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Swarm of Bees

Medium swarm of Tiny beasts, unaligned

Armor Class 14
Hit Points 36 (8d8)
Speed 5 ft., fly 30 ft.

8 (–1) 18 (+4) 11 (+0) 1 (–5) 10 (+0) 3 (–4)

Damage Resistances bludgeoning, piercing, slashing
Condition Immunities charmed, frightened, paralyzed, petrified, prone, restrained, stunned
Senses blindsight 10 ft., passive Perception 10
Challenge 1 (200 XP)


  • Swarm. The swarm can occupy another creature’s space, and vice versa. The swarm can move through any opening large enough for a Tiny insect. The swarm cannot regain hit points or gain temporary hit points.


  • Sting. Melee Weapon Attack: +3 to hit, range 0 ft., one target in the swarm’s space. Hit: 10 (4d4) piercing damage, or 5 (2d4) piercing damage if the swarm is at half its hit points or fewer. The target must make a DC 10 Constitution saving throw, taking 1 poison damage on a failed save.


A few bees here and there rarely pose much of a threat, but when a cloud of the insects form an angry swarm, it can spell trouble for any unsuspecting creatures nearby.

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