Home >Bestiary >(Bestiary) By Type >Animals >Herd Animals >Herd Animal, Goat >

Herd Animal, Goat, Dire

This giant goat stands as tall as a halfling at the shoulder. Its fur is whitish–brown and its horns are yellowish–brown.

Dire Goat CR 3

XP 800
N Medium animal
Init +1; Senses low-light vision, scent; Perception +10

DEFENSE

AC 16, touch 11, flat-footed 15 (+1 Dex, +5 natural)
hp 30 (4d8+12)
Fort +9; Ref +5; Will +2

OFFENSE

Speed 50 ft.
Melee head butt +7 (1d6+6)
Special Attacks trample (1d6+6, DC 16)

TACTICS

Dire goats are non–aggressive unless threatened or provoked. A dire goat rams opponents with its head, or tries to run them over.

STATISTICS

Str 18, Dex 12, Con 16, Int 2, Wis 12, Cha 8
Base Atk +3; CMB +7; CMD 18 (22 vs. trip)
Feats Alertness, Great Fortitude
Skills Perception +10, Sense Motive +3

Template Base

ECOLOGY

Environment temperate plains
Organization Solitary, pack (2–5), or herd (6–11).
Treasure none

Dire goats stand 3 feet tall at the shoulder and resemble their smaller cousins.

Although they are normally wild, domesticated dire goats are not unheard of. They are domesticated for their meat as well as the amounts of milk they can produce.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

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