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Wasp, Swarm

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A low, ominous buzz announces the arrival of a mass of many thousands of angry, stinging wasps.

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Source: Pathfinder

A wasp swarm is a flying mass of thousands of carnivorous wasps. In such large numbers, they become voracious hunters, capable of taking down large creatures with their venom-filled stings. While a wasp swarm is capable of inflicting hundreds of stings, its true danger arises from its insatiable appetite for meat.

Wasp swarms surround and attack any living prey in their paths, and are swift to seek out new prey once their anger is aroused. An enraged wasp swarm often loses track of its hive or the original source of its anger, and presented with a constant series of new targets to swarm and sting, a swarm can continue its rampage nonstop until it is destroyed or dispersed.

Wasp Swarm CR 3
XP 800

N Diminutive vermin (swarm)

Init +1; Senses Darkvision 60 ft.; Perception +9
AC 15, touch 15, flat-footed 14; (+1 Dexterity, +4 size)

hp 31 (7d8)

Fort +5, Ref +3, Will +3

Defensive Abilities swarm traits; Immune weapon damage

Weakness swarm traits
Speed 5 ft., Fly 40 ft. (good)

Melee swarm (2d6 plus poison)

Space 10 ft.; Reach 0 ft.

Special Attacks distraction (DC 13), poison
Strength 1, Dexterity 13, Constitution 10, Intelligence —, Wisdom 12, Charisma 9

Base Atk +5; CMB -; CMD –

Skills Fly +11, Perception +9; Racial Modifiers +8 Perception

SQ swarm traits, vermin traits
Poison (Ex)

Swarm—injury; save Fort DC 13; frequency 1/round for 4 rounds; effect 1 Dexterity damage; cure 1 save. The save DC is Constitution-based.
Environment temperate forests

Organization solitary, pair, fury (3-6 swarms), maelstrom (7-12 swarms)

Treasure none
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