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Gourd leshy

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Gourd leshy
Gourd leshy.jpg
(Creature)

Traits Leshy
Plant
Level 1
Alignment
Images of gourd leshys

Source: Bestiary, pg(s). 218–219

Type Plant
(leshy, shapechange)
CR 1
Environment Any hills or plains
Alignment
Images of gourd leshys

Source: Bestiary 3, pg(s). 178

Gourd leshys are superstitious leshys who protect crops like cereals and vegetables,[1] and which can be found in more settled rural environments.[2]

Appearance

A gourd leshy has tangles of leafy vines for limbs and a carved gourd for a head. The exact nature and appearance of a gourd leshy's features can vary wildly between individuals.[1]

Ecology

Gourd leshys are deeply superstitious, doing their best to exactly reproduce every trivial activity, changing seemingly random details when retrying something they failed and collecting random items as good luck charms. Gourd leshys are credulous and never doubt anything from the mouths of those they trust, but have a long memory and rarely forget betrayals.[1] Villages are often protected by gourd leshys without the knowledge of their inhabitants.[2]

In battle, gourd leshys often hide in their gourd forms to suddenly strike when the unsuspecting enemy comes within close range. The seeds and slam attack of a gourd leshy entangle the target in vines.[1]

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