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Giant Shrew

by Giampaolo Agosta

Here is a monster needed for a 4e conversion of "Arena of Thyatis", Giant Shrew (converted as a Giant Rat Swarm variant).

Giant Shrew Swarm Level 2 Skirmisher
Medium natural beast (swarm) XP 125
Initiative +6 Senses Perception +6; low-light vision
Swarm Attack aura 1; the rat swarm makes a basic attack as a free action against each enemy that begins its turn in the aura.
HP 36; Bloodied 18
AC 15; Fortitude 12; Re?ex 14; Will 11
Resist half damage from melee and ranged attacks; Vulnerable 5 against close and area attacks
Speed 4, climb 2
Swarm of Teeth (standard; at-will)
Basic melee attack +6 vs. AC; 1d6+3 damage, and the target moves away from the swarm its speed and takes a -2 penalty to attacks (save ends).
Alignment Unaligned
Str 12 (+2) Dex 17 (+4) Wis 10 (+1)
Con 12 (+2) Int 2 (3) Cha 9 (+0)