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Giant Fly

This pony-sized fly's twitching limbs seem to never stop moving as it constantly cleans itself and scoops anything edible into its mouthparts. While primarily carrion eaters, giant flies sometimes prey on livestock or other animals too slow to get away.

Recall Knowledge - Animal (Nature): DC 15

Giant FlyCreature 1

NMediumAnimal
Source Bestiary 2 pg. 120 2.0
Perception +8; darkvision, tremorsense (imprecise) 30 feet
Skills Acrobatics +7, Athletics +6
Str +3, Dex +4, Con +3, Int -5, Wis +3, Cha -5
AC 17; Fort +6, Ref +9, Will +6
HP 20
Avoid the Swat ReactionReaction Trigger The giant fly is targeted with a melee or ranged attack by an attacker it can see; Effect The giant fly gains a +2 circumstance bonus against the triggering attack. If the attack misses, the giant insect can Fly up to its fly Speed.
Speed 20 feet, climb 20 feet, fly 40 feet
Melee Single ActionSingle Action mandibles +8 [+3/-2], Damage 1d6+3 piercing plus fly poxFly Pox (disease, virulent) A giant fly could carry any disease, but most transmit a virulent but not fatal infection called Fly Pox with their bite; Saving Throw DC 16 Fortitude; Onset 1 day; Stage 1 enfeebled 1 (1 day); Stage 2 as stage 1 (1 day); Stage 3 enfeebled 2 (1 day); Stage 4 as stage 3; Stage 5 enfeebled 2 and fatigued (1 day)

Sidebar - Related Creatures Fly Species

The giant fly presented here is but the most common of these unsettlingly oversized pests. Others can grow much larger, such as the blood-drinking glutton fly, the highly toxic and foul-smelling blight fly, and the immensely bloated plague fly—a nauseating creature ironically incapable of flight that fattens itself on undead flesh and carries a host of awful diseases.

All Monsters in "Fly"

NameLevel
Giant Fly1
Giant Maggot0

Fly

Source Bestiary 2 pg. 120 2.0
Giant flies are pony-sized insects that have massive compound eyes and bodies bristling with short, stiff hairs. Their lairs are notorious for the rotting meat they stockpile to lay their eggs into. Their maggot-dens are also prime breeding grounds for virulent diseases.