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Bombardier Beetle, Giant

Small beast, unaligned

Armor Class 15 (natural armor)
Hit Points 18 (4d6 + 4)
Speed 30 ft., burrow 15 ft.

STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA
10 (+0) 15 (+2) 12 (+1) 1 (–5) 9 (–1) 3 (–4)

Skills Stealth +4
Damage Resistances acid
Senses darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 9
Languages
Challenge 1/2 (100 XP)

Special Traits

  • Forest Camouflage. The bombardier beetle has advantage on Dexterity (Stealth) checks made to hide in forest terrain.

Actions

  • Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 5 (1d6 + 2) piercing damage.
  • Acid Spray (recharge 6). The bombardier beetle expels heated acid in a 15-foot cone. Each creature in that area must make a DC 12 Dexterity saving throw, taking 5 (2d4) acid damage on a failed save, or half as much damage on a successful one.
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