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Lion Creature3

N Large Animal

Senses Perception +9; low-light vision, scent (imprecise) 30 feet

Skills Acrobatics +8, Athletics +11, Stealth +10

Str +4, Dex +3, Con +2, Int -4, Wis +2, Cha -2

AC 19; Fort +9, Ref +10, Will +7

HP 45

Speed 30 feet

Melee [one-action] jaws +11, Damage 1d10+6 piercing plus Grab

Melee [one-action] claw +11 (agile); Damage 1d8+6 slashing

Pack Attack The lion deals 1d4 extra damage to any creature that’s within reach of at least two of the lion’s allies.

Pounce [one-action] The lion Strides and makes a Strike at the end of that movement. If the lion began this action hidden, it remains hidden until after the ability’s Strike.

Sneak Attack The lion deals 1d6 extra precision damage to flat-footed creatures.


Lions are cooperative hunters, ambushing dangerous prey in groups of lionesses that work in tandem to trap and kill their prey. Male lions are typically larger, with long manes, and when they hunt, they tend to do so on their own.

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