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Hitched Scarecrow

Medium construct, chaotic evil

Armor Class 14 (natural armor)
Hit Points 84 (13d8 + 26)
Speed 0 ft., fly 30 ft. (hover)

STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA
18 (+4) 9 (-1) 15 (+2) 11 (+0) 10 (+0) 16 (+3)

Damage Vulnerabilities fire

Damage Resistances bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing from nonmagical weapons
Damage Immunities poison, psychic
Condition Immunities charmed, exhaustion, frightened, paralyzed, poisoned, unconscious
Senses darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 10
Languages understands the languages of its creator but can’t speak
Challenge 6 (2,300 XP)

Special Traits

  • Eerie Presence. A creature that starts its turn within 40 feet of a scarecrow, and can see it, must succeed on a DC 14 Wisdom saving throw, or be overcome with a magical uneasiness until the start of its next turn. While under this effect, the creature has disadvantage on attack rolls and ability checks. A creature that is immune to being frightened is immune to the scarecrow’s Eerie Presence. Similarly, a creature that has advantage on saving throws against being frightened has advantage on its saving throws against the scarecrow’s Eerie Presence.
  • False Appearance. While the scarecrow remains motionless, it is indistinguishable from a mundane scarecrow.

Actions

  • Mind Rend. The scarecrow magically fills the mind of a creature it can see, within 60 feet, with nightmarish visions that rend its psyche. The target must succeed on a DC 14 Wisdom saving throw, or take 27 (6d8) psychic damage.
  • Terrify (Recharge 5-6). The scarecrow emits a magical wave of terror. Creatures within 40 feet of the scarecrow must succeed on a DC 14 Wisdom saving throw, or be frightened for 1 minute. A creature that is under the effect of any scarecrow’s Eerie Presence has disadvantage on the saving throw. On its turn, a frightened creature must take the Dash action to move as far away as possible from the scarecrow. At the end of each of its turns, a creature can repeat the saving throw, ending the effect on itself on a success.
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