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Dire Fox

Family: Animal

Small beast, unaligned

Armor Class 14 (natural armor)
Hit Points 13 (2d8+4)
Speed 40 ft.

STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA
12 (+1) 15 (+2) 15 (+2) 2 (-4) 12 (+1) 6 (-2)

Saving Throws Dex +5, Str +3
Skills Acrobatics +4, Perception +3, Stealth +4
Senses passive Perception 13
Challenge 1/4 (50 XP)

SPECIAL TRAITS

  • Keen Hearing and Smell. The dire fox has advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on hearing or smell.
  • Low-light Vision. A dire fox can see twice as far in dim light as a human.
  • Jumper. The dire has advantage on Acrobatics checks involving jumping.
  • Winter Coat (arctic dire fox only). An arctic dire fox has advantage on Stealth checks made in arctic, wintery or snowy environments.

ACTIONS

  • Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 5 (1d6+2) piercing damage. If the target is a creature, it must succeed on a DC 11 Strength saving throw or be knocked prone.

ABOUT

This fox is much larger than others of its kind, it keeps a watchful eye as you pass, trying to determine if you would be good food.

Dire foxes are the larger kin to base foxes. They grow much larger in size and as such pose a greater threat to larger prey.

Companion

Armor Class 14 plus Caregiver’ s Proficiency Bonus (PB) (natural armor)
Hit Points As above or 4x caregiver’ s level
Saving Throws Dex +3 plus Proficiency Bonus (PB), Str +1 plus Proficiency Bonus (PB)
Skills Acrobatics +2 plus Proficiency Bonus (PB), Perception +1 plus Proficiency Bonus (PB), Stealth +2 plus Proficiency Bonus (PB)
Senses passive Perception 11 plus Proficiency Bonus (PB)

ACTIONS

  • Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +2 plus Proficiency Bonus (PB) to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 5 (1d6+2 plus Proficiency Bonus (PB)) piercing damage. If the target is a creature, it must succeed on a DC 9 plus Proficiency Bonus (PB) Strength saving throw or be knocked prone.
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