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Barracuda, Small

The barracuda is a predatory fish that averages about 2 feet long and weighs 10-15 pounds. Its body is bluish-gray near the front changing to silver mottled with black spots in the rear. Its mouth is filled with razor-sharp teeth. Medium barracudas are about 6 feet long and weigh 30-45 pounds. Large barracudas are about 10 feet long and weigh 50-80 pounds.

Barracuda, Small
CR 1/2
XP 200
Always N Small Animal (Aquatic)

+3; Senses Low-Light Vision, Scent; Perception +4


AC 14, touch 14, flat-footed 11 (+3 Dex, +1 size)
4 (1d8)
+2, Ref +5, Will +1


Speed 70 ft.
Bite +4 (1d4-1)
Tactics The barracuda strikes quickly in combat. Slain prey is devoured immediately.


Str 8, Dex 16, Con 11, Int 1, Wis 12, Cha 2
Base Atk +0; CMB -2; CMD 11 (cannot be tripped)
Alertness, Weapon FinesseB

Perception +4, Swim +10 Racial Modifiers Barracudas have a +8 racial bonus on any Swim check to perform some special action or avoid a hazard. It can always choose to take 10 on a Swim check, even if distracted or endangered. It can use the run action while swimming, provided it swims in a straight line. Barracudas use either their Strength or Dexterity modifier for Swim checks, whichever is higher.