Zaratan (5e)

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Zaratan (pointer) [1]
Gargantuan Elemental (Earth Elementals, Elder Elementals), Neutral
Armor Class: 21
Hit Points: 307
Speed: 40 ft., swim 40 ft.
Saving Throws: Wis, Cha
Senses: darkvision 60 ft., tremorsense 60 ft., passive Perception 15
Habitat: Desert, Forest, Grassland, Hill, Mountain
Challenge: 22 (41,000 xp)Proficiency Bonus (PB): +7


Legendary Resistance (3/Day). [2] If the zaratan fails a saving throw, it can choose to succeed instead.

Magic Weapons. [2] The zaratan's weapon attacks are magical.

Siege Monster. [2] The zaratan deals double damage to objects and structures. 



Bite. Melee Weapon Attack

Stomp. Melee Weapon Attack

Split Rock. Ranged Weapon Attack

Spew Debris (Recharge 5-6).

Bonus Actions

Earth-Shaking Movement.

Legendary Actions

The elemental can take 3 legendary actions, choosing from the options below. Only one legendary action option can be used at a time and only at the end of another creature’s turn. The elemental regains spent legendary actions at the start of its turn.



Split (Costs 2 Actions).

Retract (Costs 2 Actions).

Revitalize (Costs 2 Actions).

Emerge (Costs 2 Actions).

Unofficial Description: This ancient elemental appears in the form of a hill-sized turtle made of earth and stone


  1. Mike Mearls, Jeremy Crawford, et. al (7 May 2018). Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes. (5e) Wizards of the Coast. ISBN 0786966246. p. 201. Licensed: © Wizards of the coast (used under 'fair use' clause).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Trait matches the trait of the same name in the 5th ed. SRD. - Wizards RPG Team (6 May 2015). SRD-OGL v5.1. (5e) Wizards of the Coast. Licensed: OGL & CC-BY.

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Facts about "Zaratan (5e)"
AlignmentNeutral +
AuthorMordenkainen's Tome of Foes +
CRval22 +
Canontrue +
Challenge Rating22 +
Creature NameZaratan +
Experience Points41,000 +
FeaturesLegendary Resistance +, Magic Weapons +, Siege Monster +, Multiattack +, Bite +, Stomp +, Split Rock +, Spew Debris +, Earth-Shaking Movement +, Move +, Split +, Retract +, Revitalize + and Emerge +
HabitatDesert +, Forest +, Grassland +, Hill + and Mountain +
Hit Points307 +
Legendary Monstertrue +
NameZaratan +
PublicationMordenkainen's Tome of Foes +
SizeGargantuan +
SortTextElemental Elder Zaratan +
SubtypeEarth Elemental + and Elder Elemental +
SummaryThis ancient elemental appears in the form of a hill-sized turtle made of earth and stone +
TypeElemental +