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This immense raptor unleashes a shrill cry as it bares its talons, each large enough to carry off a horse.
CR 9
XP 6,400
N Gargantuan animal
Init +6; Senses low-light vision; Perception +15
AC 22, touch 8, flat-footed 20 (+2 Dex, +14 natural, –4 size)
hp 120 (16d8+48)
Fort +13, Ref +14, Will +8
Speed 20 ft., fly 80 ft. (average)
Melee 2 talons +18 (2d6+9/19–20 plus grab), bite +17 (2d8+9)
Space 20 ft.; Reach 15 ft.
Str 28, Dex 15, Con 17, Int 2, Wis 12, Cha 11
Base Atk +12; CMB +25 (+29 grapple); CMD 37
Feats Flyby Attack, Improved Critical (talons), Improved Initiative, Iron Will, Lightning Reflexes, Power Attack, Skill Focus (Perception), Weapon Focus (talons)
Skills Fly +7, Perception +15

Roc Companions

Starting Statistics: Size Medium; AC +5 natural armor; Speed 20 ft., fly 80 ft.; Attack 2 talons (1d4), bite (1d6); Ability Scores Str 12, Dex 19, Con 9, Int 2, Wis 13, Cha 11; Special Qualities low-light vision.

7th-Level Advancement: Size Large; AC +3 natural armor; Attack 2 talons (1d6 plus grab), bite (1d8); Ability Scores Str +8, Dex –2, Con +4.

Rocs taken as animal companions by druids or rangers are typically newly hatched birds—a baby roc is the size of a person and ready for flight and hunting within minutes of hatching. Unfortunately for druids seeking animal companions of legendary size, an animal companion roc is limited to Large size—still large enough for a Medium druid or ranger to use the flying beast as a mount.