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TSATHAR

Medium humanoid (tsathar), chaotic evil

DEFENSE

Armor Class 13 (natural armor)
Hit Points 22 (4d8 + 4)
Speed 30 ft., swim 30 ft.

ABILITY SCORES

STR 14 (+2)DEX 12 (+1)CON 13 (+1)INT 10 (+0)WIS 11 (+0)CHA 8 (-1)

STATISTICS

Skills Perception +4
Senses darkvision 60 ft., passive Perception 14
Languages Tsathar
Challenge 1/2 (100 XP)

TRAITS

Amphibious. The tsathar can breathe both air and water.

Slippery. The tsathar has advantage on ability checks and saving throws made to escape a grapple.

Speak With Amphibians. The tsathar can communicate with frogs and toads as if they shared a language.

Standing Leap. The tsathar's long jump is up to 30 feet and its high jump is up to 15 feet, with or without a running start.

ACTIONS

Multiattack. The tsathar makes two attacks: one with its bite and one with its claws or spear.

Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 4 (1d4 + 2) piercing damage.

Spear. Melee or Ranged Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 5 ft. or range 20 ft./60 ft., one target. Hit: 5 (1d6 + 2) piercing damage, or 6 (1d8 + 2) piercing damage if used with two hands to make a melee attack.

Claws. Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 5 (1d6 + 2) slashing damage.


Tsathar are a race of froglike humanoids that dwell in fetid swamps or dark caverns deep beneath the earth. Those dwelling aboveground are nocturnal and rarely encountered during the day. Communities vary in size but each is usually led by a single priest. Each community worships a strange and terrifying demonic being known as Tsathogga, and often capture other humanoids to serve as sacrifices in their foul breeding pits.

Tsathar are sexless. Special breeders reproduce by implanting an egg into a host, which can be any form of living creature. Normally, creatures are captured or bred to serve as hosts-giant rats and giant frogs being the most common hosts. It is believed that only tsathar born of an egg implanted into a humanoid or other creature of great intelligence can become a priest or sorcerer.

A typical tsathar stands 6 feet tall and weighs about 300 pounds.

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