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Mephit, Ice

Small elemental, neutral evil

Armor Class 11
Hit Points 21 (6d6)
Speed 30 ft., fly 30 ft.

STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA
7 (-2) 13 (+1) 10 (+0) 9 (-1) 11 (+0) 12 (+1)

Skills Perception +2, Stealth +3
Damage Vulnerabilities bludgeoning, fire
Damage Immunities cold, poison
Condition Immunities poisoned
Senses darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 12
Languages Aquan, Auran
Challenge 1/2 (100 XP)

Special Traits

  • Death Burst: When the mephit dies, it explodes in a burst of jagged ice. Each creature within 5 feet of it must make a DC 10 Dexterity saving throw, taking 4 (1d8) slashing damage on a failed save, or half as much damage on a successful one.
  • False Appearance: While the mephit remains motionless, it is indistinguishable from an ordinary shard of ice.
  • Innate Spellcasting (1/Day): The mephit can innately cast fog cloud, requiring no material components. Its innate spellcasting ability is Charisma.

Actions

  • Claws: Melee Weapon Attack: +3 to hit, reach 5 ft., one creature. Hit: 3 (1d4 + 1) slashing damage plus 2 (1d4) cold damage.
  • Frost Breath (Recharge 6): The mephit exhales a 15- foot cone of cold air. Each creature in that area must succeed on a DC 10 Dexterity saving throw, taking 5 (2d4) cold damage on a failed save, or half as much damage on a successful one.

Description

This small humanoid creature has thin, leathery wings, small horns, and a mischievous smile.