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Thri-kreen (Psionic)

Thri-kreen (Psionic)

Medium humanoid (thri kreen)
Challenge
1

STR
1
DEX
2
CON
1
INT
−1
WIS
1
CHA
−2

33
6d8+6
17
Soak
1
Fort
+1
Ref
+2
Will
+1
Defense note natural armor

Speed 8 m.
Skills Insight +1 (12), Perception +2 (13), Psionics +2 (13), Stealth +3 (14), Wilderness +2 (13)
Senses darkvision 10 m.
Languages Kreen

Chameleon Carapace. The thri-kreen (psionic) can change the color of its carapace to match the color and texture of its surroundings. As a result, it has advantage on Stealth checks made to avoid notice.

Natural Jumper. The thri-kreen (psionic) can jump great distances. Double its Athletics result to determine how far it can jump.

Psi. The thri-kreen (psionic) uses maneuvers (maneuver save Difficulty 12) and uses Psionics (Wis) to cast spells (spell save Difficulty 11, +2 to hit with spell attacks). It has 2 psi, a dice limit of 1, a mana limit of 1, regains all expended psi when it finishes a long rest, and regains half its total psi when it finishes a short rest.

It knows the following maneuvers, which it can use by expending a number of psi based on the maneuver’s dice cost:

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

It knows the following spells, which it can cast by expending 2 psi for each mana that the spell costs:

Cantrips (at will): minor telekinesis

1 mana: blur, invisibility (self only)

Actions (2)

Bite (1/turn). Melee Weapon Attack: +2 to hit. Hit: 4 (1d6 + 1) piercing damage and the target must succeed on a Difficulty 11 Fortitude saving throw or be poisoned for 1 minute. If the saving throw fails by 5 or more, the target is also paralyzed while poisoned in this way. The poisoned target can repeat the saving throw at the end of each of its turns, ending the effect on itself on a success.

Claw. Melee Weapon Attack: +2 to hit. Hit: 6 (2d4 + 1) slashing damage.

Gythka. Melee Weapon Attack: +2 to hit. Hit: 5 (1d8 + 1) slashing damage.

Chatkcha. Ranged Weapon Attack: +3 to hit, range 5/20 m. Hit: 5 (1d6 + 2) slashing damage.

Desert, Grasslandmm

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.

Spells

1 minute

As an action, you can mentally lift and move an object at will from a distance, though the spell ends if the distance between you and the object exceeds 5 meters. You can also use an action to manipulate an object, open an unlocked door or container, stow or retrieve an item from an open container, pour the contents out of a vial, stow one object in a container worn or carried by another creature, retrieve an object in a container worn or carried by another creature, use lock picks to pick locks or trap disarming tools to disarm traps at range. You can’t activate magic items or lift more than 2 kilos.

You can perform one of these tasks without being noticed by a creature if you succeed on a Stealth check contested by the creature’s Perception check.

At higher levels

The maximum weight of objects that you can target with this spell increases when you reach 9th level (5 kilos) and 17th level (7 kilos).

1 minute/mana

As an action, your body becomes blurred, shifting and wavering to all who can see you. For the duration, any creature has disadvantage on attack rolls against you. An attacker is immune to this effect if it doesn’t rely on sight, as with blindsight, or can see through illusions, as with truesight.

Augment

You can expend 1 additional mana to cast the spell as a reaction, which you use when you are hit by an attack. The attacker must make an additional attack roll and use the worst result.

concentration, 1 minute/mana

As an action, you become invisible for the duration. Anything you are wearing or carrying is invisible as long as it is on your person. The spell ends if you attack, throw a concoction, use a maneuver, or cast a spell.

Augment
You can augment this spell with the following options, expending mana for each option.
  • Shared Invisibility. You can target two additional creatures or objects for each additional mana expended. The creatures and objects must be within 5 meters of each other when you target them.

  • Continued Invisibility. You can expend 1 additional mana to change the duration to 1 hour/mana.

  • Mislead. You can expend 1 additional mana to create an illusory double of yourself where you are standing when you turn invisible.

    You can use an action to move your illusory double up to twice your speed and make it gesture, speak, and behave in whatever way you choose.

    You can see through its eyes and hear through its ears as if you were located where it is. On each of your turns as an action, you can switch from using its senses to using your own, or back again. While you are using its senses, you are blinded and deafened in regard to your own surroundings.

  • Misty Escape. You can expend 1 additional mana to cast the spell as a reaction, which you use when you are hit by an attack. Change the duration to instantaneous. You can turn invisible and teleport up to 10 meters to an unoccupied space you can see. You halve the attack’s damage against you. You remain invisible until the start of your next turn or until you attack or cast a spell.

  • Greater Invisibility. You can expend 3 additional mana so the spell does not end for a target that attacks, throws a concoction, uses a maneuver, or casts a spell.