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Merfolk Template

Any NPC can be a merfolk. A merfolk NPC retains all its statistics except as noted below.

Speed. The merfolk has a Speed of 10 feet and a swim speed of 40 feet.

Senses. The merfolk gains darkvision with a radius of 30 feet.

Languages. The merfolk speaks Aquan and Common.

Amphibious. The merfolk can breathe air and water.

If the merfolk’s Challenge Rating is 2 or higher and it is wielding a trident, it can take the following additional bonus action:

Trident. The merfolk makes a trident attack.