Falcon, Scythe (Third-Party)

Source: Gauntlet of Spiragos
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Falcon, Scythe

Small beast, unaligned


Armor Class 12

Hit Points 9 (2d6+10)

Speed 10 ft., fly 60 ft.


STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA
7 (-2) 15 (+2) 12 (+1) 2 (-4) 12 (+1) 5 (-3)

Skills Perception +5

Senses passive Perception 10

Challenge (50 XP)


Diving Charge. If the scythe falcon moves at least 20 feet toward a target and then hits it with a wing slash attack on the same turn, the target takes an extra 2 (1d4) slashing damage.

Flyby. The scythe falcon doesn’t provoke opportunity attacks when it flies out of an enemy’s reach.

Keen Sight. The scythe falcon has advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on sight.

Razor Wings. The scythe falcon scores a critical hit with its wing slash attack on a 19 or 20.

Actions


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

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

Unlike other small predators, the scythe falcon will seek out prey considerably larger than itself. Armed with extraordinary natural means of attack—the wickedly sharp, hard, bony ridge at the forefront of its wings—a scythe falcon uses a diving attack that shears through flesh and bone.