Floating Mantle Bluesting
Medium aberrant magical beast (blind)
Level 15 Artillery XP 1200

HP 111; Bloodied 55Initiative +12
AC 28, Fortitude 26, Reflex 27, Will 28Perception+11
Speed 0, fly 6 (hover; altitude limit 3)Blindsight 25
Immune blinded, gaze; Vulnerable 10 fire, 10 lightning

Standard Actions

Tentacle Rake (poison) At-Will

Attack: Melee 3 (one creature); +18 vs. Reflex

Hit: 2d12 + 8 poison damage.

Flinging Nettles (poison) At-Will

Attack: Ranged 20 (one creature); +20 vs. Fortitude

Hit: 2d10 + 11 poison damage.

Toxic Burst (poison) Recharge when first bloodied or whenever a floating mantle polyp within 5 squares of the bluesting drops to 0 hit points

Attack: Close burst 1 (creatures in the burst); +18 vs. Fortitude

Hit: 2d10 + 11 poison damage.

Effect: If the bluesting is accompanied by fewer than four floating mantle polyps, one polyp appears in flight in an unoccupied square within or adjacent to the burst. The polyp acts after the bluesting in the initiative count.

Minor Actions

Jet Recharge when first bloodied

Effect: The bluesting shifts its speed.

Sudden Birth Recharge

Requirement: The bluesting must be accompanied by fewer than four floating mantle polyps.

Effect: One floating mantle polyp appears in flight in an unoccupied square within 3 squares of the bluesting. The polyp acts immediately after the bluesting’s turn.

Triggered Actions

Psychic Scream (psychic) Encounter

Trigger: The bluesting is first bloodied.

Attack (Free Action): Close burst 2 (creatures in the burst other than floating mantles); +16 vs. Will

Hit: 4d8 + 6 psychic damage, and the target takes 10 psychic damage whenever it makes an attack against the bluesting (save ends).

Sudden Explosion (fire) Encounter

Trigger: The bluesting is reduced to 0 hit points by fire or lightning damage.

Attack (No Action): Close burst 2 (creatures in the burst); +16 vs. Reflex

Hit: 2d12 + 10 fire damage, and the bluesting pushes the target 1d4 squares.

Miss: Half damage.

Str 10 (+7)                Dex 20 (+12)                Wis 18 (+11)
Con 15 (+9)                Int 5 (+4)                Cha 23 (+13)

Alignment Unaligned        Languages -

Published in Dark Sun Creature Catalog, page(s) 47.