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Giant Worker Bee

Worker bees, exclusively female, exist to feed and defend a hive. They have no qualms about sacrificing their lives when confronting intruders in their territory. Worker bees can fight singly, in small groups, or in swarms of dozens. Giant worker bees inject a venom with their stings, but this venom is rarely dangerous except to people sensitive to it. Other worker bees have no stinger and only bite their enemies.

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Giant Worker BeeCreature 0

NMediumAnimal
Source Pathfinder #169: Kindled Magic pg. 80
Perception +5; darkvision
Skills Acrobatics +6, Athletics +5
Str +2, Dex +3, Con +2, Int -5, Wis +1, Cha -1
AC 16; Fort +6, Ref +9, Will +3
HP 16; Weaknesses smoke susceptibility
Smoke Susceptibility A giant bee is slowed 1 for 1 round if it starts its turn in heavy smoke.
Speed 20 feet, fly 40 feet
Melee Single ActionSingle Action stinger +8 [+3/-2] (deadly d6, finesse), Damage 1d4+2 piercingMelee Single ActionSingle Action mandibles +8 [+4/+0] (agile, finesse), Damage 1d4+2 piercing

All Monsters in "Giant Bee"

NameLevel
Giant Mining Bee2
Giant Worker Bee0

Giant Bee

Source Pathfinder #169: Kindled Magic pg. 80
Like their smaller counterparts, giant bees are highly territorial. Many types of giant bees construct hives in caves or abandoned buildings and are quick to attack creatures that they deem a threat to the single fertile queen, who almost never leaves the hive. Although most common in warm biomes with lots of vegetation, some giant bees live in arid or cold environments and are solitary rather than hive-dwelling.

Sidebar - Additional Lore Hive Minds

Bees communicate with each other using complex combinations of movement and pheromones. They can share detailed information, particularly related to food, water, and dangers. A queen bee doesn't have the ability to directly control members of her hive, but she guides the entire hive's activities and, when necessary, its relocation. Some druids have attempted to tap into this hive mind to control giant bee swarms, with limited success.