Badger

Source: System Reference Document 5.0
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Badger

Tiny beast, unaligned


Armor Class 10

Hit Points 3 (1d4+5)

Speed 20 ft., burrow 5 ft.


STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA
4 (-3) 11 (+0) 12 (+1) 2 (-4) 12 (+1) 5 (-3)

Senses darkvision 30 ft., passive Perception 10

Challenge 0 (0 XP)


Keen Smell. The badger has advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on smell.

Actions


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

Source: Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary 2.

The squat, burrowing badger is plentiful in most temperate forests. Most species are carnivorous, though some eat a variety of meat, insects, and vegetables. The badger possesses a fierceness and natural tenacity, while its stubby legs and wide, seemingly portly stature belie the creature’s actual strength and speed.

A typical badger has dark brownish-gray fur highlighted with white markings, such as bands or striped masks about the eyes. These markings are distinct and vary by species. While generally friendly, if threatened or otherwise provoked, badgers can become fierce combatants. Once engaged with an opponent, they typically fight until slain. In combat, they fight with their sharp, needle-like teeth and long, curved claws, which they otherwise use for digging.