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Giant, Slag

Slag Giant CR 7

Soot, ash, and coal dust streak this giant’s rust-colored skin. Her eyes hold a look of both determination and detachment.

XP 3,200
LN Large humanoid (giant)
Init +2; Senses low-light vision; Perception +14

DEFENSE HP 110

EAC 19; KAC 21
Fort +9, Ref +9, Will +8
Defensive Abilities rock catching; Resistances fire 20

OFFENSE

Speed 40 ft.
Melee warhammer +16 (2d6+12 B) or slam +16 (2d4+12 B)
Ranged rock +13 (2d6+6 B)
Space 10 ft.; Reach 10 ft.
Offensive Abilities rock throwing (120 ft.), shattering blow

STATISTICS

Str +5, Dex +2, Con +4, Int +0, Wis +1, Cha +0
Feats Deadly Aim (+3 damage), Improved Combat Maneuver (sunder)
Skills Engineering +14, Intimidate +19
Languages Common

SPECIAL ABILITIES

Shattering Blow (Ex)

A slag giant who makes an attack against a metal or stone object or structure deals double damage.

ECOLOGY

Environment warm mountains or underground
Organization solitary, pair, or mining expedition (3–7), or tribe (5–20 plus 25% noncombatants and 1 mystic or 1 soldier)

Slag giants usually evince a cold, detached attitude about everything other than their work. Their inherent understanding of metalworking and resistance to fire allow them to craft arms and armor from inside their huge forges, sometimes working the metal with their bare hands. Small families of slag giants often ally with clans of other giants, providing masterwork armor and weapons in exchange for ore and the freedom to practice their crafting skills in peace.

Even militaristic fire giants (who pride themselves on their strength and martial prowess) respect the fine work of the weaker slag giants, and usually attempt to ally with the artisans rather than enslaving them.

Slag giants have long limbs with lean muscles; they stand 14 feet tall and weigh 3,000 pounds.

Slag giants’ skin color ranges from a deep and ruddy hue to a rusty orange. Their hair is black, gray, or white, though males and females both tend to keep their hair cropped close or shaved off. Slag giants can live to be 400 years old.

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