Cloud Ray Elder
Gargantuan elemental beast
Level 25 Solo Controller XP 35000

HP 952; Bloodied 476Initiative +18
AC 39, Fortitude 39, Reflex 35, Will 37Perception+20
Speed 4, fly 12 (hover)
Immune dazed, stunned; Resist 15 lightning, 15 thunder
Saving Throws +5; Action Points 2


Undulating Winds (thunder) Aura 3

Any creature that starts its turn within the aura or within the elder’s space takes 15 thunder damage, and the elder slides it 3 squares to a square within the aura.

Flat Body

Creatures can enter and end their moves in the elder’s space.


When the cloud ray elder moves, it pulls with it any creature grabbed by it. In addition, the creature remains grabbed, and the elder does not provoke an opportunity attack from the grabbed creature.

Standard Actions

Sting (thunder) At-Will

Attack: Melee 5 (one creature); +30 vs. AC

Hit: 2d10 + 10 thunder damage, and ongoing 10 thunder damage (save ends).

Thunder Lash (thunder) At-Will

Attack: Melee 5 (one creature); +30 vs. AC

Hit: 4d10 + 10 damage, and the elder makes a secondary attack.

    Secondary Attack: Close burst 5 centered on the primary target (enemies in the burst other than the primary target); +28 vs. Fortitude

    Hit: 4d8 + 6 thunder damage, and the secondary target is pushed 3 squares away from the primary target.

Miss: Half damage.

Scooping Bite At-Will

Attack: Close blast 5 (enemies in the blast); +28 vs. Reflex

Hit: 3d10 + 10 damage, and the elder can grab the target if the elder has fewer than three creatures grabbed.

Gliding Menace Recharge

Effect: The elder flies its speed and uses thunder lash and scooping bite, each at a different point during the movement. It does not provoke opportunity attacks when moving away from the target of each attack.

Minor Actions

Crush At-Will (1/round)

Attack: Melee 1 (one, two, or three creatures grabbed by the elder); +28 vs. Fortitude

Hit: 4d10 + 14 damage.

Effect: The elder sustains each of its grabs.

Triggered Actions

Dream Flight (teleportation) Encounter

Trigger: The elder is first bloodied.

Effect (Free Action): The elder teleports 15 squares, teleporting with it any creature grabbed by it. The elder then makes the following attack.

Attack: Close burst 2 (enemies in the burst); +29 vs. Fortitude

Hit: The target is dazed and slowed (save ends both).

    First Failed Saving Throw: The target is instead stunned (save ends).

    Second Failed Saving Throw: The target is instead unconscious (save ends).

Str 30 (+22)                Dex 22 (+18)                Wis 27 (+20)
Con 30 (+22)                Int 2 (+8)                Cha 8 (+11)

Alignment Unaligned        Languages -

Published in Dark Sun Creature Catalog, page(s) 26.