Snake, Swarm

Hissing menacingly, this mass of snakes resembles a pile of slithering tentacles.

Snake Swarm CR 2

XP 600
N Tiny animal (swarm)
Init +6; Senses low-light vision, scent; Perception +9


AC 15, touch 14, flat-footed 13 (+2 Dex, +1 natural, +2 size)
hp 16 (3d8+3)
Fort +4, Ref +7, Will +2
Defensive Abilities swarm traits


Speed 20 ft., climb 20 ft., swim 20 ft.
Melee swarm (1d6 plus distraction)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 0 ft.
Special Attacks distraction (DC 12)


Str 9, Dex 15, Con 12, Int 1, Wis 12, Cha 2
Base Atk +2; CMB +2; CMD 11 (can’t be tripped)
Feats Improved Initiative, Lightning Reflexes
Skills Climb +14, Perception +9, Stealth +18, Swim +7; Racial
Modifiers +4 Perception, +4 Stealth, uses Dex to modify Climb and Swim


Environment any
Organization solitary or nest (2-4 swarms)
Treasure none

While all snake swarms are dangerous, swarms made up of venomous snakes are typically the most lethal. Snake swarms of both types can generally be encountered in the same regions, dwelling in ruins or wilderness alike.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary 3, © 2011, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Authors Jesse Benner, Jason Bulmahn, Adam Daigle, James Jacobs, Michael Kenway, Rob McCreary, Patrick Renie, Chris Sims, F. Wesley Schneider, James L. Sutter, and Russ Taylor, based on material by Jonathan Tweet, Monte Cook, and Skip Williams.

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