Dragonfly, Giant, Nymph

Dragonfly, Giant, Nymph CR 3

XP 800
N Small vermin (aquatic)
Init +1; Senses darkvision 60 ft.; Perception +1


AC 15, touch 12, flat-footed 14 (+1 Dex, +3 natural, +1 size)
hp 32 (5d8+10)
Fort +6, Ref +2, Will +2
Immune mind-affecting effects


Speed 10 ft., swim 30 ft.
Melee bite +6 (2d6+3)
Space 5 ft.; Reach 5 ft. (10 ft. with bite)
Special Attacks extending jaw


Str 15, Dex 13, Con 14, Int –, Wis 12, Cha 5
Base Atk +3; CMB +4; CMD 15 (23 vs. trip)
Skills Stealth +5 (+13 in shallow water), Swim +10; Racial Modifiers +8 Stealth in shallow water


Extending Jaw (Ex)

A giant dragonfly nymph can extend its jaws with surprising speed. Not only does this extend the nymph’s reach with its bite attack, but during the surprise round, a nymph gains a +4 bonus on attack rolls with its bite.

Family Ties


Environment temperate or warm water
Organization solitary, pair, or brood (3–8)
Treasure incidental

Giant dragonflies lay clutches of eggs in swampy terrain or areas of standing water. Their young, called nymphs, voraciously eat carrion and small prey, growing and maturing rapidly until they sprout fully functional wings and become adult dragonflies.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary 2, © 2010, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Authors Wolfgang Baur, Jason Bulmahn, Adam Daigle, Graeme Davis, Crystal Frasier, Joshua J. Frost, Tim Hitchcock, Brandon Hodge, James Jacobs, Steve Kenson, Hal MacLean, Martin Mason, Rob McCreary, Erik Mona, Jason Nelson, Patrick Renie, Sean K Reynolds, F. Wesley Schneider, Owen K.C. Stephens, James L. Sutter, Russ Taylor, and Greg A. Vaughan, based on material by Jonathan Tweet, Monte Cook, and Skip Williams.
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