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Roc 'Garuda'This purple-feathered, armless birdman swoops down from dungeon roofs to peck for the eyes of unwary travelers. Sometimes also called a “Simurgh,” though those are just birds, not birdmen. – Imban

 

Roc (CR 1)

XP 400
NE Medium monstrous humanoid (Avian)
Init: +3; Senses darkvision 60’; Perception +5

 DEFENSE

AC 14, touch 13, flat-footed 11 (+3 Dex, +1 natural)
hp 15 [24] (2d10+4)
Fort +2, Ref +6, Will +3
Resist earth 5
Weakness wind

 OFFENSE

Speed 30 ft., fly 40 ft. (average)
Melee bite +5 (1d6+1), 2 talons +5 (1d4+1)
Space 5 ft.; Reach 5 ft.
Special Attacks Blinder

 STATISTICS

Str 13, Dex 16, Con 14, Int 8, Wis 11, Cha 9
Base Atk +2; CMB +3; CMD 16
Feats Weapon Finesse
Skills Intimidate +4, Fly +8, Perception +5
Languages Auran

 SPECIAL ABILITIES

Blinder (Ex)

Once every 1d4 rounds as a standard action, a roc can peck for its enemy’s eyes. If it succeeds in hitting with its bite attack, the target must make a DC 13 Fortitude save or be blinded for 1d2 rounds.

ECOLOGY

Environment dungeons
Organization small group (1-3)
Treasure normal