Encounters by Locale: Storm Horns North

Bear, Cave (CR 4)

Large Animal
Alignment: Always neutral
Initiative: +1 (Dex); Senses: low-light vision, scent, Listen +4, and Spot +7

AC: 15 (-1 size, +1 Dex, +5 natural), touch 10, flat-footed 14
Hit Dice: 7d8+24 (61 hp)
Fort +9, Ref +6, Will +3
Speed: 40 ft.
Space: 10 ft./5 ft.
Base Attack +5; Grapple +17
Attack: Claw +12 melee
Full Attack: 2 claws +12 melee and bite +7 melee
Damage: Claw 1d8+8, bite 2d8+4
Special Attacks: Improved grab
Abilities: Str 27, Dex 13, Con 19, Int 2, Wis 12, Cha 6
Special Qualities:
Feats: Endurance; Run; Track
Skills: Listen +4, Spot +7, and Swim +12
Advancement: 9-12 HD (Large)
Climate/Terrain: Any Land
Organization: Solitary or pair
Treasure: none

Source: Converted

These massive carnivores weigh more than 1,800 pounds and stand nearly 12 feet tall when they rear up on their hind legs. They are bad-tempered and territorial. Cave bears can be found in nearly every climate.

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