SRD5:Swarm of Poisonous Snakes

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Swarm of Snakes
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Swarm of Poisonous Snakes
Medium swarm of tiny beasts, unaligned
Armor Class: 14
Hit Points: 36 (8d8)
Speed: 30 ft., climb 30 ft.
8 (-1) 18 (+4) 11 (+0) 1 (-5) 1 (-5) 3 (-4)
Damage Resistances: bludgeoning, piercing, slashing
Condition Immunity: charmed, frightened, grappled, paralyzed, prone, restrained, stunned
Senses: blindsight 10 ft., passive Perception 10
Challenge: 2 (450 xp)
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 insect. The swarm can’t regain hit points or gain temporary hit points.


Bites. Melee Weapon Attack: +6 to hit, reach 0 ft., one creature in the swarm's space. Hit: 7 (2d6) piercing damage, or 3 (2d4) piercing damage if the swarm has half of its hit points or fewer. The target must make a DC 10 Constitution saving throw, taking 14 (4d6) poison damage on a failed save, or half as much damage on a successful one.


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AlignmentUnaligned +
AuthorSRD5 +
Canontrue +
Challenge Rating2 +
Experience Points450 +
FeaturesSwarm + and Bites +
Hit Dice8d8 +
Hit Points36 +
PublicationSRD5 +
SizeMedium +
SortTextSnakes Poisonous Swarm of +
SubtypeBeast + and Snake +
TitleSwarm of Poisonous Snakes +
TypeSwarm +