Yuan-ti Malison Type 1Medium monstrosity (shapechanger yuan ti)
- 3 (700 XP)
Magic Resistance. The yuan-ti has advantage on saving throws against spells and other magical effects.
Malison Type. The Yuan-ti has one of the following types:
Type 1: Human body with snake head
Type 2: Human head and body with snakes for arms
Type 3: Human head and upper body with a serpentine lower body instead of legs
Type 4: Human form with one or more serpentine tails
Type 5: Human form covered in scales
Shapechanger. The yuan-ti can use its action to polymorph into a Medium snake, or back into its true form. Its statistics are the same in each form. Any equipment it is wearing or carrying isn’t transformed. It doesn’t change form if it dies.
Variant: Chameleon Skin. The yuan-ti has advantage on Stealth checks made to hide.
Variant: Acid Slime. As a bonus action, the yuan-ti can coat its body in a slimy acid that lasts for 1 minute. A creature that touches the yuan-ti, hits it with a melee attack while within 1.5 meters of it, or is hit by its constrict attack takes 5 (1d10) acid damage
Variant: Shed Skin (1/long rest). As a bonus action, the yuan-ti can shed its skin to free itself from a grapple, shackles, or other restraints. If the yuan-ti spends 1 minute eating its shed skin, it regains health equal to half its maximum health.
Multiattack (Yuan-ti form only). The Yuan-ti makes two ranged attacks or two melee attacks.
Bite (Snake form only). Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 1.5 m., one creature. Hit: 6 (1d6 + 3) piercing damage.
Scimitar (Yuan-ti form only). Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 1.5 m. Hit: 6 (1d6 + 3) slashing damage.
Dagger (Yuan-ti form only). Melee or Ranged Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 1.5 m. or range 4.5/18 m. Hit: 5 (1d4 + 3) piercing damage.
Longbow (Yuan-ti form only). Ranged Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, range 35/185 m. Hit: 6 (1d8 + 2) piercing damage.
Variant: Snake Antipathy (Recharge 6). The yuan-ti targets a creature it can see within 18 meters of it. The target must succeed on a Wisdom saving throw or feel an intense urge to avoid snakes and snakelike creatures (including yuan-ti); as if affected by the antipathy spell. The save DC is 13.