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By Alice B. Woodward, written by Knipe, Henry Robert. -, Public Domain,, Eucladoceros
By Alice B. Woodward, written by Knipe, Henry Robert. –, Public Domain,

The oversized antler array of this large deer is comb like, with numerous tines.

Originally Posted by Shade of the En World forums.

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The eucladoceros, or “bush-antlered deer”, sports up to a dozen tines per pedicle in its bushlike antler array.

Larger versions of eucladoceros are known to exist, and use the dire stag statistics.

An eucladoceros is 8 feet long, stands almost 6 feet tall at the shoulder, and sports a rack of antlers 5-1/2 feet wide. It weighs about 1,000 pounds.

Large animal
Hit Dice3d8+3 (16 hp)
Speed50 ft. (10 squares)
Armor Class13 (-1 size, +1 Dexterity, +3 natural), touch 10, flat-footed 12
Base Attack/Grapple+2/+8
AttackHoof +4 melee (1d8+2)
Full Attack2 hooves +4 melee (1d8+2)
Space/Reach10 ft./5 ft.
Special Attacks
Special QualitiesDire, Low-Light Vision, Scent
SavesFort +4, Ref +4, Will +4
AbilitiesStrength 14, Dexterity 12, Constitution 13, Intelligence 2, Wisdom 13, Charisma 6
SkillsHide +3, Listen +5, Spot +4
FeatsAlertness, Endurance
EnvironmentCold forests, hills, and mountains
OrganizationSolitary or herd (3-12)
Challenge Rating2
AlignmentAlways neutral
Level Adjustment


An eucladoceros prefers to flee threats, but will fight fiercely when backed into a corner or if its young or mate is threatened. Eucladoceros often charge opponents with their antlers.

Dire (Ex): An eucladoceros is considered to be a dire animal for the purposes of determining saving throws.

Skills: Eucladoceros have a +4 racial bonus to Hide checks.

Originally appeared in Dragon Magazine #167 (1991).

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