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Creatures in "Ray" Category

NameCR
Manta Ray1
Stingray1/2

Ray, Manta Ray

Gliding gracefully through the water on wing-like fins, this large ray scoops up tiny morsels in its wide mouth.

Manta Ray CR 1

Source Bestiary 2 pg. 232
XP 400
N Large animal (aquatic)
Init +1; Senses blindsense 30 ft., low-light vision; Perception +6

Defense

AC 13, touch 10, flat-footed 12 (+1 Dex, +3 natural, –1 size)
hp 19 (3d8+6)
Fort +5, Ref +4, Will +2

Offense

Speed swim 60 ft.
Melee tail slap +4 (1d6+4)
Space 10 ft., Reach 10 ft.

Statistics

Str 16, Dex 13, Con 15, Int 1, Wis 13, Cha 2
Base Atk +2; CMB +6; CMD 17
Feats Improved Bull Rush, Power Attack
Skills Perception +6, Swim +15

Ecology

Environment warm oceans
Organization solitary, pair, or flight (3–12)
Treasure none

Description

Often found buried in mud, sand, or sea grass, this normally passive creature raises its tail above its body like a scorpion when cornered or injured. Its stinger is a barbed spine with two grooves allowing the toxin to enter the wound. While often found in bays and estuaries, some breeds of stingray can make their home in rivers far upstream from salt water. Stingrays, like their larger manta ray cousins, use a form of electrolocation to find prey in the silt-laden waters.

The stingray presented here is a relatively large member of the species; for smaller stingrays, apply the young creature template.