Elder Snake (5e Creature)

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Elder Snake[edit]

Huge beast, neutral

Armor Class 19 (natural armor)
Hit Points 287 (25d12 + 125)
Speed 45 ft.

20 (+5) 20 (+5) 20 (+5) 16 (+3) 17 (+3) 10 (+0)

Saving Throws Str +11, Wis +9, Cha +6
Skills Arcana +9, Athletics +11, History +9, Intimidation +6, Nature +9, Perception +9
Damage Resistances Poison, non-magical bludgeoning, slashing, and piercing.
Damage Immunities poison; bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing damage from nonmagical attacks
Condition Immunities frightened
Senses darkvision 120 ft.; passive Perception 19
Languages Common
Challenge 17 (18,000 XP)

Legendary Resistance (3/Day). If the snake fails a saving throw, he can choose to succeed instead.

Chakra. The snake has 30 chakra points, which she can expend. All spend Chakra Points are regained at the end of a long rest.


Multiattack. The snake can make 3 thrash and one bite attacks or takes 2 action.

Thrash. Melee Weapon Attack: +11 to hit, reach 15 ft., one target. Hit: 11 (2d6 + 4) magical bludgeoning damage.

Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +11 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 18 (3d8 + 4) magical piercing damage and the snake initiates a Grappling contest with the target.

Shed Skin (5 Chakra). The snake loses one condition of his choice, not including charmed.

Senjutsu Bite (10 Chakra). The snake bites a creature within range, injecting them with senjutsu chakra. They must attempt a DC 19 Wisdom saving throw. On a failure, she makes two bite attacks against them. On a success, they gain the effects of Partial Sage Mode for 1 minute. If they are already capable of using Partial Sage Mode, they instead gain the effects of the Sage Transformation for 1 minute.

Genjutsu (3 Chakra). One creature within 70 feet that is not blind must succeed a DC 19 Wisdom saving throw. On a failure, the snake spends an additional amount of chakra and they are effected by one of the following:

  • The target is blinded. Costs 7 chakra.
  • The target is deafened. Costs 5 chakra.
  • The target is frightened. Costs 6 chakra.
  • The target is affected by the confusion spell. Costs 8 chakra.
  • The target is restrained. Costs 8 chakra.
  • The target is paralyzed. Costs 12 chakra.


The White Snake Sage atop her throne, Source [[1]].

Almost always flanked by two powerful guards, the elder snake is chief among the Snakes of Ryūchi Cave. There is only one elder snake at a time. While rarely the most physically gifted among the snakes, they are typically endowed with a powerful understanding of physical, spiritual, and natural energies.

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