Figgy Pudding (3.5e Monster)
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|Hit Dice:||3d10+15 (31 hp)|
|Speed:||10 ft. (2 squares)|
|Armor Class:||10, touch 10, flat-footed 10|
|Attack:||Slam +3 melee (1d6+1 plus 1d6 acid)|
|Full Attack:||Slam +3 melee (1d6+1 plus 1d6 acid)|
|Space/Reach:||5 ft./5 ft.|
|Special Attacks:||Constrict 1d6+1 plus 1d6 acid, Improved Grab, Intoxicating Scent, Acid|
|Special Qualities:||Blindsight 60’, Immune to cold and fire, ooze traits, Addictive Flesh|
|Saves:||Fort +6, Ref +1, Will -4|
|Abilities:||Str 12, Dex 10, Con 21, Int -, Wis 1, Cha 1|
|Environment:||Cold Forest and Mountains|
|Advancement:||4-6 HD (Medium), 7-9 HD (Large)|
Figgy Puddings look like blobs of some sort of foodlike substance, and smell delicious. They remain underground in hibernation until winter when they come forth to hunt. It seems unlikely they simply evolved, but no one is willing to take credit for their creation. Conspiracy theorists say this means it has to be a prank on mankind by the Gawds. Cruel Gawds, who deserve a buttkicking, were there someone to give them one...
The Figgy Pudding will let it's Intoxicating Scent do the work for it, and let a potential victim munch away while enveloping it. Should that fail it will immediately attack the nearest person and attempt to constrict.
Improved Grab(Ex): If the Figgy Pudding hits with it's Slam attack it gets an automatic Grapple check as a Free action without provoking an attack of opportunity. If it is successful it may begin doing Constriction damage each round it maintains the Grapple.
Constrict(Ex): On a successful Grapple check the Figgy Pudding does 1d6+1 damage and an additional 1d6 acid damage.
Intoxicating Scent(Ex): Anyone within 30 feet of a Figgy Pudding (50 feet if they have Scent) must make a DC 16 Willpower Save (Save DC is Con based) or be consumed by desire to eat the Figgy Pudding. If this happens the Figgy Pudding will split off a small portion of itself (it loses 3 hit points temporarily) and allow it to be consumed. This smaller Figgy Pudding will consume the victim from the inside doing 1d6 points of acid damage per round (beings immune to acid damage will eventually 'evacuate' the pudding) until the victim dies (and it rejoins the larger pudding in devouring the corpse), or a Remove Disease spell kills it (in which case the loss of 3 hit points is permanent for the parent pudding).
Acid(Ex): The creature secretes a digestive acid that dissolves organic material and metal quickly, but does not affect stone. Any melee hit or constrict attack deals acid damage, and the opponent’s armor and clothing dissolve and become useless immediately unless they succeed on DC 16 Reflex saves. A metal or wooden weapon that strikes a Figgy Pudding also dissolves immediately unless it succeeds on a DC 16 Reflex save. The save DCs are Constitution-based.
The pudding’s acidic touch deals 21 points of damage per round to wooden or metal objects, but the ooze must remain in contact with the object for 1 full round to deal this damage.
Addictive Flesh(Ex): Anyone tasting the flesh of a Figgy Pudding must make a DC 16 Willpower Save (Save DC is Con based) or become addicted to the taste. Thereafter each week the addict must make a DC 10 Willpower Save or compulsively hunt down and try to eat a Figgy Pudding. DC check raises by +1 each week the Save is successful. If the addict cannot get to a Figgy Pudding within one week after a Failed Save he suffers from Insanity (as per the spell) until cured or he gets a Figgy Pudding. If using the addiction rules from the Book of Vile Darkness instead, this is a High Addiction rating instead.