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Herd Animal

Source Pathfinder RPG Bestiary pg. 174

Creatures in "Herd Animal" Category

NameCR
Antelope1/2
Aurochs2
Bison4
Camel1
Elk1
Giraffe3
Ram1
River Elk2
Stag1

Herd Animal, Stag

Majestic and graceful, this powerful animal has branching antlers atop it head.

Stag CR 1

Source Bestiary 4 pg. 150
XP 400
N Medium animal
Init +3; Senses low-light vision, scent; Perception +6

Defense

AC 13, touch 13, flat-footed 10 (+3 Dex)
hp 15 (2d8+6)
Fort +6, Ref +6, Will +2

Offense

Speed 50 ft.
Melee gore +2 (1d6+1), 2 hooves –3 (1d4)

Statistics

Str 13, Dex 17, Con 16, Int 2, Wis 15, Cha 8
Base Atk +1; CMB +2; CMD 15 (19 vs. trip)
Feats RunB, Skill Focus (Acrobatics)
Skills Acrobatics +10, Perception +6

Ecology

Environment any land
Organization solitary, pair, or herd (3–20)
Treasure none

Description

True masters of the wild, deer gracefully glide through meadows and among the thickets of the deepest forests. Found in all climates and most terrains, deer form tightly knit herds for protection. These creatures fall victim to predators, and many humanoids hunt the animals for food and hides. They’re not picky eaters, and consume all manner of plant material. In areas where humanoids live, deer can become pests as they graze in fields and destroy gardens in search of food.

The stat block shown above represents a male deer (a stag). Unlike caribou and other similar animals, female deer only rarely grow antlers, thus they lack gore attacks. Stags are approximately 6 feet long from nose to tail and weigh up to 350 pounds.