N Large Animal
Senses Perception +9; darkvision
Skills Acrobatics +8, Athletics +12, Stealth +12
Str +5, Dex +3, Con +3, Int -5, Wis +2, Cha +0
AC 20; Fort +10, Ref +12, Will +7
Speed 25 feet, climb 25 feet, fly 20 feet
Melee leg +12 (agile, reach 10 feet), Damage 1d10+5 piercing plus Grab
Melee mandibles + 12, Damage 1d12+5 piercing
Deadly Mandibles Trigger The giant mantis Grabs a creature with its leg. Effect The mantis pulls the creature adjacent to it, then makes a mandibles Strike against the creature.
Lunging Strike The giant mantis lunges forward, making a leg Strike with an extended reach of 20 feet.
Sudden Strike On the first round of combat, creatures that haven't acted are flat-footed to the giant mantis.
These massive cousins of normal praying mantises stand taller than an average human. They stalk through dense forests, Striking at meals from the trees.