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''Large, dragon-like creatures with multiple, serpentine heads. Sea hydras (adapted to water, with fins) also exist.''
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Large, dragon-like creatures with multiple, serpentine heads. Sea hydras (adapted to water, with fins) also exist.
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{{monster
{|
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| ac = 5 [14]
| style="font-weight:bold;padding-right:8px;" | Armour Class
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| hd = 5 to 12 (8hp per '''HD''')
| 5 [14]
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| at = 5 to 12 × bite (1d10)
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| th = By '''HD''' (15 [+4] to 10 [+9])
| style="font-weight:bold;padding-right:8px;" | Hit Dice
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| mv = 120’ (40’)
| 5 to 12 (8hp per HD)
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| sv = By '''HD'''
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| ml = 9
| style="font-weight:bold;padding-right:8px;" | Attacks
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| al = Neutral
| 5 to 12 × bite (1d10)
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| xp = 175 / 275 / 450 / 650 / 900 / 900 / 1,100 / 1,100
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| na = 1 (1)
| style="font-weight:bold;padding-right:8px;" | THAC0
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| tt = B
| By HD (15 [+4] to 10 [+9])
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}}
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* '''Heads:''' 1d8+4 heads; 1HD per head.
| style="font-weight:bold;padding-right:8px;" | Movement
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* '''Disabling heads:''' For every 8hp damage taken, one head is disabled (cannot attack).
| 120’ (40’)
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* '''Variants:''' Special hydras sometimes found with venom, fiery breath, etc.
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| style="font-weight:bold;padding-right:8px;" | Saving Throws
 
| By HD
 
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| style="font-weight:bold;padding-right:8px;" | Morale
 
| 9
 
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| style="font-weight:bold;padding-right:8px;" | Alignment
 
| Neutral
 
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| style="font-weight:bold;padding-right:8px;" | XP
 
| 175/275/450/50/900/900/1,100/1,100
 
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| style="font-weight:bold;padding-right:8px;" | Number Appearing
 
| 1 (1)
 
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| style="font-weight:bold;padding-right:8px;" | Treasure Type
 
| B
 
|}
 
  
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<!-- This entry appears in Old-School Essentials Classic Fantasy Rules Tome v1.4 page 182 -->
* ''' Heads:''' 1d8+4 heads; 1HD per head.
 
* ''' Disabling heads:''' For every 8hp damage taken, one head is disabled (cannot attack).
 
* ''' Variants:''' Special hydras sometimes found with venom, fiery breath, etc.
 

Revision as of 01:04, 25 August 2022

Large, dragon-like creatures with multiple, serpentine heads. Sea hydras (adapted to water, with fins) also exist.


Armour Class 5 [14]
Hit Dice 5 to 12 (8hp per HD)
Attacks 5 to 12 × bite (1d10)
THAC0 By HD (15 [+4] to 10 [+9])
Movement 120’ (40’)
Saving Throws By HD
Morale 9
Alignment Neutral
XP 175 / 275 / 450 / 650 / 900 / 900 / 1,100 / 1,100
Number Appearing 1 (1)
Treasure Type B

  • Heads: 1d8+4 heads; 1HD per head.
  • Disabling heads: For every 8hp damage taken, one head is disabled (cannot attack).
  • Variants: Special hydras sometimes found with venom, fiery breath, etc.