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Merfolk

Medium humanoid (merfolk), neutral

Armor Class 11
Hit Points 11 (2d8 + 2)
Speed 10 ft., swim 40 ft.

STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA
10 (+0) 13 (+1) 12 (+1) 11 (+0) 11 (+0) 12 (+1)

Skills Perception +2
Senses passive Perception 12
Languages Aquan, Common
Challenge 1/8 (25 XP)

Special Traits

  • Amphibious: The merfolk can breathe air and water.

Actions

  • Spear: Melee or Ranged Weapon Attack: +2 to hit, reach 5 ft. or range 20/60 ft., one target. Hit: 3 (1d6) piercing damage, or 4 (1d8) piercing damage if used with two hands to make a melee attack.

Description

Slipping in and out of the crashing waves, this beautiful woman has the lower torso of a long, slender fish.