Colossus, Sphinx

This stone edifice resembles a lion with a regal human face, garbed in royal clothing.

Sphinx Colossus CR 14/MR 4

XP 38,400
N Gargantuan construct (colossus, mythic)
Init +5; Senses darkvision 60 ft., low-light vision, tremorsense 120 ft., x-ray vision; Perception +16; Aura frightful presence (150 ft., DC 20), selective antimagic aura (20 ft.)


AC 31, touch 7, flat-footed 30 (+1 Dex, +24 natural, –4 size)
hp 199 (18d10+100)
Fort +6, Ref +9, Will +10
Defensive Abilities block attacks, fortification (50%);
DR 10/epic; Immune construct traits


Speed 50 ft., earth glide
Melee 2 slams +29 (3d6+15) or stomp +29 (6d6+22 plus pinning stomp)
Ranged rock +15 (3d6+22)
Space 20 ft.; Reach 20 ft.
Special Attacks mythic power (4/day, surge +1d8), mythic quickening, pinning stomp, rock throwing (120 ft.)
Spell-Like Abilities (CL 12th, concentration +13)

3/daytrue strike
1/daymoment of prescience


Str 40, Dex 13, Con —, Int 10, Wis 15, Cha 13
Base Atk +18; CMB +37; CMD 48 (52 vs. trip)
Feats AlertnessM, Cleave, Great Cleave, Improved Initiative, Improved Vital Strike, Iron Will, Lightning Reflexes, Extra Mythic PowerM, Vital Strike
Skills Knowledge (arcana, religion) +8, Perception +16, Sense Motive +16
Languages Celestial, Sphinx
SQ alternate form, create rocks, mythic creation, mythic resilience


Alternate Form (Ex)

As a full-round action, a sphinx colossus can take the form of a sphinx statue. The colossus becomes immobile, its DR increases to 20/epic, and it gains fast healing 10. While the sphinx colossus can’t attack in this form, it can use its spell-like and supernatural abilities, and it retains its Dexterity bonus to AC. It can resume its base form as a full-round action.

Create Rocks (Ex)

As a move action, a sphinx colossus can scoop up earth or rubble from an unoccupied square within its reach and compact it into a solid mass appropriate for use with its rock throwing ability. When it does so, the square from which the material is gathered becomes difficult terrain.

No square may be used in this fashion more than once.

Selective Antimagic Aura (Su)

Spells and abilities of the divination school are unaffected by this aura.


Environment warm deserts
Organization solitary
Treasure none

A sphinx colossus is an ancient relic carved by priests and god-kings to protect their secrets. A sphinx colossus stands roughly 60 feet tall and weighs about 220,000 pounds.

Sphinx Colossus Construction

The body of a sphinx colossus is first carved from sandstone of the highest quality costing 25,000 gp.

CL 11th; Price 100,000 gp


Feats Craft Construct; Spells Mythic Crafter, Quicken Spell; Mythic 4th mythic rank or tier; Spells antimagic field, limited wish, moment of prescience, true strike; Skills Craft (stonemasonry) DC 25; Cost 62,500 gp

Section 15: Copyright Notice

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Bestiary 5 © 2015, Paizo Inc.; Authors: Dennis Baker, Jesse Benner, John Bennett, Logan Bonner, Creighton Broadhurst, Robert Brookes, Benjamin Bruck, Jason Bulmahn, Adam Daigle, Thurston Hillman, Eric Hindley, Joe Homes, James Jacobs, Amanda Hamon Kunz, Ben McFarland, Jason Nelson, Thom Phillips, Stephen Radney-MacFarland, Alistair Rigg, Alex Riggs, David N. Ross, Wes Schneider, David Schwartz, Mark Seifter, Mike Shel, James L. Sutter, and Linda Zayas-Palmer.

Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Osirion, Legacy of Pharaohs © 2014, Paizo Publishing, LLC; Authors: Alex Greenshields, Amanda Hamon, Jonathan H. Keith, Ron Lundeen, and David N. Ross.

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