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Primate, Monkey Swarm



Screeches and bestial calls precede this pack of monkeys, each primate propelling itself forward on calloused knuckles.

Monkey Swarm CR 2

XP 600
N Tiny animal (swarm)
Init
+7; Senses low-light vision; Perception +5

DEFENSE

AC 15, touch 15, flat-footed 12 (+3 Dex, +2 size)
hp
22 (3d8+9)
Fort
+6, Ref +8, Will +2
Defensive Abilities
half damage from weapons, swarm traits

OFFENSE

Speed 30 ft., climb 20 ft.
Melee
swarm (2d6 plus distraction)
Space
10 ft.; Reach 0 ft.
Special Attacks
distraction (DC 14)

STATISTICS

Str 7, Dex 16, Con 17, Int 2, Wis 12, Cha 11
Base Atk
+2; CMB —; CMD
Feats
Improved Initiative, Lightning Reflexes
Skills
Acrobatics +11, Climb +10, Perception +5; Racial Modifiers +4 Acrobatics
SQ
coordinated swarm

SPECIAL ABILITIES

Coordinated Swarm (Ex)

A monkey swarm coordinates its attacks more than a typical swarm, and deals swarm damage one step higher than a swarm of its HD would normally cause.

ECOLOGY

Environment warm forests
Organization
solitary, pair, mission (3–6 swarms), or tribe (7–12 swarms plus 1–4 gorillas)
Treasure
none

Monkeys sometimes travel in huge colonies of hundreds of individuals. In such quantities, these primates can become quite dangerous, capable of overwhelming many foes by their sheer numbers.

Unlike most swarms, monkey swarms work well together. A swarm of monkeys does not possess a true hive mind, but it is capable of working in tandem with other swarms to make basic tactical decisions in combat.

Section 15: Copyright Notice
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary 2, © 2010, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Authors Wolfgang
Baur, Jason Bulmahn, Adam Daigle, Graeme Davis, Crystal Frasier, Joshua J. Frost, Tim

Hitchcock, Brandon Hodge, James Jacobs, Steve Kenson, Hal MacLean, Martin Mason, Rob

McCreary, Erik Mona, Jason Nelson, Patrick Renie, Sean K Reynolds, F. Wesley Schneider,

Owen K.C. Stephens, James L. Sutter, Russ Taylor, and Greg A. Vaughan, based on material

by Jonathan Tweet, Monte Cook, and Skip Williams.