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Mongoose, Giant

Medium beast, unaligned

Armor Class 13
Hit Points 13 (2d8 + 4)
Speed 30 ft.

STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA
10 (+0) 16 (+3) 14 (+2) 3 (–4) 14 (+2) 7 (–2)

Saving Throws Con +4, Wis +4
Skills Athletics +2, Stealth +5
Damage Resistances poison
Condition Immunities poisoned
Senses darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 10
Languages
Challenge 1/4 (50 XP)

SPECIAL TRAITS

  • Keen Hearing and Smell. The mongoose has advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on hearing or smell.

ACTIONS

  • Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 6 (1d6 + 3) piercing damage.

REACTIONS

  • Defensive Roll. The mongoose adds its Athletics bonus to its AC against one attack that would hit it. To do so, the mongoose must see the attacker.

ABOUT

The giant mongoose slinks through the woods, searching out rodents and other small animals to prey upon. Like their smaller cousins, giant mongooses are notoriously resistant to venoms, and their distinctive “dance” in battle helps them avoid deadly strikes.

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.