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Troll, Rock Troll

This bulky creature has beady eyes, and rocky skin studded with small crystals. Its jutting underbite holds large, crystalline teeth.

Rock Troll CR 6

Source Bestiary 2 pg. 272
XP 2,400
CE Large humanoid (earth, giant)
Init +1; Senses darkvision 60 ft., low-light vision, scent; Perception +6


AC 19, touch 10, flat-footed 18 (+1 Dex, +9 natural, –1 size)
hp 80 (7d8+49); regeneration 5 (acid or sonic)
Fort +12, Ref +3, Will +3
Weaknesses sunlight petrification


Speed 30 ft.
Melee bite +11 (1d8+7), 2 claw +12 (1d6+7)
Space 10 ft., Reach 10 ft.
Special Attacks rend (2 claws, 1d6+9)


Str 25, Dex 12, Con 24, Int 5, Wis 9, Cha 6
Base Atk +5; CMB +13; CMD 24
Feats Intimidating Prowess, Iron Will, Power Attack, Weapon Focus (claw)
Skills Climb +11, Intimidate +10, Perception +6
Languages Giant


Environment any underground
Organization solitary or gang (2–5)
Treasure standard

Special Abilities

Sunlight Petrification (Ex) A rock troll that is exposed to natural sunlight is staggered and must make a DC 20 Fortitude save each round to resist permanently turning to stone. A stone to flesh spell (or similar effect) restores a petrified rock troll, but if it remains exposed to sunlight, it must immediately start making new Fortitude saves to avoid petrification. Spells like sunray or sunburst that create powerful natural sunlight cannot petrify a rock troll, but the troll is staggered for 1d4 rounds after being exposed to such an effect.


Rock trolls are relatives of normal trolls and ice trolls, but make their lairs far beneath the earth in underground caverns. They rarely venture forth from their subterranean lairs, for they have a weakness unknown in other troll subspecies—the light of the sun turns them to solid stone. Rock trolls have stony skin studded with crystals, but otherwise display typical troll characteristics—hunched posture, long arms, a large underbite, and powerful regenerative abilities. Because of the crystalline nature of their skin, however, rock trolls prove more susceptible to sonic damage than other trolls, but they are able to regenerate even wounds dealt by fire. Rock trolls are larger and stronger than normal trolls, typically standing 15 to 16 feet tall in height, and weighing upward of 1,200 pounds.

Rock trolls are fond of humanoid flesh, but eat whatever food they can get their claws on. Most underground creatures go out of their way to avoid rock trolls, as the ravenous creatures will eat anything that passes through their territory, as long as it is at least marginally edible. Rock trolls also occasionally eat rocks and minerals, though such fare seems to do little to soothe their voracious hungers. Instead, these minerals supplement the trolls’ diet, strengthening their skin, teeth, and claws. Deposits of certain crystals seem especially tasty to rock trolls, and a rock troll who finds such a collection will often gorge himself on the crystalline delicacies.

Creatures in "Troll" Category

Canopy Troll3
Chimney Troll2
Flood Troll2
Ice Troll4
Jotund Troll15
Moss Troll3
Mountain Troll14
Rock Troll6
Sewer Troll2
Troll Acolyte6
Troll Berserker9
Troll Brute7
Troll Elder Matron10
Troll Fury8
Troll Monarch15
Troll Render10
Troll Ripper8
Troll Warden6


Source Pathfinder RPG Bestiary pg. 268