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Large Earth Elemental

Large Earth Elemental

Large elemental
Challenge
5

STR
5
DEX
−1
CON
5
INT
−2
WIS
0
CHA
1

126
12d10+60
19
Soak
3
Fort
+6
Ref
+3
Will
+1
Defense note natural armor
Damage vulnerabilities concussion
Damage resistances bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing from attacks that aren’t adamantine
Damage immunities poison
Condition immunities burning, exhausted, paralyzed, petrified, poisoned, unconscious

Speed 5 m., burrow 5 m.
Skills Insight +0 (11), Perception +0 (11), Primal +3 (14)
Senses darkvision 10 m., tremorsense 10 m.
Languages Terran

Earth Glide. The elemental can burrow through nonmagical, unworked earth and stone. While doing so, the elemental doesn’t disturb the material it moves through.

Maneuvers. The large earth elemental uses maneuvers (maneuver save DC 16). It has 7 stamina dice which are d8s, a dice limit of 2, regains all expended stamina dice when it finishes a long rest, and regains half its total stamina dice (rounded up) when it finishes a short rest. It knows the following maneuvers:

1 stamina die: bonecrush, debilitating crush, disorient, hammer spin, hammer through, hammering blow, knockback, rolling stone, smash, spring attack, sturdy stance

2 stamina dice: stone bones, tremoring strike

Siege Monster. The elemental deals double damage to objects and structures.

Spellcasting. The large earth elemental uses Primal (Cha) to cast spells (spell save DC 12, +4 to hit with spell attacks). It has 2 mana, a mana limit of 1, regains all expended mana when it finishes a long rest and regains half its total mana when it finishes a short rest. It knows the following spells:

Cantrips (at will, 6th-level spellcaster): earthen hide, ferrous growth, mold earth, stonefist

1 mana: avalanche, bones of the earth, earthbind, earthen bulwark, hurl boulder, orbital stones, rock armor, stalagmite, tremor

Actions (2)

Slam. Melee Weapon Attack: +8 to hit, reach 1 m. Hit: 14 (2d8 + 5) bludgeoning damage.

Mountain, Underdarksrd

Maneuvers

1 minute/stamina die

As an action, you can make a melee weapon attack that deals bludgeoning damage in an attempt to crush its skeletal structure. Add the stamina die to the attack’s damage (add half if you miss by 4 or less). On a hit, the creature must succeed on a Fortitude saving throw or it is slowed 1 for the duration.

A creature can repeat the saving throw at the end of each of its turns, ending the effect on itself on a success.

Enhance

You can increase the damage for each additional stamina die expended and the slowed level by 1 for every two additional stamina die expended.

As an action, you can make a melee weapon attack with a weapon that deals bludgeoning damage in an attempt to debilitate the creature. Add the stamina die to the attack’s damage (add half if you miss by 4 or less). On a hit, the creature must succeed on a Fortitude saving throw or it only deals half damage until the end of its next turn.

Enhance

You can increase the damage for each additional stamina die expended. This augment also causes the creature to be debilitated for 1 minute/stamina die. At the end of each of its turns, a debilitated creature can repeat the saving throw, ending the effect on itself on a success.

1 minute/stamina die

As an action, you can make a weapon attack in an attempt to disorient the creature. Add the stamina die to the attack’s damage (add half if you miss by 4 or less). On a hit, the creature must succeed on a Fortitude saving throw or it can’t take reactions for the duration.

A creature can repeat the saving throw at the end of each of its turns, ending the effect on itself on a success.

Enhance
You can augment this maneuver with the following options, expending stamina dice for each option.
  • You can increase the damage for each additional stamina die expended.

  • Stagger. You can expend 1 additional stamina die so the creature is staggered instead of not being able to take reactions.

  • Incapacitate. You can expend 2 additional stamina die so the creature is incapacitated instead of not being able to take reactions.

  • Stun. You can expend 4 additional stamina die so the creature is stunned instead of not being able to take reactions.

As an action, you can make a weapon attack with a melee weapon that you wield in two hands that deals bludgeoning damage and then spin your weapon around. Each creature within your weapon’s reach must succeed on a Reflex saving throw or take bludgeoning damage equal to the stamina die.

Enhance

You can increase the damage for each additional stamina die expended.

As an action, you can make a weapon attack with a melee weapon that deals bludgeoning damage and then hammer through the target. Each creature within 1 meter of the target and within your weapon’s reach must succeed on a Reflex saving throw, taking bludgeoning damage equal to the stamina die, or half as much damage on a successful save.

Enhance

You can increase the damage for each additional stamina die expended.

As an action, you can make a weapon attack with a melee weapon that deals bludgeoning damage to smash through armor and bone. Add the stamina die to the attack’s damage (add half if you miss by 4 or less). Treat the target’s soak as being 2 less than normal.

Enhance
You can augment this maneuver with the following options, expending stamina dice for each option.
  • You can increase the damage for each additional stamina die expended.

  • Elder Mountain Hammer. You can expend 2 additional stamina dice to ignore damage resistances.

As an action, you can make a weapon attack in an attempt to knock the creature back. Add the stamina die to the attack’s damage (add half if you miss by 4 or less). On a hit, if the creature is your size or smaller, it must succeed on a Reflex saving throw or you push it up to 2 meters away from you.

Enhance

You can increase the damage, target a creature of a larger size, and push the creature an additional 1 meter for each additional stamina die expended.

As an action, you can use the Dash action. If you use a Brawn check to Overrun a creature during this movement, the creature takes bludgeoning damage equal to the stamina die and is knocked prone.

Enhance

You can increase the damage for each additional stamina die expended and if you fail to Overrun by 4 or less, the creature takes half as much bludgeoning damage, but isn’t knocked prone.

As an action, you can make a melee weapon attack with a weapon that deals bludgeoning damage against an object or structure in an attempt to smash it. Add the stamina die to the attack’s damage (add half if you miss by 4 or less) and the attack deals double damage to objects and structures.

Enhance

You can increase the damage for each additional stamina die expended.

As an action, you can use the Dash action. If you move at least 4 meters straight toward a creature, you can make a melee weapon attack against it. Add the stamina die to the attack’s damage (add half if you miss by 4 or less).

Enhance

You can increase the damage for each additional stamina die expended.

As a reaction, which you use when you make an ability check or saving throw to avoid being pushed, knocked prone, or grappled, you can sturdily position yourself. Roll a d3 and add the result to the roll. You can do so after the roll but before any effects of the roll occur.

Enhance
You can augment this maneuver with the following options, expending stamina dice for each option.
  • You can expend 2 additional stamina dice to roll 2d3.

  • You can expend 4 additional stamina dice to roll 3d3.

As a reaction, which you use when you are hit by a weapon attack and take bludgeoning, piercing, or slashing damage from it, you halve the attack’s damage against you.

As an action, you can make a melee weapon attack with a weapon that deals bludgeoning damage to cause a tremor to ripple out from the creature. Each creature on the ground other than you in a sphere centered on the creature must make a Reflex saving throw.

On a failed save, a creature is knocked prone.