Beast Blight, Faith Finch

Family: Beast Blight

Tiny monstrosity, unaligned

Armor Class 13
Hit Points 1 (1d4 – 1)
Speed 10 ft., fly 60 ft.

1 (–5) 16 (+3) 8 (–1) 2 (–4) 14 (+2) 6 (–2)

Skills Perception +4
Senses passive Perception 14
Challenge 0 (10 XP)
Proficiency Bonus +2


  • Faith Cough. A humanoid who touches a faith finch must succeed on a DC 13 Constitution saving throw or become infected with Faith Cough. If a humanoid succeeds on the saving throw, they’re immune to the disease for 24 hours. Those infected with Faith Cough have disadvantage on Dexterity (Stealth) checks and Constitution checks. The infected can repeat the saving throw once every 24 hours. The disease ends for the infected when they have succeeded on seven saving throws.
  • Keen Sight. The faith finch has advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on sight.
  • Inspired Presence. A creature that succeeds on a DC 15 Wisdom (Animal Handling) check can coax a faith finch to land on them. A person a faith finch lands on gains inspiration.


  • Talons. Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 1 slashing damage and Faith Cough.


Weeping Pox has devastated towns and families. It can be carried by animals, breaking their normal method of transmission. A twist of nature or foul magic has created carriers, some intentionally and some aggressively, that spread sickness quickly.

Seeing a silver faith finch is considered a sign of good luck. If one of these friendly birds lands on a shoulder or hand, it can be thought of as a blessing from the Divine Arch Seraphs. But some of these birds carry and spread the Faith Cough.

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