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    Turtle, Giant Snapping (3pp)

    This is a turtle of massive proportions, its shell an impenetrable coat of armor, and its snapping jaws capable of dismembering its prey.

    Giant Snapping Turtle CR 10

    XP 9,600
    N Gargantuan animal (aquatic)
    Init +2; Senses low-light vision, scent; Perception +20

    DEFENSE

    AC 20, touch 4, flat-footed 20 (–2 Dex, +16 natural, –4 size)
    hp 150 (12d8+84 plus 12)
    Fort +15, Ref +6, Will +7

    OFFENSE

    Speed 10 ft., swim 20 ft.
    Melee bite +16 (2d10+16/19–20 plus grab)
    Space 20 ft.; Reach 15 ft.
    Special Attacks swallow whole (2d8+11 acid damage, AC 18, 15 hp)

    TACTICS

    A giant snapping turtle lurks near the shore or on the bottom of a body of water, where it remains motionless and hidden in its shell. When prey passes near, it shoots its neck out and bites.

    STATISTICS

    Str 33, Dex 6, Con 25, Int 2, Wis 13, Cha 6
    Base Atk +9; CMB +24 (+28 grapple); CMD 32 (36 vs. trip)
    Feats Endurance, Improved Critical (bite), Improved Initiative, Iron Will, Skill Focus (Perception), Toughness
    Skills Perception +20, Swim +24
    SQ amphibious