Calculating Monster Ability Scores

Strength:

  • Base Score of 3.5 points per size category (round down)
  • Add 1 per HD

Example: A merrow (4HD, Size L) has a STR of 14 (size) +4 (HD) = 18

Dexterity

  • Equal to land speed or 1/2 Fly or Swim speed (whichever is larger)

Example: A sahuagin has a Swim speed of 24, DEX of 24/2 = 12

Calculating Monster Ability Scores

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