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Silverfish Swarm

It's uncommon for silverfish to congregate in sufficient numbers to constitute a swarm, but forgotten libraries or similar out-of-the-way places might harbor a multitude of the voracious pests.

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Silverfish SwarmCreature -1

Source Pathfinder #169: Kindled Magic pg. 84
Perception +5; darkvision
Skills Acrobatics +6, Stealth +4
Str -2, Dex +3, Con +0, Int -5, Wis +1, Cha -2
AC 13; Fort +5, Ref +8, Will +4
HP 9; Immunities precision, swarm mind; Resistances physical 2; Weaknesses area damage 2, splash damage 2
Speed 40 feet, climb 20 feet
Swarming Bites Single ActionSingle Action Each enemy in the silverfish swarm's space takes 1d4 piercing damage (DC 14 basic Fortitude save). A creature that fails its save is sickened 1.Voracious Consumption (1 minute) A silverfish swarm consumes up to 1 Bulk of paper, cloth, or similar material. It can consume up to 4 Bulk each day.

All Monsters in "Silverfish"

Giant Silverfish0
Silverfish Swarm-1


Source Pathfinder #169: Kindled Magic pg. 84
A common pest with a silvery carapace and an undulating, fishlike scuttle, the nocturnal silverfish infests homes and libraries throughout Golarion. These insects aren't typically dangerous, but their tendency to devour books and clothing often puts them at odds with larger creatures.

Sidebar - Treasure and Rewards Silverfish Molts

In an interesting twist to the pest's life cycle, some spellcasters incorporate giant silverfish moltings into their spellbooks and scrolls. These shed skins have the consistency of onionskin and are valuable due to the superstition that they contain residual magic from texts the silverfish consumed. Regardless of whether a silverfish molt has any intrinsic magical power, many tenured mages feel that proof of a book-devouring vermin's demise is worthy of a reward. Thus, such a trophy is guaranteed to fetch a tidy sum from the right buyer.