This small, feral creature resembles an 8-legged wolf with bright golden fur.
During Combat The aurumvorax attacks by biting a foe and holding on with its powerful jaws. It then rips the foe apart with its claws. An aurumvorax that grabs its prey with its jaws does not release the hold unless broken until either it or its prey is dead.
Str 21, Dex 18, Con 18, Int 2, Wis 13, Cha 11
Base Atk +12; CMB +16 (+24 grapple); CMD 30 (42 vs. trip)
Feats Bleeding Critical, Critical Focus, Great Fortitude, Improved Initiative, Iron Will, Skill Focus (Perception)
Skills Perception +13, Stealth +17
Environment temperate plains, hills, or forests
Organization solitary or pair
The aurumvorax (also called the golden gorger) is an extremely vicious creature, attacking any living prey within its territory (and its territory often extends up to 1 mile in all directions away from its lair). The aurumvorax is 3 feet long and weighs about 200 pounds. The creature’s claws end in razor-sharp, copper colored nails. The aurumvorax’s eyes are silver with gold pupils. Small whiskers and hairs near its face are bronze in color.
Aurumvorax from the Tome of Horrors Complete, Copyright 2011, Necromancer Games, Inc., published and distributed by Frog God Games; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Gary Gygax.