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Reavers are a species of monster hailing from the Dungeons & Dragons setting of Ravenloft, and are basically an attempt to make a D&D version of the Creature of the Black Lagoon. These savage, territorial, tribal monsters are aquatic humanoids covered in razor-sharp scales and with vaguely piscine features. They have little culture outside of bullying weaker members of their species and stalking after creatures to feed upon; they have a particular fondness for humanoid flesh, and this is exacerbated by their territorial instincts. Most live in the ocean, but occasional outcasts will flee inland and set up home in fresh (or at least brackish) water.

Reavers are detailed in somewhat more depth in Quoth the Raven #9, where, like the sahuagin and the kuo-toa, they gained a Deep One style ability to interbreed with humans, creating Half-Deepkin.