Dinosaur, Pachycephalosaurus

Family: Dinosaurs

This bipedal dinosaur stands as tall as a hut, and has a smooth domed head, and thick powerful legs.

Large beast, unaligned

Armor Class 15 (natural armor)
Hit Points 68 (8d10 + 24)
Speed 40 ft.

19 (+4) 15 (+2) 17 (+3) 2 (-4) 10 (+0) 7 (-2)

Saving Throws Strength +6
Skills Athletics +6; Senses passive Perception 10
Challenge 3 (700 XP)

Special Traits

  • Charge. If the pachycephalosaurus moves at least 20 feet straight towards a target and then hits it with a ram attack on the same turn, the target takes an extra 11 (2d10) bludgeoning damage. If the target is a creature, it must succeed on a DC 13 Strength saving throw or be knocked prone.


  • Ram. Melee Weapon Attack: +6 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target. Hit: 11 (2d6+4) bludgeoning damage.

The pachycephalosaurus is another herbivorous creature that gathers in herds. These creatures have a hardened head plate that makes them especially deadly when charging and ramming. The pachycephalosaurus is extremely territorial, and will try to frighten intruders before bashing them mercilessly. Some gladiatorial arenas use these creatures to engage in single combat for the benefit of spectators.

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