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Wasp Swarm, Adamantine

Adamantine Wasp Swarm CR 11

The sound of metallic clicking drones in your ears as thousands of tiny metal insects descend from the air.

XP 12,800
N Fine construct (magical, swarm)
Init +8; Senses darkvision 60 ft., low-light vision; Perception +25

DEFENSE HP 180

EAC 24; KAC 26
Fort +11, Ref +11, Will +8
Defensive Abilities swarm defenses; Immunities construct immunities, swarm immunities; SR 22

OFFENSE

Speed 5 ft., fly 40 ft. (Ex, good)
Melee swarm attack (2d6+14 P plus adamantine wasp venom and distraction)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 0 ft.
Offensive Abilities distraction (DC 17)

STATISTICS

Str +3, Dex +8, Con —, Int —, Wis +5, Cha +0
Skills Acrobatics +20, Stealth +20
Other Abilities mindless, unliving

Adamantine Wasp Venom

Type poison (injury); Save Fortitude DC 18; Track Dexterity; Frequency 1/round for 4 rounds

Effect progression track is Healthy— Sluggish—Stiffened—Staggered—Immobile; Immobile is the end state. At the Immobile state, the victim freezes solid for 1d4 hours as its body hardens into ice.

If the victim is reduced to 0 or fewer hit points while frozen, it shatters into pieces and dies.; Cure 2 consecutive saves

ECOLOGY

Environment any
Organization solitary, cloud (2–4 swarms), or plague (5–8 swarms)

Adamantine wasps are used to guard or patrol areas the creator wishes to keep “off limits.” From a distance, they resemble 1-foot long silver wasps.

Usually created by magic, the process has been duplicated by careful engineering; a mechanical swarm gains the technological subtype rather than the magical subtype. Whatever their origin, their creators often enhance the ruse that these creatures are natural insects by constructing fake nests nearby to detract would-be trespassers.

An adamantine wasp is 1-foot long and looks like its namesake only made out of metal. Its body is segmented like a normal wasp (head, thorax, and abdomen) and has carefully and delicately been fitted together to form the wasp. A wicked-looking adamantine stinger protrudes from its abdomen.

Its wings are formed of paper-thin adamantine, specially treated during the construction process.

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