Banded rattlesnake

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Banded rattlesnake
Picture
Level 16
Family snake family creatures
Body Type Ophidian
Undead No
Areas Found Masked Hills
BCS <Not Known>
HP 150
Armor [?]
Attack Attributes
Physical Attacks
Bite +182 AS
Maneuver Attacks
Coil strike
Defense Attributes
Melee +157 to +176 DS
Ranged <N/A> DS
Bolt <N/A> DS
Bard Base +42 TD
Ranger Base <N/A> TD
Sorcerer Base +48 TD
Wizard Base <N/A> TD
Cleric Base <N/A> TD
Empath Base <N/A> TD
Paladin Base <N/A> TD
Major Elemental <N/A> TD
Minor Elemental +42 TD
Major Spiritual <N/A> TD
Minor Spiritual <N/A> TD
Major Mental <N/A> TD
Minor Mental <N/A> TD
Treasure Attributes
Coins  ?
Gems  ?
Magic Items  ?
Boxes  ?
Skin a rattlesnake rattle
a two-tip rattlesnake rattle
Other  ?


The banded rattlesnake is recognizable by the wide black and red bands that encircle its tubular-shaped body. The beaded, reptilian eyes constantly stare about in an unflickering gaze as it searches for intruders. Very territorial, this snake provides warning to potential aggressors that they have intruded on its domain by sending the rattles on its tail into flickering motion, emitting a constant rattling hum. When coiled in preparation to attack, the rattlesnake's tongue darts in and out of its mouth to assist in gauging its attack. As the tongue flicks in and out, the rattlesnake's main weapon can be seen, the venom-filled fangs that are its bringers of death.

Hunting strategies

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Other information

An example of the rattlesnake's coil strike maneuver:

A banded rattlesnake uncoils in a lightning fast strike towards you. Too slow! The banded rattlesnake rakes you with its fangs before it withdraws.
 ... 15 points of damage!
 Strike just below the jaw, nice shot to the neck!
 You are stunned for 3 rounds!

References

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