If allowed to mature, after three months the egg formed a slaad tadpole that erupted from the host's chest, destroying all internal organs and instantly killing the host. The newborn tadpole would then eat the corpse and within hours mature into either a blue slaad or a green slaad if the host was a sufficiently powerful spellcaster.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Mike Mearls, Jeremy Crawford (2014). Player's Handbook 5th edition. (Wizards of the Coast), pp. 274–276. ISBN 978-0-7869-6560-1.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Claire Hoffman (2015-03-01). D&D Adventurers League: Dark Pyramid of Sorcerer's Isle (DDEX1-11) (PDF). Tyranny of Dragons. Wizards of the Coast. pp. 28–33,41. Retrieved on 2017-03-31.