Tuatara CR 1/4

XP 100
N Tiny animal
Init +1; Senses darkvision 60 ft., low-light vision; Perception +4


AC 13, touch 13, flat-footed 12 (+1 Dex, +2 size)
hp 5 (1d8+1)
Fort +3, Ref +3, Will +0


Speed 20 ft., climb 20 ft.
Melee bite +3 (1d3–4 plus attach)
Space 2-1/2 ft.; Reach 0 ft.


Str 2, Dex 13, Con 12, Int 1, Wis 10, Cha 5
Base Atk +0; CMB –1; CMD 5 (9 vs. trip)
Feats Weapon Finesse
Skills Acrobatics +5 (+1 when jumping), Climb +9, Perception +4, Survival +4; Racial Modifiers –4 Acrobatics when jumping, +4 Perception, +4 Survival



The master of a tuatara familiar gains a +3 bonus on Survival checks.

A common (non-giant) Tuatara
Source Wikipedia


Environment temperate islands
Organization solitary or pair

Tuataras are cousins to true lizards. They mostly live on primordial islands where mammals have never established a foothold.

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