Bulette
Large natural beast
Level 9 Elite Skirmisher XP 800

HP 200; Bloodied 100Initiative +10
AC 24, Fortitude 22, Reflex 20, Will 19Perception+7
Speed 6, burrow 6Darkvision, tremorsense 20
Saving Throws +2; Action Points 1

Traits

Ground Eruption

The squares of ground the bulette burrows into or emerges from become difficult terrain until the end of the encounter.

Standard Actions

Bite At-Will

Attack: Melee 1 (one creature); +14 vs. AC

Hit: 3d6 + 7 damage, or 5d6 + 7 against a prone target.

Leaping Bite At-Will

Effect: The bulette jumps up to 5 squares and then uses bite. This movement does not provoke opportunity attacks.

Rising Burst At-Will

Requirement: The bulette must be underground.

Effect: The bulette moves up to its speed to a square aboveground. This movement does not provoke opportunity attacks. When it first enters a square aboveground during this movement, it makes the following attack.

    Attack: Close burst 2 (creatures in the burst); +14 vs. AC

    Hit: 2d8 + 5 damage.

    Miss: Half damage.

Move Actions

Earth Furrow At-Will

Effect: The bulette burrows up to its speed at a depth of 1 square beneath the surface of the ground. This movement does not provoke opportunity attacks. Each time it moves beneath an enemy space for the first time during the movement, it makes the following attack against that enemy

    Attack: Melee 1 (creature in space); +12 vs. Fortitude

    Hit: The target falls prone.

Skills Athletics +15, Endurance +14
Str 22 (+10)                Dex 18 (+8)                Wis 16 (+7)
Con 20 (+9)                Int 2 (0)                Cha 8 (+3)

Alignment unaligned        Languages -

Published in Monster Manual, page(s) 38, Dungeon Magazine 162, page(s) 14, Revenge of the Giants, page(s) 30, Monster Vault, page(s) 30, Madness at Gardmore Abbey, page(s) 4-4.