Squid, Giant

Immense in size, this great squid’s tentacles writhe and flash with almost nauseating speed. The beast’s eyes are as big as shields.

Squid, Giant CR 9

XP 6,400
N Huge animal (aquatic)
Init +7; Senses low-light vision; Perception +22


AC 20, touch 11, flat-footed 17 (+3 Dex, +9 natural, –2 size)
hp 102 (12d8+48)
Fort +14, Ref +13, Will +5
Defensive Ability ink cloud (20-ft. radius)


Speed swim 60 ft., jet 260 ft.
Melee bite +14 (2d6+7), 2 arms +14 (1d6+7), tentacles +12 (4d6+3/19-20 plus grab)
Space 15 ft.; Reach 15 ft. (30 ft. with arms and tentacles)
Special Attacks constrict (4d6+10)


Str 25, Dex 17, Con 19, Int 2, Wis 12, Cha 2
Base Atk +9; CMB +18 (+22 grapple); CMD 31
Feats Combat Reflexes, Great Fortitude, Improved Critical (tentacle), Improved Initiative, Lightning Reflexes, MultiattackB, Skill Focus (Perception)
Skills Perception +22, Swim +15


Environment any ocean
Organization solitary
Treasure none

The giant squid is a legendary beast capable of feeding on humans with ease. Hunger has been known to drive these normally deep-dwelling creatures up to the ocean surface where anything they encounter is potential prey. A giant squid is 45 feet long and weighs 1,500 pounds.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Pathfinder RPG Bestiary. Copyright 2009, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Author: Jason Bulmahn, based on material by Jonathan Tweet, Monte Cook, and Skip Williams.

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