Category: Mount
Price: 840 gp
Description: Kanks are docile insects that form hives. Each member of the group has a role: food producer, soldier, or the brood queen. The kank soldier can be trained for riding and battle.
Speed per HourSpeed per DayNormal Load (lb.)Heavy Load (lb.)Push/Drag (lb.)
4 miles40 miles180360900

Kank Soldier
Large natural beast (mount)
Level 4 Soldier XP 175

HP 54; Bloodied 27Initiative +7
AC 20, Fortitude 17, Reflex 16, Will 14Perception+8
Speed 8
Resist 5 acid, 5 poison


Grabbed Advantage (mount)

A friendly rider of 4th level or higher mounted on the soldier has combat advantage against any creature grabbed by the soldier.

Standard Actions

Bite At-Will

Attack: Melee 1 (one creature); +9 vs. AC, or +11 against creatures grabbed by the soldier. While the soldier has a creature grabbed, it can use bite against the grabbed creature only.

Hit: 2d4 damage, or 2d4 + 10 against creatures grabbed by the soldier. In addition, the soldier grabs the target.

Kank Venom (poison) Recharge

Attack: Melee 1 (one creature grabbed by the soldier); +9 vs. Fortitude

Hit: The target is slowed and takes ongoing 10 poison damage (save ends both).

    First Failed Saving Throw: The target is immobilized (save ends).

Str 18 (+6)                Dex 16 (+5)                Wis 12 (+3)
Con 14 (+4)                Int 2 (-2)                Cha 6 (0)

Alignment Unaligned        Languages -

Published in Dark Sun Campaign Setting, page(s) 123.