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Natural Habitat 
Caverns, Highlands, Waste
1-6 (1)
Manticores have the body of a lion, bat-like wings, and the head of a human, although larger to fit their bodies. At the tip of their tail they have up to 12 spikes, which they can launch as weapons. The spikes regenerate in about a day.
Manticores like to hunt, and their favourite prey is man. They will lie in wait for a party, and then send their spikes whirling into it. If the Manticore’s lair is found, there is a chance that it will have dragged bodies with treasure on them into its cave.
Manticores have no magical properties, and no special abilities other than the ability to launch their tail spikes.
Movement Rates 
Flying: 500; Running: 350
PS: 28-32 MD: 20-25 AG: 26-30 MA: None EN: 12-14 FT: 20-25
WP: 12-18 PC: 12-18 PB: 3-6 TMR: 10/7 NA: Fur absorbs 8 DP
Manticores may claw twice, and prefer do so in Close. At range, they may launch up to 6 tail spikes without penalty, as long as the targets are within 6 feet of each other. They have at most 12 spikes.
Claw: BC 60%, [D + 5], Melee & Close, Rank 0.
Spike: BC 60%, [D + 4], Ranged, Rank 0.