Bear

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Black Bear

6’ tall; favour eating berries and roots.


Armour Class 6 [13]
Hit Dice 4 (18hp)
Attacks 2 × claw(1d3), 1 × bite(1d6)
THAC0 16 [+3]
Movement 120’ (40’)
Saving Throws D12 W13 P14 B15 S16(2)
Morale 7
Alignment Neutral
XP 75
Number Appearing 1d4(1d4)
Treasure Type U

  • Bear hug: If a victim is hit by both paws in the same round, the bear hugs for an extra 2d8 automatic damage.
  • Defensive: Adults will protect their young with their lives, but otherwise only attack if cornered.
  • Camp raids: Sometimes raid camps, for food (especially fish and sweet treats).

Cave Bear

Ferocious, 15’ tall grizzly bears found in caves and Lost World settings. Omnivorous, but prefer meat, including humans.


Armour Class 5 [14]
Hit Dice 7 (31hp)
Attacks 2 × claw(1d8), 1 × bite(2d6)
THAC0 13 [+6]
Movement 120’ (40’)
Saving Throws D12 W13 P14 B15 S16(3)
Morale 9
Alignment Neutral
XP 450
Number Appearing 1d2(1d2)
Treasure Type V

  • Bear hug: If a victim is hit by both paws in the same round, the bear hugs for an extra 2d8 automatic damage.
  • Sense of smell: Poor eyesight, but keen sense of smell. When hungry, will follow a track of blood by scent.

Grizzly Bear

Aggressive, 9’ tall. Silver-tipped fur, brown or reddish brown in colour. Live in forests and mountains. Favour eating meat.


Armour Class 6 [13]
Hit Dice 5 (22hp)
Attacks 2 × claw(1d4), 1 × bite(1d8)
THAC0 15 [+4]
Movement 120’ (40’)
Saving Throws D12 W13 P14 B15S16 (2)
Morale 8
Alignment Neutral
XP 175
Number Appearing 1(1d4)
Treasure Type U

  • Bear hug: If a victim is hit by both paws in the same round, the bear hugs for an extra 2d8 automatic damage.


Polar Bear

Aggressive, white-furred bears that stand 11’ tall and live in cold regions. Favours eating fish.


Armour Class 6 [13]
Hit Dice 6 (27hp)
Attacks 2 × claw(1d6), 1 × bite(1d10)
THAC0 14 [+5]
Movement 120’ (40’)
Saving Throws D12 W13 P14 B15S16 (3)
Morale 8
Alignment Neutral
XP 275
Number Appearing 1(1d2)
Treasure Type U

  • Bear hug: If a victim is hit by both paws in the same round, the bear hugs for an extra 2d8 automatic damage.
  • Swimming: Excellent swimmers.
  • Snow walk: Wide paws allow running on the surface of snow without sinking.