Dinosaur, Tyrannosaurus

This bipedal dinosaur’s front arms seem small compared to the rest of its bulk, but its enormous head is all teeth.

Tyrannosaurus CR 9

XP 6,400
N Gargantuan animal
Init +5; Senses low-light vision, scent; Perception +37


AC 21, touch 7, flat-footed 20 (+1 Dex, +14 natural, –4 size)
hp 153 (18d8+72)
Fort +15, Ref +12, Will +10


Speed 40 ft.
Melee bite +20 (4d6+22/19–20 plus grab)
Space 20 ft.; Reach 20 ft.
Special Attacks swallow whole (2d8+11, AC 17, hp 15)


Str 32, Dex 13, Con 19, Int 2, Wis 15, Cha 10
Base Atk +13; CMB +28 (+32 grapple); CMD 39
Feats Bleeding Critical, Critical Focus, Diehard, Endurance, Improved Critical (bite), Improved Initiative, Iron Will, Run, Skill Focus (Perception)
Skills Perception +37; Racial Modifiers +8 Perception
SQ powerful bite


Powerful Bite (Ex)

A tyrannosaurus applies twice its Strength modifier to bite damage.


Environment warm forest and plains
solitary, pair, or pack (3–6)

The tyrannosaurus is an apex predator that measures 40 feet long and weighs 14,000 pounds.

Tyrannosaurus Companions

Starting Statistics: Size Medium, Speed 30 ft.; AC +4 natural armor; Attack bite (1d8); Ability Scores Str 14, Dex 16, Con 10, Int 2, Wis 15, Cha 10; Special Qualities low-light vision, scent.

7th-Level Adv.: Size Large; AC +3 natural armor; Attack bite (2d6); Ability Scores Str +8, Dex –2, Con +4; Special Qualities grab, powerful bite.

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Pathfinder RPG Bestiary, © 2009, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Author: Jason Bulmahn, based on material by Jonathan Tweet, Monte Cook, and Skip Williams.

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