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CobaltpedeA giant meat-eating centipede which lives underground. They usually stay hidden under rocks or shallow dirt. Once they find a target, they will pounce quickly like an arrow, and rend its prey to pieces with its sharp teeth. The cobaltpede can quickly regenerate severed parts, so defeating them can be quite a hassle. Many adventurers diving underground fear their existence and call them “the yellow devil underground.”

Cobaltpede (CR 4)

XP 1,200
N Large Vermin (Lightning)
Init +6; Senses Darkvision 60 ft.; Perception +4


AC 16, touch 11, flat-footed 14 (+2 dex, +5 natural, -1 size)
hp 51 [72] (6d8+24), fast healing 3;
Fort +8, Ref +4, Will +2
Immune mind-affecting effects; Resist earth 5, lightning 10; Strong Water
Weakness Ice


Speed 40 ft., Climb 40 ft.
Melee Bite +6 (1d8+3 plus 1d6 lightning damage), Sting +6 (1d8+3 plus 1d6 lightning damage)
Space 10 ft; Reach 10 ft.
Special Attacks Critical Attack


Str 16, Dex 14, Con 16, Int -, Wis 10, Cha 2
Base Atk +4; CMB +8; CMD 20 (can’t be tripped)
Feats Improved Initiative*Power Attack*, Toughness*

*Bonus Feat
Skills Climb +11, Perception +4, Stealth +6; Racial Modifiers +4 Perception, +8 Stealth


Critical Attack (Ex)

Once every 1d3 rounds as a standard action, the cobaltpede can inflict more pain than normal. If they succeed at hitting with their bite attack, the damage is 1d8+3 x 1.5 for total damage.