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Snake, Emperor Cobra

This massive green cobra rears its head upward aggressively, its brightly colored, scaly hood flaring in an unmistakable warning.

Emperor Cobra CR 5

XP 1,600

N Large animal

Init +6; Senses low-light vision, scent; Perception +13


AC 18, touch 11, flat-footed 16 (+2 Dex, +7 natural, –1 size)

hp 51 (6d8+24)

Fort +9, Ref +7, Will +5


Speed 30 ft., climb 30 ft., swim 30 ft.

Melee bite +10 (2d6+9 plus poison)

Space 10 ft.; Reach 10 ft.


Str 22, Dex 15, Con 18, Int 1, Wis 17, Cha 2

Base Atk +4; CMB +11; CMD 23 (can't be tripped)

Feats Improved Initiative, Skill Focus (Stealth), Weapon Focus (bite)

Skills Acrobatics +10, Climb +14, Perception +13, Stealth +11, Swim +14; Racial Modifiers Acrobatics+8, +4 Perception, +4 Stealth


Environment temperate or warm swamps

Organization solitary, pair, or nest (3–8)

Treasure none

Special Abilities

Poison (Ex) Bite—injury; save Fort DC 17; frequency 1/round for 6 rounds; effect 1d3 Con; cure 2 consecutive saves.

Infamous among travelers for its deadly poisonous bite, the emperor cobra is a foul-tempered snake typically encountered in bogs. The snake's scales are generally a dark green, with a pale green or even ivory underbelly. Its eyes are bright red and lack the distinctive serpentine slit most snake eyes possess. Emperor cobras are often trained to serve as guardians in temples. They are 16 feet long and weigh 200 pounds.

Snake, Giant Anaconda

An enormous coil of muscle and scales, this giant snake flicks its arm-length tongue in the air as it scans the area for prey.

Giant Anaconda CR 10

XP 9,600

N Gargantuan animal

Init +6; Senses low-light vision, scent; Perception +22


AC 25, touch 9, flat-footed 22 (+2 Dex, +1 dodge, +16 natural, –4 size)

hp 126 (12d8+72)

Fort +14, Ref +10, Will +5


Speed 20 ft., climb 20 ft., swim 20 ft.

Melee bite +19 (4d6+19/19–20 plus grab)

Space 20 ft.; Reach 20 ft.

Special Attacks constrict (4d6+19)


Str 36, Dex 14, Con 23, Int 1, Wis 13, Cha 2

Base Atk +9; CMB +26 (+30 grapple); CMD 39 (can't be tripped)

Feats Dodge, Improved Critical (bite), Improved Initiative, Power Attack, Skill Focus (Perception), Weapon Focus (bite)

Skills Climb +21, Perception +22, Swim +21


Environment warm swamps

Organization solitary or pair

Treasure none

Of the multitude of slithering predators that infest jungles, forests, and swamps, few inspire such terror as the giant anaconda. Incredibly strong, fearless hunters, these creatures are capable of taking down and eating elephants, dinosaurs, and giants. Their olive green and black mottled scales afford them exceptional camouflage in the murky waters they call home. A giant anaconda can grow to a length of 60 feet.