Hit: 16 (2d10 + 5) slashing damage plus 9 (2d6) acid damage. That means they live solely to find food, mate, and survive. Normal druids can wear studded leather; avengers can't. Bite. If the target is a Large or smaller creature, it is grappled (escape DC 13). The art is borrowed from various sources on the Internet. Armor Class 12 (natural armor), 10 while prone, Abilities Str 13 (+1), Dex 11 (+0), Con 10 (+0), Int 1 (-5), Wis 9 (-1), Cha 8 (-1), Senses darkvision 30 ft., tremorsense 30 ft., passive Perception 9. Acid Spray (Recharge 6). Bite. For this reason, adventurers have access to a variety of armor types, ranging from leather armor to chain mail to costly plate armor, with several other kinds of armor in between. You could say the Ankheg and I … Bite. Languages — … ; This is part of the (3.5e) Revised System Reference Document.It is covered by the Open Game License v1.0a, rather than the GNU Free Documentation License 1.3.To distinguish it, these items will have this notice. The disease lasts until it is removed with a lesser restoration spell or similar disease-removing magic. However, ankhegs do have tremorsense, which gives them the ability to surprise prey. Questions or comments can be directed to john@5thsrd.org. This armor was highly valued for its lightness, as it weighed significantly less than metal plate armor. Until this grapple ends, the ankheg can bite only the grappled creature and has advantage on the attack rolls to do so. Best place to look for Ankhegs is north of the Friendly Arm Inn, but you can also find them on the Gullykin map and the Ice Island, as part of Shandalar's quest in Ulgoth's Beard. Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. An ankheg has six legs, and some specimens are yellow rather than brown. Dungeon Master Dave is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. Permissions: - runecraft.runes.ankhegarmor - runecraft.runes.ankhegarmor.use Disabled-runes.txt Ankheg Armor: Bite. If the target is a Large or smaller creature, it is grappled (escape DC 13). Armor Class 13 (natural armor), 10 while prone, Abilities Str 17 (+3), Dex 9 (-1), Con 13 (+1), Int 1 (-5), Wis 6 (-2), Cha 6 (-2), Senses blindsight 30 ft., darkvision 60ft., tremorsense 60 ft., passive perception 8. Strange chirping noises may be heard right before an Ankheg emerges to attack. Senses darkvision 60 ft., tremorsense 60 ft., passive Perception 11 Languages-- Challenge 2 (450 XP) . The ankheg spits acid in a line that is 30-feet long and 5 feet wide, provided that it has no creature grappled. Actions. That means we’ll need to develop the “boss” level female to oversee the whole colony. The diseased target’s Intelligence score decreases by 2 for every 24 hours that elapse. Finally, ankhegs are tied closely to the earth. If the target is a Medium or smaller creature, it is grappled (escape DC 11). Basically, these guys are Small, baby versions of the larger ankheg warriors. It is a monster I have always liked, I illustrated it for the Monster Manual 2 for 4th Edition, redesigned it for myself, redesigned it for 5th Edition, and finally have illustrated it for the new Monster Manual. Until this grapple ends, the ankheg can bite only the grappled creature and has … Petrification Breath (Recharge 6). Bite. Until this grapple ends, the ankheg can bite only the grappled creature and has advantage on the attack rolls to do so. Page 2 of 2 < Prev 1 2. Fantasy gaming worlds are a vast tapestry made up of many different cultures, each with its own technology level. Until this grapple ends, the ankheg can bite only the grappled creature and has advantage on the attack rolls to do so. To compare ankhegs to the kruthik from Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes, the hive lords are CR 5 vs the base kruthik’s 2. Melee Weapon Attack: +8 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Acid Spray (Recharge 6). Senses darkvision 60 ft., tremorsense 60 ft., passive Perception 11 Languages — Challenge 2 (450 XP). An ankheg burrows with legs and mandibles. So, that’s probably a good model there since ankheg warriors also have CR 2. While smaller than most ankhegs at Medium size, these swingers will be faster than the big ol’ burst-from-the-ground warriors. Armor Class 21 (natural armor), 17 while prone, Abilities Str 23 (+6), Dex 11 (+0), Con 17 (+3), Int 2 (-4), Wis 13 (+1), Cha 6 (-1). Melee Weapon Attack: +9 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hubba hubba! The ankheg is a