Beetle, Stalk

This ravenous beetle is the size of a pony, and sports a pair of deadly, serrated mandibles.

Stalk Beetle CR 2

XP 600
N Medium vermin
Init +1; Senses darkvision 60 ft.; Perception +0


AC 16, touch 11, flat-footed 15 (+1 Dex, +5 natural)
hp 22 (4d8+4)
Fort +5, Ref +2, Will +1
Immune mind-affecting effects


Speed 30 ft., burrow 10 ft., climb 20 ft.
Melee bite +6 (1d6+4)
Special Attacks sawtooth


Str 17, Dex 13, Con 12, Int –, Wis 10, Cha 1
Base Atk +3; CMB +6; CMD 17 (25 vs. trip)
Skills Climb +11


Sawtooth (Ex)

The serrated mandibles of a stalk beetle allow it to ignore hardness of 5 or less when attacking objects. In addition, a stalk beetle deals 1 point of bleed damage upon a successful critical hit with its bite attack.


Environment warm deserts
Organization solitary, swarm (2–8), or plague (9–20)
Treasure none

Stalk beetles scour the land like giant locusts, eating any and all vegetation they encounter.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Inner Sea Bestiary © 2012, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Authors: Jim Groves, James Jacobs, Rob McCreary, Erik Mona, Jason Nelson, Patrick Renie, F. Wesley Schneider, James L. Sutter, Russ Taylor, and Greg A. Vaughan.

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