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Battle Beetle

Battle Beetle CR 1

This enormous beetle’s carapace shines, showing that it has been well cared for. The saddle atop it is obviously used for riding.

XP 400
N Large animal
Init +1; Senses low-light vision; Perception +5

DEFENSE

HP 20
EAC 11, KAC 13
Fort +5, Ref +5, Will +1; +4 morale bonus vs. fear and emotion effects

OFFENSE

Speed 40 ft.
Melee bite +8 (1d6+5 P)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 10 ft.
Offensive Abilities breath weapon (10-ft. cone, 2d6 acid damage, Reflex DC 10 half, useable once every 1d4 rounds)

STATISTICS

Str +4, Dex +1, Con +2, Int -4, Wis +0, Cha -1
Skills Acrobatics +5, Athletics +10

ECOLOGY

Environment temperate forests
Organization solitary, pair, or cluster (3-6)

Specially trained mounts used as ‘vehicles’ by the pasimachi, battle beetles serve both as riding animals and as protective companions. Stables that are capable of accommodating the massive insects are rarely found outside of pasimachi worlds or major metropoles, but make for excellent mounts once they become mature enough to fly.

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Starjammer Core Rulebook – Starfinder Edition © 2017 Open Gaming LLC; Authors: Peter K. Ullmann, Kirby Flake, John Starjammer – Starfinder Compatible Edition © 2017 d20pfsrd.com Publishing; Authors: Peter K. Ullmann, Kirby Flake, John Reyst, Troy Daniels, Michael McNeill, Manuel A. Oaxaca, Allen Snyder, Michael Ritter; Conversion to Starfinder by Tyler Beck, Kim Frandsen, Michael Ritter, Peter K. Ullmann.