Huge beast, unaligned
Armor Class 20 (natural armor)
Hit Points 74 (7D12 + 28)
Speed 0ft., swim 20ft.
Senses blindsight 40ft., passive perception 5
Challenge 4 (1,100 XP)
Blood Frenzy. The dunkleosteus has advantage on melee attack rolls against any creature that doesn't have all its hit points.
Water Breathing. The dunkleosteus can breathe only underwater.
Bite. Melee Weapon Attack: +4 to hit, reach 5 ft., one target.
Hit: 28 (4d10 + 8) piercing damage.
A fearsome, if dumb and slow, predator of the ancient seas.
Known for their armor plating, these fish are similar to giant sharks. Now found only in certain spots in the ocean, these massive predators were chased out by the more successful sharks long ago. Dunkleosteus resemble sharks in appearance, despite not being sharks themselves. Their bite is incredibly strong, and due to its lack of teeth, is used simply to slice a creature in half.
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