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Severed Head

Severed Head Creature-1

NE Tiny Mindless Undead

Senses Perception +6; darkvision

Skills Acrobatics +6 (+8 to Maneuver in Flight)

Str +1, Dex +2, Con +0, Int -5, Wis +2, Cha +0

AC 15; Fort +4, Ref +6, Will +4

HP 7, negative healing; Immunities death effects, disease, mental, paralyzed, poison, unconscious; Weaknesses positive 1

Speed 15 feet, fly 25 feet

Melee [one-action] jaws +6 (agile, finesse), Damage 1d4+1 piercing

Gnash [one-action] Requirements The beheaded’s previous action was a jaws Strike that dealt damage to its target; Effect The severed head makes a second jaws Strike as it violently shakes itself, trying to rip away a mouthful of flesh. On a success, the target takes an additional 1d4 slashing damage and 1 persistent bleed damage.


The most common beheaded appears simply as a rotting head, barely preserved by the magic that created it.

Beheaded are the reanimated heads of decapitation victims. These mindless undead fly through the air or roll around to attack their prey.

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