Black Pudding
Large natural beast (blind, ooze)
Level 8 Elite Brute XP 700

HP 218; Bloodied 109Initiative +6
AC 20, Fortitude 22, Reflex 20, Will 18Perception+4
Speed 4, climb 3Blind, tremorsense 10
Immune blinded, gaze effects; Resist 15 acid
Saving Throws +2; Action Points 1

Traits

Ooze

While squeezing, the pudding moves at full speed rather than half speed, it doesn’t take the -5 penalty to attack rolls, and it doesn’t grant combat advantage for squeezing.

Standard Actions

Slam (acid) At-Will

Attack: Melee 1 (one creature); +11 vs. Fortitude

Hit: 4d6 + 6 acid damage.

Effect: Before or after the attack, the pudding shifts up to its speed.

Engulf (acid) At-Will

Attack: Close blast 3 (creatures in the blast); +11 vs. Fortitude

Hit: 4d6 + 6 acid damage, and the pudding grabs the target (escape DC 16).

Melt (acid) At-Will

Effect: Melee 1 (one creature grabbed by the pudding). The target takes 2d6 + 15 acid damage and loses a healing surge. It takes 10 extra acid damage if it has no healing surges.

Triggered Actions

Split At-Will

Trigger: An enemy hits the pudding with a weapon attack.

Effect (No Action): A black pudding spawn appears in the unoccupied square closest to the pudding.

Str 15 (+6)                Dex 14 (+6)                Wis 11 (+4)
Con 19 (+8)                Int 1 (-1)                Cha 1 (-1)

Alignment unaligned        Languages -

Published in Monster Manual 2, page(s) 172, Monster Vault, page(s) 223, Dungeon Magazine 184, Madness at Gardmore Abbey, page(s) 3-25, Dungeon Magazine 193, Dungeon Magazine 214.