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MAngband Monster Information

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Chest mimic
Depth: 1750ft Rarity: 4 Speed: +0 Hitpoints: 15d40 AC: 40 Exp: 250
A strange creature that disguises itself as a chest to lure unsuspecting adventurers within reach of its venomous claws. The first that most adventurers realise of the deception is when the seemingly invitingly open lid of the chest suddenly grows teeth and then slams shut on the adventurer's hand... This creature is normally found at a depth of 1750ft and moves at normal speed, but does not deign to chase intruders. It is magical, casting spells which blind, confuse, terrify, cause serious wounds, produce poison balls or summon a monster; 1 time in 5. It is cold blooded. It is not detected by telepathy. It cannot be frightened or confused or slept. It is ever vigilant for intruders, which it may notice from 300 feet. It may carry up to 4 objects or treasures. It can bite to poison with damage 4d4, bite to poison with damage 4d4, butt to confuse with damage 4d4 and spit to blind with damage 4d4.

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