Swarm of Meerkats

Medium swarm of Tiny Beasts, unaligned

Armor Class 12
Hit Points 22 (5d8)
Speed 20 ft., burrow 10 ft.

9 (–1) 14 (+2) 10 (+0) 2 (–4) 10 (+0) 4 (–2)

Damage Resistances bludgeoning, piercing, poison, slashing
Condition Immunities charmed, frightened, grappled, paralyzed, petrified, prone, restrained, stunned
Senses passive Perception 10
Challenge 1/2 (100 XP)
Proficiency Bonus +2


  • Corral. A creature in the swarm’s space must succeed on a DC 12 Dexterity saving throw to leave the swarm’s space. The creature has advantage on its saving throw if the swarm has half of its hp or fewer.
  • Keen Sight. The swarm has advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on sight.
  • Snake Hunter. The swarm of meerkats has advantage on saving throws against being poisoned.
  • Swarm. The swarm can occupy another creature’s space and vice versa, and the swarm can move through any opening large enough for a Tiny meerkat. The swarm can’t regain hp or gain temporary hp.


  • Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 0 ft., one creature in the swarm’s space. Hit: 10 (4d4) piercing damage, or 5 (2d4) piercing damage if the swarm has half of its hp or fewer.
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