Bulette (CR 9/MR 3)

This armor-plated creature’s toothy maw gapes wide as a fin-like dorsal plate rises between its shoulders.

Giant Mythic Bulette CR 9/MR 3
XP 6,400
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary
N Gargantuan magical beast (mythic)
Init +2; Senses darkvision 60 ft., low-light vision, scent, tremorsense 60 ft.; Perception +8

Defense

AC 26, touch 8, flat-footed 24 (+2 Dex, +18 natural, –4 size)
hp 130 (8d10+86)
Fort +13, Ref +8, Will +5
Defensive Abilities sorcerous plate, DR 5/epic; SR 20

Offense

Speed 40 ft., burrow 20 ft.
Melee bite +12 (6d6+12/19–20) and 2 claws +12 (2d6+8)
Space 20 ft.; Reach 15 ft.
Special Attacks crushing leapMA, leap, mythic power (3/day, surge +1d6), savage bite, swallow wholeMA (2d6 slashing and 2d6 bludgeoning damage, AC 19, 13 hp)

Statistics

Str 27, Dex 15, Con 24, Int 2, Wis 13, Cha 6
Base Atk +8; CMB +20 (+24 grapple); CMD 32 (36 vs. trip)
Feats Improved Natural AttackMF, Iron Will, Snatch, Vital StrikeMF
Skills Acrobatics +9 (+17 jumping), Perception +8; Racial Modifiers +4 on Acrobatics checks made to jump
SQ mindless hungerMA

Ecology

Environment temperate hills
Organization solitary or pair
Treasure none

Special Abilities

Crushing Leap (Ex) A jumping mythic bulette can land on its foes as a standard action, using its whole body to crush as many Medium or smaller creatures as will fit in its space. Creatures in the affected area must succeed on a DC 21 Reflex save or be pinned, automatically taking 4d6+18 points of bludgeoning damage during the next round unless the mythic bulette moves off them. If the mythic bulette chooses to maintain the pin, it must succeed at a combat maneuver check as normal. Pinned foes take damage from the crushing leap each round if they don’t escape. The save DC is Constitution-based.

Leap (Ex) A bulette can perform a special kind of pounce attack by jumping into combat. When a bulette charges, it can make a DC 20 Acrobatics check to jump into the air and land next to its enemies. If it makes the Acrobatics check, it can follow up with four claw attacks against foes in reach, but cannot make a bite attack.

Mindless Hunger (Ex) A mythic bulette can expend one use of its mythic power as a free action to swallow a grappled creature whole, as if it had the fast swallow ability. In addition, whenever a mythic bulette is affected by a mind-affecting effect, at the beginning of its next turn it can expend one use of its mythic power to convert that effect into confusion. This effect lasts as long as the original effect would have lasted. A mythic bulette never attacks itself while confused; treat this result as “attack the nearest creature,” using its bite attack and its Vital Strike feat. While confused, a mythic bulette gains the fast swallow ability without needing to expend uses of its mythic power.

Savage Bite (Ex) A bulette’s bite is particularly dangerous. It applies 1-1/2 times its Strength modifier to damage inflicted with its bite attack, and threatens a critical hit on a 19–20.

Sorcerous Plate (Su) A mythic bulette gains spell resistance, and whenever a ray or ranged touch attack fails to penetrate its spell resistance there is a 50% chance that the effect is deflected to strike a random creature within 30 feet, affecting that creature as if it were the original target.


Mythic Bulette

Without the giant simple template, a mythic bulette’s stats are as follows: CR 8/MR 3; XP 4,800; Size Huge; Init +3; AC 26, touch 11, flat-footed 23; hp 114; Fort +11, Ref +9; SR 19; Melee bite +12 (4d6+9 plus grab) and 2 claws +12 (1d8+6); Space 15 ft., Reach 10 ft.; Special Attacks crushing leap (DC 19), swallow whole (AC 17, hp 11); Str 23, Dex 17, Con 20; CMB +16 (+20 grapple); CMD 29 (33 vs. trip); Skills Acrobatics +10 (+18 jumping).

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