Sawleg Locust

The cat-sized insect has a long, cigar-shaped body. Its spiny back legs are long and limber.

Sawleg Locust CR 1/4

XP 100
N Tiny vermin
Init +1; Senses darkvision 60 ft.; Perception +0


AC 14, touch 13, flat-footed 13 (+1 Dex, +1 natural, +2 size)
hp 4 (1d8)
Fort +2, Ref +1, Will +0
Immune mind-affecting effects


Speed 15 ft., climb 15 ft., fly 40 ft. (average)
Melee bite –1 (1d3–3)
Space 2-1/2 ft.; Reach 0 ft.
Special Attacks voracious


Str 4, Dex 13, Con 11, Int —, Wis 10, Cha 7
Base Atk +0; CMB –1; CMD 6 (14 vs. trip)
Skills Acrobatics +0 (+8 when jumping), Climb +9, Fly +5; Racial Modifiers +8 Acrobatics (when jumping)
SQ leap


Leap (Ex)

A sawleg locust can take 10 on Acrobatics checks to jump even if distracted or in danger.

Voracious (Ex)

A sawleg locust’s bite attack deals double damage to creatures with the plant subtype and to objects made of paper, wood, or other plant materials.


Environment any desert or plains
Organization solitary, pair, or flight (3–18)
Treasure none

A sawleg locust is a larger variety of grasshopper that grows as large as 2 feet in length and feeds on a variety of plants. Periods of drought sometimes cause these locusts to gather in large groups, either to migrate to better feeding grounds or rarely to overpower and consume small animals.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

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