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Bull Mastiff


Bull Mastiff
CR 1/2

XP 200
N Medium Animal
Init +2; Senses low-light vision, scent; Perception +8

DEFENSE

AC 13, touch 12, flat-footed 11 (+2 Dex, +1 natural)
hp 13 (2d8+4)
Fort +5, Ref +5, Will +1

OFFENSE

Speed 40 ft.
Melee bite +3 (1d6+3 plus trip)

STATISTICS

Str 15, Dex 15, Con 15, Int 2, Wis 12, Cha 6
Base Atk +1; CMB +3; CMD 15 (19 vs. trip)
Feats Skill Focus (Perception)
Skills Acrobatics +5 (+13 jumping), Perception +8, Survival +2 (+6 scent tracking); Racial Modifiers +4 Acrobatics when jumping, +4 Survival when tracking by scent

SPECIAL ABILITIES

Tenacious (Ex)

When ordered to track prey (usually humanoid prey), a Bull Mastiff receives a +4 bonus to any Will saves against enchantments or illusions directed at it, and the DC of any Handle Animal skill check by anyone other than the dog’s master is 5 higher.

Carrying Capacity: A light load for a Bull Mastiff is up to 99 pounds; a medium load, 100-200 pounds; a heavy load, 201-300 pounds. A Bull Mastiff can drag 1,500 pounds.

Average Price: 45gp

ECOLOGY

Environment Any
Organization Solitary, pair, or pack (2-8)
Treasure None

The Bull Mastiff is a large working dog, with a stocky, muscular body, but they have slightly shorter legs than most other mastiffs. The breed is used as a guard dog, war dog, and livestock driver, and some rangers keep a Bull Mastiff or two to help track poachers. When properly trained they are very loyal to their masters, protecting home, property and other animals to the death.
Bull Mastiffs stand about two feet at the shoulders and weigh around 120 pounds, though some males often reach 150 pounds. They typically have white, tan or brown coats, sometimes with a white splotch on the chest.

Section 15: Copyright Notice
Section 15 Copyright Notice
Phantasia Zoologica I: Dogs. Copyright 2010, 4 Winds Fantasy Gaming; Authors Connie J. Thomson and Robert W. Thomson