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Dragonfly, Giant

Giant Dragonfly Creature4

N Medium Animal

Senses Perception +11; darkvision, wavesense (imprecise) 30 feet

Skills Acrobatics +10 (+12 to Maneuver in Flight), Athletics +12, Stealth +12

Str +4, Dex +4, Con +2, Int -5, Wis +3, Cha +0

AC 21; Fort +12, Ref +14, Will +9

HP 60

Speed 20 feet, fly 60 feet

Melee [one-action] mandibles +14, Damage 1d12+7 piercing plus Grab

Clutch [one-action] Requirements The giant dragonfly has a Medium or smaller creature grabbed in its mandibles; Effect The dragonfly tries to transfer the grabbed creature to be clutched by its legs. The giant dragonfly attempts an Athletics check against the creature’s Reflex DC. On a success, it transfers the creature (which remains grabbed) to its legs, freeing its mandibles to attack. The dragonfly can have only one creature clutched at a time.

Snatch The giant dragonfly can Fly at half Speed while it has a creature grabbed or restrained by Clutch, carrying that creature along with it.

Swoop [two-actions] The giant dragonfly Flies up to its Speed and makes one mandible Strike at any point during that movement.


These buzzing insects are the size of a small horse. They are ambush predators known to hunt beasts and humanoids alike, capable of using impressive aerial acrobatics to swoop down from above and snatch away their prey.

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