The Cockatrice is a massive creature with the body of the beast and the head, legs and wings of a rooster. It also has a large poisonous sac at its neck. Its feathers are black, while its comb and wattles are red.
The Cockatrice is a Large monster, so both ground and aerial attacks will hurt it. However, it is also capable of flying; when it is in flight, only aerial attacks such as arrows will injure it. Cockatrices are able to inflict the Petrification debilitation on its enemies. They are also weak to Lightning-based attacks.