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Giant, Mountain Giant

This giant wears bloodstained leather clothes, including a ragged leather mask. His flesh, where visible, is gray and warty.

Mountain Giant CR 18

Source Bestiary 6 pg. 133
XP 153,600
CE Gargantuan humanoid (giant)
Init +5; Senses low-light vision, see in darkness; Perception +29
Aura frightful presence (60 ft., DC 24, 10 rounds)


AC 33, touch 11, flat-footed 28 (+4 armor, +5 Dex, +17 natural, +1 shield, –4 size)
hp 297 (22d8+198)
Fort +18, Ref +12, Will +20
Defensive Abilities rock catching; Immune cold, fear, mindaffecting- effects, poison


Speed 50 ft.
Melee +2 warhammer +27/+22/+17/+12 (4d6+17/19– 20/×3), +1 dagger +26 (2d6+16/19–20) or 2 slams +27 (2d6+15)
Ranged rock +18 (4d6+15)
Space 20 ft., Reach 20 ft.
Special Attacks devour, impale, rock throwing (160 ft.), swallow whole (3d6+11 bludgeoning, AC 18, 29 hp)
Spell-Like Abilities (CL 18th; concentration +21)
At will—deeper darkness, invisibility
3/day—dimension door
1/day—mislead (DC 19)


Str 41, Dex 21, Con 29, Int 16, Wis 24, Cha 16
Base Atk +16; CMB +35; CMD 50
Feats Critical Focus, Double Slice, Great Fortitude, Improved Critical (warhammer), Improved Vital Strike, Power Attack, Skill Focus (Stealth), Staggering Critical, Two- Weapon Defense, Two-Weapon Fighting, Vital Strike
Skills Intimidate +25, Knowledge (nature) +25, Perception +29, Stealth +21 (+29 in mountains or underground), Survival +32; Racial Modifiers +8 Stealth in mountains or underground
Languages Common, Giant, Terran


Environment any mountains
Organization solitary or pair
Treasure standard (+2 leather armor, +1 dagger, +2 warhammer, other treasure)

Special Abilities

Devour (Su) A mountain giant can devour a Large or smaller humanoid corpse as full-round action. Doing so grants the giant fast healing 10 for a number of rounds equal to the consumed creature’s Hit Dice. The giant also gains this benefit immediately if a swallowed humanoid dies in its stomach.

Impale (Ex) When a mountain giant makes a single attack with a piercing melee weapon (including when using the Vital Strike feat), the weapon attack gains the grab universal monster ability. Any grapple made with such a weapon ends immediately the next time the giant uses the weapon to attack any foe.


When the children of other giants are unruly, their parents warn them to be good or else the mountain giants will eat them. More than mere stories, mountain giants are real beings that lurk in high mountains and deep chasms. Universally carnivorous, the brutal and sadistic mountain giants prefer the flesh of humanoids, giant or otherwise. They especially love the taste of fear, and typically torment and torture victims before consuming them.

The typical mountain giant stands a towering 45 feet tall and weighs 30,000 pounds.

Creatures in "Giant" Category

Ash Giant11
Cave Giant6
Cliff Giant9
Cloud Giant11
Desert Giant9
Eclipse Giant19
Hill Giant7
Jungle Giant10
Marsh Giant8
Moon Giant15
Mountain Giant18
Ocean Giant14
Plague Giant14
River Giant6
Rune Giant17
Shadow Giant13
Slag Giant7
Stone Giant8
Storm Giant13
Sun Giant16
Taiga Giant12
Tomb Giant12
Vault Giant17
Wood Giant6