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Swarm, Quippers

Medium swarm of Tiny beasts, unaligned

Armor Class 13
Hit Points 28 (8d8 – 8)
Speed 0 ft., swim 40 ft.

STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA
13 (+1) 16 (+3) 9 (-1) 1 (-5) 7 (-2) 2 (-4)

Damage Resistances bludgeoning, piercing, slashing
Condition Immunities charmed, frightened, grappled, paralyzed, petrified, prone, restrained, stunned
Senses darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 8
Languages
Challenge 1 (200 XP)

Special Traits

  • Blood Frenzy: The swarm has advantage on melee attack rolls against any creature that doesn’t have all its hit points.
  • 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 quipper. The swarm can’t regain hit points or gain temporary hit points.
  • Water Breathing: The swarm can breathe only underwater.

Actions

  • Bites: Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 0 ft., one creature in the swarm’s space. Hit: 14 (4d6) piercing damage, or 7 (2d6) piercing damage if the swarm has half of its hit points or fewer.

Description

Suddenly, the still surface of the water explodes into spray of chattering fangs.