Malomba (Voodun Serpent) (5e Creature)
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Malomba (Voodun Serpent)
Small aberration, lawful evil
Skills Medecine +4, Nature +4, Perception +4
Spider Climb. The Malomba can climb difficult surfaces, including upside down on ceilings, without needing to make an ability check.
Spellcasting. The Malomba is a 4th-level spellcaster. Its spellcasting ability is Wisdom (spell save DC 13, +5 to hit with spell attacks). It has the following spells t can cast spontaneously:
Cantrips (at will): Mage Hand, Minor Illusion, Poison Spray.
1st level (4 slots): Entangle, Cure Wounds, Magic Missile, Faerie Fire.
2nd level (3 slots): Spike Growth, Animate Dead
Spit Poison. Ranged Weapon Attack: +6 to hit, ranged 30 ft., one target. Hit: target must make a DC 12 Constitution saving throw, taking 10 (2d6+2) poison damage on a failed save, or half as much damage on a successful one.
The Malomba is a potent familiar to magic casting creatures and Dark Vooduns. It appears as a four foot long or even five foot long serpent but with a humanoid face. It is intelligent and can speak a variety of mortal languages and it can cast spells or even spit poison. They can be found in the company of the Qori Ismaris, the Popobawa or evil Vooduns. They gently coil around their masters and fire spells with no need for any physical components only using their serpent like voices.