Giant Octopus

From OSE SRD

Giant, eight-armed cephalopods. Lurk in coastal waters, close to settlements.


Armour Class 7 [12]
Hit Dice 8 (36hp)
Attacks 8 × tentacle (1d3 + constriction), 1 × bite (1d6)
THAC0 12 [+7]
Movement 90’ (30’)
Saving Throws D10 W11 P12 B13 S14 (4)
Morale 7
Alignment Neutral
XP 650
Number Appearing 0 (1d2)
Treasure Type None

  • Constriction: Tentacles grab and constrict after a hit. Each constricting tentacle inflicts: 1d3 automatic damage per round, plus a –1 penalty to attacks.
  • Severing tentacles: Requires a hit with a cutting weapon inflicting 6 or more damage.
  • Ink cloud: When escaping, can emit a cloud of black ink (80’ diameter) and jet away at 3 times normal speed.