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Beetle, Giant Stag



Beetle, Giant Stag CR 4

XP 1,200
N Large
vermin
Init
+0; Senses darkvision 60 ft.; Perception +0

DEFENSE

AC 17, touch 9, flat-footed 17 (+8 natural, –1 size)
hp
45 (7d8+14)
Fort
+7, Ref +2, Will +2
Immune
mind-affecting effects

OFFENSE

Speed 20 ft., fly 20 ft. (poor)
Melee
bite +8 (2d8+6)
Space
10 ft.; Reach 5 ft.
Special Attacks
trample (1d6+6, DC 17)

STATISTICS

Str 19, Dex 10, Con 15, Int —, Wis 10, Cha 9
Base
Atk +5; CMB +10; CMD 20 (28 vs. trip)
Skills
Fly –6

ECOLOGY

Environment temperate forests
Organization solitary, pair, or cluster (3–6)
Treasure none

Nearly 10 feet long, giant stag beetles become serious dangers when they wander into logging camps due to their appetite for decaying wood. Called stag beetles because of their large, antler-like mandibles, they use these appendages to wrestle competing suitors and quickly put down enemy threats.