- 2 (450 XP)
Keen Sight. The nothic has advantage on Perception checks that rely on sight.
Spellcasting. The nothic is a 3rd-level spellcaster. Its spellcasting ability is Intelligence (spell save DC 11, +3 to hit with spell attacks). It has 2 mana, a mana limit of 1, regains all expended mana when it finishes a long rest and regains half its total mana when it finishes a short rest, and knows the following spells:
Cantrips (at will): cloud senses
Multiattack. The nothic makes two claw attacks.
Claw. Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 1.5 m. Hit: 6 (1d6 + 3) slashing damage.
Rotting Gaze. The nothic targets one creature it can see within 9 meters of it. The target must succeed on a DC 12 Fortitude saving throw against this magic or take 10 (3d6) necrotic damage.
Weird Insight. The nothic targets one creature it can see within 9 meters of it. The target must contest its Deception check against the nothic’s Insight check. If the nothic wins, it magically learns one fact or secret about the target. The target automatically wins if it is immune to being charmed.