Sloth, Dire

This massive sloth is brownish–black, and its fur has a greenish tint to it. Its eyes are white.

Dire Sloth CR 3

XP 800
N Medium animal
Init +0; Senses low-light vision, scent; Perception +1


AC 15, touch 10, flat-footed 15 (+5 natural)
hp 26 (4d8+8)
Fort +8; Ref +4; Will +2


Speed 15 ft., climb 30 ft.
Melee 2 claws +7 (1d4+4), bite +7 (1d6+4)
Special Attacks rend (2 claws, 1d4+6)


A dire sloth attacks by biting and rending its opponent with its claws.


Str 18, Dex 10, Con 14, Int 2, Wis 12, Cha 10
Base Atk +3; CMB +7; CMD 17 (21 vs. trip)
Feats Great Fortitude, Power Attack
Skills Climb +12, Stealth +9 (+13 in dense undergrowth), Swim +13; Racial Modifiers +4 Stealth (+8 in dense undergrowth), +4 Swim
SQ staggered

Template Base


Environment warm forests
Organization solitary or pair
Treasure none

Dire sloths grow up to be 7 feet long and weigh up to 250 pounds. The fur of a dire sloth is stained green by algae.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

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

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