Briar Witch Dryad
Medium fey humanoid (plant)
Level 13 Elite Controller XP 1600

Initiative +8        Senses Perception +13
Curse of Thorns aura 3; enemies without forest walk take 2 damage each time they move—or are pushed, pulled, or slid—into a square within the aura. Creatures do not take damage when a briar witch dryad moves closer to them.
Thorn Boon aura 6; allied plants in the aura deal an extra 5 damage with each melee attack.
HP 262; Bloodied 131
AC 29; Fortitude 27, Reflex 25, Will 27
Saving Throws +2
Speed 8 (forest walk)
Action Points 1

Claws (standard, at-will)

+18 vs AC; 1d8+3 damage.

Briar Cage (standard, at-will)

the target is encased in sharp briars; Ranged 10; +16 vs Reflex; 1d6+4 damage, and the target takes ongoing 10 damage and is restrained (save ends both). A creature in a briar cage has cover. A briar cage can be destroyed (25 hit points; resist 10 to all damage).

Deceptive Veil (minor; at-will) Illusion

The briar witch dryad can disguise itself to appear as any Medium humanoid, usually a beautiful elf or eladrin. A successful Insight check (opposed by the dryad’s Bluff check) pierces the disguise.

Thorny Body

Any creature that grabs the briar witch dryad takes 5 damage at the start of its turn.

Treestride (move; at-will) Teleportation

The briar witch dryad can teleport 8 squares if it begins and ends adjacent to a tree, treant, or a plant of Large size or bigger.

Alignment Unaligned        Languages Elven
Skills Bluff +15, Insight +13, Stealth +13
Str 16 (+9)      Dex 14 (+8)      Wis 14 (+8)
Con 19 (+10)      Int 11 (+6)      Cha 19 (+10)


Published in Monster Manual, page(s) 96.