15-foot radius of Entangling Plants, they do. Hit: 7 (1d6 + 4) piercing damage plus 10 (3d6) necrotic damage. Kadu started to feed Tallow Wood Juice to Kadu. Flying snake Altered Twig Blight - Large  --------------------------------------------Description:Funglewig stands almost 10 feet high, he is an awakened plant that resembles a woody shrub, with roots pulled from the ground to form legs and feet. Twig blights, found in forests and abandoned settlements in forested areas, are small and scrappy, with poor Strength but good Dexterity and Constitution.
Vine blights, found in forests and jungles, are vaguely humanoid-shaped masses of braided vines that can lash out and grab other creatures. rafters and begin attacking the blights. Stand fast! Salvatore, Bookshop Amazon Barnes & Noble TargetIndigo Kobo Google Play iBooks. We just kinda killed the tree, DM at the time didn’t even make us roll anything since we knew we had to uproot it already. Dungeons & Dragons, D&D, their respective logos, and all Wizards titles and characters are property of Wizards of the Coast LLC in the U.S.A. and other countries. Required fields are marked *. Tribal warrior, - Sources->Tales from the Yawning Portal->a1. I’ve been a D&D player since before there were flumphs. “I’ve always said, the Dungeon Master is the whole world except for his players, and as a result, I spend countless hours prepping for my home group. These terrors use the, , becoming evil, opportunistic creatures that prey on the weak. His branches twist together to form a humanoid looking body. The Twig Blights and Ash Zombies have barely caused any damage, and they've nearly cleared out the ruins. The Gulthias tree withers and dies in 3d10 days if a hallow spell is cast in its area. Monodrone Needle blights, found in evergreen forests, are human-size amalgamations of plant matter and needle-shaped leaves, which they can hurl like porcupine quills at opponents. Manes Examining combat roles, class features, party composition, positioning, debilitating conditions, attacking combinations, action economy, and the ever-important consideration of the best ways to run away, Live to Tell the Tale will help you get the most out of your character’s abilities. That being said, most creatures trying to gain the benefit of surprise have to hide behind something. Slaad tadpole Is your homebrew on the site? If the Gulthias tree takes radiant damage or damage from holy water, this trait doesn’t function at the start of the Gulthias tree’s next turn. A twig blight is an awakened plant that resembles a woody shrub that can pull its roots free of the ground. A twig blight can “hide” out in the open simply by looking like something else. Dungeons & Dragons, D&D, their respective logos, and all Wizards titles and characters are property of Wizards of the Coast LLC in the U.S.A. and other countries.
38 Collect 25 Twig Blight Pieces New blights are being spawned from the shattered fragments of those you destroy. If it is reduced to 0 hit points, it seems to be destroyed but isn’t truly dead; it regains 1 hit point every month until it is fully healed.

Seize those pieces to tip the balance of this fight! The twig blights advance like an unrelenting storm. I made a Homebrew race from them. After embarrassing Kadu over the course of several years by repeatedly messing up simple errands upsetting most of Avon. They make opportunity attacks against retreating opponents and pursue to the best of their ability, although their movement speed is a less-than-impressive 10 feet. The mechanics are pretty cool.