Stench Kow

This creature resembles a large bison with a hunched back, long downward-curving horns, and grotesque facial features.

Stench Kow CR 3

XP 800
N Large magical beast (extraplanar)
Init +0; Senses darkvision 60 ft., low-light vision; Perception +10; Aura stench (DC 14, 5 rounds)


AC 17, touch 9, flat-footed 17 (+0 Dex, +8 natural, -1 size)
hp 25 (3d10+9)
Fort +6, Ref +3, Will +2
Immune cold, fire, poison


Speed 40 ft.
Melee gore +6 (1d8+6)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 5 ft.
Special Attacks powerful charge, trample (1d8+6, DC 15)


Stench kows attack only if threatened, if the herd is threatened, or if the young calves are in danger. A stench kow attacks by charging and trampling, or butting its opponents with its horns.


Str 18, Dex 10, Con 17, Int 2, Wis 12, Cha 4
Base Atk +3; CMB +8; CMD 18 (22 vs. trip)
Feats Great Fortitude, Skill Focus (Perception)
Skills Perception +10


Powerful Charge (Ex)

On a successful charge attack, a stench kow deals double damage with its gore. This damage is tripled (not quadrupled) on a critical hit.


Environment lower planes (usually Nine Hells)
Organization herd (15-60, 50% noncombatant young, plus one 6 HD bull per 5 female adults)
Treasure none

The stench kow is the cattle of the lower planes. Found mainly in the Hells, stench kows are a race of bison-like creatures, not unlike the normal cattle found on the Material Plane. They are used as food by the denizens of the lower planes and are often found in large herds wandering the wastelands of the nether regions.

A typical stench kow is 8 feet long and weighs about 3,000 pounds. Its fur is orange or brown in color and mottled green throughout.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Stench Kow 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.

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