Talien (AKA Tal) the satyr paladin and Maleficent (AKA Mal) the half-fiend/half-fey sorceress are back with yet another talk show, this one reviewing famous monsters and disasters from the Syfy channel, with stats for 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons. This episode involves sharks. And tornadoes.
Mal: What…why…I can’t even…
Tal: Sharks! In a tornado! It’s totally possible.
Mal: Are we going to do this? We’re going to talk about sharks in a tornado?
Tal: It’s called a shark-NAH-doh. Sharknado.
Mal: You realize that sharks would die in a tornado before they ever posed a threat to anybody, right?
Tal: No I do not realize that, because I hadn’t thought about it until just now.
Mal: How about now?
Tal: Hmm, okay maybe you have a point.
- Large beast, unaligned
- Armor Class 12 (natural armor)
- Hit Points 45 (6d10 + 12)
- Speed 0 ft., swim 40 ft.
- STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA
- 18 (+4) 13 (+1) 15 (+2) 1 (−5) 10 (+0) 4 (−3)
- Skills Perception +2
- Senses blindsight 30 ft., passive Perception 12
- Languages —
- Challenge 2 (450 XP)
Blood Frenzy. The shark has advantage on melee attack rolls against any creature that doesn’t have all its hit points.
Water Breathing. The shark can breathe only underwater.
Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +6 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 13 (2d8 + 4) piercing damage.
The region containing a Sharknado creates one or more of the following effects:
- Hurricane-force winds bestow disadvantage on all piercing, bludgeoning, and slashing ranged attacks and perception checks. To move forward, all two-legged creatures must make Strength saves 20.
- Tornadoes roam the area. Failing a 20 Strength saving throw causes a character to get drawn into it, suffering 6d6 bludgeoning damage for 1d10 rounds.
- The area is flooded with a depth of 1d10+10 feet. Melee attacks for land-dwelling creatures in water that is waist-height or higher suffer disadvantage. Characters must make an 15 Athletics check each round or suffer 1d6 bludgeoning damage.
You can purchase How to Survive a Sharknado and Other Natural Disasters and “Sharknado” at Amazon.
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