You know a cantrip of your choice from the sorcerer spell list or wizard spell list.

Ability Score Increase. You have advantage on saving throws against spells and other magical effects. You have advantage in Dexterity (Stealth) checks when in darkness.Thick Skin. After a minimum of 300 centuries, your skin has hardened to improve your defense. All slaadi are ruled under the slaad lords. Both of these books are written in an in-universe style, as if they were created by someone within the Planescape setting, and within that writing style, both books have an 'editor' who collected the investigations and opinions of various planar creatures on the topic at hand. Most die violent deaths early due to their chaotic nature.Alignment. As would abilities like a Paladin's lay on hands.

[12] The black slaad and the white slaad appeared in the Epic Level Handbook (2002). The mud slaadi are said to be the weakest and most cowardly of the slaadi. The slaadi, pluralised as slaads, appear in the Monster Manual for this edition (2008). Forgotten Realms, The Erevis Cale trilogy, Bonny, Edward. Their skin is not entirely smooth, and actually rather scaly. [27] The reproductive cycle of mud slaadi is not detailed.[28].

He also refers to himself in third person. *Height = base height + height modifier A green slaad, upon reaching its hundredth year of life, will retreat into isolation for the duration of about a year.

You can breathe both air and water.Languages.

They can live for a long time, with the oldest, a black slaad, living to 500. Grey and white ones are more slender and have a cervical area.

The black slaad is the most powerful slaad, excluding the slaad lords. Only the Slaad Lords Ssendam and Ygorl are representative of this type. In addition, Azurax is called a "plane-wandering archmage"[36] and Old Empires said he has only recently purchased his property in the Hills of Maerth. Your Wisdom score increases by 1.Spellcasting.

They progress in power by undergoing a long meditation, becoming grey slaad. Stross said of their creation, Well, the fact that I was running a fever when I came up with the Slaadi is probably not going to surprise anyone—think of 'em as my independent exploration of Lovecraftiana. The gormeel appeared in Dragon #306 (April 2003). [4] Ed Greenwood, in his review of the Fiend Folio for Dragon magazine, considered the slaad "worthy additions to any campaign".

That being said, in 5e at least, the text specifically calls out the condition as a disease. Their true slaad forms are green, very large, scaled reptiles, with powerful legs, long claws, and sharp teeth.

Green slaad are particularly good spellcasters due to having been born of infected wizards.

It could be because their naming language, Slaad, is derived from the batrachi, which is descendant of sarrukh language, the same creator race of the yuan-ti. They are all green slaadi and have been granted various powers by the Sojourner. The baby red slaad and the young red slaad appear in Dungeon #77 (November 1999).

Despite an amphibious nature, the slaad have names that may sound vaguely serpentine due to hissing sounds. [2], Because they were created by a D&D player (and their copyrights transferred to TSR and, subsequently, Wizards of the Coast), slaadi are one of only a handful of D&D monsters considered "Product Identity" by Wizards of the Coast and, as such, are not released under its Open Gaming License. You can Dodge or Dash as a bonus action. **Weight = base weight + (height modifier × weight modifier), You have advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks using your sense of smell. Amphibious creatures of chaosAbility Score Increase. These slaadi outcasts are lawful instead of chaotic. Most seek escape from the cruel treatment offered by their more powerful kin. You can infect enemies with a chaotic virulence from your claws. [13], The mud slaad appears in the Fiend Folio (2003) for this edition.[14]. In Faces of Evil he is one of the 'authors' of the section on tanar'ri, and in The Inner Planes he 'wrote' the section on the Quasielemental Plane of Steam. Intelligence is your spellcasting modifier for that spell.Arcane Mind. [citation needed] Their reproductive process is an expression of how Limbo turned the Stone, an artifact of pure Law, into a tool of Chaos. If the attack hits, it deals its normal damage, and the creature takes additional acid damage equal to your Constitution modifier. These are called true slaadi.

Damage: 1d4+4 / 1d4+4 / 2d8+4 (claw/claw/bite creature weapons), Trained skills:(‡) listen (4), move silently (6), spot (6) [19], The word "slaad" has been used to describe frog-like monsters in the comic Yamara[20] and the webcomic Shadowgirls, which uses the word "slaad" to describe a race of monsters. The problem is that I can't find any racial stats or anything on a red slaad and they have a la 6 adjustment which seems huge so I'm wondering is there any racial stats for a red slaad and if they are playable as a race and last but not least how to deal with that huge la of theirs. Ability Score Increase. Ability Score Increase.

You have advantage on saving throws against spells and other magical effects.Spellcasting. During the series the Sojourner, with the power to destroy worlds at a whim, transforms Dolgan and Azriim into gray slaadi as a reward. Hey guys so my friend wants to play a slaad and also take the class slaad brooder.

