The endrus serpent is a leafy amalgam of woody detritus held together by snarls of vines and creepers. Despite its motley composition, the lithe serpent moves with reptilian grace invisible against the surrounding vegetation. Superficially resembling a large snake, this construct is the length of a tall Elf. The creature is constantly changing and reforming, but it tends to have a sinuous, serpentine body. Its maw is crowded with jagged teeth, and its eyes glow with eerie incandescence.
These constructs are found down a serpentine path off the Southern Trade Route as it passess through the Endrus forest. They require around 70 ranks to hunt safely and swarm slightly.
They are immune to sleep effects.
Still moving Skinning slowly at 142 ranks, fully arranged.
Started training Stealth around 70 ranks slowed around 90 ranks still learning at 113, can't get past 1/34.
Level 1: It's a construct, it's made of forest-stuff, and it doesn't seem to like you very much.
Level 2: You recall that the origin of these verdant forest constructs is still shrouded in mystery. Some travelers claim that they are sentinels guarding a hidden fortress, ensuring with deadly single-mindedness that none survive to disturb whoever resides there. Others say that the serpents have been animated by the fell will of the trees and woods, guaranteeing that those who might attempt to bring the axes, fires and saws of 'civilization' can never succeed. Still others believe that the serpents were created as companions for some long-dead mage or wizard.
They are not known to cast any recognized spells.
They are not known to carry loot in locked boxes.
An Endrus serpent jackknifes a few times, then grows still, its body rapidly settling until it is little more than a pile of wood and vine.