Dinosaur, Velociraptor

This small, sleek dinosaur has vicious, snapping jaws and feet that end in large talons for gutting prey.

Velociraptor CR 2

XP 600
N Small animal
Init +7; Senses low-light vision, scent; Perception +10


AC 15, touch 14, flat-footed 12 (+3 Dex, +1 natural, +1 size)
hp 22 (3d8+9)
Fort +6, Ref +6, Will +3
Defensive Abilities evasion


Speed 60 ft.
Melee bite +6 (1d4+1), 2 talons +6 (1d6+1/19–20)
Special Attacks leaping charge


Str 13, Dex 17, Con 17, Int 2, Wis 14, Cha 14
Base Atk +2; CMB +2; CMD 15
Feats Improved Initiative, Weapon Finesse
Skills Acrobatics +11 (+23 when jumping), Perception +10, Stealth +15; Racial Modifiers +4 Acrobatics (+16 when jumping), +4 Perception, +4 Stealth


Leaping Charge (Ex)

A velociraptor can jump while charging, allowing it to ignore difficult terrain when it charges. When a velociraptor makes a charge in this way, it deals double damage with its talons.


Environment warm forests or plains
Organization solitary, pair, or pack (3–12)
Treasure none

A smaller cousin of the deinonychus, the velociraptor is a swift, cunning pack hunter. It has no fear of Medium or even Large creatures. Its leaping charge attack grants it a significant advantage against foes in thick underbrush.

A velociraptor is around 1-1/2 feet tall and 7 feet long, and weighs 35 pounds.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary 4 © 2013, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Authors: Dennis Baker, Jesse Benner, Savannah Broadway, Ross Byers, Adam Daigle, Tim Hitchcock, Tracy Hurley, James Jacobs, Matt James, Rob McCreary, Jason Nelson, Tom Phillips, Stephen Radney-MacFarland, Sean K Reynolds, F. Wesley Schneider, Tork Shaw, and Russ Taylor.

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