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Octopus, Blue-Ringed

Blue-Ringed Octopus Creature0

N Tiny Animal Aquatic

Senses Perception +6; low-light vision

Skills Athletics +6, Stealth +7

Str +0, Dex +3, Con +1, Int -4, Wis +3, Cha +0

AC 16; Fort +3, Ref +9, Will +6

HP 15; Resistances cold 2

Speed swim 25 feet

Melee [one-action] beak +7 (finesse), Damage 1d6 piercing plus blue-ringed octopus venom

Melee [one-action] arms +6, Effect Grab

Blue-Ringed Octopus Venom (poison); Saving Throw DC 17 Fortitude; Maximum Duration 6 rounds; Stage 1 1d4 poison damage (1 round); Stage 2 1d6 poison damage (1 round); Stage 3 1d6 poison damage and paralyzed (1 round)

Camouflage The blue-ringed octopus can change the color of its skin to Hide even if it doesn’t have cover.

Jet [two-actions] The blue-ringed octopus moves up to 60 feet in a straight line through the water without triggering reactions.

Toxic Bite [one-action] Requirements The blue-ringed octopus has a creature grabbed; Effect The blue-ringed octopus makes a beak Strike against the grabbed creature. If it hits, it injects additional poison, causing its venom to gain the virulent trait.


While relatively small, the blue-ringed octopus is particularly venomous for its size.

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