This massive creature looks like a gigantic worm with dark blackish-gray flesh and whose body is covered in thousands, perhaps millions, of tiny black bristles. Two oversized mandibles flank its mouth.
|Tenebrous Purple Worm||CR 15|
Speed 20 ft., burrow 20 ft., swim 10 ft.
Melee bite +26 (4d8+13/19–20 plus 2d6 acid and grab), sting +26 (2d8+13 plus poison)
Space 20 ft.; Reach 15 ft.
Special Attacks bristles (DC 27), poison, swallow whole (4d8+19 bludgeoning damage, AC 24, 20 hp)
Str 37, Dex 6, Con 29, Int 1, Wis 8, Cha 10
Base Atk +16; CMB +33 (+37 grapple); CMD 41
Feats Awesome Blow, Critical Focus, Improved Bull Rush, Improved Critical (bite), Power Attack, Staggering Critical, Weapon Focus (bite, sting)
Skills Perception +18, Swim +21
Base template: Tenebrous Creature (CR varies)
Environment Plane of Shadow
The body of a tenebrous purple worm is 5 feet in diameter and 80 feet long, weighing about 40,000 pounds. The creature has a poisonous stinger in its tail.In battle, a tenebrous purple worm forms into a coil 20 feet in diameter, biting with its acidic bite and stinging anything within reach.