Shark, Jigsaw

Jagged markings decorate the body of this human-sized shark. A multitude of stains on its large teeth tell of the frequency and ferocity with which it uses its bite.

Jigsaw Shark CR 1

XP 400
N Medium animal (aquatic)
Init +6; Senses blindsense 30 ft., keen scent; Perception +6


AC 14, touch 12, flat-footed 12 (+2 Dex, +2 natural)
hp 11 (2d8+2)
Fort +4, Ref +5, Will +1


Speed swim 60 ft.
Melee bite +3 (1d6+3)
Space 5 ft.; Reach 5 ft.


Str 15, Dex 14, Con 13, Int 1, Wis 12, Cha 2
Base Atk +1; CMB +3; CMD 15
Feats Improved Initiative
Skills Perception +6, Swim +10


Environment any ocean
Organization solitary, pair, school (3–6)
Treasure none

Jigsaw sharks are particularly notorious for their preference of habitat—shallow, coastal waters. This often puts them in close proximity to sailors, merchants, and swimmers.

A jigsaw shark is aggressive, and reports of them lunging out of water to snap at passers by on low piers or attacking small rowboats are well-documented. A typical jigsaw shark can grow to a length of 7 to 8 feet. With a pale tan belly and a blue-gray back decorated with mottled brown, irregular spots, these sharks are easy to identify in the wild.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Pathfinder Adventure Path #57: Tempest Rising © 2012, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Author: Matthew Goodall.

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