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Giant (Fire)

This lumbering giant has short stumpy legs and powerful, muscular arms. Its hair and beard seem to be made of fire.

Creatures in "Giant (Fire)" Category

NameCR
Fire Giant10
Fire Giant Doombringer18
Fire Giant Glaive12
Fire Giant King20
Fire Giant Lieutenant16
Fire Giant Magmablade17
Fire Giant Queen19
Fire Giant Strongarm13

Giant (Fire), Fire Giant Magmablade

Fire Giant Magmablade CR 17

Source Monster Codex pg. 60
XP 102,400
Fire giant magus 14 (Pathfinder RPG Ultimate Magic 9)
LE Large humanoid (fire, giant)
Init +0; Senses low-light vision; Perception +35

Defense

AC 35, touch 10, flat-footed 35 (+11 armor, +1 deflection, +10 natural, +4 shield, –1 size)
hp 253 (29d8+123)
Fort +23, Ref +10, Will +20
Defensive Abilities rock catching; DR 10/adamantine (140 points); Immune fire, magic missile
Weaknesses vulnerable to cold

Offense

Speed 40 ft.
Melee +1 dispelling keen battleaxe +35/+30/+25/+20 (2d6+16/19–20/×3) or 2 slams +33 (1d8+13)
Ranged rock +21 (1d8+19 plus 1d6 fire)
Space 10 ft., Reach 10 ft.
Special Attacks greater spell combat, heated rock, improved spell combat, rock throwing (120 ft.), spell combat (–2 attack, +2 concentration, double bonus), spellstrike
Magus Spells Prepared (CL 14th; concentration +19)
5th—geyserAPG (DC 20), telekinesis (DC 20), wall of stone (DC 20)
4th—arcana theftUM, ball lightningAPG (DC 19), black tentacles, stoneskin, wall of fire
3rd—blink, dispel magic, fireball (DC 18), flame arrow, fly
2nd—alter self, blur, effortless armorUC, elemental touchAPG (DC 17), invisibility, scorching ray
1st—burning hands (DC 16), enlarge person (DC 16), expeditious retreat, flare burstAPG (DC 16), magic missile, mirror strikeUC, reduce person (DC 16)
0 (at will)—acid splash, detect magic, flare (DC 15), light, sparkAPG

Tactics

Before Combat The magmablade casts effortless armor, stoneskin, and shield from a scroll.
During Combat The magmablade wades into battle, using a mix of spellstrike, spellcasting, and melee prowess, causing as much havoc as possible.
Base Statistics Without effortless armor, stoneskin, and shield, the magmablade’s statistics are AC 31, touch 10, flat-footed 31; DR none; Immune fire; Speed 30 ft.; Skills Climb +39, Fly +24.

Statistics

Str 36, Dex 11, Con 19, Int 20, Wis 16, Cha 10
Base Atk +21; CMB +35 (+37 overrun, +37 sunder); CMD 46 (48 vs. overrun, 48 vs. sunder)
Feats Burning SpellUM, Cleave, Combat Casting, Critical Focus, Disruptive, Great Cleave, Improved Critical (battleaxe), Improved Overrun, Improved Sunder, Iron Will, Maximize Spell, Power Attack, Quicken Spell, Staggering Critical, Stunning Critical, Weapon Focus (battleaxe), Weapon Specialization (battleaxe)
Skills Climb +41, Craft (weapons) +37, Fly +26, Intimidate +32, Knowledge (arcana) +15, Perception +35, Spellcraft +37, Use Magic Device +32
Languages Common, Draconic, Giant, Infernal, Orc
SQ arcane pool (12 points, +4), fighter training (fighter level 7), heavy armor proficiency, improved spell recall, knowledge pool, magus arcana (arcane edge, critical strike, maximized magic, spell shield), medium armor proficiency
Combat Gear potions of cure serious wounds (2), scroll of bear’s endurance, scroll of haste, scrolls of shield (2), wand of true strike (50 charges); Other Gear +3 spell storing stone coatUC (scorching ray), +1 dispellingUE keen battleaxe, amulet of natural armor +2, cloak of resistance +1, headband of vast intelligence +4, pearl of power (3rd level), ring of protection +1, granite and diamond dust worth 250 gp

Ecology

Environment warm mountains

Description

Mixing force of arms with fiery magic, a magmablade is a tornado of flame and carnage.