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Assassin vine

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In the Dungeons and Dragons fantasy role-playing game, the assassin vine is a dangerous plant which grows both in and underground.

Assassin vine
Characteristics
Alignment Neutral
Type Plant
Image Wizards.com image
Stats Open Game License stats
Publication history
Source books Monster Manual

Publication historyEdit

The assassin vine first appeared in the third edition Monster Manual (2000),[1] and then the 3.5 Monster Manual.

DescriptionEdit

An assassin vine is basically a tree which uses its vines to kill victims and deposit the bodies near the roots for fertilizer. It consists of a main vine attached to the tree, about 20 feet long, with smaller, 5 foot long vines breaking off. It has both leaves and berries. The berries have a bitter taste and are used to make a heady wine despite being widely believed to be poisonous. The underground version of the assassin vine is darker in coloration to the ground dwelling one.

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