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Clubnek

This large bird resembles an ostrich with a thick neck and green-hued feathers. Its oversized beak is dark yellow.

Clubnek CR2

XP 600
N Medium magical beast
Init +1; Senses darkvision 60 ft., low-light vision; Perception +7

DEFENSE

AC 14, touch 11, flat-footed 13 (+1 Dex, +3 natural)
hp 19 (3d10+3)
Fort +4; Ref +4; Will +1

OFFENSE

Speed 40 ft.
Melee beak +5 (1d4+2), 2 claws +5 (1d4+2)

STATISTICS

Str 14, Dex 13, Con 12, Int 2, Wis 10, Cha 6
Base Atk +3; CMB +5; CMD 16
Feats Run, Skill Focus (Perception)
Skills Acrobatics +5 (+9 jumping), Perception +7, Stealth +5
SQ burst of speed

SPECIAL ABILITIES

Burst of Speed (Ex)

Once every 5 rounds, a clubnek can move five times its normal speed (200 feet) when it makes a charge.

ECOLOGY

Environment temperate forests
Organization flock (2–8)
Treasure none

A clubnek is a large flightless bird resembling an ostrich found roaming meadowlands and forests. It is primarily an herbivore subsisting on a diet of plants and flowers, though it is given to flights of unpredictability when it takes the role of hunter and predator.

A clubnek stands 7 feet tall and weighs about 350 pounds.

Clubneks are generally nonaggressive unless threatened or frightened, though they are known to occasionally have fits of erratic behavior that cause them to become quite aggressive. In such a case, they attack until slain or driven off. If its prey attempts to flee, the clubnek often runs it down and continues combat.

A clubnek attacks by slashing with its claws and stabbing with its hard bony beak.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Clubnek 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 M. English.