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MooseCreature 3

Source Pathfinder Bestiary 3
Perception +9 (low-light vision, scent (imprecise) 60 feet)
Languages none
Skills Athletics +12, Intimidation +8
Str +5, Dex +3, Con +4, Int -4, Wis +0, Cha +1

AC 18; Fort +11; Reflex +10; Will +5;
HP 50
Speed 30 feet

Antler One Action +12 (+7, +2) to hit 1d10+7 Piercing
Hoof One Action +12 (+7, +2) to hit 1d8+7 Bludgeoning

Low-Light Vision

The monster can see in dim light as though it were bright light, so it ignores the Concealed condition due to dim light.

Scent (Imprecise) 60 feet

Scent involves sensing creatures or objects by smell, and is usually a vague sense. The range is listed in the ability, and it functions only if the creature or object being detected emits an aroma (for instance, incorporeal creatures usually do not exude an aroma).

If a creature emits a heavy aroma or is upwind, the GM can double or even triple the range of scent abilities used to detect that creature, and the GM can reduce the range if a creature is downwind.

Cold Adaptation

The moose reduces the effects it suffers from cold environments by one step.

Kick Back One Action

The moose bucks and kicks back with both hind hooves, making a Strike with a -2 circumstance penalty to the attack roll. If it hits, it deals an extra 1d8 bludgeoning damage.

This counts as two attacks when calculating the moose's multiple attack penalty.

Thundering Charge Two Actions

The moose Strides twice and then makes an antler Strike. A Medium or smaller creature damaged by this attack must succeed at a DC 18 fortitude save or be Stunned 1.

Trample Three Actions

Medium or smaller, hoof, DC 20 basic reflex

The monster Strides up to double its Speed and can move through the spaces of creatures of the listed size, Trampling each creature whose space it enters. The monster can attempt to Trample the same creature only once in a single use of Trample. The monster deals the damage of the listed Strike, but trampled creatures can attempt a basic Reflex save at the listed DC (no damage on a critical success, half damage on a success, double damage on a critical failure).

Moose are a large, solitary type of deer. They're majestic, territorial, and extremely grumpy-traits that make them dangerous to unwary travelers and would-be predators alike. Males are instantly recognizable, standing 7 feet tall at the shoulder, with large heads and thick necks to support their impressive palmate antlers. They shed their antlers come winter and grow a new set each year at a rapid rate.

For most of the year, moose roam tundra, forest, and wilderness territories by themselves. Their hooves are wide, allowing them to more easily traverse the frequent snowfall of their native terrain, and they typically journey alone. Moose come together only during mating season, a time in which they become oddly social with one another, loud, and even more aggressive to other creatures than usual.

A moose's diet consists of leaves, woody plant matter like twigs or bark, and buds of trees and shrubs. Moose are so large they prefer to eat the leaves of trees taller than humans instead of lowering their giant heads all the way to the ground. This can make them easy to track, though hunters will find actually killing a moose is a far greater challenge than finding it. Despite their size, moose have many natural predators, especially pack animals like wolves and large carnivores like tigers. Large humanoids like ogres and trolls dwelling in the wilderness sometimes make sport of chasing down and wrestling moose.

Despite their large size, moose are expert swimmers in both fresh and salt water, and they readily feed on aquatic vegetation. Moose rarely swim into open seas, however, and usually stay close to land, though ocean predators have been known to hunt swimming moose. To an observer watching from the safe distance of a dry shore, the large branching antlers of a swimming moose can sometimes be mistaken for a tree bobbing along in the water.



Anything that doesn't list another rarity trait (uncommon, rare, or unique) automatically has the common trait. This rarity indicates that an ability, item, or spell is available to all players who meet the prerequisites for it. A creature of this rarity is generally known and can be summoned with the appropriate summon spell.