Fiendish Monstrous Centipede

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Kuniyoshi Utagawa, The Dragon Princess, 1845. 9.5" by 14.25". The print the Dragon Princess rising from the water to bid Hidesato, standing on the shore of lake Biwa with his bow, to rid the lake of the giant centipede Seta. Kuniyoshi Utagawa, The Dragon Princess, 1845. 9.5" by 14.25". The print the Dragon Princess rising from the water to bid Hidesato, standing on the shore of lake Biwa with his bow, to rid the lake of the giant centipede Seta.
  Fiendish Monstrous Centipede, Medium Fiendish Monstrous Centipede, Large
Size/Type Medium magical beast (Extraplanar) Large magical beast (Extraplanar)
Hit Dice 1d8 (4 hp) 3d8 (13 hp)
Initiative +2 +2
Speed 40 ft. (8 squares), Climb 40 ft. 40 ft. (8 squares), Climb 40 ft.
Armor Class 14 (+2 Dexterity, +2 natural), touch 12, flat-footed 12 14 (–1 size, +2 Dexterity, +3 natural), touch 11, flat-footed 12
Base Attack/Grapple +0/–1 +2/+7
Attack Bite +2 melee (1d6–1 plus poison) Bite +3 melee (1d8+1 plus poison)
Full Attack Bite +2 melee (1d6–1 plus poison) Bite +3 melee (1d8+1 plus poison)
Space/Reach 5 ft./5 ft. 10 ft./5 ft.
Special Attacks Poison, Smite Good 1/day Poison
Special Qualities Darkvision 60 ft., Resistance to cold and fire 5, Spell Resistance 6 Darkvision 60 ft., Resistance to cold and fire 5, Spell Resistance 8
Saves Fort +2, Ref +2, Will +0 Fort +3, Ref +3, Will +1
Abilities Strength 9, Dexterity 15, Constitution 10, Intelligence 3, Wisdom 10, Charisma 2 Strength 13, Dexterity 15, Constitution 10, Intelligence 3, Wisdom 10, Charisma 2
Skills Climb +10, Hide +10, Spot +4 Climb +10, Hide +6, Spot +4
Feats Weapon FinesseB Focus (SRD Feat)
Environment Underground in an evil-aligned plane Underground in an evil-aligned plane
Organization Solitary or colony (2–5) Solitary or colony (2–5)
Challenge Rating 1/2 1
Treasure None None
Alignment Always evil (any) Always evil (any)
Advancement 4–5 HD (Large)
Level Adjustment

Monstrous centipedes tend to attack anything that resembles food, biting with their jaws and injecting their poison.

Size Fort DC Damage
Medium 12 1d3 Dexterity
Large 13 1d4 Dexterity

Smite Good (Su): Once per day the creature can make a normal melee attack to deal extra damage equal to its HD total (maximum of +20) against a good foe.

Poison (Ex): A monstrous centipede has a poisonous bite. The details vary by the centipede’s size, as shown on the table above. The save DCs are Consitution-based. The indicated damage is both initial and secondary damage.

Skills: Monstrous centipedes have a +4 racial bonus on Spot checks, and a +8 racial bonus on Climb and Hide checks. They can use either their Strength or Dexterity modifier for Climb checks, whichever is higher. Monstrous scorpions can take 10 on Climb checks, even if threatened or distracted.

Notes

* These monsters areMonstrous Centipedes with the Fiendish Creature template added to them.

* Fiendish Monstrous Centipede, Medium can be summoned using the spell Summon Monster I.

* Fiendish Monstrous Centipede, Large can be summoned using the spell Summon Monster II.

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