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Younger Herald of Fear

Younger Herald of Fear

Medium Undead, Chaotic EvilMedium Undead, Chaotic Evil
Armor Class 15 (natural armor)15 (natural armor)
[~<13]
+/-/*
Hit Points 126 (11d10 + 66)126 ([11d10 + 66])
[~1-6]
Speed 40 ft., climb 40 ft.40 ft., climb 40 ft.

STR
20 (+5)
DEX
12 (+1)
CON
22 (+6)
INT
10 (+0)
WIS
13 (+1)
CHA
8 (-1)

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Saving Throws Dexterity +5, Constitution +10, Wisdom +5 Dexterity +5, Constitution +10, Wisdom +5
Skills Athletics +5, Perception +5 Athletics +5, Perception +5
Damage Vulnerabilities
Damage Resistances necrotic
Damage Immunities cold, poison
Condition Immunities charmed, exhaustion, poisoned, frightened charmed, exhaustion, poisoned, frightened
Senses darkvision 120 ft., passive perception 13darkvision 120 ft., passive perception 13
Languages Understands former, cannot speak except with animalsUnderstands former, cannot speak except with animals
PB +4
Challenge 9 (5,000 XP)

[+instructions]

Ambusher. The Younger Herald of Fear has advantage on attacks rolls against any creature it has surprised.
Mimicry. The Younger Herald of Fear can mimic any sounds it has heard. A creature that hears the sounds can tell they are imitations with a successful DC 18 Wisdom (Insight) check. The sounds it can mimic are only of pain. A pained animal, beast, or in the case of sentient life: pleading, wailing, begging...
Keen Hearing and Smell. The Younger Herald of Fear has advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on hearing or smell.
Undead Fortitude. If damage reduces the Younger Herald of Fear to 0 hit points, it must make a Constitution saving throw with a DC of 5 + the damage taken, unless the damage is radiant/fire or from a critical hit. On a success, the Younger Herald of Fear drops to 1 hit point instead.
Rejuvenation. A destroyed Younger Herald of Fear resurrects, regaining all its hit points and becoming active again, within 1d4 hours of being destroyed. This trait does not function if the destroyed Younger Herald of Fear is burned.

[b][i]Ambusher.[/b][/i] The Younger Herald of Fear has advantage on attacks rolls against any creature it has surprised.
[b][i]Mimicry.[/b][/i] The Younger Herald of Fear can mimic any sounds it has heard. A creature that hears the sounds can tell they are imitations with a successful DC 18 Wisdom (Insight) check. The sounds it can mimic are only of pain. A pained animal, beast, or in the case of sentient life: pleading, wailing, begging...
[b][i]Keen Hearing and Smell.[/b][/i] The Younger Herald of Fear has advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on hearing or smell.
[b][i]Undead Fortitude.[/b][/i] If damage reduces the Younger Herald of Fear to 0 hit points, it must make a Constitution saving throw with a DC of 5 + the damage taken, unless the damage is radiant/fire or from a critical hit. On a success, the Younger Herald of Fear drops to 1 hit point instead.
[b][i]Rejuvenation.[/b][/i] A destroyed Younger Herald of Fear resurrects, regaining all its hit points and becoming active again, within [1d4] hours of being destroyed. This trait does not function if the destroyed Younger Herald of Fear is burned.

Actions

[~Hit +2, DC <13, DPR 0-1]

Multiattack. The Younger Herald of Fear makes three attacks: one with its bite and two with its claws.
Icy Claw. Melee Weapon Attack: +9 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 8 (2d6+5) slashing and cold damage.
Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +9 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 8 (2d6+5) piercing and necrotic damage.

Consume Corpse. The Younger Herald of Fear feasts on the corpse of one enemy within 5 feet of it that died within the past minute, consuming its flesh and bones. For 1 minute, the Younger Herald of Fear gains the benefits of the Haste spell (no concentration required).


BONUS ACTIONS

Inhuman Mobility. As a bonus action, the Younger Herald of Fear can Disengage and move half its movement speed in any direction without taking an opportunity attack as long as they end their turn within 5 feet of an enemy or tree.

[b][i]Multiattack.[/b][/i] The Younger Herald of Fear makes three attacks: one with its bite and two with its claws.
[b][i]Icy Claw.[/b][/i] [i]Melee Weapon Attack[/i]: [+9] to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. [i]Hit:[/i] 8 ([2d6+5]) slashing and cold damage.
[b][i]Bite.[/b][/i] [i]Melee Weapon Attack[/i]: [+9] to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. [i]Hit:[/i] 8 ([2d6+5]) piercing and necrotic damage.
[b][i]Consume Corpse.[/b][/i] The Younger Herald of Fear feasts on the corpse of one enemy within 5 feet of it that died within the past minute, consuming its flesh and bones. For 1 minute, the Younger Herald of Fear gains the benefits of the Haste spell (no concentration required).

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[b]BONUS ACTIONS[/b]

[b][i]Inhuman Mobility.[/b][/i] As a bonus action, the Younger Herald of Fear can Disengage and move half its movement speed in any direction without taking an opportunity attack as long as they end their turn within 5 feet of an enemy or tree.

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CRProf. BonusACHPAttack BonusDamage / RoundSave DC
0+2<131-6<+30-1<13
1/8+2137-35+32-313
1/4+21336-49+34-513
1/2+21350-70+36-813
1+21371-85+39-1413
2+21386-100+315-2013
3+213101-115+421-2613
4+214116-130+527-3214
5+315131-145+633-3815
6+315146-160+639-4415
7+315161-175+645-5015
8+316176-190+751-5616
9+416191-205+757-6216
10+417206-220+763-6816
11+417221-235+869-7417
12+417236-250+875-8017
13+518251-265+881-8618
14+518266-280+887-9218
15+518281-295+893-9818
16+518296-310+999-10418
17+619311-325+10105-11019
18+619326-340+10111-11619
19+619341-355+10117-12219
20+619356-400+10123-14019
21+719401-445+11141-15820
22+719446-490+11159-17620
23+719491-535+11177-19420
24+719536-580+12195-21221
25+819581-625+12213-23021
26+819626-670+12231-24821
27+819671-715+13249-26622
28+819716-760+13267-28422
29+919761-805+13285-30222
30+919806-850+14303-32023

Damage Severity by Level

LevelSetbackDangerousDeadly
1-41d102d104d10
5-102d104d1010d10
11-164d1010d1018d10
17-2010d1018d1024d10

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