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Xvart Speaker

Xvart Speaker

Small humanoid (xvart)
Challenge

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

7
2d6
15
Fort
+0
Ref
+1
Will
+0
Defense note leather

Speed 5 m.
Skills Deception −1 (10), Insight −2 (9), Nimbleness +3 (14), Perception −2 (9), Stealth +3 (14)
Senses darkvision 5 m.
Languages Abyssal and one additional language (usually Common or Goblin)

Low Cunning. Once on its turn, the xvart speaker can use the Disengage action without using an action.

Maneuvers. The xvart speaker uses maneuvers (maneuver save Difficulty 12). It has 1 stamina die which is a d8 and regains its stamina die when it finishes a short or long rest. It knows the following maneuvers:

1 stamina die: bloodletting blade, cripple, disorient, distract, fan of knives, feint, sand in the eyes, spring attack

Overbearing Pack. The xvart speaker has advantage on Brawn checks to shove a creature if at least one of the xvart speaker’s allies is within 1 meter of the target and the ally isn’t incapacitated.

Raxivort’s Tongue. The xvart speaker can communicate with ordinary bats and rats, as well as giant bats and giant rats.

Actions (1)

Shortsword. Melee Weapon Attack: +3 to hit. Hit: 5 (1d6 + 2) piercing damage.

Dagger. Melee or Ranged Weapon Attack: +3 to hit, reach 1 m. or range 3/10 m. Hit: 4 (1d4 + 2) piercing damage.

Sling. Ranged Weapon Attack: +3 to hit, range 5/20 m. Hit: 4 (1d4 + 2) bludgeoning damage.

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Maneuvers

As an action, make a melee weapon attack with a light or finesse weapon that deals piercing or slashing damage to cause the creature to 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 to cripple the creature.

On a hit, add the stamina die to the attack’s damage and the creature must succeed on a Fortitude saving throw or it is slowed 1 until the end of its next turn.

On a critical hit, add twice as much damage.

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

Enhance
You can augment this maneuver with the following options, expending stamina dice for each option.
  • You can increase the damage for each additional stamina die expended and the slowed level by 1 for every two additional stamina die expended.

  • You can expend 1 additional stamina die so the creature is slowed for 1 minute/stamina die. A creature can repeat the saving throw at the end of each of its turns, ending the effect on itself on a success.

1 minute/stamina die

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

On a hit, add the stamina die to the attack’s damage and the creature must succeed on a Reflex saving throw or it can’t take reactions for the duration.

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 augment this maneuver with the following options, expending stamina dice for each option.
  • You can increase the damage for each additional stamina die expended.

  • Stagger. You can expend 1 additional stamina die so the creature is staggered instead of not being able to take reactions, but only until the end of its next turn. You can expend 1 additional stamina die so the creature is staggered for the duration.

  • Incapacitate. You can expend 2 additional stamina die so the creature is incapacitated instead of not being able to take reactions, but only until the end of its next turn.

  • Stun. You can expend 4 additional stamina die so the creature is stunned instead of not being able to take reactions, but only until the end of its next turn.

As an action, make a weapon attack to distract the creature, giving your allies an opening.

On a hit, add the stamina die to the attack’s damage and make a Deception check opposed by the creature’s passive Insight or it is flat-footed to creatures other than you until the end of its next turn.

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 make two ranged weapon attacks with a dagger, hatchet, sai, dart, or shuriken against two different targets.

Enhance

You can throw an additional weapon for each additional stamina die expended, but you can only attack each creature once.

As an action, make a melee weapon attack along with a deceptive or pretended blow, thrust, or other movement.

On a hit, add the stamina die to the attack’s damage and make a Deception check opposed by the creature’s passive Insight or the creature is flat-footed to you until the end of its next turn.

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 and throw sand into the eyes of a creature that you can touch or see within 2 meters. You must have sand in your hand to throw.

On a hit, add the stamina die to the attack’s damage and the creature must succeed on a Fortitude saving throw or it is blinded until the end of its next turn.

On a critical hit, add twice as much damage.

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

Enhance
You can augment this maneuver with the following options, expending stamina dice for each option.
  • You can increase the damage for each additional stamina die expended.

  • You can expend 2 additional stamina die so the creature is blinded for 1 minute/stamina die. At the end of each of its turns, a blinded creature can repeat the saving throw, ending the effect on itself on a success.

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.