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Raven SwarmCreature 3

Source Pathfinder Bestiary 2
Perception +9 (low-light vision)
Languages none
Skills Acrobatics +10, Thievery +10
Str +0, Dex +3, Con +0, Int -4, Wis +4, Cha +0

AC 19; Fort +7; Reflex +12; Will +9;
HP 30
Speed 10 feet (fly 40 feet)
Immunities precision, swarm mind
Weaknesses Area Damage 5, Splash Damage 5
Resistances Bludgeoning 2, Piercing 5, Slashing 5

Low-Light Vision

The monster can see in dim light as though it were bright light, so it ignores the Concealed condition due to dim light.

Swarm Mind

This monster doesn't have a single mind (typically because it's a swarm of smaller creatures), and is immune to mental effects that target only a specific number of creatures. It is still subject to mental effects that affect all creatures in an area.

Enraged Cunning

There are few things as dangerously persistent in the natural world as an angry unkindness of ravens. A raven swarm can hound its prey through most barriers. Simple latches, unsecured chimney flues, loosely shuttered windows, and similar obstacles rarely keep an unkindness away. A raven swarm attempts a Thievery check to bypass many of these simple obstructions, typically against DC 20.

Swarming Beaks One Action

The ravens' angry pecking deals 1d8 piercing damage to each enemy in the swarm's space (DC 20 basic reflex save). A creature that critically fails its save is Blinded for 1d4 rounds as the ravens focus their attacks on the target's vulnerable face.

A flock of ravens is known as an unkindness. Certainly the name lives up to its meaning when a swarm of ravens decides to work together. In most cases, a raven swarm like the one presented here won't attack larger foes, but when manipulated by supernatural forces or simple desperation born from hunger, an unkindness of ravens can be a surprisingly dangerous foe.

Few birds are as cunning and social as the raven.



Anything that doesn't list another rarity trait (uncommon, rare, or unique) automatically has the common trait. This rarity indicates that an ability, item, or spell is available to all players who meet the prerequisites for it. A creature of this rarity is generally known and can be summoned with the appropriate summon spell.