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Megafauna

Source Pathfinder RPG Bestiary pg. 186

Creatures in "Megafauna" Category

NameCR
Archelon5
Arsinoitherium7
Baluchitherium8
Basilosaurus12
Chalicotherium6
Deinotherium7
Embolotherium5
Glyptodon6
Megalania7
Megaloceros4
Megatherium5

Megafauna, Baluchitherium

This towering armored herbivore resembles a hornless rhinoceros, but with longer legs and a longer neck.

Baluchitherium CR 8

Source Bestiary 3 pg. 192
XP 4,800
N Huge animal
Init +0; Senses low-light vision, scent; Perception +16

Defense

AC 22, touch 8, flat-footed 22 (+14 natural, –2 size)
hp 114 (12d8+60)
Fort +15, Ref +8, Will +7

Offense

Speed 40 ft.
Melee 2 hooves +16 (2d8+9)
Space 15 ft., Reach 10 ft.
Special Attacks trample (2d8+13, DC 25)

Statistics

Str 29, Dex 10, Con 21, Int 2, Wis 13, Cha 6
Base Atk +9; CMB +20 (+22 bull rush); CMD 30 (32 vs. bull rush, 34 vs. trip)
Feats Awesome Blow, Great Fortitude, Improved Bull Rush, Iron Will, Power Attack, Skill Focus (Perception)
Skills Perception +16, Swim +15

Ecology

Environment warm forests
Organization solitary, pair, or herd (3–8)
Treasure none

Description

The immense baluchitherium stands nearly 18 feet high at the shoulder, measures 30 feet from end to end, and weighs 40,000 pounds. Despite its size, it lives a peaceful life pulling leaves from the tops of trees unless startled into action. When panicked, a baluchitherium tramples any obstacle in its path. If confronted, it smashes its tormentors with its elephantine feet.

A properly trained baluchitherium makes a capable mount for ettins, ogres, smaller giants, or other Large humanoids, and is one of the few mammals other than an elephant able to fill that role. Its relatively ponderous pace limits its usefulness to some extent, but its strength often more than makes up for this shortcoming.