burrowing monster with a taste for fresh meat. Then, during getting-jiggy season, there’s a whole mess of winged males and females, too, who fly off to mate and keep the colony going. Bite: This Ankheg dnd 5e monster can make melee weapon attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., also one target.Hit: 10 (2d6 + 3) slashing damage plus 3 (1d6) acid damage. The ankheg exhales petrifying dust in a line that is 30 feet long and 5 feet wide, provided that it has no creature grappled. DMDave | Fifth Edition Monsters, Maps, and More. Nerfed Ankheg Armor - a mod for BG:EE. Tomorrow, I’ll be back with azers which will finish up the A section of the Monster Manual. And if I was a betting person, I’d say that their society is something akin to ant colonies. Thes… Bite. This Ankheg Armor is highly durable, much like when it was alive on the Ankheg. If the target is a creature, it must make a DC 11 Intelligence save or become diseased with zombie fungus spores. Armor Class 14 (natural armor), 11 while prone Hit Points 39 (6d10 + 6) Speed 30 ft., burrow 10 ft. One creature the vegepygmy can see within 30 feet of it can use its reaction to make a melee attack if it has the fungal zombie tag. Until this grapple ends, the ankheg can bite only the grappled creature and has advantage on attack rolls to do so.. Hit Points 39 (6d10 + 6) Speed 30 ft., burrow 10 ft. Time to go on a bug hunt! Multiattack. Actions. There is also a set of already made armor in one of the farm fields in Nashkel. Many people who tried to create an Ankheg Armor for themselves would attempt to us the shed carapace of an Ankheg. I'm a writer, artist, and D&D nerd. Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target.Hit: 10 (2d6 + 3) slashing damage plus 3 (1d6) acid damage. Living in warm climates, the ankheg dwelt in partially collapsed burrows usually around 40 feet underground. Potentially a duergar or something similar. Each creature in that line must make a DC 16 saving throw against being magically petrified. As usual, these beasties are free for you to use in your D&D 5e campaigns. Until this grapple ends, the ankheg can bite only the grappled creature and has advantage on the attack rolls to do so. Tunneler. And the art isn’t mine. If you are the artist of a work and would like credit or to have the art removed, please contact us immediately. Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Learn how your comment data is processed. If the target is a Large or smaller creature, it is grappled (escape DC 13). Many people who tried to create an Ankheg Armor for themselves would attempt to use the shed carapace of an Ankheg. Oct 24, 2004 #1 Does anyone know if there is a source in WotC 3.x that talks about making armor out of Ankheg shell? Thread starter jester47; Start date Oct 24, 2004; jester47 First Post. Unless until this grapple will end […] An ankheg has six legs, and some specimens are yellow rather than brown. Aldeth the Foppish Idiot Armed with My Mallet O' Thinking Veteran. Bite: Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target.Hit: 10 (2d6 + 3) slashing damage plus 3 (1d6) acid damage.If the target is a Large or smaller creature, it is grappled (escape DC 13). Queens, winged ones, regular ones, baby ones, rock-monster ones, and even zombie ones! Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Each creature in that line must make a DC 15 saving throw, taking 21 (6d6) damage on a failed save, or half as much on a successful one. ACTIONS. Ankheg. With all that in mind I decided to start with the Ankheg. Until this grapple ends, the ankheg can bite only the grappled creature and has advantage on attack rolls to do so. Suppose, the target is a large or else a smaller creature, it has been grappled (escape DC 13). Bite. To surround the ankheg queen will be its larvae and plenty of freshly hatching ankheg young. Challenge 2 (450 XP). This article is a stub. Maybe in an FR book somewhere? For good measure, we should probably throw in some little guys, too. A burrowing ankheg usually does not make a usable tunnel, but can construct a tunnel; it burrows at half speed when it does so. Each creature in that line must make a DC 13 Dexterity saving throw, taking 10 (3d6) acid damage on a failed save, or half as much damage on a successful one. Armor Class 14 (natural armor), 11 while prone Take an Ankheg shell to the Thunderhammer Smithy in Beregost. Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 10 (2d6 + 3) slashing damage plus 3 (1d6) acid damage.If the target is a Large or smaller creature, it is grappled (escape DC 13). If they do fight, they’re total brutes, with high strength and low Dex. I’ve been a dungeon master for 27-years (since 2nd edition). Open Game Content (place problems on the discussion page). Languages —. She will be stronger, smarter, and deadlier than the basic ankheg. Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target.Hit: 10 (2d6 + 3) slashing damage plus 3 (1d6) acid damage. In addition to what I’ll dub the ankheg warrior in the Monsters Manual (page 21, by the way), it will be led by the Huge-sized ankheg queen. My son, Jack is six, and he, too, is quickly going down the long nerd road with me. Several legs protrude out of its body, of these their front pair had been adapted with sharp hooks for burrowing and for grasping prey. Armor Class 16 (natural armor), 13 while prone, Abilities Str 21 (+5), Dex 11 (+0), Con 15 (+2), Int 4 (-3), Wis 15 (+2), Cha 8 (-1), Senses darkvision 60 ft., tremorsense 60 ft., passive Perception 12. On a success, the effect ends. Armor Class 14 (natural armor), 11 while prone. If the target is a Large or smaller creature, it is grappled (escape DC 13). On a failed save, the creature begins to turn to stone and is restrained. Oh yeah, they can also spit acid. Remembering back to stories of fungi that could turn ants into zombies, I thought having something similar in D&D would be pretty cool and totally fit in. But avengers can wear armor made just from animals (leather armor) so it stands to reason they can wear any non-metallic armor. In addition to what I’ll dub the ankheg warrior in the Monsters Manual (page 21, by the way), it will be led by the Huge-sized ankheg queen. Note: This effect stacks with Dragon Heart Administrative. Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Next > Wingfoot Guest. This Ankheg Armor is highly durable, much like when it was alive on the Ankheg. Hit: 2 (1d4) slashing damage. The yellow musk creeper already kinda does the whole “plant possessing” someone gig, so I figured having a vegepygmy do it instead would be fun. Each creature in that line must make a DC 13 saving throw, taking 10 (3d6) damage on a failed save, or half as much on a successful one. Claws. If the target is a Large or smaller creature, it is grappled (escape DC 13). It’s not totally out of character for one to eat the child of a farmer, thinking it’s just another pig or goat. Hit: 10 (2d6 + 3) slashing damage plus 3 (1d6) acid damage. By slaying an Ankheg and taking its carapace, a blacksmith is able to make a mystic armor out of it. Bite. Challenge 2 (450 XP). The ankheg can burrow through solid rock at half its burrowing speed and leaves a 15-foot diameter tunnel in its wake. The ankheg hunted in forests or grasslands where prey would wander into its traps. Knights and Nerds Podcast | Episode 51 – Fractured Alliance, Knights and Nerds Podcast | Episode 50 – Face To Face, Knights and Nerds Podcast | Episode 49 – No Place of Peace, Knights and Nerds Podcast | Episode 48 – Friendly Fire, Ice Geist | New Monster for Fifth Edition, 5 new ankheg variants (plus a vegepygmy spin-off!). It’s not evil, they’re just not clever enough to know the difference (or care). All of the resources on this blog are available for personal use only for your Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition campaigns unless stated otherwise. Hit: 6 (1d6+ 3) slashing damage plus 2 (1d4) acid damage. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Seriously, I have an issue. Plant Camouflage. Languages -- If an area became too barren, the ankheg moved on to other, more lucrative areas. Senses darkvision 60 ft., tremorsense 60 ft., passive Perception 11. Ankhegs have low intelligence, which makes them easily susceptible to psionics. It is generally recommended that low-level parties use extreme caution in areas where they are known to thrive, and to fight only one or two at a time. Check out the GitHub repo. Remove all ads! Until this grapple ends, the ankheg can bite only the grappled creature and has … Contribute to Erg-os/Nerfed_Ankheg_Armor development by creating an account on GitHub. If damage reduces the zombie to 0 hit points, it must make a Constitution saving throw with a DC of 5 + the damage taken, unless the damage is fire or from a critical hit. It is about 10 feet long and weighs about 800 pounds. Large monstrosity, unaligned. That means all their fighting is done in