Sacred Fire Bird

These fiery red birds are found in sacred mountains or lost jungles. They tend to soar high in the sky, only flying low to catch prey such as pigs and lizards.

Sacred Fire Bird

Medium celestial, neutral

Armor Class 15 (natural armor)
Hit Points 52 (8d8 + 16)
Speed 20 ft., fly 60 ft.

STRDEXCONINTWISCHA
15 (+2)17 (+3)14 (+2)8 (-1)13 (+1)11 (+0)

Saving Throws Dex +6
Skills Perception +7
Damage Resistances fire
Senses darkvision 240 ft., passive Perception 17
Languages
Challenge 3 (700 XP)

Keen Sight. The sacred fire bird has advantage on Wisdom (Perception) checks that rely on sight.

Fiery Feathers. Whenever a creature within 5 feet of it makes a melee attack against the sacred fire bird, it must make a DC 13 Dexterity saving throw. If the save is failed, the creature takes 4 (1d8) fire damage.

Actions

Multiattack. The sacred fire bird makes two attacks: one with its beak and one with its talons.

Beak. Melee Weapon Attack: +6 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 7 (1d8 + 3) piercing damage plus 4 (1d8) fire damage.

Talons. Melee Weapon Attack: +6 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 10 (2d6 + 3) slashing damage, and if the target is smaller than the sacred fire bird, it is grappled (escape DC 13). Until the grapple ends, the target is restrained, and the sacred fire bird can’t use its talons attack.