The biggest and strongest of the goblinoids, bugbears receive their name from their bear-like noses, strong upper body, and keen sense of smell.

Statistics[edit | edit source]

Race: goblinoid
Alignment: chaotic evil
Armor class: 16
Hit points: 16
Attack bonus: +4 or +3
Damage: d8 +2 (morningstar) or d8 (light crossbow)
Disarmed: d3 +2 (unarmed strike)

Hit dice (level): 3
Challenge rating: 2

  fortitude 4
reflex 2
will 1

Size: medium

  strength 15
dexterity 12
constitution 13
intelligence 10
wisdom 10
charisma 9

Trained skills:(‡) hide (4), listen (5), move silently (7), spot (5)
Feats: alertness, armor proficiency (light), weapon proficiency (creature), weapon proficiency (simple)

Blueprint:(‡) nw_bugbeara, nw_bugbearb

Special abilities[edit | edit source]

The bugbear with the light crossbow fires bolts that poison on-hit for d2 constitution damage DC 14.

Notes[edit | edit source]

See also: bugbear chieftain, bugbear hero, bugbear shaman (cleric), bugbear shaman (sorcerer)

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