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Barracuda, Large (3pp)

This fish is long and bluish gray fading to mottled silver near it tail. It has an oversized jaw full of sharp teeth.

Giant Barracuda CR 5

XP 1,600
N Large animal (aquatic)
Init +1; Senses low-light vision; Perception +13

DEFENSE

AC 18, touch 10, flat-footed 17 (+1 Dex, +8 natural, –1 size)
hp 59 (7d8+21) plus 7
Fort +8, Ref +6, Will +3

OFFENSE

Speed swim 50 ft.
Melee bite +10 (1d8+7/19–20)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 5 ft.

STATISTICS

Str 20, Dex 13, Con 17, Int 1, Wis 12, Cha 2
Base Atk +5; CMB +11; CMD 22 (can’t be tripped)
Feats Improved Critical (bite), Power Attack, Skill Focus (Perception), Toughness, Weapon Focus (bite)B
Skills Perception +13, Swim +17

ECOLOGY

Environment any aquatic
Organization pair, pack (2–5), or school (6–11)
Treasure none

The barracuda is a predatory fish that averages about ten feet long and weighs 50–80 pounds. Its body is bluish-gray near the front changing to silver mottled with black spots in the rear. Its mouth is filled with razor-sharp teeth.

The barracuda strikes quickly in combat. Slain prey is devoured immediately.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Giant Barracuda from the Tome of Horrors Complete, Copyright 2011, Necromancer Games, Inc., published and distributed by Frog God Games; Author Scott Greene.