What does the name tarasque mean?

Wiktionary. tarasquenoun. A mythical European dragon.

What is the tarrasque based on?

legend of the tarasque
It is neutrally aligned, for despite its violent and savage nature, it lacks the mental capacity to choose between good and evil. The tarrasque was introduced to the D&D game in the first edition of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons. It is based upon the French legend of the tarasque.

What inspired the tarrasque?

Some sages argued that the tarrasque was created by the primordials as a weapon of destruction during the Dawn War, with the purpose of undoing the stability instilled in the world by the gods so that the primordials could remake it. Fortunately, the primordials created only one tarrasque.

Is the Tarrasque copyrighted?

Creatures like goblins, hydra, and the tarrasque can be used by anyone in any media project that they like, as no one owns them. However, it turns out that there are some monsters that are considered to be copyrighted parts of Dungeons & Dragons and cannot be used in other games (like Pathfinder).

How much health does a Tarrasque have?


Size/Type: Colossal Magical Beast
Hit Dice: 48d10+594 (858 hp)
Initiative: +7
Speed: 20 ft. (4 squares)
Armor Class: 35 (-8 size, +3 Dex, +30 natural), touch 5, flat-footed 32

Is Tarasque a dragon?

The Tarasque is a fearsome legendary dragon-like mythological hybrid from Provence, in southern France, tamed in stories about Saint Martha, such as the one told in the Jacobus de Voragine’s Golden Legend (13th century).

Is a Tarrasque a dragon?

Can you polymorph into a Tarrasque?

No, this will not work This effect applied to your situation would polymorph your two level 15 PCs into two of the same monster but they would still be separate monsters of CR 15 or lower. Twinned spell applies the effects of the spell to two targets but does not change the spell’s text.

Is Tabaxi copyrighted?

Unless you can prove that Tabaxi are public domain, assume they are copyright material of WotC and don’t use them. You can call them Catfolk or something else instead and avoid issues that way. Of course, this is probably the perfect time to be made aware of WotC’s Fan Content Policy.