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Creatures in "Scorpion" Category

NameCR
Black Scorpion15
Cave Scorpion1
Deadfall Scorpion8
Ghost Scorpion1/2
Giant Emperor Scorpion11
Giant Scorpion3
Greensting Scorpion1/4

Scorpion, Black Scorpion

This towering scorpion’s carapace is as black as coal, and its claws are each as long as a man’s body.

Black Scorpion CR 15

Source Bestiary 2 pg. 240
XP 51,200
N Colossal vermin
Init +0; Senses darkvision 60 ft., tremorsense 60 ft.; Perception +4

Defense

AC 30, touch 2, flat-footed 30 (+28 natural, –8 size)
hp 228 (24d8+120)
Fort +19, Ref +8, Will +8
Immune mind-affecting effects

Offense

Speed 60 ft.
Melee 2 claws +23 (2d8+13 plus grab), sting +23 (2d6+13 plus poison)
Space 30 ft., Reach 30 ft.
Special Attacks constrict (2d8+19), rapid stinging

Statistics

Str 36, Dex 10, Con 20, Int —, Wis 10, Cha 2
Base Atk +18; CMB +39 (+43 grapple); CMD 49 (61 vs. trip)
Skills Climb +17, Perception +4, Stealth –12; Racial Modifiers +4 Climb, +4 Perception, +4 Stealth

Ecology

Environment warm deserts
Organization solitary
Treasure none

Special Abilities

Poison (Ex) Sting—injury; save Fort DC 27; frequency 1/round for 6 rounds; effect 1d4 Str, 1d4 Dex, and 1d4 Con; cure 3 saves.

Rapid Stinging (Ex) A black scorpion’s stinger strikes with astounding speed; it can make one additional attack in a round with its sting as a swift action.

Description

The immense black scorpion is one of the largest desert predators. Capable of stinging with blinding speed, this creature is constantly on the hunt.