Gnath Overseer (5e Creature)
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Medium humanoid, lawful neutral
Saving Throws Con +4, Wis +3
Multiattack. The gnath makes two shortsword attacks and a pistol attack.
Shortsword. Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 5 (1d6 + 2) piercing damage.
Pistol. Ranged Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, range 30/90, one target. Hit: 7 (1d10 + 2) piercing damage.
Leadership (Recharges after a Short or Long Rest). For 1 minute, the gnath can utter a special command or warning whenever a nonhostile creature that it can see within 30 feet of it makes an attack roll or a saving throw. The creature can add a d4 to its roll provided it can hear and understand the gnath. A creature can benefit from only one Leadership die at a time. This effect ends if the gnath is incapacitated.
While most gnath are the size of goblins or halflings, one in a thousand grows to be as large and robust as a dwarf. These abnormally large gnath serve as overseers for units of lesser gnath, leading them into battle and serving as conduits for the Overmind’s will.
- Gnath Fire Drones, for gnath trained in the use of firearms and light explosives.
- Gnath Steel Drones, for gnath trained to serve as spearmen.
- Gnath Marksmen, for independent gnath that act as snipers.