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Swarm of Centipedes 5e

Swarm of Centipedes 5e

  • Name: Swarm of Centipedes
  • Size: Medium
  • Type: swarm of Tiny beasts
  • Alignment: Swarm of Centipedes

Swarm of Centipedes 5e stats

  • Armor class: 12
  • Hit Points: 22
  • Hit Dice: 5d8
  • Hit Points Roll: 5d8
  • Speed: Walk 20 ft. Climb 20 ft.
  • Strength: 3
  • Dexterity: 13
  • Constitution: 10
  • Intelligence: 1
  • Wisdom: 7
  • Charisma: 1


  • Senses Passive Perception 8 Blindsight 10 ft.
  • Challenge 0.5 (100 XP)

Special Abilities

Swarm: The swarm can occupy another creature’s space and vice versa, and the swarm can move through any opening large enough for a Tiny insect. The swarm can’t regain hit points or gain temporary hit points.


Bites: Melee Weapon Attack: +3 to hit, reach 0 ft., one target in the swarm’s space. Hit: 10 (4d4) piercing damage, or 5 (2d4) piercing damage if the swarm has half of its hit points or fewer.
A creature reduced to 0 hit points by a swarm of centipedes is stable but poisoned for 1 hour, even after regaining hit points, and paralyzed while poisoned in this way.

  • Attack Bonus: 3
  • Damage: Piercing
  • Damage Dice: 4d4