Conjure Black Pudding

School conjuration (summoning) [acid]; Level sorcerer/wizard 6, summoner 5
Casting Time 1 round
Components V, S, M (a flask of acid worth 10 gp)
Range close (25 ft. + 5 ft./2 level)
Effect one summoned black pudding
Duration 1 round/level (D)
Saving Throw none; Spell resistance no

You summon a black pudding that immediately attacks creatures near it. You have no control over the creature, and it may attack you if there are no more obvious opponents. The black pudding is treated as a summoned creature and has the extraplanar subtype. The black pudding’s split ability works normally, but all puddings derived from the summoned one disappear when the spell ends.


N Huge ooze
Init –5; Senses blindsight 60 ft.; Perception –5


AC 3, touch 3, flat-footed 3 (–2 size, –5 Dex)
hp 105 (10d8+60)
Fort +9, Ref –2, Will –2
Defensive Abilities split, ooze traits


Speed 20 ft., climb 20 ft.
Melee slam +8 (2d6+4 plus 2d6 acid plus grab)
Space 15 ft.; Reach 10 ft.
Special Attacks constrict (2d6+4 plus 2d6 acid), corrosion


Str 16, Dex 1, Con 22, Int —, Wis 1, Cha 1
Base Atk +7; CMB +12 (+16 grapple); CMD 17 (27 vs. bull rush, can't be tripped)
Skills Climb +11
SQ ooze traits, suction


Acid (Ex)

A black pudding secretes a digestive acid that dissolves organic material and metal quickly, but does not affect stone. Each time a creature suffers damage from a black pudding's acid, its clothing and armor take the same amount of damage from the acid. A DC 21 Reflex save prevents damage to clothing and armor. A metal or wooden weapon that strikes a black pudding takes 2d6 acid damage unless the weapon's wielder succeeds on a DC 21 Reflex save. If a black pudding remains in contact with a wooden or metal object for 1 full round, it inflicts 21 points of acid damage (no save) to the object. The save DCs are Constitution-based.

Corrosion (Ex)

An opponent that is being constricted by a black pudding suffers a –4 penalty on Reflex saves made to resist acid damage applying to clothing and armor.

Split (Ex)

Slashing and piercing weapons deal no damage to a black pudding. Instead, the creature splits into two identical puddings, each with half of the original's current hit points (round down). A pudding with 10 hit points or less cannot be further split and dies if reduced to 0 hit points.

Suction (Ex)

The black pudding can create powerful suction against any surface as it climbs, allowing it to cling to inverted surfaces with ease. A black pudding can establish or release suction as a swift action, and as long as it is using suction, it moves at half speed. Because of the suction, a black pudding's CMD score gets a +10 circumstance bonus to resist bull rush, awesome blows, and other attacks and effects that attempt to physically move it from its location.

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