This winged creature has clawed hands and bird’s talons. Large, glinting eyes and a serrated beak dominate its avian face.
Garuda CR 9
Speed 30 ft., fly 80 ft. (good)
Melee bite +16 (1d6+3), 2 claws +16 (1d4+3), 2 talons +16 (1d4+3), 2 wings +11 (1d4+1)
Ranged +1 shock longbow +17/+12/+7 (1d8+4/x3 plus 1d6 electricity)
Special Attacks hatred, swooping pounce, talon or wing
Spells Known (CL 7th; concentration +10)
3rd (5/day)—displacement, haste
2nd (7/day)—alter self, protection from arrows, see invisibility
1st (7/day)—grease (DC 14), mage armor, shield, shocking grasp, true strike
0 (at will)—detect magic, detect poison, light, mage hand, mending, message, prestidigitation
Str 16, Dex 21, Con 20, Int 15, Wis 14, Cha 17
Base Atk +11; CMB +14; CMD 29
Feats Deadly Aim, Manyshot, Point-Blank Shot, Power Attack, Precise Shot, Rapid Shot, Weapon FinesseB
Skills Acrobatics +19, Fly +23, Intimidate +21, Perception +20, Sense Motive +20, Spellcraft +13, Stealth +19, Survival +13; Racial Modifiers +4 Intimidate, +4 Perception, +4 Sense Motive
Languages Common, Garuda
Garudas cast spells as 7th-level sorcerers.
A garuda cannot use its wing attacks while flying, and cannot use its talon attacks while not flying.
ECOLOGYhumanoid societies, they are impetuous and gallant, often serving as protectors of nearby communities.
Most garudas stand around 6 feet tall with a wingspan of 15 feet and weigh approximately 150 pounds.