Tumescent Pustule
Hazard
Level 15 Blaster
XP 1200

A shuddering pustule bursts in an explosion of acidic slime.

Hazard: When creatures touch these pustules, they explode in a burst of acid.Perception     No check is necessary to notice the pustules.Nature     DC 25: The character recognizes the danger of the pustules before they erupt.TriggerA pustule explodes when touched.AttackOpportunity Action      Close burst 4
Target: Each creature in burstAttack: +17 vs. ReflexHit: 4d8 + 7 acid damage, and the target takes ongoing 5 acid damage and is weakened (save ends both).Miss: Half damage.Countermeasures     Nature DC 23: A character in the burst can minimize the damage of a pustule with a successful check made as an immediate interrupt before the pustule‚Äôs attack. On a success, the character gains a +2 bonus to Reflex on the attack, and takes no damage if the attack misses.

Published in Draconomicon: Chromatic Dragons, page(s) 151.