The Kraken is meant to challenge a party that is trapped on the water. Their spell-like abilities are unchanged, for the most part, but again–they still have them, and can employ them to do their terrible work. After the war of the gods ended, they went to the depths of the ocean where they wished to never be bound by beings ever again and bring terror and ferocity on their own end. They do not revel in destruction the way their aquatic kin might, but they also have no mercy or sympathy for what they believe are lesser beings – which is pretty much everyone, except for another kraken and ancient dragons. For instance, the way it is now, it has no way of seeing its prey while underground and is negatively affected by its own sandstorms. October 17, 2014 @ 9:11 am. It loses something if you can teleport away (which a level 20 party can do)–in earlier editions, the Kraken would flee after you cut off three of its tentacles. That would be pretty frustrating, being so smart with no magic. The sand kraken ignores difficult terrain, and magical effects can’t reduce its speed or cause it to be restrained. It was my first time creating lair actions and regional effects in 5e, so take a look and let me know your thoughts! October 19, 2014 @ 5:05 pm. 11. The 5th Edition Kraken clocks in at Challenge 23, making it one of the deadliest creatures out there. And far away into the sickly light, Anyway, these are just a few suggestions that really don’t matter, but may be nice in order to add some flavor.

Legendary Resistance (3/Day). That area is lightly obscured and difficult terrain to creatures other than the sand kraken. That is a great idea! Hey Jesse, good call on that typo! Everything about works well together and makes sense with the concept you’ve created. Though, with the sharks there for scale, you can see how truly massive this thing is. These elementals have Intelligence and Charisma scores of 1 (-5). The DC is just 8 + proficiency (8) + Charisma. To that end I would propose the following d12 I think it’s weird that such a creature would have dominate person. That is a heavy metal concept album waiting to happen. Thanks for all this feedback! Sandstorm At the beginning of time, the monstrous krakens escaped the Far Realm and made their way across the Astral Sea and the mortal realm, trailing the detritus of broken worlds.

An easy and logical solution might be to give it a tremorsense of a reasonable amount, which makes sense considering how connected it appears to be with its habitat. Fire Storm (Costs 2 Actions).