Fish, Swordfish

A proud fin flares along the spine of this large, sleek fish, its head coming to a spear-like point.

Swordfish CR 2

XP 600
N Large animal (aquatic)
Init +2; Senses low-light vision; Perception +10


AC 14, touch 11, flat-footed 12 (+3 armor, +2 Dex, –1 size)
hp 22 (4d8+4)
Fort +5, Ref +6, Will +2


Speed swim 70 ft.
Melee gore +5 (1d8+3)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 10 ft.
Special Attacks piercing rush


Str 15, Dex 14, Con 13, Int 1, Wis 12, Cha 2
Base Atk +3; CMB +6; CMD 18
Feats Skill Focus (Swim), Weapon Focus (gore)
Skills Perception +10, Swim +18; Racial Modifiers +4 Perception


Piercing Rush (Ex)

When a swordfish uses its gore attack after swimming at least 10 feet, including on a charge, it adds two times its strength bonus on damage rolls.


Environment any ocean
Organization solitary or pair
Treasure none

Swordfish are among the fastest and most efficient predators in the sea, and can grow to lengths of almost 15 feet and weigh up to 1,500 pounds.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Pathfinder Adventure Path #56: Raiders of the Fever Sea © 2012, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Author: Greg A. Vaughan.

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