Megafauna, Megatherium

This great sloth, standing on its hind legs, can reach the treetops with its agile tongue to grab at foliage.

Megatherium CR 5

XP 1,600
N Huge animal
Init +0; Senses low-light vision, scent; Perception +14


AC 18, touch 8, flat-footed 18 (+10 natural, –2 size)
hp 59 (7d8+28)
Fort +9, Ref +5, Will +3


Speed 30 ft., climb 10 ft.
Melee 2 claws +10 (1d8+7 plus trip)
Space 15 ft.; Reach 10 ft.
Special Attacks rend (2 claws, 1d8+10)


Str 25, Dex 10, Con 19, Int 2, Wis 13, Cha 6
Base Atk +5; CMB +14; CMD 24 (28 vs. trip)
Feats Awesome Blow, Improved Bull Rush, Power Attack, Skill Focus (Perception)
Skills Climb +15, Perception +14


Environment temperate or warm forest
Organization solitary or pair
Treasure none

The megatherium is a massive sloth weighing 10,000 pounds. It can balance on its hind legs and tail, allowing it to reach up to 20 feet high.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary 2, © 2010, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Authors Wolfgang Baur, Jason Bulmahn, Adam Daigle, Graeme Davis, Crystal Frasier, Joshua J. Frost, Tim Hitchcock, Brandon Hodge, James Jacobs, Steve Kenson, Hal MacLean, Martin Mason, Rob McCreary, Erik Mona, Jason Nelson, Patrick Renie, Sean K Reynolds, F. Wesley Schneider, Owen K.C. Stephens, James L. Sutter, Russ Taylor, and Greg A. Vaughan, based on material by Jonathan Tweet, Monte Cook, and Skip Williams.

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