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Swarm of Beetles

Medium swarm of tiny animals
Challenge
½

STR
−4
DEX
1
CON
0
INT
−5
WIS
−2
CHA
−5

22
5d8
14
Fort
+1
Ref
−1
Will
−4
Defense note natural armor
Damage resistances bludgeoning, piercing, slashing
Condition immunities charmed, frightened, grappled, paralyzed, petrified, prone, restrained, stunned

Speed 4 m., burrow 1 m., climb 4 m.
Senses blindsight 2 m.

Maneuvers. The swarm of beetles uses maneuvers (maneuver save DC 11). It has 2 stamina dice which are d8s, a dice limit of 1, 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: scurry, spring attack

Swarm. The swarm can occupy another creature’s space and vice versa, and the swarm can move through any opening large enough for a Tiny insect. The swarm can’t regain health or gain temporary health.

Actions

Bites. Melee Weapon Attack: +3 to hit, reach 1 m. Hit: 11 (4d4 + 1) piercing damage, or 6 (2d4 + 1) piercing damage if the swarm has half of its health or less.

Desert, Forest, Grassland, Hill, Swamp, Underdark, Urbansrd

Maneuvers

As an action, you can use the Disengage action and the Dash action.

As an action, you can use the Dash action. If you move at least 4 meters straight toward a creature, you can make a melee weapon attack against it. Add the stamina die to the attack’s damage (add half if you miss by 4 or less).

Enhance

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