Cetacean, Dolphin, Popoto

This sleek mammal has a short snout and black, white, and gray markings along its body.

Popoto CR 1/3

XP 135
N Small animal
Init +3; Senses blindsense 30 ft., low-light vision; Perception +5


AC 15, touch 14, flat-footed 12 (+3 Dex, +1 natural, +1 size)
hp 4 (1d8)
Fort +2, Ref +5, Will +1


Speed swim 60 ft.
Melee slam +4 (1d3–1)


Str 8, Dex 17, Con 11, Int 2, Wis 13, Cha 6
Base Atk +0; CMB –2; CMD 11
Feats Weapon Finesse
Skills Perception +5, Swim +7
SQ hold breath


Environment temperate oceans
Organization solitary, pair, or pod (3–5)
Treasure none

Popotos are the smallest species of dolphin known, and they generally swim in shallow waters near shorelines. Sometimes they manage to swim miles upriver when they hunt for fish, using echolocation to navigate through smaller channels. They are social hunters and traveling in small groups called pods, which normally contain three to five popotos. Like larger dolphins, popotos are popular with seafarers, who consider the creatures to be good luck and tell hopeful tales of popotos leading lost swimmers to shore and pods fighting off sharks that are much larger than the popotos themselves.

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