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Dinosaur King, Triceratops

Family: Dinosaurs

Gargantuan monstrosity, neutral good

Armor Class 15 (natural armor)
Hit Points 294 (19d20 + 95)
Speed 60 ft.

STR DEX CON INT WIS CHA
24 (+7) 10 (+0) 20 (+5) 15 (+2) 17 (+3) 16 (+3)

Saving Throws Str +11, Con +9, Wis +7
Skills Insight +7, Perception +7
Damage Immunities bludgeoning, piercing, and slashing damage from nonmagical attacks
Senses darkvision 60 ft, passive Perception 17
Languages Sylvan
Challenge 12 (8,400 XP)

SPECIAL TRAITS

    • Herd Master. The Triceratops king may cast spells with the range of touch on allies if within 30 feet.
    • Innate Spellcasting. The Triceratops king’s innate spellcasting ability is Wisdom (spell save DC 15, +7 to hit with spell attacks). It can cast the following spells, requiring no material components:

ACTIONS

      • Multiattack. The Triceratops king makes two Gore attacks.
      • Gore. Melee Weapon Attack: +11 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 29 (4d10 + 7) piercing damage.
      • Stomp. Melee Weapon Attack: +11 to hit, reach 5 ft., one prone target. Hit: 26 (3d12 + 7) type damage.

LEGENDARY ACTIONS

The Triceratops king can take three legendary actions, choosing from the options below. Only one legendary action can be used at a time and only at the end of another creature’s turn. The Triceratops king regains spent legendary actions at the start of its turn.

      • Rampage. The Triceratops king makes a Gore and a Stomp attack.
      • Bolster Herd (costs 2 actions). The Triceratops king’s allies within 30 feet may immediately attempt a saving throw against an ongoing effect.
      • Herd Charge (costs 2 actions). All allies within 30 feet or the Triceratops king take a move and an action.

ABOUT

Dinosaur kings look like a normal member of the species they bond with, albeit larger and far more intelligent. They are not truly made of flesh and blood, but of ephemeral spirit stuff that behaves much the same way. The Triceratops dinosaur kings are closer to their bonded species than others and often mate with their bonded species to produce hybrid flesh and spirit being that are nearly as powerful as their royal forebearers.

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