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Ssurran King/Queen

Medium humanoid (ssurran)
Challenge
4

STR
3
DEX
1
CON
2
INT
0
WIS
0
CHA
2

78
12d8+24
17
Soak
1
Fort
+3
Ref
+2
Will
+2
Defense note natural armor
Condition immunities frightened

Speed 5 m., swim 5 m.
Skills Athletics +4 (15), Brawn +4 (15), Insight +0 (11), Perception +1 (12), Persuasion +3 (14), Stealth +2 (13), Wilderness +1 (12)
Senses darkvision 10 m.
Languages Abyssal, Draconic

Hold Breath. The ssurran king/queen can hold its breath for 15 minutes.

Maneuvers. The ssurran king/queen uses maneuvers (maneuver save Difficulty 13). It has 8 stamina dice which are d8s, a dice limit of 2, regains all expended stamina dice when it finishes a long rest, and regains half its total stamina dice when it finishes a short rest. It knows the following maneuvers:

1 stamina die: distant shot, grapple, impale, knockback, lunge, spring attack, swipe, tear flesh, trip

2 stamina dice: tear tendon

Skewer. Once on its turn, when the ssurran king/queen makes a melee attack with its trident and hits, the target takes an extra 10 (3d6) damage, and the ssurran king/queen gains temporary health equal to the extra damage dealt.

Actions (2)

Bite (1/turn). Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit. Hit: 6 (1d6 + 3) piercing damage.

Claws (1/turn). Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit. Hit: 5 (1d4 + 3) slashing damage.

Trident. Melee or Ranged Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 1 m. or range 5/20 m. Hit: 7 (1d8 + 3) piercing damage, or 8 (1d10 + 3) piercing damage if used with two hands to make a melee attack.

Dagger. Melee or Ranged Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 1 m. or range 3/10 m. Hit: 5 (1d4 + 3) piercing damage.

Legendary Actions (2)

Only one legendary option can be used at a time and only at the end of another creature’s turn. The ssurran king/queen regains spent legendary actions at the start of its turn.

Attack. The ssurran attacks once with its bite or trident.

Command. The ssurran commands a ssurran ally that it can see within 5 meters to use its reaction to make one attack or move up to half its speed without provoking opportunity attacks.

Move. The ssurran moves up to its speed.

Forest, Swampmm

Maneuvers

As an action, make a ranged weapon attack at double your weapon’s range and long range.

On a hit, add the stamina die to the attack’s damage.

On a critical hit, add twice as much damage.

On a miss by 4 or less, add half as much damage.

Enhance

You can increase the damage for each additional stamina die expended.

As an action, make a melee weapon attack and a Brawn check to grapple the creature.

Enhance

You can add the stamina die to the attack’s damage (add half on a miss by 4 or less) for each additional stamina die expended.

As an action, make a melee weapon attack with a weapon that deals piercing damage to pierce the creature, traveling through to other targets.

If you use a spear, pike, or similar weapon, increase your reach for the attack by 1 meter and each creature in a line behind the creature and within your weapon’s reach must make a Reflex saving throw.

If you use morningstar, pick, or similar weapon, each creature within 1 meter of the creature and within your weapon’s reach must make a Reflex saving throw.

On a failure, a creature takes piercing damage equal to the stamina die, or half as much damage on a successful save.

Enhance

You can increase the damage for each additional stamina die expended.

As an action, make a weapon attack to knock the creature back.

On a hit, add the stamina die to the attack’s damage and if the creature is your size or smaller, it must succeed on a Reflex saving throw or you push it 4 meters away from you.

On a critical hit, add twice as much damage.

On a miss by 4 or less, add half as much damage.

Enhance

You can increase the damage, push the creature an additional meter, and target a creature of a larger size for each additional stamina die expended.

As an action, make a melee weapon attack and increase your reach for the attack by 1 meter.

On a hit, add the stamina die to the attack’s damage.

On a critical hit, add twice as much damage.

On a miss by 4 or less, add half as much damage.

Enhance

You can increase the damage for each additional stamina die expended.

As an action, you can use the Dash action. If you move at least 3 meters straight toward a creature, you can make a melee weapon attack against it.

On a hit, add the stamina die to the attack’s damage.

On a critical hit, add twice as much damage.

On a miss by 4 or less, add half as much damage.

Enhance

You can increase the damage for each additional stamina die expended.

As an action, make a weapon attack with a melee weapon with a natural weapon that deals slashing damage and then swipe through the target. Each creature within 1 meter of the target and within your weapon’s reach must make a Reflex saving throw.

On a failure, it takes slashing damage equal to the stamina die.

On a critical failure, it takes twice as much damage.

On a success, it takes half as much damage.

On a critical success, it takes no damage.

Enhance

You can increase the damage for each additional stamina die expended.

As an action, make a melee weapon attack with a natural weapon that deals piercing or slashing damage to cause jagged wounds that bleed.

On a hit, add the stamina die to the attack’s damage and the creature is bleeding 1.

On a critical hit, add twice as much damage.

On a miss by 4 or less, add half as much damage.

Enhance

You can increase the damage and bleeding level by 1 for each additional stamina die expended.

As an action, make a melee weapon attack and a Brawn check to Trip.

Enhance

You can add the stamina die to the attack’s damage (add half on a miss by 4 or less) for each additional stamina die expended.

1 minute/stamina die

As an action, make a melee weapon attack with a natural weapon that deals piercing or slashing damage to tear the creature’s tendon.

On a hit, add one stamina die to the attack’s damage and the creature must succeed on a Fortitude saving throw or it is slowed 1 for the duration and while affected it loses health equal to one of the stamina dice for every meter it travels. This has no effect on any creature that cannot bleed or lose a vital liquid substance.

On a critical hit, add twice as much damage.

On a miss by 4 or less, add half as much damage.

The creature can repeat the saving throw at the end of each of its turns, ending the effect on itself on a success.

Enhance

You can increase the damage for each additional stamina die expended and the slowed level by 1 for every two additional stamina die expended.