Home >Game Mastering >Bestiary >Enemies by Type >Ooze >

Carnivorous Blob

Carnivorous Blob CR 13

Rolling and twitching like a massive wad of translucent ooze, this crimson blob reaches out amorphous pseudopods in all directions.

XP 25,600
N Colossal ooze
Init +0; Senses blindsight (thermal) 60 ft., blindsight (vibration) 120 ft., sightless; Perception +23

DEFENSE HP 240

EAC 26; KAC 28
Fort +15, Ref +13, Will +10
Defensive Abilities reactive strike, split (sonic or slashing, 24 HP); DR 5/—; Immunities acid, ooze immunities; Resistances electricity 20, fire 20
Weaknesses vulnerability to cold

OFFENSE

Speed 20 ft., climb 20 ft., swim 20 ft.
Melee slam +26 (3d12+21 B plus 1d4 Con drain and grab)
Space 30 ft.; Reach 30 ft.
Offensive Abilities absorb flesh

STATISTICS

Str +8, Dex +0, Con +6, Int —, Wis +4, Cha –2
Skills Athletics +23

SPECIAL ABILITIES

Absorb Flesh (Ex)

A carnivorous blob cannot eat plant matter or inorganic matter, but it devours living flesh with a voracious speed by dealing Constitution drain on creatures it slams or maintains a grab. Whenever the blob deals Constitution drain in this manner, it heals 10 Hit Points for each point of Constitution it drains.

Excess Hit Points above its normal maximum are gained as temporary Hit Points. As soon as a carnivorous blob has at least 50 temporary Hit Points, it loses those temporary Hit Points and splits as an immediate action.

Reactive Strike (Ex)

Whenever a carnivorous blob takes damage, it reflexes lashes out with a slam attack, targeting the creature dealing damage to it if the creature is adjacent to it. Attacks that deal sonic or slashing damage do not trigger a reactive strike (instead, causing the blob to split).

Whenever a carnivorous blog takes cold damage, it cannot use its reactive strike ability until after it takes its next action in combat.

Split (Ex)

A carnivorous blob splits into two identical copies of itself if subject to sonic or slashing damage. Each copy has half the original’s current Hit Points (rounded down). A carnivorous blob reduced below the listed Hit Points cannot be further split and can be killed normally.

ECOLOGY

Environment any
Organization solitary

While sages debate whether the first carnivorous blobs were created by a mad wizard, formed in foul fleshwarping vats in some sinister city, or traveled to this world trapped in the core of a meteor, there is one thing they all agree on—none wish to get close enough to study the monstrosity. Carnivorous blobs move like a typical ooze, rolling out blobs of its fleshy material in haphazard directions, and pulling its bulk across the ground, up walls, and even through the water. If a carnivorous blob goes for more than 24 hours without a source of food, it drops into a sort of hibernation, resembling nothing so much as a pool of gelatinous blood.

The creature springs to life quickly and hungrily as soon as any living prey comes within range of its senses.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Alien Bestiary (Starfinder) © 2018, Legendary Games; Lead Designer: Jason Nelson. Authors: Anthony Adam, Kate Baker, John Bennet, Eytan Bernstein, Robert Brookes, Russ Brown, Duan Byrd, Jeff Dahl, Robyn Fields, Joel Flank, Matt Goodall, Robert J. Grady, Jim Groves, Steven T. Helt, Thurston Hillman, Tim Hitchcock, Nick Hite, Daniel Hunt, Mike Kimmel Marshall, Isabelle Lee, Jeff Lee, Lyz Liddell, Jason Nelson, Richard Pett, Tom Phillips, Alistair J. Rigg, Alex Riggs, Wendall Roy, Mike Shel, Neil Spicer, Todd Stewart, Russ Taylor, Rachel Ventura, Mike Welham, George Loki Williams, Scott Young.