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(Dinosaur) Avaceratops

By Mariana Ruiz Villarreal LadyofHats - Own work, Public Domain,, Avaceratops
By Mariana Ruiz Villarreal LadyofHats – Own work, Public Domain,

Avaceratops is a small three-horned ceratopsian with a solid frill, making it resemble a miniature Triceratops.

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They are more skittish than their larger cousins, being more frequent prey for carnivores like Troodon, though they are capable of defending themselves. Local dinosaur herders prefer them because they are more manageable than their larger cousins.

Dinosaur Avaceratops
Medium animal
Hit Dice3d8+6 (21 hp)
Speed40 ft. (8 squares)
Armor Class14 (+1 Dexterity, +3 natural), touch 11, flat-footed 13
Base Attack/Grapple+2/+4
AttackGore +4 melee (1d6+3)
Full AttackGore +4 melee (1d6+3)
Space/Reach5 ft./5 ft.
Special AttacksPowerful charge
Special QualitiesLow-Light Vision, Scent
SavesFort +5, Ref +4, Will +2
AbilitiesStrength 14, Dexterity 13, Constitution 14, Intelligence 1, Wisdom 12, Charisma 7
SkillsListen +6, Spot +6
FeatsAlertness, Endurance
EnvironmentWarm plains and forests
OrganizationSolitary or herd (6-10)
Challenge Rating2
AlignmentAlways neutral
Advancement4-5 HD (Medium), 6-9 HD (Large)


Avaceratops prefer not to fight. However, if significantly disturbed or threatened, they will charge at the opponent with head lowered.

Powerful Charge (Ex): An avaceratops’ gore attack deals double damage on a successful charge.

Avaceratops as Animal Companions

An avaceratops makes an appropriate animal companion for a druid of at least 4th level.

Avaceratops as Special Mounts

An avaceratops makes an appropriate special mount for a paladin of at least 5th level.

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