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Prismatic Mold

Known as prismatic mold, this multicolored fungus faintly glows with swirling patterns, casting dim light.

Volatile and easily disturbed, prismatic mold emits a colorful burst of spores when a creature moves within 5 feet of it. Each of these spore clouds is a different color and fills a 10-foot area centered on a corner of the mold’s square. The spore clouds each manifest a different effect related to the color of the spore cloud.

Once triggered, prismatic mold continues to emit these spore clouds for as long as a creature is within 5 feet and for 1d4 rounds after the creature leaves the area. To determine which color spore cloud the prismatic mold ejects, roll 1d8 and consult the Prismatic Mold table.

Targeting a prismatic mold with dispel magic instantly withers it into mundane and permanently inert (albeit still colorful) mold.

Table: Prismatic Mold Random Results
1d8 Color Effect Save
1 Red 5d6 points of fire damage Reflex DC 18 for half damage
2 Orange 6d6 points of acid damage Reflex DC 18 for half damage
3 Yellow 7d6 points of electricity damage Reflex DC 18 for half damage
4 Green 1d4 points of Constitution damage Fortitude DC 18 negates
5 Blue 1d4 points of Dexterity damage Fortitude DC 18 negates
6 Indigo Confused for 1d6 rounds Will DC 18 negates
7 Violet Instantly teleported 1d6 squares in a random direction; arriving in an occupied square deals 2d6 points of damage and the creature is shunted to the nearest free space Will DC 18 negates
8 Two spore clouds Roll twice, ignoring any “8” results, and apply both results simultaneously
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Pathfinder Adventure Path #123: The Flooded Cathedral © 2017, Paizo Inc.; Authors: Mikko Kallio, with John Compton, Adam Daigle, Kalervo Oikarinen, and David Schwartz.