Monster Analysis: Ropers

Monster Analysis: Ropers

Thanks to @HitokiriChibi for this art piece!

  • First Appearance: 2-50 The Endless Burrows

  • Armor Class 20

  • Speed 10 ft., Climb 10 ft.

  • Darkvision 60 ft., Passive 16

  • Suggested, Max HP: 93, 143

  • Roper 1: 158 taken, HDYWTDT by The Mighty Nein

  • Roper 2: 133 taken, 19 HDYWTDT by Fjord

The Nein’s first encounter in the tunnels to Ghor Dranas was a classic combat encounter against a pair of ropers that had disguised themselves as mere stalagmites. We know you’re here for stone-cold analysis, but we’ll be honest: the Stats consensus reaction to the ropers’ appearance was, “NO. Eww. Gross! Gross gross gross.”

(Aw, I thought they were kinda cute. They just want to give hugs! ~A)
(That’s a lie, A. ~Badger)
(Hugs with teeth are not hugs, A. ~L
)

...The general Stats consensus, at least. Spot the Dungeon Master.

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