Due to the quality of hosts affecting their offspring, they may be compelled to search for powerful individuals to infect. They are lawful in alignment, serving as allies and sometimes mounts of the githzerai against other slaadi. Xanxost is a blue slaad with a penchant for exploring the planes, explaining their secrets to everyone interested, and eating whatever he can catch, particularly mephits. While unarmored, Armor Class is equal to 12 + your Dexterity modifier. "Though his mannerisms are often odd, his information is always reliable".[35].

This page was last edited on 9 May 2020, at 19:26. You can see in dim light within 60 feet of you as if it were bright light, and in darkness as if it were dim light. Armor class: 16 They have big heads with large maws, full of sharp teeth. Your Dexterity score increases by 1.Bite.

Race: outsider Ability Score Increase.

Xanxost is referred to as "it" in Faces of Evil, which makes some sense given the unusual nature of slaadi reproduction, but as "he" in The Inner Planes. Mearls, Mike, Stephen Schubert, and James Wyatt. Now born, the slaadi move to destroy all modrons in Limbo to rid the plane of abhorrent Order. You have advantage in Dexterity (Stealth) checks in forest environments. These dark skinned slaadi are rumoredly the strongest of the slaadi.

Languages Slaad, telepathy 60 ft.

The plot of the Downer series of graphic novels by Kyle Stanley Hunter, published by Paizo Publishing, revolves around a slaad-created artifact.[23][24]. In 5e, the Spawning Stone was revealed to be created by the modron leader Primus in an attempt to tame Limbo, but the plane corrupted its original purpose and produced the slaadi as an immune response. Blue slaadi despise red slaadi. In history, only two have ever been born and they became the slaad lords who rule over the race to this day. Each green slaad undergoes a lifelong cycle of transformation into the more powerful gray, death, white, and black slaadi. It was parodied in the HackMaster Hacklopedia of Beasts, published by Kenzer & Company. He also admits that his conflicts with tanar'ri have edged him slightly from pure Chaos towards the side of Good, at least for the time being. Death slaadi are darkish in color but specifically characterized by the smell and viage of rot on them.

The slaadi were created by Charles Stross and published in the TSR UK book, Fiend Folio Tome of Creatures Malevolent and Benign (1981). You have advantage in Dexterity (Stealth) checks in water. Slaadi are very chaotic. It also includes information concerning The Spawning Stone that was created by Primus, which ultimately led to the creation of the slaadi. Known slaad lords include Ygorl, Lord of Entropy; Ssendam, Lord of Madness;[31] Chourst, Lord of Randomness; Rennbuu, Lord of Colors; and Wartle. Red and blue slaadi are the most common among slaad populations. Bring me the rotted gears of those mindless modrons.

My PCs fought a red slaad, they defeated it but one of them failed his con save and was infected with the eggs. Your Intelligence score increases by 1.Spellcasting. You can speak, read, and write Common and Undercommon.Subrace. [9], Ygorl and Ssendam appear in Dragon #221 (September 1995) in the "Dragon's Bestiary" column; the same article also introduced two new slaad lords: Chourst, Lord of Randomness, and Rennbuu, Lord of Colors.[10]. Hit points: 52

[5], The slaadi and their role in the planes are detailed in this edition's Manual of the Planes (1987).[6]. Within that rough characterization they have a wide range of forms depending on subtype, and often corresponding to their rank in society. As a bonus action, you can make a special attack with your Claws. The red slaadi have a taste for flesh and are rather sadistic, taking pleasure from peeling the skin off victims and planting them with tadpoles. Choose from the red, blue, green, mud, grey, white, black, and gormeel slaad varieties. Red and blue slaadi reproduce by infecting living hosts. You must finish a long rest before using this trait again.Death Embodied. Xanxost is one such character. Think "Lovecraft mythos", as invented by someone who hasn't read Lovecraft (or heard of him). The slaadi are known to be born as tadpoles, maturing in a matter of days. They are Outsiders that resemble giant humanoid toads of various colors (red, blue, grey, white, black), and other types, such as mud, and death slaadi. Gormeel slaadi are abnormal spawns from the spawning stone that have lawful alignments, making them abhorrent and hunted by their relatives. This variety of slaad is known for their dangerous infection powers. Gormeel slaadi are usually purple in color. They can cast magic, shapeshift, heal at a very fast rate, and have telepathy. The blue slaad, death slaad, the gray slaad, the green slaad, and the red slaad appear in the Monster Manual for this edition (2000).[11]. The slaadi, singular slaad, resemble big, bipedal frog creatures. The slaadi originate from the Spawning Stone within the chaotic realm of Limbo. You can't discern color in darkness, only shades of gray.Amphibious.