SRD5:Magma Mephit

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Magma Mephit
Small Elemental (Mephits), Neutral Evil
Armor Class: 11 (natural armor)
Hit Points: 22 (5d6+5)
Speed: 30 ft., fly 30 ft.
8 (-1) 12 (+1) 12 (+1) 7 (-2) 10 (+0) 10 (+0)
Skills: Stealth +3
Damage Vulnerabilities: cold
Damage Immunity: fire, poison
Condition Immunity: poisoned
Senses: Darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 10
Languages: Ignan, Terran
Challenge: 1/2 (100 xp)Proficiency Bonus (PB): +2
Death Burst. When the mephit dies, it explodes in a burst of lava. Each creature within 5 feet of it must then succeed on a DC 11 Dexterity saving throw, taking 7 (2d6) fire damage on a failed save, or half as much damage on a successful one.

False Appearance. While the mephit remains motionless, it is indistinguishable from an ordinary mound of magma.

Innate Spellcasting (1/Day). The mephit can innately cast heat metal (spell save DC 10), requiring no material components. Its innate spellcasting ability is Charisma.


Claws. Melee Weapon Attack: +3 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 3 (1d4+1) slashing damage plus 2 (1d4) fire damage.

Fire Breath (Recharge 6). The mephit exhales a 15-foot cone of fire. Each creature in that area must succeed on a DC 11 Dexterity saving throw taking 7 (2d6) fire damage on a failed save, or half as much damage on a successful one.

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Unofficial Description[edit]

Magma mephits appears similar to Imps made of molten rock.

Variant: Mephit Summoning[edit]

Some mephits can summon other mephits as an action.[1]

Sources and Notes[edit]

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Facts about "Magma Mephit"
AlignmentNeutral Evil +
AuthorSRD5 +
Canontrue +
Challenge Rating1/2 +
Experience Points100 +
FeaturesDeath Burst +, False Appearance +, Innate Spellcasting +, Claws +, Fire Breath + and {{{feature1}}} +
Hit Dice5d6+5 +
Hit Points22 +
PublicationSRD5 +
SizeSmall +
SortTextMephit Magma +
SubtypeMephit +
TitleMagma Mephit +
TypeElemental +