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Swarm Overview

The swarm can occupy another creature’s space and vice versa, and the swarm can move through any opening large enough for a {size} {creature name}[1]. The swarm can’t regain hit points or gain temporary hit points.

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List of Swarms[edit]

(24 official and unofficial Swarms)

Name Type Subtype Size HP CR (XP) Alignment Source
Bat Swarm Swarm Beast Huge 90 4 (1,100) Unaligned Koningkrush
Swarm of Bats Swarm Bat, Beast Medium 22 1/4 (50) Unaligned SRD5
Bone Swarm Swarm Undead Large 198 10 (5,900) Chaotic Evil Tome of Beasts
Swarm of Gremishkas Swarm Gremishka Medium 24 2 (450) Van Richten's Guide to Ravenloft
Swarm of Scarabs Swarm Insect, Beast Medium 27 3 (700) Van Richten's Guide to Ravenloft
Swarm of Hoard Scarabs Swarm Monstrosity Medium 14 2 (450) Unaligned Fizban's Treasury of Dragons
Swarm of Insects Swarm Centipede, Spider, Beetle, Wasp, Insect, Beast Medium 22 1/2 (100) Unaligned SRD5
Swarm of Maggots Swarm Beast Medium 22 2 (450) Van Richten's Guide to Ravenloft
Neogi Hatchling Swarm Swarm Aberration, Neogi Medium 52 3 (700) Lawful Evil Boo's Astral Menagerie
Pixil Swarm Swarm Humanoid, Fey Medium 28 1/2 (100) Unaligned Rlyehable
Swarm of Quippers Swarm Beast Medium 28 1 (200) Unaligned SRD5
Swarm of Cranium Rats Swarm Aberration, Rat Medium 76 5 (1,800) Unaligned MotM, MToF, Varied
Swarm of Rats Swarm Rat, Beast Medium 24 1/4 (50) Unaligned SRD5
Swarm of Ravens Swarm Raven, Beast Medium 24 1/4 (50) Unaligned SRD5
Swarm of Rot Grubs Swarm Beast Medium 22 1/2 (100) Unaligned Volo's Guide to Monsters
Swarm of Bats Swarm Beast Medium 1/4 (50) Unaligned
Sahuagin Hatchling Swarm Swarm Sahuagin, Beast Large 52 3 (700) Chaotic Evil Ghosts of Saltmarsh
Skeletal Swarm Swarm Undead Large 60 2 (450) Lawful Evil Ghosts of Saltmarsh
Swarm of Bones Swarm Undead Large 39 2 (450) Chaotic Evil Rlyehable
Skitter Swarm Swarm Monstrosity Large 105 5 (1,800) Unaligned Rlyehable
Swarm of Poisonous Snakes Swarm Snake, Beast Medium 36 2 (450) Unaligned SRD5
Swarm Overview Swarm SRD5
Swarm of Tritails Swarm Bird, Beast Large 36 3 (700) Unaligned Rlyehable
Swarm of Zombie Limbs Swarm Zombie, Undead Medium 22 1 (200) Van Richten's Guide to Ravenloft

Sources and Notes[edit]

  1. This section is from various swarms of creatures in the SRD, such as Swarm of Bats, or Swarm of Insects, etc. The wording in brackets replaces the individual size and name of the creature, in the individual listings of the SRD such as "Tiny Bat" or "Tiny Insect".

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