Encounters by Locale: Cormanthor - The Rimwood

Giant Wasp (CR 3)

Large Vermin
Alignment: Always Neutral
Initiative: +1 (Dex); Senses: darkvision 60 ft. and Spot +9


AC: 14 (-1 size, +1 Dex, +4 natural), touch 10, flat-footed 13
Hit Dice: 5d8+10 (32 hp)
Fort +6, Ref +2, Will +2
Speed: 20 ft., fly 60 ft. (good)
Space: 10 ft./5 ft.
Base Attack +3; Grapple +11
Attack: Sting +6 melee
Full Attack: Sting +6 melee
Damage: Sting 1d3+6 and poison
Special Attacks: Poison
Abilities: Str 18, Dex 12, Con 14, Int -, Wis 13, Cha 11
Special Qualities: Vermin
Feats: -
Skills: Spot +9 and Survival +1*
Advancement: 6-8 HD (Large); 9-15 HD (Huge)
Climate/Terrain: Temperate forests
Organization: Solitary, swarm (2-5), or nest (11-20)
Treasure: None

Source: Monster Manual

Giant wasps are every bit as aggressive and territorial as their smaller cousins.

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