Megafauna, Baluchitherium

This towering armored herbivore resembles a hornless rhinoceros, but with longer legs and a longer neck.

Baluchitherium CR 8

XP 4,800
N Huge animal
Init +0; Senses low-light vision, scent; Perception +16


AC 22, touch 8, flat-footed 22 (+14 natural, -2 size)
hp 114 (12d8+60)
Fort +15, Ref +8, Will +7


Speed 40 ft.
Melee 2 hooves +16 (2d8+9)
Space 15 ft.; Reach 10 ft.
Special Attacks trample (2d8+13, DC 25)


Str 29, Dex 10, Con 21, Int 2, Wis 13, Cha 6
Base Atk +9; CMB +20 (+22 bull rush); CMD 30 (32 vs. bull rush, 34 vs. trip)
Feats Awesome Blow, Great Fortitude, Improved Bull Rush, Iron Will, Power Attack, Skill Focus (Perception)
Skills Perception +16, Swim +15

Source Wikipedia


Environment warm forests
Organization solitary, pair, or herd (3-8)
Treasure none

The immense baluchitherium stands nearly 18 feet high at the shoulder, measures 30 feet from end to end, and weighs 40,000 pounds. Despite its size, it lives a peaceful life pulling leaves from the tops of trees unless startled into action. When panicked, a baluchitherium tramples any obstacle in its path. If confronted, it smashes its tormentors with its elephantine feet.

A properly trained baluchitherium makes a capable mount for ettins, ogres, smaller giants, or other Large humanoids, and is one of the few mammals other than an elephant able to fill that role. Its relatively ponderous pace limits its usefulness to some extent, but its strength often more than makes up for this shortcoming.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary 3, © 2011, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Authors Jesse Benner, Jason Bulmahn, Adam Daigle, James Jacobs, Michael Kenway, Rob McCreary, Patrick Renie, Chris Sims, F. Wesley Schneider, James L. Sutter, and Russ Taylor, based on material by Jonathan Tweet, Monte Cook, and Skip Williams.
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