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Gnome, Spriggan

Family: Gnome

Small fey, chaotic evil

Armor Class 15 (chain shirt)
Hit Points 36 (8d6 + 8)
Speed 20 ft.

8 (–1) 16 (+3) 13 (+1) 11 (+0) 11 (+0) 8 (–1)

Skills Nature +2, Perception +2, Stealth +5, Survival +2
Senses darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 12
Languages Sylvan
Challenge 3 (700 XP)


  • Innate Spellcasting. The spriggan’s innate spellcasting ability is Constitution (spell save DC 11). The spriggan can innately cast the following spells, requiring no material components:
    • At will: druidcraft
    • 1/day: shatter
    • Magic Resistance. The spriggan has advantage on saving throws against spells and other magical effects.


    • Multiattack. The spriggan makes two Shortsword attacks.
    • Shortsword. Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 6 (1d6 + 3) piercing damage.
    • Enlarge (1/day). The spriggan’s size triples in all dimensions, and its weight is multiplied by 10. This growth increases its size from Small to Large. The spriggan remains changed for one hour, or until it takes a bonus action to end the effect. The spriggan has advantage on Strength checks and Strength saving throws, and the spriggan’s weapons grow to match its new size. While these weapons are enlarged, the spriggan’s attacks deal an additional die of damage on a hit.


    Spriggans are ugly, stocky gnomes with a bulbous nose and reddish eyes. They have shaggy dark mustaches and ratty beards, both unkempt and caked with dirt and filth. Spriggans are among the ugliest and certainly the most foul tempered of all gnomes. At one moment a normal-sized gnome, a spriggan can grow to giant-sized in an instant, gaining immense strength and taking unsuspecting opponents by surprise.

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