Kamadan (3pp)

This creature resembles a large leopard-like cat with emerald green eyes. From its shoulders sprout six long serpents, blackish-green in color, each about twice the length of a normal human. The serpents’ eyes are reddish-yellow.

Kamadan CR 4

XP 1,200
N(E) Large magical beast
Init +2; Senses darkvision 60 ft., low-light vision, scent; Perception +8


AC 18, touch 13, flat-footed 15 (+2 Dex, +1 dodge, +5 natural)
hp 30 (4d10+8)
Fort +6, Ref +6, Will +2


Speed 40 ft.
Melee 2 claws +7 (1d6+4), bite +7 (1d8+4), and 6 snakes +2 (1d4)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 5 ft. (10 ft. with snakes)
Special Attacks sleep breath, snakes


Str 18, Dex 15, Con 15, Int 5, Wis 12, Cha 9
Base Atk +4; CMB +9; CMD 22 (26 vs. trip)
Feats Dodge, Skill Focus (Perception)
Skills Acrobatics +6 (+10 jump, +14 balance), Perception +8, Stealth +7 (+15 in undergrowth); Racial Modifiers +8 Acrobatics (for balance), +4 Stealth (+8 in tall grass or undergrowth)
Languages Common


Sleep Breath (Su)

Cone of sleep, 30 feet, every 1d4 rounds (but not more than 5/day); DC 14 Fortitude negates, as the sleep spell (caster level 8th). There is no HD limit to the number of creatures that can be affected. The save DC is Constitution-based.

Snakes (Ex)

Each snake attacks independently each round at the listed attack bonus. The snakes do not gain the kamadan’s Strength bonus to damage.


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Poisonous Kamadan

A variant kamadan, one with poisonous snakes, is rumored to exist in the world. Encounters with such creatures are rare, for which most adventurers are thankful. The poisonous kamadan is CR 6 and uses the same statistics as the normal kamadan, but each snake head delivers a poisonous bite.

Poison (Ex)

Snakes—injury; save Fort DC 14; frequency 1/round for 6 rounds; effect 1d6 Constitution damage; cure 2 consecutive saves. The save DC is Constitution-based.


Environment any temperate and warm land
Organization solitary
Treasure standard

The kamadan is a feline-like predator. It is a fierce predator and highly territorial, hunting just about anything that spends too much time in its territory. The kamadan has a hunting range of about 5 or more square miles. It makes its lair under rocky outcroppings or within caves.

The kamadan has coarse, yellowish brown fur and a leopard-like body and head. It is about 9 feet long and weighs about 600 pounds.

The kamadan opens combat using its breath weapon. It attacks those that resisted using its claws and bite. Each snake also bites an opponent.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Kamadan from the Tome of Horrors Complete, Copyright 2011, Necromancer Games, Inc., published and distributed by Frog God Games; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Nick Louth.

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