Animated Book

Family: Animated Objects

Small construct, unaligned

Armor Class 14 (natural armor)
Hit Points 17 (5d6)
Speed 0 ft., fly 30 ft.

12 (+1) 15 (+2) 11 (+0) 1 (-5) 5 (-3) 1 (-5)

Saving Throws Dexterity +4
Damage Immunities poison, psychic
Condition Immunities blinded, charmed, deafened, frightened, paralyzed, petrified, poisoned
Senses blindsight 30 ft. (blind beyond this radius), passive Perception 7
Challenge 1/2 (100 XP)

Special Traits

  • Antimagic Susceptibility. The animated book is incapacitated while in the area of an antimagic field. If targeted by dispel magic, the book must succeed on a Constitution saving throw against the caster’s spell save DC or fall unconscious for 1 minute.
  • False Appearance. While the book remains motionless and isn’t flying, it is indistinguishable from a normal book.
  • Flyby. The book doesn’t provoke opportunity attacks when it flies out of an enemy’s reach.
  • Pack Tactics. The animated book has advantage on an attack roll against a creature if at least one of the book’s allies is within 5 feet of the creature and the ally isn’t incapacitated.


  • Cut. Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 4 (1d4 + 2) slashing damage.
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