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Scorpion, Black

Black Scorpion Creature15

N Gargantuan Animal

Senses Perception +27, darkvision, tremorsense (imprecise) 90 feet

Skills Athletics +30

Str +9, Dex +4, Con +6, Int -5, Wis +6, Cha -4

AC 38; Fort +29, Ref +25, Will +25

HP 275

Speed 50 feet

Melee [one-action] pincer +30 (agile, reach 30 feet), Damage 3d12+15 slashing plus Grab

Melee [one-action] stinger +30 (reach 30 feet), Damage 3d8+15 piercing plus black scorpion venom

Black Scorpion Venom (poison); Saving Throw DC 36 Fortitude; Maximum Duration 6 rounds; Stage 1 2d12 poison damage and clumsy 2 (1 round); Stage 2 3d12 poison damage, clumsy 2, and slowed 1 (1 round); Stage 3 4d12 poison damage, clumsy 4, and slowed 2 (1 round)

Greater Constrict [one-action] 2d12+12 bludgeoning, DC 36

Rapid Stinging [two-actions] The black scorpion makes three stinger Strikes, each against a different target. Its multiple attack penalty applies to each attack, but the penalty increases only after all the attacks have been made.


With a carapace the color of polished obsidian and a penchant for attacking villages, this humongous scorpion is one of the desert’s most frightening predators. A black scorpion measures 60 feet from tip to the base of its stinger.

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