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Endurance of the Jungle. The hybrid has a +4 bonus to Strength and Constitution.

Increased Fortitude. The hybrid has five additional Hit Dice, and its hit point maximum is increased by 32 plus its Constitution modifier, multiplied by 5.

Python Biology. The hybrid has a climb speed equal to its speed, it has blindsight up to 20 feet, and it has the Constrict and Swallow Whole actions.


Constrict. Melee Weapon Attack: +(Strength modifier + proficiency bonus) to hit, reach 5 ft., one creature. Hit: (4d12 + Strength modifier) bludgeoning damage, and the target is grappled (escape DC [8 + Strength modifier + proficiency bonus]). Until this grapple ends the target is restrained, the target can’t breathe, and the hybrid can’t constrict another target.

Swallow Whole. Melee Weapon Attack: +(Strength modifier + proficiency bonus) to hit, reach 15 ft., one Large or smaller incapacitated creature. Hit: The hybrid swallows the target. A swallowed creature is blinded and restrained, it has total cover against attacks and other effects outside the hybrid, and it takes 21 (6d6) acid damage at the start of each of the hybrid’s turns. If the hybrid takes 30 damage or more in a single turn from a creature inside it, the hybrid must succeed on a DC 21 Constitution saving throw or regurgitate all swallowed creatures which fall prone in a space within 10 feet of the hybrid. If the hybrid dies, a swallowed creature is no longer restrained by it and can escape from the corpse by using 20 feet of movement, exiting prone.

Ref: TPKB1 p17