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Scorpion, Giant Khopesh

Until it moves, this giant scorpion with a mottled carapace appears like an outcrop of weathered sandstone. Its tail ends in a razor-sharp chitinous blade that resembles a khopesh sword.

Giant Khopesh Scorpion CR 5

XP 1,600
N Large vermin
Init +1; Senses darkvision 60 ft., tremorsense 60 ft.; Perception +4

DEFENSE

AC 17, touch 10, flat-footed 16 (+1 Dex, +7 natural, –1 size)
hp 45 (7d8+14)
Fort +7, Ref +3, Will +2
Immune mind-affecting effects

OFFENSE

Speed 50 ft.
Melee 2 claws +8 (1d6+4 plus grab), tail +8 (1d8+4/19–20 plus bleed)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 10 ft.
Special Attacks bleed (1d6), constrict (1d6+4) 

STATISTICS

Str 19, Dex 12, Con 14, Int —, Wis 10, Cha 3
Base Atk +5; CMB +10 (+14 grapple); CMD 21 (33 vs. trip)
Skills Climb +8, Perception +4, Stealth +5 (+9 in deserts); Racial Modifiers +4 Climb, +4 Perception, +8 Stealth (+12 in deserts)
SQ khopesh tail blade

SPECIAL ABILITIES

Khopesh Tail Blade (Ex)

Instead of a poisonous stinger, a giant khopesh scorpion’s tail ends in a curved blade with a keen edge. The scorpion’s tail attack has a critical threat range of 19–20 and deals slashing damage like a khopesh sword. Furthermore, the damage a giant khopesh scorpion deals with its tail attack causes persistent wounds that deal 1d6 points of bleed damage.