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Forest Falcon

Medium beast, unaligned

Armor Class 13
Hit Points 13 (3d6 + 3)
Speed 20 ft., fly 60 ft.

STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA
6 (–2) 16 (+3) 12 (+1) 3 (–4) 14 (+2) 5 (–3)

Saving Throws Dex +5, Wis +4
Skills Perception +4
Senses passive Perception 14
Languages
Challenge 1/4 (50 XP)

SPECIAL TRAITS

  • Falcon Dive. If the falcon is flying and dives at least 20 feet straight toward a target, it has advantage on the next attack roll it makes against that target before the end of its turn. If the attack hits, it deals an extra 2 (1d4) damage to the target.
  • Keen Sight. The falcon has advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on sight.

ACTIONS

  • Beak. Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 8 (2d4 + 3) piercing damage.

ABOUT

A forest falcon is a large, swift raptor adapted to agile flight through dense canopy rather than bursts of speed in open air. It prefers a high perch, watching for movement from prey on the forest floor. The falcon strikes in a diving ambush and can even run down prey on foot.

Section 15: Copyright Notice
Tome of Beasts 2. © 2020 Open Design LLC; Authors Wolfgang Baur, Celeste Conowitch, Darrin Drader, James Introcaso, Philip Larwood, Jeff Lee, Kelly Pawlik, Brian Suskind, Mike Welham.