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Wererat

Medium humanoid (human shapechanger)
Challenge
2 (450 XP)

STR
0
DEX
2
CON
1
INT
0
WIS
0
CHA
−1

33
6d8+6
12
Fort
+1
Ref
+1
Will
+0
Damage immunities bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing damage from nonmagical attacks that aren’t silvered

Speed 9 m.
Senses darkvision 18 m. (rat form only), passive Perception 12
Skills Perception +2, Stealth +4
Languages Common (can’t speak in rat form)

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

Maneuvers. The wererat uses maneuvers (maneuver save DC 12). It has 7 stamina dice which are d8s, a dice limit of 1, regains all expended stamina dice when it finishes a long rest and regains half its total stamina dice (rounded up) when it finishes a short rest, and knows the following maneuvers:

1 stamina die: ambush, fearsome beast, spring attack

Shapechanger. The wererat can use its action to polymorph into a rat-humanoid hybrid or into a giant rat, or back into its true form, which is humanoid. 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.

Actions

Multiattack (Humanoid or Hybrid Form Only). The wererat makes two attacks, only one of which can be a bite.

Bite (Rat or Hybrid Form Only). Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 1.5 m. Hit: 4 (1d4 + 2) piercing damage. If the target is a humanoid, it must succeed on a DC 11 Fortitude saving throw or be cursed with wererat lycanthropy.

Shortsword (Humanoid or Hybrid Form Only). Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 1.5 m. Hit: 5 (1d6 + 2) piercing damage.

Hand Crossbow (Humanoid or Hybrid Form Only). Ranged Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, range 9/35 m. Hit: 5 (1d6 + 2) piercing damage.

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