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PFS StandardHill Giant

Selfish and crude, these rough-skinned raiders are bullies and ultimately cowards. Quick-tempered and fond of violence, a hill giant gladly raids and pillages the defenseless but is quick to flee from those who are bigger, stronger, or better organized than they are. A hill giant is never above shoving or tricking one of their own kind to slow down their opponent or get the best loot.

Recall Knowledge - Humanoid (Society): DC 23
Unspecific Lore: DC 21
Specific Lore: DC 18

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Hill GiantCreature 7

CE Large Earth Giant Humanoid 
Source Bestiary pg. 170
Perception +13; low-light vision
Languages Common, Jotun
Skills Athletics +19, Intimidation +11
Str +6, Dex +0, Con +4, Int -2, Wis +2, Cha +0
Items greatclub, hide armor, sack with 5 rocks
AC 24; Fort +17, Ref +12, Will +13
HP 140
Catch Rock [reaction]
Speed 35 feet
Melee [one-action] greatclub +19 [+14/+9] (backswing, reach 10 feet, shove), Damage 1d10+14 bludgeoningMelee [one-action] fist +19 [+15/+11] (agile, reach 10 feet), Damage 1d6+4 bludgeoningRanged [one-action] rock +19 [+14/+9] (brutal, range increment 120 feet), Damage 1d8+14 bludgeoningThrow Rock [one-action] Wide Swing [one-action] The hill giant makes a single greatclub Strike and compares the attack roll result to the ACs of up to two foes within its reach. This counts as two attacks for the hill giant’s multiple attack penalty.

All Monsters in "Giant"

Cave Giant6
Cloud Giant11
Desert Giant9
Fire Giant10
Frost Giant9
Hill Giant7
Marsh Giant8
Plague Giant14
Rune Giant16
Shadow Giant13
Giant, Smog7
Stone Giant8
Storm Giant13
Taiga Giant12
Tomb Giant12
Wood Giant6


Source Bestiary pg. 170
Giants are massive humanoid creatures who live in remote regions throughout the world. They are divided into a number of subtypes.

Sidebar - Treasure and Rewards Giant Bags

Giants often keep an eclectic collection of treasures in their knapsacks or bags. Among these can be found a staggeringly wide range of unexpected and odd treasures and valuables.

Sidebar - Locations Giant Locations

As oversized as they are, giants tend to dwell in remote regions of the world, where they have the luxury of claiming larger territories of their own.

Sidebar - Related Creatures Giant Pets

As with many people, giants enjoy keeping pets. Yet for giants, what constitutes a pet is often categorized as beast to others. Large animals like bears and lions, and megafauna like woolly mammoths and dinosaurs are popular, as are more magical creatures like hell hounds, manticores, griffons, and the like.

Sidebar - Related Creatures Other Giants

Beyond the giants detailed here, many others dwell in remote regions of the world. Marsh giants are cultists who worship strange sea deities, shadow giants have ties to the Shadow Plane, and mountain giants are horrific butchers even other giants fear.

Sidebar - Advice and Rules Oversized Themes

Giants are larger-than-life foes. While many giants have themes that tie them to elemental or magical forces, the primary theme giants share is that they embody a classic cultural trope as their basis. Fire giants, for example, can be seen as oversized smiths, while hill giants should evoke the flavor of an oversized bully.