This sixteen-foot-long eel slithers through the water with uncanny grace, mouth open to display large teeth and a second set of jaws.
Giant Moray Eel CR 5
Speed swim 30 ft.
Melee bite +11 (2d6+9 plus grab)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 10 ft.
Special Attacks gnaw
Str 22, Dex 14, Con 16, Int 1, Wis 12, Cha 8
Base Atk +5; CMB +12 (+16 grapple); CMD 24 (can’t be tripped)
Feats Improved Initiative, Lightning Reflexes, Skill Focus (Stealth), Weapon Focus (bite)
Skills Escape Artist +10, Perception +7, Stealth +8, Swim +14; Racial Modifiers +8 Escape Artist
If a giant moray begins a round with a grabbed foe, it inflicts automatic bite damage (2d6+9 points of damage). A giant moray eel possesses a second set of jaws in its throat that aid in swallowing—it can make a second bite attack (+11 attack, 1d6+3) against a foe it has already grabbed.
Giant Moray Eel Companions
Environment warm oceans
Organization solitary, pair, or nest (3–6)
The moray eel is a ferocious predator, capable of holding prey in its primary jaws while a smaller set of jaws inside its throat chews away bite-sized portions.