Its Virulent Breath can inflict Poison. They can attack in packs or with other stronger monsters.
If four or more appear, or they are accompanied by stronger denizens, such as a Behemoth King or Megistotherian, it may be best to avoid them, or aim for a Preemptive Strike and dispatch of the larger adversaries first. Like most enemies on the Archylte Steppe, Gorgonopsids pose no threat when encountered in Chapter 13.
Gorgonopsia ("gorgon face") is an order of prehistoric animals.