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Goezspall

A long, plate-covered body with a protruding mouth and clawed limbs emerges from beneath this creature’s meteor-like bulk.

Goezspall CR 14

Source Feast of Dust pg. 62
XP 38,400
N Large magical beast
Init +2; Senses darkvision 60 ft., low-light vision; Perception +15

Defense

AC 30, touch 12, flat-footed 27 (+2 Dex, +1 dodge, +18 natural, –1 size)
hp 200 (16d10+112); fast healing 5
Fort +17, Ref +12, Will +10
Immune cold, disease, fire, poison, pressure damage; Resist acid 15, electricity 15, sonic 15

Offense

Speed 40 ft., climb 10 ft., swim 20 ft.
Melee 4 claws +23 (1d8+8)
Space 10 ft., Reach 5 ft.
Special Attacks rend (2 claws, 1d8+12), scalding spray

Statistics

Str 26, Dex 15, Con 25, Int 6, Wis 20, Cha 21
Base Atk +16; CMB +25; CMD 38 (50 vs. trip)
Feats Combat Reflexes, Diehard, Dodge, Endurance, Lunge, Mobility, Power Attack, Vital Strike
Skills Climb +20, Perception +15, Stealth +8, Swim +20
Languages Aklo
SQ compression, no breath

Ecology

Environment any
Organization solitary
Treasure none

Special Abilities

Hibernate (Ex) Although it can live in extreme conditions, a goezspall still requires food and water. To survive when sustenance is not available, a goezspall can enter a state of hibernation at will; doing so takes 1 minute. While in this state, it can take no actions and is effectively helpless, as if it were in a deep sleep. A goezspall can remain in hibernation for as long as it wishes—while in this state, it does not need to eat or drink, nor does it age. Time effectively stands still for the creature. If it is jostled or damaged while hibernating, a goezspall can attempt a DC 20 Will save. If it succeeds, it awakens in 2d4 rounds. Otherwise, it takes 24 hours to awaken from hibernation. A goezspall can set the length of its hibernation when it first enters this state, so that it can awaken after a set amount of time has passed. When awakening at a set time in this manner, a goezspall needs only 1d3 rounds to rouse itself, with no Will saving throw necessary.

Immune to Pressure Damage (Ex) A goezspall can survive in extreme conditions. A goezspall is immune to damage caused by high- or low-pressure environments, such as deep underwater or in the void of space.

Scalding Spray (Ex) As a standard action once every 1d4 rounds, a goezspall can spray a 60-foot line of scalding water at its enemies that deals 12d6 points of fire damage. Against creatures, this stream acts as a bull rush. A goezspall can bull rush creatures of any size with its spray. When using this ability, a goezspall attempts a combat maneuver check and applies its results to each creature within the area. This bull rush does not provoke an attack of opportunity.

Though rare, goezspalls have been observed living in extremely varied locations. From the Crown of the World to the depths of the Darklands, these bizarre, segmented creatures thrive in any environment, including the depths of the sea, boiling hot springs, and even, some claim, the void of space. Though not typically hostile, these omnivores hunt aggressively when hungry, especially after months or years in hibernation. A goezspall is over 12 feet long and weighs 3,500 pounds, though some lore describes smaller and larger specimens.