The nodosaurus is a broad-backed, armor-plated herbivore with a gentle disposition. When provoked or attacked, it can turn and slap opponents with its tail, but its thick hide and the spikes protruding from its side discourage most would-be predators from anything more than a cursory look.
Large beast, unaligned
Armor Class 13 (natural armor)
Hit Points 45 (6d10 + 12)
Speed 30 ft.
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Senses passive Perception 11
Challenge 1 (200 XP)
- Swamp Camouflage. The nodosaurus has advantage on Dexterity (Stealth) checks made to hide in swampy terrain.
- Tail. Melee Weapon Attack: +5 to hit, reach 10 ft., one target. Hit: 12 (2d8 + 3) bludgeoning damage.
Lizardfolk have long trained the dinosaurs as beasts of burden, and a single nodosaurus is capable of carrying nearly all of the material a migratory tribe could hope to bring along.
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