Tapirs (pronounced tap-ear) are generally shy but when scared they can defend themselves with their powerful jaws. They are most active during the night. It grows to about 7 feet in length, standing 3 to 4 feet tall, and typically weigh 500 to 800 pounds. The females are usually larger than the males. It is more likely to avoid confrontation altogether than face of against a predator, hiding or submerging itself in nearby water until the threat is gone.

Game Information


Type: 3rd Level Animal
Size: Medium
Speed: 40 ft.
Abilities: Str +1, Dex +1, Con +1, Int –4, Wis +1, Cha –3
Skills: Notice 6 (+7), Stealth 0 (+8)
Feats: Dodge Focus, Night VisionB, Skill Focus (Stealth)
Traits: Scent
Combat: Attack +3 (+2 base, +1 Dex), Damage +3 (bite), Defence Dodge/Parry +4/— (+2 base, +1 Dex, +1 Dodge Focus), Initiative +1
Saving Throws: Toughness +1, Fortitude +4 (+3 base, +1 Con), Reflex +1 (+0 base, +1 Dex), Will +1 (+0 base, +1 Wis)

Skills: Tapirs have a +4 bonus on Stealth checks.

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