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Purple Worm

The purple worm is the most common and infamous of the cave worms, a much-feared monster wandering the twisting tunnels of the Darklands that is capable of carving out entire cave systems. Tunnels bored by a purple worm don’t always last long after these creature’s passage, and areas where they nest are maddening mazes of passageways that lead nowhere, yet navigating the labyrinth to find the worm’s central nest often yields amazing treasures left behind by the worm’s prior victims.

Purple WormCreature 13

NGargantuan
Source Bestiary pg. 56
Perception +20; darkvision, tremorsense (imprecise) 100 feet
Skills Athletics +30
Str +9, Dex -1, Con +7, Int -5, Wis -1, Cha -1
AC 32, Fort +28, Ref +21, Will +21
HP 270
Inexorable The purple worm recovers from the paralyzed, slowed, and stunned conditions at the end of its turn. It’s also immune to penalties to its Speeds and the immobilized condition, and it ignores difficult terrain and greater difficult terrain.
Shake It Off ReactionReaction Frequency once per day; Trigger The purple worm would be affected by a condition or adverse effect (such as baleful polymorph). Effect The purple worm negates the triggering condition or effect. Effects from artifacts, deities, or a similarly powerful source can’t be avoided in this way.
Speed 40 feet, burrow 40 feet, swim 20 feet

All Monsters in "Cave Worm"

NameLevel
Azure Worm15
Crimson Worm18
Purple Worm13

Cave Worm

Source Bestiary pg. 56
Cave worms are gigantic scavengers that bore through the depths of the world, eating whatever material they find. Named for their distinctive colorations, these worms are ravenous and display overwhelming destructive capabilities. Cave worms of different colors and abilities lurk in the more remote corners of the world—tales speak of white worms that dwell within immense glaciers or icebergs and gray worms that burrow through the boneyards of long-forgotten ruins, to name a few.