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Ujaheim

This massive cat bears a great mane and a pair of enormous fangs. Its muscles ripple under its thick hide.

Ujaheim CR 6

XP 2,400
N Large animal
Init +6; Senses low-light vision, scent; Perception +11

DEFENSE

AC 15, touch 11, flat-footed 13 (+2 Dex, +4 natural, -1 size)
hp 76 (9d8+36)
Fort +9, Ref +8, Will +4

OFFENSE

Speed 40 ft.
Melee bite +12 (1d8+7), 2 claws +13 (1d6+7)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 5 ft.
Special Attacks deadly pounce, pounce, rake (2 claws +13, 1d6+7)

STATISTICS

Str 25, Dex 15, Con 19, Int 2, Wis 12, Cha 10
Base Atk +6; CMB +14; CMD 26 (30 vs. trip)
Feats Endurance, Improved Initiative, Run, Weapon Focus (claw)
Skills Acrobatics +11, Perception +11, Stealth +8 (+12 in plains); Racial Modifiers +4 Acrobatics, +4 Stealth (+8 in plains)

SPECIAL ABILITIES

Deadly Pounce (Ex)

An ujaheim can attempt a free trip combat maneuver check against the target of its pounce attack if it hits the target with all attacks it makes as part of the pounce. This trip attempt does not provoke attacks of opportunity.

ECOLOGY

Environment temperate plains
Organization solitary, pair, or pack (3-5)
Treasure incidental

The ujaheim are fearsome beasts with terrifying fangs that extend out from their mouths. These beasts are great hunters, catching prey across the deserts with unmatched speed. An ujaheim is capable of a burst of great speed, pouncing on its prey to pin a creature on the ground. Once an ujaheim’s prey is knocked down, it usually has no chance of escaping from the ujaheim’s fangs. Ujaheim use their natural coloration to hide among sands and cliffs which helps them ambush their prey.

An ujaheim is typically 8 feet long and weighs 600 pounds.

Ujaheim’s ferocity makes them valuable mounts for the grachukk. Although it is a difficult and usually dangerous task to tame an ujaheim, grachukk are more than willing to risk their lives for the boon of being the master of such a powerful beast. Tame ujaheim seem more than willing to work with their riders, as they enjoy the thrill of the chase when acting as mounts for ujaheim riders. When acting as a mount, an ujaheim tends to encounter more powerful creatures than are usually found in the deserts, allowing the ujaheim to push its natural abilities to the limit. These tamed ujaheim remain fiercely loyal to their riders, but they are hostile towards anyone else who might attempt to ride them, even their riders’ allies. The bond between an ujaheim and its rider is so strong that the ujaheim is willing to give its life to defend its rider against any foe. In cases where a rider is injured, its ujaheim guards the injured rider and sometimes even attempts to bring the rider to safety. If an ujaheim’s rider passes away, the ujaheim becomes untamable, and any further attempts to ride the ujaheim end in disaster.

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