SRD5:Swarm of Bats

From Dungeons and Dragons Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Bat exists in other D&D editions see:

Bat (disambiguation).

This material from the 5th edition SRD is published under the OGL and CC-BY
Bat Swarm
by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters
via Wikimedia Commons
Swarm of Bats [SRD5 OGL/CC-BY][1] [2] [3] [4]
Medium Swarm of Tiny Beasts (Bats), Unaligned
Armor Class: 12
Hit Points: 22 (5d8)
Speed: 0 ft., fly 30 ft.
5 (-3) 15 (+2) 10 (+0) 2 (-4) 12 (+1) 4 (-3)
Damage Resistances: bludgeoning, piercing, slashing
Condition Immunity: charmed, frightened, grappled, paralyzed, prone, restrained, stunned
Senses: blindsight 60 ft., passive Perception 11
Habitat: Hill, Mountain, Underdark, Underground, Urban
Challenge: 1/4 (50 xp)Proficiency Bonus (PB): +2


Echolocation. The swarm can't use its blindsight while deafened.

Keen Hearing. The swarm has advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on hearing.

Swarm. The swarm can occupy another creature’s space and vice versa, and the swarm can move through any opening large enough for a Tiny bat. The swarm can’t regain hit points or gain temporary hit points. 


Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: + to hit, reach 0 ft., one creature in the swarm's space. Hit: 5 (2d4) piercing damage, or 2 (1d4) piercing damage if the swarm has half of its hit points or fewer.

Sources and Notes[edit]

  1. Wizards RPG Team (6 May 2015). SRD-OGL v5.1. (5e) Wizards of the Coast. Licensed: OGL & CC-BY.
  2. Habitat — Not part of the SRD5.
  3. habitat - Dungeon Master's Guide (5e) p.302-305
  4. habitat (Underground) - (unofficial) user:Rlyehable

Back to Main Page5eMonsterBeast
Back to Main Page5eMonsterSwarm

OGL Content


This is article is covered by the Open Game License v1.0a, rather than the Creative Commons Attribution Sharealike License. To distinguish it, these items will have this notice. If you see any page that contains OGL material and does not show this license statement, please contact an admin so that this license statement can be added. It is our intent to work within this license in good faith.

Facts about "Swarm of Bats"
AlignmentUnaligned +
AuthorSRD5 +
CRval0.25 +
Canontrue +
Challenge Rating1/4 +
Creature NameSwarm of Bats +
Experience Points50 +
FeaturesEcholocation +, Keen Hearing +, Swarm + and Bite +
HabitatHill +, Mountain +, Underdark +, Underground + and Urban +
Hit Dice5d8 +
Hit Points22 +
Movement TypeFly +
NameSwarm of Bats +
PublicationSRD5 +
SizeMedium +
SortTextBats Swarm +
SubtypeBeast + and Bat +
TypeSwarm +