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This material from the 5th edition SRD is published under the OGL
Medium monstrosity (shapechanger), neutral
Armor Class: 12 (natural armor)
Hit Points: 58 (9d8+18)
Speed: 15 ft.
17 (+3) 12 (+1) 15 (+2) 5 (-3) 13 (+1) 8 (-1)
Skills: Stealth +5
Damage Immunity: acid
Condition Immunity: prone
Senses: darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 11
Challenge: 2 (450 xp)
Shapechanger. The mimic can use its action to polymorph into an object or back into its true, amorphous form. Its statistics are the same in each form. Any equipment it is wearing or carrying isn’t transformed. It reverts to its true form if it dies.

Adhesive (Object Form Only). The mimic adheres to anything that touches it. A huge or smaller creature adhered to the mimic is also grappled by it (escape DC 13). Ability checks made to escape this grapple have disadvantage.

False Appearance (Object Form Only). While the mimic remains motionless, it is indistinguishable from an ordinary object.

Grappler. While the mimic has advantage on attack rolls agaist any creature grappled by it.


Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 7 (1d8+3) piercing damage.

Pseudopod. Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 7 (1d8+3) bludgeoning damage. If the mimic is in object form, the target is subjected to its Adhesive trait.

Unofficial Description

The mimic's natural form is an ooze-like blob (of any color it desires).

The material in this box is unofficial, and is not quoted from a SRD or published material.


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Facts about "Mimic"
AlignmentNeutral +
AuthorSRD5 +
Canontrue +
Challenge Rating2 +
Experience Points450 +
FeaturesShapechanger +, Adhesive +, False Appearance +, Grappler +, Bite + and Pseudopod +
Hit Dice9d8+18 +
Hit Points58 +
PublicationSRD5 +
SizeMedium +
SortTextMimic +
SubtypeShapechanger +
TitleMimic +
TypeMonstrosity +