Hit Dice: 16d8+124 (196 hp)
Speed: 30 ft. (6 squares)
Armor Class: 18 (–2 size, –1 Dex, +11 natural), touch 7, flat-footed 18
Base Attack/Grapple: +12/+30
Attack: Gore +20 melee (2d8+15)
Full Attack: Gore +20 melee (2d8+15)
Space/Reach: 15 ft./10 ft.
Special Attacks: Powerful charge, trample 2d12+15
Special Qualities: Low-light vision, scent
Saves: Fort +19, Ref +9, Will +6
Abilities: Str 30, Dex 9, Con 25, Int 1, Wis 12, Cha 7
Skills: Listen +13, Spot +12
Feats: Alertness, Great Fortitude, Toughness (4)
Environment: Temperate plains
Organization: Solitary, pair, or herd (5–8)
Challenge Rating: 9
Alignment: Always neutral
Advancement: 17–32 HD (Huge); 33–48 HD (Gargantuan)
Level Adjustment: —
The massive beast has a huge plate of bone protecting the front of its 6-foot-long head, from which project two great horns, while a shorter horn juts from its nose.
This massive herbivore is fairly short-tempered and aggressive. A triceratops has a body about 25 feet long and weighs about 20,000 pounds.
These creatures are likely to charge and skewer any creature of at least Large size that infringes on their territory. A triceratops uses its trample attack on smaller opponents.
Powerful Charge (Ex): When a triceratops charges, its gore attack deals 4d8+20 points of damage.
Trample (Ex): Reflex half DC 28. The save DC is Strengthbased.