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Hive Creature (CR +1)

Horror Adventures pg. 249
Acquired/Inherited Template Acquired
Simple Template Yes
Usable with Summons No

While a creature infested by a hive corruption usually becomes a warrior, mutations can create hive creatures that retain the capabilities of the original creatures.

Quick Rules: +3 to AC; +1 on rolls based on Str, Dex, and Con; –3 on rolls based on Cha; +1 hp/ HD; two claw attacks that each deal 1d4 points of damage (for Medium creatures) and one bite attack that deals 1d6 points of damage (for Medium creatures); immunity to acid; blind; blindsense 60 ft.; blindsight 10 ft.; corrosive blood*; hive mind*.

Rebuild Rules: Type gain the hive subtype and all the corresponding abilities; AC natural armor bonus increases by 2; Melee two claw attacks that each deal 1d4 points of damage (for Medium creatures) and one bite attack that deals 1d6 points of damage (for Medium creatures); Ability Scores +2 Str, +2 Dex, +2 Con, –6 Cha.