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Royal Assassin

Medium undead, lawful evil

Armor Class 14 (natural armor)
Hit Points 58 (9d8 + 18)
Speed 30 ft.

STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA
11 (+0) 15 (+2) 15 (+2) 10 (+0) 10 (+0) 13 (+1)

Skills Stealth +8
Damage Vulnerabilities fire

Damage Resistances bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing from nonmagical attacks
Damage Immunities necrotic, poison
Condition Immunities charmed, exhaustion, frightened, paralyzed, poisoned
Senses darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 10
Languages the languages it knew in life
Challenge 5 (1,800 XP)

Special Traits

  • Quiet of the Grave. While in areas of dim light or darkness, the assassin can take the Hide action as a bonus action.
  • Sneak Attack (1/Turn). The assassin deals an extra 21 (6d6) 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 of the assassin that isn’t incapacitated, and the assassin doesn’t have disadvantage on the attack roll.

Actions

  • Multiattack. The assassin can use its Dreadful Glare and makes one attack with its Cursed Knife. If it has two knives drawn, as a bonus action, the assassin can make an additional attack with the second Cursed Knife.
  • Cursed Knife. Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 5 ft., one creature. Hit: 4 (1d4 + 2) piercing damage, plus 7 (2d6) necrotic damage. If the target is a creature, it must succeed on a DC 13 Constitution saving throw, or be cursed with mummy rot (p.86).
  • Dreadful Glare. The assassin targets one creature it can see within 60 feet of it. If the target can see the assassin, it must succeed on a DC 12 Wisdom saving throw against this magic, or become frightened until the end of the assassin¬ís next turn. If the target fails the saving throw by 5 or more, it is also paralyzed for the same duration. A target that succeeds on the saving throw is immune to the Dreadful Glare of all mummies with a challenge rating of 5 or less for the next 24 hours.
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