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Simple Template: Copycat Plant (CR +varies)

A copycat plant is a plant that has the form and behavior of an animal but is clearly recognizable as a plant. Copycat plants can subsist on water, but prefer blood, implanting blood-sucking tendrils with each attack.

Requirement This simple template can only be applied to an animal.

Challenge Rating: A copycat plant’s CR increases by 1 only if the base creature has 5 or more HD.

Type: gains the plant type, this does not change base attack bonuses, saves, or skill points

Speed: takes a -10-ft. penalty to all speeds

Defensive Abilities: gains DR as noted on the table below; Special Attacks The natural attacks of a copycat plant creature inflict bleed as noted on the table below. Bleed from multiple attacks does not stack.

Hit Dice Damage Reduction Bleed
1–4 1 point
5–10 5/slashing 1d6
11+ 10/slashing 2d6
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