Bright green and coated in an opaque yellow slime, this squirming mass of segmented worms leaves a trail of hissing melted stone slag in its wake.
Bore Worm Swarm CR 5
AC 20, touch 20, flat-footed 18 (+2 Dex, +8 size)
hp 45 (7d8+14)
Fort +7, Ref +4, Will +3
Defensive Abilities swarm traits; Immune acid, mind-affecting effects, weapon damage
Weaknesses vulnerable to water
Str 2, Dex 15, Con 14, Int —, Wis 10, Cha 2
Base Atk +5; CMB —; CMD —
Painful Bite (Ex)
Vulnerable to Water (Ex)
Water is lethal to bore worms, which shrivel when exposed to either fresh or salt water.
Bore worms take half again as much damage (+50%) from spells and abilities with the water descriptor, and take a –2 penalty on saving throws against spells and abilities with the water descriptor that do not deal hit point damage.
Environment any underground
Organization solitary, pair, or tremor (1d6 plus 1 bore worm monarch)
Bore worms are a vile breed of subterranean burrowing worm, attacking prey both in their home and, more rarely, on the planet’s surface. Three major variants of the worms exist, each representing a different stage in the creature’s long life cycle—the swarm, monarch, and empress stages.
Pathfinder Adventure Path #117: Assault on Longshadow © 2017, Paizo Inc.; Authors: Benjamin Bruck and Thurston Hillman, with Liz Courts, Paris Crenshaw, and Jason Keeley.