melee. The vegepygmy has advantage on Dexterity (Stealth) checks it makes in any terrain with ample obscuring plant life. Doing a little research on ant colonies on the ol’ Wikipedia, I learned that ants have one large, egg-laying queen, supported by a number of sterile females as workers and soldiers. If the target is a Huge or smaller creature, it is grappled (escape DC 15). Since there aren't levels of plate in 5E, and Field Plate wasn't as effective as Full Plate in 2E, you could make it AC 17 which is the equivalent to Splint Mail in 5E requiring the Heavy Armor … Hollow tu… Ankhegs are bugs. Senses darkvision 60 ft., tremorsense 60 ft., passive Perception 11. She will be stronger, smarter, and deadlier than the basic ankheg. Actions. The Ankheg (gryllotalpa aegisidae, alt. Acid Spray (Recharge 6). Undead Fortitude. The mushroom is destroyed if the creature is raised from the dead before it can transform into a fungal zombie, or if the corpse is targeted by a lesser restoration spell or similar magic before it animates. They do have an acid spray attack that can do some damage at range, but most likely that’s used only as a last resort (and other resources confirm this) to escape or scare off larger predators or the odd adventurer. Thus the vegepygmy invader was born. Here’s what I’ll cover in this session about ankhegs: According to the Monster Manual, an ankheg resembles an enormous many-legged insect. If the target is a Large or smaller creature, it is grappled (escape DC 13). In the 2E MM it states the Ankheg's carapace can be fashioned into armor with AC 2 (Equivalent to Field Plate). Hit: 5 (1d6 + 2) slashing damage and 4 (1d8) psychic damage. Hit: 10 (2d6 + 3) slashing damage plus 3 (1d6) acid damage. The ankheg makes one bite attack. Speed 30 ft., burrow 10 ft. myrmecia aegisidae) is a large insect common to temperate forest and grassland biomes.Many consider the ankheg to be a notorious pest species and when there is an infestation it can wreak havoc to a farm or ranch due to disruption of local soils and predation of domestic animals. Then we’ll have winged ankheg. Acid Spray (Recharge 6): The ankheg spits acid in a line that is 30 ft. long and 5 ft. wide, provided that it has no creature Grappled. Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Until this grapple ends, the ankheg can bite only the grappled creature and has advantage on attack rolls to do so.. Delightful! Each creature in that line must make a DC 13 Dexterity saving throw, taking 10 (3d6) acid damage on a failed save, or half as much damage on a successful one. Actions. Combat: The ankheg’s preferred attack method is to lie 5 to 10 feet below the surface of the ground until its antennae detect the approach of a victim. Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target.Hit: 10 (2d6 + 3) slashing damage plus 3 (1d6) acid damage. Freshly hatched ankheg babies. These guys are no joke. Suppose the target is large or the smaller creature, it is grappled i.e, (escape DC 13). Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target.Hit: 10 (2d6 + 3) slashing damage plus 3 (1d6) acid damage. Rules provided by Wizards of the Coast under the OGL 1.0a. And it’s got legs that end in sharp hooks, which evolved from the need to burrow through tough earth and grab onto prey Meanwhile, its mandibles are strong enough to snap a small tree in half. The ankheg spits acid in a line that is 60-feet long and 5 feet wide, provided that it has no creature grappled. Unless the mushroom is destroyed, the corpse animates as a fungal zombie after being dead for 24 hours. Discussion in 'Baldur's Gate (Classic)' started by Clixby, Jul 20, 2006. Hit: 10 (2d6 + 3) slashing damage plus 3 (1d6) acid damage. Ankheg Armor. The ankheg has glistening black eyes, a small mouth lined with tiny rows of chitinous teeth, and two sensitive antennae that can detect movement of man-sized creatures up to 300 feet away. Discussion in 'Baldur's Gate (Classic)' started by Wingfoot, Aug 25, 2000. They generally attack very quickly, with either melee or ranged attacks, both of which contain … Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. For the record though, in BG2 they can wear ankheg plate which weighs 25 … Ankhegs are large (about 10' long) insectoid burrowing creatures. Joined: May 15, 2003 ... it still means it's the next best armor in the game after the two sets of full plate. Hit Points 39 (6d10 + 6) My wife, Tracy just rolls her eyes. 5 ankheg variants