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Doppelganger

Medium monstrosity (shapechanger)
Challenge
3 (700 XP)

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

52
8d8+16
14
Fort
+2
Ref
+2
Will
+1
Condition immunities charmed

Speed 9 m.
Senses darkvision 18 m., passive Perception 11
Skills Deception +5, Insight +3
Languages Common

Ambusher. In the first round of a combat, the doppelganger has advantage on attack rolls against any creature it surprised.

Dashing Strike. If the doppelganger uses its action to Dash, it can use a bonus action to make one melee weapon attack or shove a creature.

Shapechanger. The doppelganger can use its action to polymorph into a Small or Medium humanoid it has seen, or back into its true form. Its statistics, other than its size, 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.

Surprise Attack. If the doppelganger surprises a creature and hits it with an attack during the first round of combat, the target takes an extra 10 (3d6) damage from the attack.

Actions

Multiattack. The doppelganger makes two melee attacks.

Slam. Melee Weapon Attack: +6 to hit, reach 1.5 m. Hit: 7 (1d6 + 4) bludgeoning damage.

Read Thoughts. The doppelganger magically reads the surface thoughts of one creature within 18 meters of it. The effect can penetrate barriers, but 90 centimeters of wood or dirt, 60 centimeters of stone, 5 centimeters of metal, or a thin sheet of lead blocks it. While the target is in range, the doppelganger can continue reading its thoughts, as long as the doppelganger’s concentration isn’t broken (as if concentrating on a spell). While reading the target’s mind, the doppelganger has advantage on Coercion, Deception, Insight, and Persuasion checks against the target.

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