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Crawling Slurry

Acid damage can scar stone and reduce flesh to pitted chunks, but some organic compounds are resistant to acid and respond by combining into a mass of roiling, living slurry. These scarred clumps hunger to consume anything they can sense. They move with quick, darting contractions that surprise those used to facing slow-moving oozes.

Recall Knowledge - Ooze (Occultism): DC 40
Unspecific Lore: DC 38
Specific Lore: DC 35

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Crawling SlurryCreature 16

Rare N Medium Acid Mindless Ooze 
Source Pathfinder #174: Shadows of the Ancients pg. 82
Perception +26; motion sense 60 feet, no vision
Skills Athletics +35, Stealth +30 (+34 in acidic surroundings)
Str +5, Dex +9, Con +6, Int -5, Wis +0, Cha -5
Motion Sense A crawling slurry can sense nearby motion through vibration and air movement.
AC 30; Fort +28, Ref +31, Will +20
HP 300; Immunities acid, critical hits, mental, poison, precision, unconscious, visual
Splatter Trigger The crawling slurry takes bludgeoning damage from a creature it can sense within 10 feet; Effect The crawling slurry ejects a splash of acid onto the creature, dealing acid damage equal to the bludgeoning damage dealt to the crawling slurry (DC 37 basic Reflex).
Speed 30 feet, climb 20 feet
Melee pseudopod +32 [+27/+22], Damage 3d10+11 bludgeoning plus 2d8 acid and GrabConstrict 2d10+3 bludgeoning plus 2d8 acid, DC 37Crawling Slurry Acid A crawling slurry's acid damages metals and organic materials but not stone.Engulf DC 37, 5d10 acid, Escape DC 37, Rupture 20. A crawling slurry regains 30 Hit Points if a living creature it is engulfing dies.

Sidebar - Additional Lore Accidental Oozes

Crawling slurries are almost always by-products of toxic waste or alchemical runoff into areas with a high concentration of acid, magic, or both. The first quickening pulses of animation in acid-pitted flesh are easy enough to end with counteracting chemicals or even isolation and starvation, but most crawling slurries are left to fester for a long time and become as large as a person. Left untended in a vat of nutritive acids and organic matter, a crawling slurry might become truly immense, but the power such a slithering horror holds is beyond comprehension.

All Monsters in "Ooze"

Amoeba Swarm1
Black Pudding7
Blood Ooze4
Carnivorous Blob13
Chromatic Ooze18
Crawling Slurry16
Gelatinous Cube3
Giant Amoeba1
Gray Ooze4
Ooze, Gunpowder14
Id Ooze7
Ochre Jelly5
Ooze, Pyronite10
Rust Ooze3
Sewer Ooze1
Slime Mold2
Tallow Ooze11
Vaultbreaker Ooze6
Verdurous Ooze6
Yeast Ooze2


Source Bestiary pg. 254
Slimes, molds, and other oozes can be found in dank dungeons and shadowed forests. While not necessarily evil, some grow to enormous sizes and have insatiable appetites.

Sidebar - Related Creatures Amoebas Large and Small

Giant amoebas and amoeba swarms are usually found near each other, as the two oozes are part of the same life cycle. When a giant amoeba grows large enough, it can spontaneously split apart into two separate amoeba swarms, and when an amoeba swarm feeds enough, its individual components can fuse together into a single creature.

Sidebar - Additional Lore Oozing Acid

Many oozes have acidic attacks that can quickly degrade flesh, wood, and even stronger materials. Some believe that oozes are the result of alchemical or magical experimentation run amok, while others postulate that they simply emerged from the natural processes of evolution.

Sidebar - Related Creatures Other Oozes

Many varieties of these nearly mindless predators exist in the world. Some are mere variants, with different colored puddings, jellies, and oozes with little to differentiate them from those presented here other than their habitat. Others are more specialized, or even dangerously intelligent. The shoggoth is one such example, but another variety of deadly and powerful ooze is the thankfully rare blight, a creature composed of protoplasm and eyes that curses entire regions with its presence.