monster Dire tapir

Dire
tapir


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Tapir at the San Diego Zoo, taken and uploaded by Sepht.

Tapir at the San Diego Zoo, taken and uploaded by Sepht.

Roleplaying
Notes

Originally
Posted by

Nilbog of the Wizards Community forums.

On
this Thread

Dire tapirs
are large, mostly herbivorous animals that resemble pigs with trunks. Unlike
normal tapirs, they have tusks that can be used in battle.

Dire tapirs
grow up to 10 feet long and weigh as much as 1,500 pounds.
























Dire
Tapir
Size/Type Large animal
Hit Dice 6d8+15 (42 hp)
Initiative +0
Speed 30 ft. (6 squares)
Armor Class 14 (-1 size, +5
natural), touch 9, flat-footed 14
Base Attack/Grapple +4/+13
Attack Gore +8 melee
(1d8+7)
Full Attack Gore +8 melee
(1d8+7)
Space/Reach 10 ft./5 ft.
Special Attacks
Special Qualities Low-Light
Vision
, Scent
Saves Fort +7, Ref +5,
Will +6
Abilities Strength 21, Dexterity 10,
Constitution 15, Intelligence 2, Wisdom 13, Charisma 8
Skills Listen +6, Spot +6, Swim +11
Feats Alertness, Run, Toughness
Environment Warm forests
Organization Solitary or herd
(5-8)
Challenge Rating 3
Treasure None
Alignment Always neutral
Advancement 7-12 HD (Large);
13-18 HD (Huge)
Level Adjustment

Combat

A dire tapir
fights by goring with its tusks.

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