The Skeleton Monster can perform two actions and has some other attributes. There are only a few unique features. This article will give an overview of the dnd5e beast. This article is highly recommendable.

Skeleton 5E – Actions

The skeleton is capable of performing two actions: the shortsword and the shortbow. These actions are listed below.

ShortswordThese Skeletons have the ability to use the Shortsword Action to create a Melee Weapon Attack. Hit: 5 (1d6 + piercing damage).

ShortbowIt can use this action to get the Ranged Weapon Attack: +4 hit, range 80/320 feet, one target. Hit: 5 (1d6+2) Piercing damage.

Attributes of the 5E Skeleton

AC 13 (Armor Scraps).
Alignment Lawful Evil
CON 15
Challenge Rating 1/4
Condition Immunities Exhaustion, Poisoned
DEX 14
HP 13 (2d8+4)
Immunities Poison
Languages All Languages It Speaks In Life, But It Can’t Speak
Passive Perception 9
Roll 0 Shortsword 1d20 +4 1d6+2
Roll 1 Shortbow 1d20 +4 1d6+2
STR 10
Senses Darkvision 60 Ft.
Size Medium
Speed 30 ft.
Type Undead
Vulnerabilities Bludgeoning