Archives of Nethys

All Creatures
Abilities | Filter | Monsters | NPCs
All | Families | Templates
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

PFS StandardGiant Jellyfish

Unlike its smaller cousins, the giant jellyfish is an active predator that chases down its prey through reefs or open water. It can even squeeze its enormous bell-shaped body into the tight confines of shipwrecks to drape its mane of tentacles across the exposed flesh of its prey.

Recall Knowledge - Animal (Nature): DC 23
Unspecific Lore: DC 21
Specific Lore: DC 18

Elite | Normal | Weak
Proficiency without Level

Giant JellyfishCreature 7

Source Bestiary 2 pg. 152 2.0
Perception +12; darkvision
Skills Acrobatics +15, Athletics +17, Stealth +15
Str +6, Dex +4, Con +6, Int -5, Wis +0, Cha -5
AC 15; Fort +17, Ref +15, Will +1
HP 165; Immunities mental, precision; Resistances bludgeoning 10, poison 10; Weaknesses piercing 5, slashing 5
Speed swim 20 feet
Melee tentacle +18 [+14/+10] (agile, reach 20 feet), Damage 2d8+8 bludgeoning plus jellyfish venomJellyfish Venom (poison) Saving Throw DC 25 Fortitude; Maximum Duration 6 rounds; Stage 1 2d8 poison damage and clumsy 1 (1 round); Stage 2 3d6 poison damage and clumsy 2 (1 round); Stage 3 2d10 poison damage and paralyzed (1 round)Squeeze A giant jellyfish can fit into tight spaces as if it were a Medium creature. It can move at its full Speed while Squeezing.

All Monsters in "Jellyfish"

Fire Jellyfish Swarm6
Giant Jellyfish7


Source Bestiary 2 pg. 152 2.0
Many varieties of jellyfish drift through the world’s oceans, feeding on fish and other tiny marine creatures. However, deadly species of monstrous jellyfish pose a threat to unwary swimmers and sailors alike. Note that while jellyfish are animals, they also have the mindless trait because they lack a centralized nervous system.

Sidebar - Related Creatures Jellyfish Species

A large number of types of monstrous jellyfish dwell in the worldfs oceans, each with their own unusual specialty in hunting. The immense vampire jellyfish is a blood-drinking monster that often attacks sailors aboard ships. Among the largest are the dreaded whaler jellyfish, colossal creatures that feed on whales or even krakens.