Bird, Giant Magpie (CR 1/4)
Alignment: Always Neutral
Initiative: +3 (Dex); Senses: low-light vision, Listen +5, and Spot +5
AC: 14 (+3 Dex, +1 Size), touch 14, flat-footed 11
Hit Dice: 1d8 (4 hp)
Fort +0, Ref +5, Will +0
Speed: 5 ft., fly 80 feet (Good)
Space: 1 ft./ 0 ft.
Base Attack +0; Grapple -6
Attack: Bite -1 melee
Full Attack: Bite -1 melee
Damage: Bite 1d4-2
Special Attacks/Actions: None
Abilities: Str 7, Dex 17, Con 10, Int 2, Wis 10, Cha 6
Skills: Listen +5, Pick Pocket +13*, and Spot +5
Climate/Terrain: Any Temperate (Mystara)
Organization: Solitary, Pair, Flight (1d4+2)
Treasure: Lair only; ? Coins, double gems
The Mystaran Giant Magpie is a notorious thief, as the birds are attracted to shiny things. The Giant Magpie measures about 3 feet long from beak to tail. And, its body and tail are often black (with blue, green and lavender highlights). In every case, the Magpie's shoulders and belly are white.
Skills: The Mystaran Magpie has a +5 racial bonus to Pick Pockets.
Converted to 3rd Edition from the 2nd Edition Mystara Monstrous Compendium Appendix TSR 2501. - Robert J Schwalb, firstname.lastname@example.org