Eye of Shadow
Large aberrant magical beast
Level 12 Elite Lurker XP 1400

HP 194; Bloodied 97Initiative +16
AC 26, Fortitude 24, Reflex 25, Will 24Perception+15
Speed 0, fly 6 (hover)Darkvision
Saving Throws +2; Action Points 1

Traits

All-Around Vision

Enemies can’t gain combat advantage by flanking the eye of shadow.

Combat Advantage

The eye of shadow deals 2d6 extra damage to any creature granting combat advantage to it.

Shadow Surge (healing)

The eye of shadow regains 20 hit points at the end of its turn if it has remained invisible since the start of its turn.

Standard Actions

Bite At-Will

Attack: Melee 1 (one creature); +15 vs. AC

Hit: 2d8 + 11 damage.

Eye Rays At-Will

Effect: The beholder uses one or two of the following eye rays without provoking an opportunity attack. Each eye ray must target a different enemy.

1. Blinding Ray (radiant)

Attack: Ranged 10 (one creature); +15 vs. Reflex

Hit: 1d8 + 6 radiant damage, and the target is blinded until the end of its next turn.

2. Thundering Ray (thunder)

Attack: Ranged 10 (one creature); +15 vs. Fortitude

Hit: 3d6 + 10 thunder damage, and the target is deafened until the end of its next turn.

3. Shadowbond Ray (necrotic)

Attack: Ranged 10 (one creature); +15 vs. Will

Hit: 3d6 + 5 necrotic damage, and the target is immobilized (save ends). Until the effect ends, the beholder and shadow creatures have concealment while within 5 squares of the target.

Move Actions

Vanish into Shadow (illusion, teleportation) Recharge

Effect: The beholder teleports 20 squares and becomes invisible until it attacks or until the end of its next turn.

Minor Actions

Central Eye (fear) At-Will 1/round

Attack: Ranged 5 (one creature); +15 vs. Will

Hit: The target grants combat advantage until the end of the beholder’s next turn.

Skills Stealth +17
Str 18 (+10)                Dex 22 (+12)                Wis 19 (+10)
Con 19 (+10)                Int 19 (+10)                Cha 16 (+9)

Alignment evil        Languages Deep Speech

Published in Monster Manual 3, page(s) 22.