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Melixies are hyperactive insect sprites with legendary sweet tooths, capable of drinking down honey, nectar, sugar, and other sweets in alarming quantities. Melixies take the insectile wings common among winged fey and up the ante with antennae and additional insect features, typically shared with bees but sometimes with butterflies, moths, ladybugs, or other beetles. Melixies live in a pattern of rapid consumption of sweets, incredible productivity in tasks of all sorts, and then a crash to sleep it all off and start again. Melixies in their productive state even engage happily in large-scale repetitive tasks that most sprites find dreadfully dull. In their spare time, melixies love to dance, and some of them learn a dancelike sign language called Melisylvan, allowing them to communicate a full range of information through movement.

Recall Knowledge - Fey (Nature): DC 14

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MelixieCreature 0

Source Bestiary 3 pg. 254
Perception +4; low-light vision
Languages Common, Sylvan; speak with arthropods
Skills Acrobatics +6, Confectionery Lore +6, Crafting +6, Stealth +6
Str -1, Dex +4, Con +2, Int +2, Wis +0, Cha +3
Speak with Arthropods A melixie can communicate with arthropods, such as insects, spiders, scorpions, crabs, and similar invertebrate animals. They can use Diplomacy to Make an Impression on arthropods and Request things from arthropods.
AC 16; Fort +6, Ref +8, Will +4
HP 17; Weaknesses cold iron 2
Speed 10 feet, fly 40 feet
Melee Single ActionSingle Action stinger +8 [+4/+0] (agile, finesse, magical), Damage 1d6–1 bludgeoning damageRanged Single ActionSingle Action sting shot +8 [+3/-2] (evocation, magical, range 20 feet), Damage 1d6 poisonPrimal Innate Spells DC 17; 1st ant haul; Cantrips (1st) dancing lights, ghost sound
Sugar Rush Single ActionSingle Action (manipulate) The melixie consumes a large quantity of sugar, honey, nectar, or similar sweets and goes into a frenzied state. The melixie immediately Strides or Flies. For the next 1d4+1 rounds, the melixie is quickened, and can use the additional action only to Stride or Fly. As soon as the rush ends, the melixie is fatigued for 1 minute.

Sidebar - Additional Lore Minature Desserts

While most melixies gobble up any sweets they find, those who can resist eating the raw ingredients for long enough learn to use them create incredibly small desserts in a startling variety of styles and flavors. Some members of larger ancestries even enjoy the way that a tray of melixie desserts allows them to experience so many different flavors before becoming full.

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Source Bestiary pg. 308
Elusive, flighty, and ebullient, sprites are what many villagers first imagine when they hear the terms “fey” or “fairy.” While their dispositions vary from the benevolent grig to the trickster pixie, all sprites share a connection to magic and diminutive size. This family of fey shares its name with its slightest and most populous member, the common sprite.

Sidebar - Additional Lore Sprite Pranks

Sprite pranks tend to be kind‑hearted in nature; they might use their abilities to embarrass a braggart or to trick them into a convoluted scheme to help someone notice an admirer who has been there for them all along. Their plans are often half-baked; sprites’ mercurial nature means they can easily become distracted by something new before following through on a previous plan.