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Mongoose

Tiny beast, unaligned

Armor Class 13
Hit Points 2 (1d4)
Speed 30 ft., burrow 5 ft.

STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA
4 (–3) 14 (+2) 10 (+0) 2 (–4) 10 (+0) 6 (–2)

Skills Perception +2, Stealth +4
Senses darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 10
Languages
Challenge 0 (10 XP)

Special Traits

  • Keen Hearing and Smell. The mongoose has advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on hearing or smell.
  • Venom Resistance. The mongoose has advantage on saving throws against the poison of snakes and snakelike monsters.

ACTIONS

  • Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +1 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 1 piercing damage.

ABOUT

The mongoose is a sleek mammal with tiny, sharp teeth that lives in forests and deserts and eats insects, eggs, and small lizards. The mongoose is a fierce familiar and has even been known to kill snakes.

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