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Creatures in "Cicada" Category

NameCR
Cicada Swarm2
Giant Cicada1

Cicada, Cicada Swarm

A loud droning buzz accompanies this mass of flying insects.

Cicada Swarm CR 2

Source Pathfinder #116: Fangs of War pg. 84
XP 600
N Diminutive vermin (swarm)
Init +3; Senses darkvision 60 ft.; Perception +9

Defense

AC 17, touch 17, flat-footed 14 (+3 Dex, +4 size)
hp 18 (4d8)
Fort +4, Ref +4, Will +2
Defensive Abilities swarm traits; Immune mind-affecting effects, weapon damage

Offense

Speed 5 ft., climb 20 ft., fly 40 ft. (average)
Melee swarm (1d6 plus distraction and song)
Space 10 ft., Reach 0 ft.
Special Attacks song (DC 12)

Statistics

Str 1, Dex 16, Con 11, Int —, Wis 13, Cha 2
Base Atk +3; CMB —; CMD
Skills Climb +3, Fly +13, Perception +9; Racial Modifiers +8 Perception

Ecology

Environment temperate forests
Organization solitary or infestation (2–8)
Treasure none

Special Abilities

Song (Ex) Any creature in a cicada swarm’s space must succeed at a DC 12 Fortitude saving throw or be deafened for 1d6 rounds. The save DC is Constitution-based.

At times, particularly during warm months, mundane cicadas amass in roiling, buzzing clouds. When they swarm, cicadas can strip vegetation from trees in seconds.