Sand Worm, Adult (CR 4)

This large desert worm is covered with sand-colored plates of chitinous armor. Its trifurcated mouth opens to reveal row upon row of razor sharp teeth.

XP 1,200

N Huge magical beast (desert, earth)

Init +0; Senses darkvision 60 ft., low-light visions, tremorsense 60 ft.; Perception +7


AC 21, touch 8, flat-footed 21 (–2 size, +11 natural armor)

hp 49 (5d10+27)

Fort +8, Ref +4, Will +2

Immune acid, fire, paralysis, and poison

Weaknesses susceptible to cold


Speed 30 ft., burrow 30 ft.

Melee bite +11 (2d6+7/19-20 plus grab)

Space 15 ft., Reach 10 ft.

Special Attacks sand tremor, swallow whole (3d6 acid damage, AC 16, 20 hp)


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