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Makara Vahana

This massive creature combines the trunk, tusks, and size of an elephant with the powerful jaws, scaly hide, and tail of a crocodile.

Makara Vahana CR 9

Source Bestiary 5 pg. 262
XP 6,400
N Huge magical beast (aquatic, augmented animal)
Init +2; Senses darkvision 60 ft., low-light vision, scent; Perception +22

Defense

AC 22, touch 10, flat-footed 20 (+2 Dex, +12 natural, –2 size)
hp 115 (11d8+66)
Fort +15, Ref +9, Will +7; +4 on Will saves vs. enchantment
DR 10/magic; Resist acid 10, cold 10, electricity 10, fire 10; SR 20

Offense

Speed 70 ft., swim 70 ft.
Melee gore +18 (2d8+12), slam +18 (2d6+12), bite +18 (2d6+12)
Space 15 ft., Reach 15 ft.
Special Attacks trample (2d8+18, DC 27)

Statistics

Str 34, Dex 14, Con 23, Int 12, Wis 15, Cha 9
Base Atk +8; CMB +22 (+24 bull rush); CMD 34 (36 vs. bull rush)
Feats Endurance, Great Fortitude, Improved Bull Rush, Iron Will, Power Attack, Skill Focus (Perception)
Skills Perception +22
Languages Common and either Abyssal, Celestial, or Infernal; telepathy (with rider only)
SQ amphibious, blended beast, rider bond (water breathing)

Ecology

Environment any
Organization solitary or pair
Treasure none

Description

Vahanas are steeds of legend, created by the gods. Deities gift vahanas to faithful servants to help them accomplish great deeds or as rewards for the same. Makaras, elephants with crocodile features, are one of the common types of vahana.