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Medium monstrosity (coprophagi), chaotic neutral

Armor Class 16 (natural)
Hit Points 75 (10d8 + 30)
Speed 40 ft., fly 40 ft.

20 (+5) 18 (+4) 16 (+3) 12 (+1) 12 (+1) 10 (+0)

Skills Perception +4, Stealth +7
Senses darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 14
Languages Common, Coprophagi, Goblin
Challenge 5 (1,800 XP)

Special Traits

  • Extreme Resilience. Roachfolk are immune to all non-magical diseases and has advantage on saving throws against poisons. Additionally, roachfolk are not subject to the exhaustion effects of temperature extremes.
  • Four-Armed. Roachfolk possess two middle limbs and two smaller upper limbs. As a bonus action, when it makes a successful melee attack against a target, a roachfolk can attempt to grapple its foe.
  • Sneak Attack (1/turn). Roachfolk deal an extra 14 (4d6) damage when it hits a target with a weapon attack and has advantage on the attack roll, or when the target is within 5 feet of an ally that isn’t incapacitated and the roachfolk doesn’t have disadvantage on the attack roll.
  • Spider Climb. Roachfolk can climb difficult surfaces, including upside down on ceilings, without needing to make an ability check.
  • Sure-footed. Roachfolk is able to use its extra limbs to assist with balance. It has advantage on Strength and Dexterity saving throws made against effects that would knock it prone.
  • Winged. Roachfolk has undersized wings tucked beneath its back carapace. It gains a fly speed of 40 feet but is not able to hover. It must land at the end of any round in which it flies or fall, taking 1d6 bludgeoning damage for every 10 feet it falls.


  • Multiattack. A roachfolk makes three attacks: two with its claws and one with its bite.
  • Claws. Melee Weapon Attack: +8 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 12 (2d6 + 5) slashing damage.
  • Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +8 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 14 (2d8 + 5) piercing damage.
Section 15: Copyright Notice

Rappan Athuk © 2018, Frog God Games, LLC; Authors Bill Webb, Clark Peterson, Skeeter Green, Tom Knauss, Lance Hawvermale, WDB Kenower, Casey Christofferson, and Greg Raglund; based on the original creation of Bill Webb.