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Creatures in "Squid" Category

NameCR
Giant Squid9
Squid1

Squid, Giant Squid

Immense in size, this great squid’s tentacles writhe and flash with almost nauseating speed. The beast’s eyes are as big as shields.

Giant Squid CR 9

Source Pathfinder RPG Bestiary pg. 259
XP 6,400
N Huge animal (aquatic)
Init +7; Senses low-light vision; Perception +22

Defense

AC 20, touch 11, flat-footed 17 (+3 Dex, +9 natural, –2 size)
hp 102 (12d8+48)
Fort +14, Ref +13, Will +5
Defensive Abilities k cloud (20-ft. radius)

Offense

Speed swim 60 ft., jet 260 ft.
Melee bite +14 (2d6+7), 2 arms +14 (1d6+7), tentacles +12 (4d6+3/19–20 plus grab)
Space 15 ft., Reach 15 ft. (30 ft. with arms and tentacles)
Special Attacks constrict (4d6+10)

Statistics

Str 25, Dex 17, Con 19, Int 2, Wis 12, Cha 2
Base Atk +9; CMB +18 (+22 grapple); CMD 31
Feats Combat Reflexes, Great Fortitude, Improved Critical (tentacle), Improved Initiative, Lightning Reflexes, MultiattackB, Skill Focus (Perception)
Skills Perception +22, Swim +15

Ecology

Environment any ocean
Organization solitary
Treasure none

Description

The giant squid is a legendary beast capable of feeding on humans with ease. Hunger has been known to drive these normally deep-dwelling creatures up to the ocean surface where anything they encounter is potential prey. A giant squid is 45 feet long and weighs 1,500 pounds.