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Mephit, Steam

Small elemental, neutral evil

Armor Class 10
Hit Points 21 (6d6)
Speed 30 ft., fly 30 ft.

STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA
5 (-3) 11 (+0) 10 (+0) 11 (+0) 10 (+0) 12 (+1)

Damage Immunities fire, poison
Condition Immunities poisoned
Senses darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 10
Languages Aquan, Ignan
Challenge 1/4 (50 XP)

Special Traits

  • Death Burst: When the mephit dies, it explodes in a cloud of steam. Each creature within 5 feet of the mephit must succeed on a DC 10 Dexterity saving throw or take 4 (1d8) fire damage.
  • Innate Spellcasting (1/Day): The mephit can innately cast blur, requiring no material components. Its innate spellcasting ability is Charisma.

Actions

  • Claws: Melee Weapon Attack: +2 to hit, reach 5 ft., one creature. Hit: 2 (1d4) slashing damage plus 2 (1d4) fire damage.
  • Steam Breath (Recharge 6): The mephit exhales a 15- foot cone of scalding steam. Each creature in that area must succeed on a DC 10 Dexterity saving throw, taking 4 (1d8) fire 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.