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Animal, Monstrous (Template)

Size: +1 level (after applying Giant template)

Armor Class +2

Hit Points Increase hit dice by half again, die type by new size, add new Constitution bonus per hit die.

Speed: +5 feet

STR DEX CON
+4 +2 +2

Challenge: Add +1 to Challenge after modifying for the Giant Template.

Actions

  • Melee Attacks. Calculate bonuses by including new proficiency and Strength bonuses, increase reach by +5 ft. Hit: Increase damage die by 1 (max d12).
  • Ranged Attacks: Add 20 ft. to range increment.

About

To create a Monstrous animal, first apply the giant animal template then apply this template on top of that. All increases save Challenge are from the Giant version of the creature.

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Familiars & Companions, Copyright 2017, Troll Lord Games; Author Casey Christofferson, Justin Bacon, Tommy Ruteledge, Josh Hubbel, Lance Hawvermile, Luke Johnson, Stephen Vogel and Dave Zenz.