Snake, Constrictor

This large snake has a thick, muscular body and dull green scales decorated with dirty brown stripes.

Constrictor Snake CR 2

XP 600
N Medium animal
Init +3; Senses scent; Perception +12


AC 15, touch 13, flat-footed 12 (+3 Dex, +2 natural)
hp 19 (3d8+6)
Fort +4, Ref +6, Will +2


Speed 20 ft., climb 20 ft., swim 20 ft.
Melee bite +5 (1d4+4 plus grab)
Special Attacks constrict (1d4+4)

Str 17, Dex 17, Con 12, Int 1, Wis 12, Cha 2
Base Atk +2; CMB +5 (+9 grapple); CMD 18 (can’t be tripped)
Feats Skill Focus ( Perception), Toughness
Skills Acrobatics +15, Climb +11, Perception +12, Stealth +11, Swim +11; Racial Modifiers +4 Perception, +4 Stealth,+8 Acrobatics


Environment warm forests, swamps, and fresh water
Organization solitary or nest (2–6)
Treasure none

Be they jungle-dwelling pythons or swamp-dwelling boas like the anaconda, constrictor snakes are among the most deadly predatory animals of the tropical wilds. Fortunately, these large snakes are relatively passive, save for when they are preparing to shed their skins or are particularly hungry. Nevertheless, the sinuous creatures are held in fear by many societies who often ascribe fiendish qualities to them.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Pathfinder RPG Bestiary. Copyright 2009, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Author: Jason Bulmahn, based on material by Jonathan Tweet, Monte Cook, and Skip Williams.

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