AC 20, touch 11, flat-footed 17 (+2 Dex, +1 dodge, +9 natural, –2 size)
Speed 20 ft., swim 50 ft.
Starting Statistics: Size Medium; Speed 20 ft., swim 50 ft.; AC +2 natural armor; Attack bite (1d8); Ability Scores Str 10, Dex 18, Con 12, Int 2, Wis 13, Cha 9; Special Qualities low-light vision, scent.
4th-Level Advancement: Size Large; AC +3 natural armor; Attack bite (2d6); Ability Scores Str +8, Dex –2, Con +4.
Environment warm aquatic
Organization solitary, pair, or school (3–6)
The sleek elasmosaurus is a long-necked, aquatic reptile. Although not technically a dinosaur, they and their kind are often found hunting in oceans and lakes in areas where dinosaurs are more common. You can create statistics for smaller, similar aquatic reptiles (such as the pleisosaurus) by applying the young simple template to the statistics presented above. An elasmosaurus is 45 feet long and weighs 4,000 pounds.
Pathfinder RPG Bestiary, © 2009, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Author: Jason Bulmahn, based on material by Jonathan Tweet, Monte Cook, and Skip Williams.