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Lynx

Small beast, unaligned

Armor Class 12
Hit Points 16 (3d6 + 6)
Speed 50 ft., climb 40 ft.

STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA
15 (+2) 15 (+2) 15 (+2) 2 (–4) 14 (+2) 6 (–2)

Skills Perception +6, Stealth +6
Senses passive Perception 16
Languages
Challenge 1 (200 XP)

Special Traits

  • Keen Smell. The lynx has advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on smell.
  • Pounce. If the lynx moves at least 20 feet straight toward a creature and then hits it with a claw attack on the same turn, that target must succeed on a DC 12 Strength saving throw or be knocked prone. If the target is prone, the lynx can make one bite attack against it as a bonus action.

Actions

  • Multiattack. The lynx makes three attacks: one bite attack and two claw attacks.
  • Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 5 (1d6 + 2) piercing damage.
  • Claw. Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 4 (1d4 + 2) slashing damage.
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