Biweekly Monster-Mother of all Quippers

Mighty Fish. This massive quipper is easily 30 feet long and can only reside in large bodies of water, such as especially deep lakes, whether on the surface or in dungeon caverns, or in the ocean.

Quipper Queens. At the heart of any great concentration of quippers is a mother quipper. Often this mother will be up river at a large body of water. When encountered, the quippers it births are almost as dangerous as the mother itself. When a mother of all quippers (MoaQ) dies, its unborn spawn viciously tear out of it and attack.

Mother of all Quippers
Huge beast, unaligned
Armor Class: 15 (natural armor)
Hit Points: 147 (14d12+56)
Speed: 0 ft., swim 60 ft.

STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA
20 (+5) 16 (+3) 18 (+4) 4 (-3) 12 (+1) 5 (-3)

Senses: darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 11
Languages: –
Challenge: 6 (2,300 XP)

Blood Frenzy. The MoaQ has advantage on melee attack rolls against any creature that doesn’t have all its hit points.

Water Breathing. The MoaQ can breathe only underwater.

Dying Birth. When the MoaQ dies, 1d4 swarms of quippers chew their way out of its body and attack nearby creatures.

Actions
Multiattack. The MoaQ makes three bite attacks.
Bite.
Melee Weapon Attack: +6 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 14 (2d8+5) piercing damage.
Spawn (Recharge 4-6). The MoaQ births a swarm of quippers in an adjacent space. It attacks nearby creatures.

If you want to play this the way my daughters intended, the swarms come out of the MoaQ’s gills.

 

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