Giant hawk-owl

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Giant hawk-owl
Level 28
Family Bird family creatures
Body Type Avian
Classification(s) Living
Area(s) Found Sorcerer's Isle
Teorainn Dale
HP 240
Attack Attributes
Physical Attacks
Impale 247 AS
Bite 247 AS
Claw 247 AS
Defense Attributes
Double Leather (natural) ASG 8N
Defensive Strength (DS)
Melee 176
Ranged 151
Unarmed Defense Factor
Target Defense (TD)
Bard Base 84 - 87
Cleric Base 78 - 90
Empath Base 84
Paladin Base 84 - 87
Ranger Base 81 - 90
Sorcerer Base 84 - 87
Wizard Base
Minor Elemental 88 - 97
Major Elemental 87 - 96
Minor Spiritual 78 - 90
Major Spiritual 78 - 90
Minor Mental
Treasure Attributes
Coins No
Gems No
Magic Items No
Boxes No
Skin a tufted hawk-owl ear
Other No
This large, stocky owl seems designed for predation.  Its sharp talons are only partially concealed by its feathered legs, and the hawk-owl's beak is comparatively small, but razor sharp.  Coal black eyes are set deep in the great bird's mottled facial disks.

Hunting strategies

  • Giant hawk-owls are very susceptible to being critted, and as per, are easily stunned.
  • If the hawk-owl is still stunned and flying when it is time for it to attack it will fall to the ground.

Other information

When hunting giant hawk-owls, and wanting the best quality ears from skinning them, it is best to avoid the head and eyes for attacks; the neck is a very preferable aiming choice.

The giant hawk-owl spear attack messaging uses the impale natural weapon table while the impale attack messaging uses the bite natural weapon table.

A giant hawk-owl tries to spear you with its beak!
  AS: +216 vs DS: +370 with AvD: +40 + d100 roll: +24 = -90
   A clean miss.

A giant hawk-owl tries to impale a scaly burgee on its beak!
  AS: +185 vs DS: +143 with AvD: +24 + d100 roll: +62 = +128
   ... and hits for 16 points of damage!
   Minor puncture to the right leg.


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