for your 5th edition Dungeons & Dragons games (plus a vegepygmy). By slaying an Ankheg and taking its carapace, a blacksmith is able to make a mystic armor out of it. And instead of dissolving you with acid spray, they turn you into rock and eat you like that. Ankheg armor? Actions. The length of the body consists of segmented armor like plates held together by hard yellowish muscle sinew. It’s unlikely that they’ll challenge anything that poses a serious threat to it as their Wisdom is high enough to know when the going’s getting tough. Bite. View all posts by DM Dave. Acid Spray (Recharge 6). If it takes cold, fire, or necrotic damage, this trait doesn’t function at the start of the vegepygmy’s next turn. If the target is a Large or smaller creature, it is grappled (escape DC 13). Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target.Hit: 10 (2d6 + 3) slashing damage plus 3 (1d6) acid damage. If the target is a Large or smaller creature, it is grappled (escape DC 13). I’m also a professional blogger, author, and graphic designer. Bite. How To: Right click centerpiece of the rune holding the desired piece of Runic Armor Effect: Adds 1 toughness to armor up to a max of 5 toughness per armor piece. Senses darkvision 60 ft., tremorsense 60 ft., passive Perception 11 Languages — Challenge 2 (450 XP). Ankheg tunnels were sometimes filled with the remains of victims, eggs, or chitin. Notes. If the disease reduces the target’s Intelligence to 0, the target dies, and its brain sprouts a mushroom. I probably think about D&D a little too much. Some content used under the open gaming license. The vegepygmy regains 5 hit points at the start of its turn. Hit: 27 (4d10 + 6) slashing damage. Finally, our brute bug from the Elemental Plane of Earth is the stonejaw ankheg. Their heads have large powerful mandibles that can snap a small tree in half, and their throat contains a basketball sized sack which produces a dark green acid for spitting out at prey. The vegepygmy dies only if it starts it turn with 0 hit points and doesn’t regenerate. Borrowed! It must repeat the saving throw at the end of its next turn. Ankhegs are large 8-9 foot long cockroach like creatures with long antennae. Actions. That should be a lot of fun, too, ’cause I love fire stuff! Tougher, meaner, and able to burrow through solid rock. Regeneration. ActionsContents1 Actions2 Ankheg Monster 5e Attributes Bite: Melee Weapon Attack: Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Acid Spray (Recharge 6). Let’s create an ankheg variant that’s from the Elemental Plane of Earth, too. You’ve got all sorts of ankhegs coming at you. Ankheg plate mail was a suit of armor that was crafted from the chitinous shell of an ankheg.Despite its name, it was not true plate mail but rather offered its wearer similar protection in combat and could be worn by druids.. Bite. If the target is a Huge or smaller creature, it is grappled (escape DC 16). It’s got long antennae that twitches in response to movement around it. The ankheg is a burrowing monster with a taste for fresh meat. Melee Weapon Attack: +3 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Likely though, this prey will be docile livestock and things that are easy to catch. Let’s talk about ankhegs, the big ol’ acid-spitting ant monsters from D&D 5e–well, from pretty much any D&D edition. Actions. A queen. Their tunnels would sometimes be around 60 to 150 feet long and 5 feet high. Until this grapple ends, the ankheg can bite only the grappled creature and has advantage on attack rolls to do so. You can help Magickverse Encyclopedia by expanding it. On a failure the creature is petrified until freed by the greater restoration spell or other magic. Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target.Hit: 10 (2d6 + 3) slashing damage plus 3 (1d6) acid damage. Just not commercially! The ankheg spits acid in a line that is 30 feet long and 5 feet wide, provided that it has no creature grappled. So we might consider creating a spin-off that control ankhegs a la Ant-man’s helmet. Abilities Str 7 (-2), Dex 14 (+2), Con 13 (+1), Int 7 (-2), Wis 13 (+1), Cha 12 (+1), Senses darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 13. It is about 10 feet long and weighs about 800 pounds. On a success, the zombie drops to 1 hit point instead. An ankheg burrows with legs and mandibles. If the target is a Small or smaller creature, it is grappled (escape DC 11). 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