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Wereshark

Wereshark

Medium humanoid (human shapechanger)
Challenge
4

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

112
15d8+45
14
Fort
+4
Ref
+3
Will
+2
Defense note natural armor, in shark or hybrid form, 12 in humanoid form
Damage immunities bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing from attacks that aren’t silvered

Speed 5 m. (0 m., swim 8 m. in shark form; 9 m., swim 9 m. in hybrid form)
Skills Insight +1 (12), Perception +2 (13)
Senses blindsight 5 m. (in shark or hybrid form)
Languages Common (can’t speak in shark form)

Amphibious (Hybrid form only). The wereshark can breathe air and water.

Keen Smell. The wereshark has advantage on Perception checks that rely on smell.

Maneuvers. The wereshark 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: ambush, blood in the water (Shark or Hybrid form only), distant shot, fearsome beast (Shark or Hybrid form only), fountain of blood (Shark or Hybrid form only), impale, knockback, lunge, spring attack, sprint, tear flesh (Shark or Hybrid form only), trip

2 stamina dice: tear tendon (Shark or Hybrid form only)

Water Breathing (Shark form only). The wereshark can only breathe underwater.

Actions (2)

Bite (Shark or Hybrid form only; 1/turn). Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit. Hit: 14 (2d10 + 3) piercing damage. If the target is a humanoid, it must succeed on a Difficulty 13 Fortitude saving throw or be cursed with were shark lycanthropy.

Net. Ranged Weapon Attack: +2 to hit, range 1/3 m., one Large or smaller creature. Hit: The target is restrained. A creature can use an action to make a Difficulty 10 Brawn check to free itself or another creature in a net, ending the effect on a success. Dealing 5 slashing damage to the net (10 Defense) frees the target without harming it and destroys the net.

Trident (Humanoid or Hybrid form only). 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.

Change Shape (1/turn). The wereshark can polymorph into a Large shark-humanoid hybrid or into a Large shark, or back into its true form, which is humanoid. Its statistics, other than its size and Defense, are the same in each form. Any equipment it. is wearing or carrying isn’t transformed. It reverts to its true form if it dies.

Arctic, Forest, Hillhomebrew

Maneuvers

As an action, you can use Stealth without using an action. Additionally, before the end of your next turn, you can add the stamina die to an attack’s damage (add half on a miss by 4 or less) if you have advantage on the attack roll, or if the creature is within 1 meter of an enemy of the creature that isn’t incapacitated and you don’t have disadvantage on the attack roll.

Enhance

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

As an action, make a melee weapon attack with advantage against a creature that is below half its health.

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.

Until the start of your next turn, if you are within 10 meters of a creature that you can sense that is below half its health, any attack you make against a creature not below half its health is made with disadvantage.

Enhance

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

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.

1 minute/stamina die

As an action, you roar, rear up, flex your wings, or do another similar movement that frightens creatures. Each creature of your choice that is not a construct or an undead in a sphere around you must succeed on a Will saving throw or become frightened of you for the duration or until you are incapacitated.

While frightened by this maneuver, a creature must move at least half its speed away from you by the safest available route at the start of each of its turns, unless there is nowhere to move. If the creature ends its turn in a location where it doesn’t have line of sight to you, the creature can can repeat the saving throw, ending the effect on itself on a success.

As a reaction, which you use when you hit a creature with a melee weapon attack and reduce it to 0 health, you can rip into your foe as it drops. Each creature of your choice in a sphere twice as big as normal around you must make a Will saving throw.

On a failure, a creature is frightened of you until the end of your next turn.

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, you can use the Dash action twice. You also have advantage on Athletics checks to jump.

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.