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Shadow

Medium undead, chaotic evil

Armor Class 12
Hit Points 16 (3d8 + 3)
Speed 40 ft.

STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA
6 (-2) 14 (+2) 13 (+1) 6 (-2) 10 (+0) 8 (-1)

Skills Stealth +4 (+6 in dim light or darkness)
Damage Vulnerabilities radiant
Damage Resistances acid, cold, fire, lightning, thunder; bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing from nonmagical attacks
Damage Immunities necrotic, poison
Condition Immunities exhaustion, frightened, grappled, paralyzed, petrified, poisoned, prone, restrained
Senses darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 10
Languages
Challenge 1/2 (100 XP)

Special Traits
  • Amorphous: The shadow can move through a space as narrow as 1 inch wide without squeezing.
  • Shadow Stealth: While in dim light or darkness, the shadow can take the Hide action as a bonus action.
  • Sunlight Weakness: While in sunlight, the shadow has disadvantage on attack rolls, ability checks, and saving throws.
Actions
  • Strength Drain: Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 5 ft., one creature. Hit: 9 (2d6 + 2) necrotic damage, and the target’s Strength score is reduced by 1d4. The target dies if this reduces its Strength to 0. Otherwise, the reduction lasts until the target finishes a short or long rest. If a non-evil humanoid dies from this attack, a new shadow rises from the corpse 1d4 hours later.
Unofficial: Description

The following description was not included in the official SRD, and does not affect any rules or mechanics written therein.

The sinister shadow skirts the border between the gloom of darkness and the harsh truth of light.