The soft scrape of bone reveals the long, sinuous skeleton of a large snake, its head a humanoid skull with a snake’s jaws. This one is smaller than average.
Speed 20 ft.
Tactics The necrophidiuses attack the closest target. They fight until destroyed.
A lesser necrophidius can entrance opponents by swaying back and forth as a full-round action. All creatures within 30 feet who can see the necrophidius when it uses its dance of death must succeed on a DC 13 Will save or be dazed for 2d4 rounds. This is a mind-affecting effect. The save DC is Constitution-based and includes a +2 racial bonus.
A necrophidius’s body consists of a small humanoid's skull and the skeletal remains of a constrictor snake, all treated with rare oils and powders worth 500 gp.
CL 6th; Price 4,500 gp